Texas Chess Association

Texas Knights Games Sep-Oct 2016

[Event "Austin-San Antonio Shootout"] [Date "2016.08.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Lozano, Jesse"] [Black "Langer, Michael"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "2267"] [BlackElo "2322"] [ECO "B52"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bxd7+ Qxd7 5.O-O Nc6 6.c3 Nf6 7.Re1 e6 8.d4 cxd4 9.cxd4 d5 10.e5 Ne4 11.Nbd2 Nxd2 12.Bxd2 Be7 13.Rc1 O-O 14.Bg5 Rfc8 15.h4 Bf8 16.Re3 Na5 17.Rec3 Rc4 18.b3 Rxc3 19.Rxc3 Bb4 20.Rc2 Rc8 21.Bd2 Rxc2 22.Qxc2 Qc6 23.Qxc6 Nxc6 24.Bxb4 Nxb4 25.a3 Nc6 26.Kf1 f6 27.Ke2 Kf7 28.Ke3 Kg6 29.Kf4 Na5 30.Nd2 Kh5 31.Kg3 h6 32.f4 f5 33.Kh3 g5 34.g3 $4 ( 34.hxg5 hxg5 35.Kg3 g4 $15 ) 34...Nc6 35.hxg5 hxg5 36.Kg2 Nxd4 37.Kf2 Kg4 38.Ke3 Nc2+ 39.Kd3 Nxa3 0-1 [Event "Austin-San Antonio Shootout"] [Date "2016.08.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Anderson, Selby"] [Black "Nguyen, Emily"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2204"] [BlackElo "2241"] [ECO "B84"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Be2 a6 7.O-O Nbd7 8.f4 b5 9.Bf3 Bb7 10.a3 Rc8 11.Qe2 Qc7 12.Kh1 Be7 13.g4 Qc4 14.Qd3 d5 15.exd5 Nxd5 16.Qxc4 Rxc4 17.Nxd5 Bxd5 18.Bxd5 Rxd4 19.Bb7 O-O 20.c3 Rd6 21.Be3 Rb8 22.Bf3 Rd3 23.Rad1 Rxe3 24.Rxd7 Kf8 25.Kg2 Rd8 26.Rfd1 Rxd7 27.Rxd7 Bc5 28.b4 Bb6 29.Rb7 Bd8 30.Rb8 Ke7 31.Rb7+ Kf8 32.Rb8 Ke7 33.Rb7+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "Austin-San Antonio Shootout"] [Date "2016.08.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Joshua Gutman"] [Black "James Huddleston"] [Result "1-0"] [BlackElo "2112"] [WhiteElo "2185"] [ECO "E91"] 1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nf3 d6 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.e4 O-O 6.Be2 c5 7.d5 e6 8.O-O Re8 9.dxe6 Bxe6 10.h3 Nc6 11.Bf4 Nd4 12.Nxd4 cxd4 13.Qxd4 Nd5 14.Qxg7+ $5 Kxg7 15.cxd5 Bd7 { White has two minors and a pawn for the queen. The computer prefers Black, but it's not an easy position to play. } 16.Rad1 Qe7 17.Rfe1 a6 18.a4 Rac8 ( 18...Bxa4 $1 19.Nxa4 Qxe4 { with a double attack } ) 19.Be3 Rxc3 20.Bd4+ f6 21.Bxc3 Bxa4 22.Rd4 Bd7 23.f4 Kf7 24.Bf3 Qd8 25.g4 b5 26.Kg2 a5 27.b3 Qc7 28.Re3 b4 29.Rc4 Qb8 30.Bd4 Bb5 31.Rc2 a4 32.g5 axb3 33.Rf2 Qc7 34.Bxf6 Qc5 35.Rxb3 Bc4 36.Rbb2 b3 37.Rbd2 Kg8 38.Bd4 Qb5 39.h4 Bd3 40.e5 Qc4 41.Bb2 Qxf4 $2 42.Rxd3 dxe5 43.d6 e4 44.Bd1 Qxf2+ 45.Kxf2 exd3 46.Bxb3+ Kf8 47.Bc3 Re4 48.Bf6 Ke8 49.Kf3 Rb4 50.Be6 Rb7 51.d7+ Rxd7 52.Bxd7+ Kxd7 53.Ke3 Ke6 54.Kxd3 Kf5 55.Bg7 Kg4 56.Ke4 Kxh4 57.Bh6 1-0 [Event "Austin-San Antonio Shootout"] [Date "2016.08.27"] [Round "2"] [White "Medina Paz, Miguel"] [Black "Rodriguez, Daniel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "2381"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2466"] 1.Nf3 c5 2.b3 Nc6 3.Bb2 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.a3 Be7 6.d4 O-O 7.Nbd2 cxd4 8.exd4 b6 9.Bd3 Bb7 10.O-O Qc7 11.Re1 Rac8 12.c4 d5 13.Qe2 Qf4 14.Rac1 dxc4 15.bxc4 Rfd8 16.Qe3 Bd6 17.g3 Qxe3 18.fxe3 Na5 19.Bf1 Nb3 20.Nxb3 Bxf3 21.Nd2 Bb7 22.Bg2 Bxg2 23.Kxg2 e5 24.Kf3 exd4 25.exd4 Re8 26.Ne4 Nxe4 27.Rxe4 f5 28.Rxe8+ Rxe8 29.c5 Bc7 30.Rd1 Kf7 31.c6 g5 32.d5 Bd6 33.g4 Kg6 34.h3 h5 35.gxf5+ Kxf5 36.Rf1 Re4 37.Kg2+ Rf4 38.Rxf4+ Kxf4 39.Bf6 Ke4 40.Bd8 Kxd5 41.c7 Bxc7 42.Bxc7 Kc4 43.Kf3 g4+ 44.hxg4 hxg4+ 45.Kxg4 Kb3 46.Bd6 a5 1/2-1/2 [Event "Austin-San Antonio Shootout"] [Date "2016.08.27"] [Round "2"] [White "Langer, Michael"] [Black "Lozano, Jesse"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2322"] [BlackElo "2267"] [ECO "B43"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Nc3 Qc7 6.g3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Be7 8.O-O O-O 9.f4 d6 10.g4 Nc6 11.g5 Nxd4 12.Qxd4 d5 13.Kh1 Bc5 14.Qd1 Nxe4 15.Nxe4 dxe4 16.Bxe4 Bd7 17.Qf3 Rab8 18.Rd1 Rfd8 19.Be3 Bxe3 20.Qxe3 Bc6 21.Qf3 Bxe4 22.Qxe4 b5 23.c3 Rd7 24.Rxd7 Qxd7 25.Re1 Rd8 26.Re2 g6 27.Kg2 Qd1 28.Kf2 Qc1 29.Kf3 Qf1+ 30.Kg3 1/2-1/2 [Event "Austin-San Antonio Shootout"] [Date "2016.08.27"] [Round "2"] [White "Emily Nguyen"] [Black "Selby Anderson"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "2204"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2241"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bf4 c5 4.d5 d6 5.f3 Nf6 6.e4 e5 7.Be3 Be7 8.Bd3 Nh5 9.Ne2 Bg5 10.Bf2 Nf4 11.Nxf4 exf4 12.Nd2 Nd7 13.Nc4 Qe7 14.a4 O-O 15.O-O Bf6 16.Qd2 g5 17.c3 Ne5 18.Rab1 Bd7 19.b4 Nxc4 20.Bxc4 b6 21.bxc5 bxc5 22.Rb7 Rfb8 23.Rfb1 Qd8 24.Qc2 Rxb7 25.Rxb7 Bc8 26.Rb2 Qa5 27.Be1 Bd7 28.Bb5 Qc7 29.Bxd7 Qxd7 30.Rb5 g4 31.fxg4 Qxg4 32.h3 Qg6 33.Bd2 f3 34.Bf4 Bxc3 35.Kh2 Bd4 36.Bg3 Bg1+ { Instead of exchanging pieces, Black should increase the pressure with } ( 36...Kh8 $1 37.Rb3 fxg2 38.Qxg2 Rg8 39.Qf3 c4 40.Rb1 c3 $19 ) 37.Kxg1 Qxg3 38.Qf2 Qxf2+ 39.Kxf2 fxg2 40.Kxg2 Re8 41.Kf3 Re5 42.Rb8+ Kg7 43.Rd8 f5 44.Rxd6 fxe4+ 45.Ke3 c4 46.Rd7+ Kg6 47.Rxa7 Rxd5 48.Rc7 Rd3+ 49.Kxe4 Rxh3 50.Rxc4 Ra3 51.Kd5 h5 52.Kc5 Kg5 53.Kb6 h4 54.a5 h3 55.Rc2 Kg4 56.a6 Kg3 57.a7 h2 58.Rc3+ Rxc3 59.a8=Q Rf3 60.Qg8+ Kf2 61.Qh7 Kg2 62.Qg6+ Rg3 63.Qe4+ Kg1 64.Qe1+ Kg2 65.Qe2+ Kg1 1/2-1/2 [Event "Austin-San Antonio Shootout"] [Date "2016.08.27"] [Round "2"] [White "Mohammadi, Sina"] [Black "Corrigan, Michael"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "1913"] [ECO "A44"] [WhiteElo "1897"] 1.d4 c5 2.d5 e5 3.e4 d6 4.Bd3 g6 5.Ne2 Bg7 6.O-O Ne7 7.Be3 f5 8.f3 f4 9.Bf2 g5 10.Nd2 Ng6 11.g4 h5 12.h3 a6 13.a4 Nd7 14.Kg2 Nf6 15.Nc3 Bd7 16.a5 Qe7 17.Qe2 hxg4 18.hxg4 Nh4+ 19.Bxh4 Rxh4 20.Rh1 Nxg4 $5 21.fxg4 Bxg4 ( 21...f3+ 22.Nxf3 ( 22.Qxf3 $4 Rxg4+ 23.Kh2 O-O-O $19 ) 22...Rxg4+ 23.Kf2 Rf4 24.Kg2 $10 ) 22.Qf2 O-O-O 23.Rxh4 gxh4 24.Be2 Bxe2 25.Nxe2 Rg8 26.Kh1 Bh6 27.Rg1 Rg3 28.Nf1 ( 28.Nxg3 hxg3 29.Qe2 Qh4+ 30.Kg2 Qh2+ 31.Kf1 { Up a rook for two pawns with his King out of danger, White would win easily. } ) 1/2-1/2 [Event "Austin-San Antonio Shootout"] [Date "2016.08.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Brian Hulse"] [Black "Bobby Moore"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2217"] [BlackElo "2200"] [ECO "E67"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 O-O 5.O-O d6 6.c4 Nbd7 7.Nc3 c6 8.e4 Qc7 9.h3 e5 10.Be3 Re8 11.d5 c5 12.Ne1 a6 13.Nd3 Nb6 $6 { The knight isn't well placed here. Black should try 13...b5, with Benko-style queenside counterplay. } ( 13...b5 14.cxb5 axb5 15.Nxb5 Qb8 16.a4 Ba6 $14 ) 14.b3 Bd7 15.Qd2 Nc8 16.Bg5 { 16. Bh6 or 16. a4 would maintain White's advantage. Now Black creates enough queenside play to get back into the game. } 16...b5 17.cxb5 axb5 18.f4 $6 Nh5 19.fxe5 Rxe5 $2 { A tricky position. Black needs to chase the knight from d3 before capturing on e5. } ( 19...c4 $1 20.bxc4 bxc4 21.Nf4 Nxg3 22.Rf3 dxe5 23.Nxg6 hxg6 24.Rxg3 ) 20.Nxe5 Bxe5 21.g4 ( 21.Qf2 Be8 22.Ne2 $14 ) 21...Ng3 22.Rfc1 b4 23.Ne2 Nxe2+ 24.Qxe2 Bxa1 $4 { Winning back the exchange, but now the dark squares near Black's king are critically weak and his pieces are too far away to provide help. } 25.Rxa1 Qb6 26.Kh1 h6 27.Bxh6 Kh7 28.Bg5 Bb5 29.Qf2 { Threatening Qh4 and Bf6. } 1-0 [Event "2016 North American Junior U20 Girls"] [Date "2016.02.09"] [Round "?"] [White "Devagharan,Devina"] [Black "Nguyen,Emily"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1872"] [BlackElo "2057"] [ECO "D43"] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 e6 5.Bf4 { already an opening mistake, allowing me to take on c4 safely } 5...dxc4 6.a4 Bb4 { threatening to play b5 while preventing e4 } 7.Qc2 b5 8.e4 { 8.axb5 trying to regain her pawn wouldn't work 8...cxb5 9.Bxb8 Rxb8 10.Rxa7 Ba5 and now her rook is trapped } 8...Nbd7 9.Be2 Bb7 10.axb5 cxb5 11.Nd2 a6 12.O-O O-O { and I emerged from the opening a solid pawn ahead } 13.Rfd1 Qc8 14.f3 { this move weakened her king and gave me the opportunity to break up her central pawns } 14...e5 15.Be3 { 15.dxe5 Nxe5 16.Bxe5 Qc5+ regains the piece } 15...exd4 16.Bxd4 Bc5 17.Nf1 Ne5 18.Kh1 Bxd4 { and after trading the dark squared bishops, I had no more problems with the dark squares } 19.Rxd4 Qc5 20.Rd2 Ng6 { I wanted to either play Nf4 or force her to make a weakness } 21.g3 { if she didn't play g3, I would just have a pleasant position 21.Ng3 Nf4 } 21...Rfe8 { I could put pressure on the e4-pawn } 22.Rad1 Qf2 { she was completely paralyzed here } 23.Rc1 h5 { and I wanted to attack the g3-pawn to create dark-square holes 23...b4 would have been more decisive, taking away the defender of e4, but I didn't think I had that much in thefinalposition 24.Nd1 Qa7 25.Bxc4 Nxe4 } 24.Nd1 { I think 24.Qd1 was more annoying, and here I thought I had to retreat my queen } 24...Qa7 25.Nc3 b4 { being too impatient, I played b4 at the wrong time 25...h4 a simple h4 would have been better } 26.Nd5 Nxd5 27.exd5 Qf2 28.Bxc4 Qxf3+ 29.Kg1 Ne5 { and I thought I had a good position here, but I missed her idea of Rf2 and Qf5 } 30.Rf2 Qg4 31.Qf5 { and I really didn't want to trade queens here because I thought I wasn't winning as much in the ending } 31...Qxf5 32.Rxf5 g6 33.Rf6 Rac8 34.b3 Bxd5 35.Rxa6 Nxc4 36.bxc4 Rxc4 { 36...Re2 I missed a move that would have won much faster } 37.Rd1 Bf3 38.Rd2 Rce4 39.Rf6 Bg4 40.Rfd6 Bh3 41.Rd8 Kg7 42.Rxe8 Rxe8 43.Kf2 Bxf1 44.Kxf1 Re4 45.Rb2 Kf6 46.Kf2 Ke5 47.Kf3 f5 48.h4 Kd5 0-1 [Event "2016 North American Junior U20 Girls"] [Date "2016.02.09"] [Round "?"] [White "Carissa Yip"] [Black "Nastassja Matus"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2170"] [BlackElo "1848"] [ECO "C10"] 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5.Nf3 Ngf6 6.Nxf6+ Nxf6 7.Bd3 c5 8.O-O cxd4 9.Nxd4 Bc5 10.Nb3 Be7 11.Bf4 O-O 12.Qe2 Bd7 13.Rfd1 Qb6 14.c4 Ba4 15.Be3 Qc7 16.Bd4 b6 17.Be5 Qb7 18.Rac1 Rad8 19.Rc3 Bc6 20.f4 Be4 21.Re1 Bxd3 22.Rxd3 Rxd3 23.Qxd3 Rd8 24.Qe2 h6 25.Bc3 Qa6 26.f5 Qxa2 27.fxe6 Rf8 28.Nd4 Bc5 29.b4 Qxe2 30.Rxe2 Bxd4+ 31.Bxd4 fxe6 32.Rxe6 Re8 33.Rc6 Ng4 34.g3 Ne5 35.Bxe5 Rxe5 36.b5 Kf7 37.Kf2 Rh5 38.Rc7+ Ke6 39.Rxa7 Rxh2+ 40.Ke3 Kd6 41.Kd4 Rd2+ 42.Kc3 Rf2 43.Rxg7 Rf3+ 44.Kd4 Ra3 45.Rb7 Rxg3 46.Rxb6+ Kc7 47.Rxh6 Rg4+ 48.Kc5 Rg5+ 49.Kb4 Rf5 50.c5 Rf1 51.Rh7+ Kc8 52.Ka5 Rc1 53.Kb6 Rg1 54.c6 Rg8 55.Ra7 Kd8 56.Ra8+ Ke7 57.Rxg8 Kf7 58.Rg1 Kf6 59.c7 1-0 [Event "2016 North American Junior U20 Girls"] [Date "2016.02.09"] [Round "?"] [White "Priya Trakru"] [Black "Nguyen,Emily"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1836"] [BlackElo "2057"] [ECO "B22"] 1.e4 c5 2.c3 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 e6 6.Be2 Nc6 7.Na3 Be7 8.O-O O-O 9.Nc2 Rd8 10.Be3 cxd4 11.Ncxd4 Nxd4 12.Nxd4 e5 13.Bf3 e4 { e4 was a dubious move, but I wanted to gain space on the kingside better was 13...Qd7 14.Nb3 Qf5 but I didn't think black had much here } 14.Be2 Qe5 15.Qc1 Nd5 16.Bd2 { seemed a little too passive during the game 16.Re1 might have been more accurate } 16...Bd6 17.g3 Bh3 18.Re1 Bc5 { improving my pieces while she can't really do anything with her opsition } 19.Nb3 { This move seemed to cause too much pressure on the f2-pawn 19.Be3 might be better } 19...Bb6 20.Be3 { she wasted a couple of moves with her bishop } 20...Nxe3 21.fxe3 Qg5 22.Nd4 Bc7 { changing my target to the g3-pawn } 23.Kf2 { now her king was not very safe on the f-file 23.Kh1 during the game, I thought Kh1 was better, and I wasn't sure what to play here but h5 looks pretty logical 23...h5 } 23...h5 { 23...Rd6 Rd6 might've been more accurate, but after 24.Rg1 Rf6+ 25.Ke1 I wasn't sure how to continue } 24.Rg1 h4 25.Bf1 { In time pressure, she made a mistake. 25.Ke1 She should have moved her king away from danger } 25...hxg3+ { 25...Rxd4 was the correct move order } 26.hxg3 Qf6+ 27.Ke2 Rxd4 28.exd4 Qf3+ 29.Kd2 Qf2+ 30.Be2 e3+ 0-1 [Event "World Junior Open"] [Site "?"] [Date "2016.08.15"] [Round "8.2"] [White "Xiong, J."] [Black "Aravindh, C."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2633"] [BlackElo "2543"] [Annotator "Xiong, J"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2016.??.??"] [SourceDate "2016.08.15"] {In the 8th round I was tied with 3 players on 5.5/7. I was paired with an internationally famed young Indian player named Aravindh. This was our first time playing but the first time I saw him was in the 2011 World Youth where he was the top seed in my section U-12. This was also the round before the rest day. I am glad I got the opportunity to play an exciting game with a lot of risk taking from both sides. I had played a lot of this kind of fighting chess when I was young, at the encouragement of my first GM coach Annakov.} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 (4... bxc6 {Is also an interesting continuation.}) 5. d3 Bg7 6. h3 b6 (6... Nh6 {He won a nice game vs Ni Hua with this move which is quite interesting and ambitious. But I believe he wanted to change things up.}) 7. Nc3 Nf6 8. Be3 O-O 9. Qd2 Re8 10. Nh2 $6 {I wanted to keep my options open but I was being too fancy for my own good.} (10. Bh6 {Better was just to continue playing normally.} Bh8 (10... e5) 11. e5 { This can be very dangerous.} Nd5 12. Ne4 {White will soon bombard Black's K-side and it's doubtful he'll find some counterplay against it.}) 10... e5 11. O-O-O {I felt that I had already done something wrong, in fact it was a huge missed opportunity not playing Bh6 and e5. Here already it's hard to see another plan besides f2-f4.} (11. Bg5 Qd6 12. g4 c4 13. O-O-O b5 14. Qe3 Qb4 15. Qf3 Nd7 16. Bd2 Qa5 17. dxc4 b4 18. Nb1 Qxa2 19. Bxb4 Rb8 20. Qa3 Qxc4 21. Bd6 Rb6 22. Qe3 Nf8 23. b3 Qa6 24. g5 c5 25. Bxc5 Rc6 26. Bb4 Ne6 27. Bc3 Nd4 28. Kb2 Nxc2 29. Kxc2 Qa2+ 30. Kc1 Qxb3 31. Rd2 Bf8 32. Rc2 Ba6 33. Ng4 Rb8 34. Nd2 Ba3+ 35. Kd1 Qa4 36. Qf3 Rb7 37. Nf6+ Kf8 38. Nxh7+ Ke7 39. Nf6 Qb4 {1-0 Supancic,R (2210) -Breznik,K (2178)/Sentjur SLO 2009}) (11. O-O {The idea f2-f4 is not too sensible with the dark squared Bishops still on the board as it opens the long diagonal.}) 11... a5 {Suddenly his attack is extremely powerful and can't be stopped by mere pawn moves.} 12. Na4 $6 {I considered it like mandatory to stop his attack. However it's not neccesary.} (12. a4 {The engine advised not to panic and play a4 which doesn't seem human at all but in fact is quite reasonable.} Be6 13. Nf3 Qd6 (13... Nd7 14. Ng5 Nf8 15. Nxe6 Nxe6 16. h4) 14. Ng5 Bd7 15. f4 exf4 16. Bxf4 Qe7 $13) 12... Be6 13. Kb1 Nd7 {I didn't realize how fast he was coming with b6-b5.} 14. Ng4 $6 (14. h4 {Was faster.} Qe7 15. h5 b5 16. Nc3 a4 17. hxg6 fxg6 18. Nf3 b4 19. Ne2 Nf8 {Again Black has the stronger attack but not clear whether he can smash all the way through.}) 14... Qe7 15. Nh6+ Kh8 (15... Bxh6 16. Bxh6 b5 17. Nc3 a4 18. Ne2 { Although Black has nothing decisive yet his position is very preferable.} c4) 16. h4 b5 17. Nc3 f6 $1 {I think a good decision by him to take a moment to neutralize my attack before going full steam ahead.} (17... a4 18. h5 b4 19. Ne2 b3 {Looks promising, but White is actually quite safe after:} 20. cxb3 axb3 21. a3 {For example.} c4 22. hxg6 fxg6 23. dxc4 Nf6 24. Ng3 {With an unclear position.}) 18. h5 Bxh6 (18... g5 19. Nf5 {Would be a disaster.}) 19. Bxh6 g5 { Here my Bishop is trapped but not in serious danger of being captured. But the only way I can do anything is to play g3-f4 which takes a long time. Not to mention g3 here runs right into Bg4-f3 blocking the whole thing.} 20. Rdf1 {I played this with a grimace, because it looks ugly but I didn't have much of a choice.} (20. g3 Bg4 21. Rdf1 Bf3 22. Rh2 c4 23. dxc4 bxc4) (20. f3 $1 { Actually this was a better method, avoiding my concerns with 20...c4 and same idea with g3-f4.} Qf7 21. g3 b4 22. Na4 Bxa2+ 23. Kc1 {Here c4 is not even viable.}) 20... Qf7 (20... c4 {I was very concerned regarding this move, taking advantage of the fact I still need two moves to get my attack underway and my rook just moved away from the center.} 21. dxc4 Bxc4 22. Rd1 Nc5 23. Qe3 b4 24. Ne2 Bxe2 25. Qxe2 a4 {Is very unpleasant.}) 21. g3 {I didn't really take anything else under serious consideration. Here this position started to kind of play itself. The classicial training I got for this kind of position is that speed is of essence.} b4 22. Na4 Bxa2+ 23. Ka1 (23. Kc1 c4 24. f4 exf4 25. gxf4 g4) 23... c4 24. f4 {Because I know how to play this kind of position through my chess education, I played very fast and saved a lot of time, resulting in a time situation in my favor, I had 29 minutes vs his 16.} exf4 { I think the most practical decision.} (24... cxd3 25. b3 {He took some time trying to estimate the consequences of this piece sacrifice.} (25. fxg5 dxc2 26. gxf6 Bb1 27. Bg7+ Kg8 28. b3 Qxb3 {And the idea in the game doesn't work.}) 25... Bxb3 26. cxb3 Qxb3 27. Qa2 Qxa2+ 28. Kxa2 exf4 29. gxf4 gxf4 (29... Rxe4 30. fxg5 fxg5 31. Bxg5 {Black indeed does have 4 pawns, but my knight is doing a nice job blocking them, and his King still has its own issues.}) 30. Rxf4 c5 31. Nb2 Ne5 32. Rg1 Rg8 33. Rxg8+ Rxg8 34. Rxf6 Ng4 35. Rd6 Nxh6 36. Rxh6 Rg2 37. Kb3 Rc2 38. Rd6 c4+ 39. Nxc4 Rc3+ 40. Ka4 Rxc4 41. h6 Kg8 42. Rxd3 Rxe4 43. Kxa5 Rh4 44. Rd6 b3 45. Rb6 $11 {Pretty forcing.}) 25. gxf4 cxd3 $2 {After this move I believe Black is the one more at risk.} (25... g4 {I was quite afraid of this.} 26. Rfg1 Rg8 27. Rh4 {However I'm able to scoop up the pawn.} cxd3 28. Rhxg4 Rxg4 29. Rxg4 Rg8 30. Rxg8+ Qxg8 31. b3 Bxb3 32. cxb3 Qxb3 33. Nb2 Nc5 34. Qg2 Qg8 $19 35. Qf2 Nb3+ 36. Kb1 d2 37. Qa7 $11) (25... gxf4 {Here Black is not at any risk.} 26. Rxf4 Rg8 (26... cxd3 27. Qxd3 c5 (27... Bc4 28. Qd4 Bb5 29. Nc5) 28. Bg5 Bc4 29. Qxd7 Qxd7 30. Bxf6+ Kg8 31. Rg1+ Kf8 32. Bg7+ Ke7 33. Bf6+ $11) 27. Rf5 cxd3 28. b3) 26. fxg5 {But now I detected a better approach.} (26. b3 Bxb3 27. cxb3 Qxb3 28. Qa2 {He probably wanted to enter to this endgame which transposes into the exact same as if he'd taken on d3 a move prior. I guess he wanted to urgently open the e-file first.}) 26... dxc2 27. gxf6 Bb1 {Most natural.} (27... Rxe4 28. Bg7+ Kg8 29. Rhg1 Bc4 $1 {And Black gets his counterplay through the e-file. White can't step up his desirable mating construction with the presence of the c2 pawn and contributions from the e-rooks.} 30. Rf2 Rae8) (27... Bb3 $4 28. Bg7+ Kg8 29. Rhg1 $1 $18 Bxa4 30. Bh6+ Kh8 31. Qg5 {With the huge threat of Qg7+} c1=Q+ 32. Qxc1 {And White's attack is unstoppable.} Re5 33. Rg7 Qe6 34. Rxd7) (27... Bc4 28. Bg7+ Kg8 29. Rfg1 {Black actually isn't getting mated so soon. But they can't harm my King either so it's just a matter of time before I round up my troops to deliver the coup de grace.} Rxe4 {For example most natural.} 30. Bh6+ Kh8 31. Rg7 Qxf6 32. Rxd7 Re2 33. Bg5 $1 Qf2 34. Rd8+ Rxd8 35. Qxd8+ Kg7 36. h6+ Kg6 37. Bc1 Qg2 38. Qh4 Bd5 {Finally White can decide between two winning moves, Rh3 or Qh5+. But before this everything was forced.}) 28. Bg7+ Kg8 29. b3 {Now without presence of the e5 pawn b3 is untouchable. I felt very good about my chances and actually thought that my position was close to winning. Actually the position is very complex, the engines offer a strange evaluation after a very long think but I believe the position is completely losing.} Nc5 { Most natural, since it's hard to play this type of position just defending. It is also a decisive mistake though.} (29... c1=Q {This idea to deflect the Q from the d4 square doesn't work.} 30. Qxc1 Qxb3 31. f7+ Kxg7 {Now White has two choices how to continue.} 32. fxe8=N+ (32. h6+ Kf8 (32... Kh8 {Can transpose.}) 33. fxe8=Q+ Kxe8 34. Qb2 Qxa4+ 35. Kxb1) 32... Rxe8 33. h6+ Kh8 34. Qxb1 Qxa4+ 35. Qa2 {This ending is hopeless.}) (29... Qxb3 30. f7+ Kxg7 31. Rhg1+ Kh8 32. Qd4+ {Is one of a handful of ways.}) (29... Re5 {Logical. White's main idea is to create a mating construction with Qh6, and Rhg1 but now White can't achieve this since Rxh5 will come. Meanwhile the Bishop on g7 doesn't provide much of a contribution to White's mating net, and as a result it's not simple to breakthrough.} 30. Qh6 (30. Rhg1 Rxh5 31. Qf4 Re8 32. Nb6 Nc5 33. Bh6+ Kh8 34. Rg7 Nxb3+ 35. Kb2 c1=Q+ 36. Rxc1 Nxc1 37. Rxf7 Nd3+ 38. Kxb1 Nxf4 39. Bxf4) 30... c1=Q {Now this aforementioned idea works.} 31. Qxc1 Qxb3) (29... Rxe4 30. Rhg1) 30. Nxc5 a4 31. Kb2 axb3 {The time situation now was 18 minutes vs 4 in my favor. That was plenty of time to work out the variations.} 32. Nxb3 $2 {After rejecting Qxb4 I came upon this move and I instantly found it odd why this wasn't the first move I considered. It seemed completely harmless. So I played it after not too long. Unfortunately I missed a simple resource.} (32. Nd3 $1 {A nice move which wins the game instantly. Here Black can't dream of harming the K.} Ra2+ 33. Kc1 b2+ (33... Ra1 34. Qxb4 Rd8 (34... Ba2+ 35. Kd2) 35. Ne5) 34. Nxb2 Ra1 {Now White just needs to cover the threat of Ba2+ and Qb3 mate and the material advantage will decide.} 35. Qd3 $18) (32. Qxb4 {My original idea was actually this, giving c3 square for the King. But I started to see many ghosts.} Reb8 33. Qd4 Ra2+ 34. Kc3 b2 { Intuitively I thought I should have something clearer than this. And I was correct.} 35. Rxb1 c1=Q+ 36. Rbxc1 bxc1=Q+ 37. Rxc1 Ra3+) 32... c1=Q+ $4 $138 { This was basically the only thing I checked before playing Nxb3.} (32... Red8 { I just forgot to count this move.} 33. Rhg1 $11 (33. Qg5 Ra2+ 34. Kc1 Rd1+ 35. Rxd1 cxd1=Q+ 36. Kxd1)) 33. Nxc1 $18 {Now it is over.} Bxe4 34. Rhg1 Ra5 35. Rg5 $2 {A bit lazy.} (35. Bf8+ Kh8 36. Qh6 {Is a nice finish.} Qxf8 37. f7) ( 35. Bh6+ Kh8 36. Rg7 {With Re7 also crushes.}) 35... c5 36. Rfg1 c4 37. Qxb4 $8 {Fortunately I had enough time and was able to sidestep the last of the traps.} (37. Bh6+ Bg6) 37... c3+ (37... Rxg5 38. Rxg5) 38. Qxc3 Rb8+ 39. Nb3 Rxg5 40. Rxg5 Bd5 41. Bh6+ Kh8 42. Rxd5 Rxb3+ 43. Qxb3 {As young players, we both have made mistakes in this game, and I was lucky to be on the winning side of this crazy game. But I totally enjoyed the feeling of playing exciting chess with a lot of creative juices flowing. After this game I became the sole leader as the other 2 co-leaders drew their game. I looked forward to the day off finally receiving the opportunity to watch the Olympics.} 1-0 [Event "World Junior Open"] [Site "?"] [Date "2016.08.20"] [Round "12.1"] [White "Bersamina, P."] [Black "Xiong, J."] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B23"] [WhiteElo "2402"] [BlackElo "2633"] [Annotator "Xiong, J"] [PlyCount "128"] [EventDate "2016.??.??"] {In the penultimate round I was to face a strong Philipino player Bersamina, who had just came off back to back wins over grandmasters. I was a full point ahead of my nearest rival GM Artemiev which meant a win would put me in a great position to take home the title.} 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. f4 Nc6 4. Nf3 g6 5. Bb5 Bd7 6. O-O Bg7 7. Bc4 Na5 8. Be2 Nf6 {I had analyzed this position before. I like where I am here, since it is a position that Black may play with some ambition.} (8... Nc6 {Here I don't think White has anything better than Bc4 giving Black the choice to repeat the position.}) 9. Qe1 Nc6 10. Bc4 Nd4 11. Qh4 $6 {My opponent decided to immediately spice things up instead of playing with my engine.} b5 $2 {Being too practical, I decided to "trust" that he had something evil against grabbing c2 and opted for a simpler continuation. Unfortunately this one was much tamer and simply worse.} (11... Nxc2 12. Rb1 Nd4 {In fact there was nothing at all wrong with taking the pawn and running back.}) 12. Nxd4 cxd4 {I decided to try and win the e4 pawn which turned out to be a pretty good decision.} (12... bxc4 {My original intention was to happily take the Bishops.} 13. Nf3 Bc6 14. e5 Nd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. b3 {But I started to not see what Black really had here.} Be4 17. bxc4 Bxc2 18. Ba3 O-O 19. Rac1 {And somehow White is quite active.}) 13. Nxb5 Qb6 14. a4 (14. Na3 Nxe4 {Is most likely a worse version for White.}) 14... a6 15. a5 (15. Na3 Nxe4 16. d3 Nf6 {Can be similar to the game.}) 15... Qc6 (15... Qc5 {Over the board I missed this move, which was even stronger.} 16. Na3 Nxe4 17. b4 {I think I wanted to avoid giving him the opportunity to play b4 and start something on the Q-side but none of it works.} (17. d3 Nf6 18. Bd2 d5 19. b4 Qd6 20. Bb3 O-O ) 17... Qxb4 18. Bd3 Nc5 19. Nc4 Nxd3 20. cxd3 Bf6 21. Qf2 Be6 22. Ba3 Qb3) 16. Na3 Nxe4 17. d3 Nf6 (17... d5 {Was desirable, now if the Bishop retreats Black will play Nd6-f5 and have a huge edge.} 18. Bxd5 {Unfortunately this move equalizes immediately.}) 18. Bb3 d5 {I immediately played this simple pawn move, which allows me to dominate two pieces.} 19. Re1 Qc5 {Now it becomes clear why Qc5 instead of Qc6 earlier would've been useful. Defends e7, attacks a5 and it always helps to have your Queen lining up with your opponent's King.} 20. Nb1 (20. h3 {Stopping Ng4 at all costs.} Qxa5 {But the truth is it's hard to prove anything for the lost pawn.} 21. f5 Qb6 {Probably more practical than the engine's reccomendation (21...Bxf5) where you should find everything to retain an advantage.} (21... Bxf5 {But just for fun.. .} 22. Bh6 Bxh6 23. Qxh6 Qb4 {A very difficult move to see and the only one to give Black an advantage.} 24. Qg7 Kd7 $1 25. Qxf7 Raf8 26. Qg7 Rhg8 27. Qh6 g5 28. g4 Be6 29. Nb5 Rf7 { And White can't do anymore to prevent the loss of a queen.} 30. Rxe6 Kxe6 31. Nc7+ Ke5 32. Nxd5 Nxd5 33. Qc6 Rd8 $19)) 20... Ng4 {He may have been counting on Bxd5 which loses instantly to Bf6. But just like how Ng5-e6 is very strong in Kings Indian here the knight coming to e3 is just disastrous for White.} 21. Re2 (21. Bxd5 Bf6) 21... Ne3 22. h3 $2 {Prophylaxis against Bg4, but wasting too much time.} (22. Nd2 {Now White had to urgently trade that guy on e3.} O-O (22... Bg4 {Here Bg4 is too optimistic.} 23. Ba4+ Kf8 24. Nb3 {An important tactic and suddenly White is back in the game.}) 23. Nf1 Nf5 24. Qf2 h5 $17) 22... O-O 23. Qe1 Rab8 $19 {At this point I sensed I had a chance to win the game and the championship today.} 24. Ra3 Rfc8 25. Kh1 Bf5 {I decided to be very straightforward practically forcing him to take on e3.} 26. Bxe3 (26. Ba4 h5 {Soon White will run out of moves.}) 26... dxe3 27. Rxe3 (27. Nc3 Bxc3 28. Qxc3 Qxa3 $1 29. Qxc8+ Rxc8 30. bxa3 d4 {Is dead lost for White.}) 27... Bxb2 28. Ra2 Bd4 29. Rf3 (29. Rxe7 Bf2 {Followed by Rxb3.}) 29... h5 30. Nd2 Bc3 31. Qf2 e6 {Protecting my d5 pawn and planning to trade Q's next and scoop up the a5 pawn.} 32. Qxc5 (32. Qe2 Kg7 33. Nf1 Rh8 $1 {Black even has this nice idea to finish the game.} 34. Nh2 Bg4) 32... Rxc5 33. Nf1 Rxa5 34. Rxa5 Bxa5 35. Kh2 (35. Ne3 h4 36. Nxf5 gxf5 37. g4 hxg3 38. Rxg3+ Kf8 {Opposite colored Bishops but White has absolutely no hope in this endgame considering that f4 will fall soon and White has no defense against Black putting the Bishop on c3 and rolling the a-pawn.}) 35... Bc3 {During the game I was quite dissatisfied with this move.} (35... h4 {Why not h4? Here White can't dream of any resistance.}) 36. g3 (36. Ne3 h4) 36... a5 $2 {This move has introduced unnecessary complications. I feel lucky and I did not throw away my win with this move, but this shows I need to work on my endgame to improve.} (36... Bd4 {It was still not too late to fix things with the simple prophylactic move Bd4 (or any move with the Bishop on c3 frankly). The point is to answer Ne3 with Bxd3 and now White should waste another two moves with Kg2,Nh2.} 37. Kg2 (37. Ne3 Bxd3) 37... a5 38. Nh2 Rb4 39. g4 a4 40. Bxa4 Rxa4 41. gxf5 exf5) 37. Ne3 Rb4 38. g4 hxg4 39. hxg4 Bxd3 40. Ng2 a4 41. Bxa4 Be4 $6 (41... Rxa4 42. cxd3 g5 {A simpler method of winning was to keep the dark squared Bishop.}) 42. Rxc3 Rxa4 43. Ne1 Ra1 44. Re3 Rc1 45. Re2 Kf8 46. Kg3 Ke7 47. g5 (47. Kf2 Kf6 {Now g5 would be decisive.}) 47... Kd6 48. Kf2 Bf5 $2 {With this move I'd officially blown the win. I think my idea was to play d5-d4 but it's nonsense.} (48... Ra1 {The plan is e5 next. And White has no good way to stop it.}) (48... Kc5 49. Re3) 49. Nd3 $2 {A bit impatient and now Black can win by force.} (49. Re3 { White could claim real drawing chances with Re3 and Black will torture White for many moves but unclear if he can make any real progress.}) 49... Rh1 50. Ne5 (50. Kg2 Be4+ 51. Kg3 Bxd3 52. cxd3 Rd1 53. Re3 Kc5) 50... Rh2+ 51. Ke3 $6 {Giving Black an extra tempo to complete his task.} (51. Ke1 Rxe2+ 52. Kxe2 d4 $1 {The key move where the King gets activated and White has no defense.}) 51... d4+ 52. Kd2 Rxe2+ 53. Kxe2 Kd5 {Black could pretty much play this endgame by hand.} 54. Kd2 Ke4 55. Nxf7 Kxf4 56. c3 d3 57. Nd6 e5 58. Nc4 (58. Nxf5 Kxf5 59. Kxd3 Kxg5 60. Ke4 Kf6 61. Kd5 g5 62. c4 g4 63. c5 g3 64. c6 g2 65. c7 g1=Q 66. c8=Q Qd4+) 58... e4 59. Ne3 Kxg5 60. Ke1 Bg4 61. Nd5 Kf5 62. Kd2 Ke5 63. Ne7 g5 64. Ke3 Bf3 {At the conclusion of this win the Board 2 game was drawn so I had become the World Junior Champion.} 0-1 [Event "World Junior Open"] [Site "?"] [Date "2016.08.10"] [Round "3.2"] [White "Beradze, I."] [Black "Xiong, J."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B52"] [WhiteElo "2440"] [BlackElo "2633"] [Annotator "Xiong, J"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2016.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. c3 Nf6 7. d4 Nxe4 ( 7... cxd4 8. cxd4 Nxe4 9. d5 Ne5 10. Nxe5 dxe5 11. Re1 Nf6 12. Rxe5 g6 13. Nc3 Bg7 14. Qe2 (14. Bg5 O-O 15. Qe2 Rfe8 16. Re1 h6 17. Bh4 Rad8 18. h3 a6 19. Kf1 b5 20. Rxe7 Rxe7 21. Qxe7 Qxe7 22. Rxe7 g5 23. Bg3 Nxd5 24. Nxd5 Rxd5 25. Ra7 f5 26. Bb8 Rd8 27. Bc7 Rd7 28. Ra8+ Kh7 29. Bb6 Rd6 30. Bc5 Rd1+ 31. Ke2 Rc1 32. b4 Rc2+ 33. Kd3 Rxa2 34. g4 Kg6 35. Rb8 Ra3+ 36. Ke2 fxg4 37. hxg4 a5 38. Rb6+ Kh7 39. Rxb5 a4 40. Ra5 Ra2+ 41. Kf3 Bc3 42. Ra7+ Kg8 43. b5 Rb2 44. b6 Bb4 45. Bxb4 Rxb4 46. b7 a3 47. Ra8+ Kf7 48. b8=Q {1-0 Glek,I (2571)-Kobalia,M (2630)/playchess.com INT 2004}) 14... Ng4 15. Re4 Nf6 16. Re5 Ng4 17. Re4 Nf6 18. Re5 Ng4 {1/2-1/2 Filippov,A (2615)-Wei Yi (2638)/Kocaeli TUR 2014}) 8. d5 Ne5 9. Re1 Nf6 10. Nxe5 dxe5 11. Rxe5 (11. c4 $1 {A more accurate order. Here Black is in some trouble.} e6 (11... Qc7) 12. Nc3 Be7 (12... O-O-O 13. Bg5 $16) 13. Rxe5 exd5 14. Bg5 d4 15. Ne4 O-O-O 16. Nxc5 Qc7 17. Nd3 Kb8 18. c5 Ka8 19. Qf3 Rd7 20. Rae1 Bd8 21. Nb4 Qc8 22. c6 bxc6 23. Nxc6 Qb7 24. a4 d3 25. Bd2 Rd6 26. Rc1 a6 27. b4 Nd7 28. Rf5 f6 29. b5 {1-0 Glek,I (2590)-Stefansson,H (2588)/ Esbjerg DEN 2002}) 11... e6 12. c4 O-O-O 13. Nc3 $6 (13. Bg5 $1 Bd6 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Rh5 {And the rook is quite active on h5.} Be5 16. Nc3 Kb8 17. Qf3) 13... Bd6 14. Re1 (14. Rg5 g6 15. Qf3 h6) 14... exd5 15. cxd5 (15. Nxd5 Rhe8 16. Be3 Qf5 {Where Black has some initiative.}) 15... Qf5 16. Qf3 $2 { Panicking.} Qxf3 17. gxf3 h6 $17 18. Be3 b6 {Here I thought the position is strategically winning, this estimation is accurate.} 19. a4 (19. Rad1 {Staying passively would make matters worse for White.} g5 {Strong prophylaxis, and the upcoming Rhe8 and Be5 will be decisive.}) 19... Bb8 (19... a5 {I pondered the option of direct prophylaxis with a7-a5 but wasn't sure because I thought White may set up a fortress with f3-f4 somewhere.} 20. Rad1 Bb8 21. Rd2 Rd7 22. Red1 Rhd8 23. f4 {And it's not clear how I can progress.}) (19... Be5 20. a5 Bxc3 21. bxc3 Nxd5 22. axb6 axb6 23. c4 (23. Ra7 Nxc3) 23... Nb4 24. Ra7 Nc6 25. Rxf7 Ne5) 20. Red1 Rd7 {Now it started to be very concrete.} (20... Be5 { Another approach.} 21. a5 Kb7 22. axb6 axb6 23. Rab1 {This mysterious rook move turns out to be the only move not to lose on the spot.} g5 $1 {But if I detect that his only threat is f2-f4 then it will be smooth sailing as next is simply Rd7,Rhd8.}) 21. a5 Rhd8 22. axb6 axb6 23. Na4 (23. b4 Nxd5 24. Nxd5 Rxd5 25. Rdc1 Be5 26. Rab1 Bd4 {This surprisingly isn't completely hopeless for White, but hard to enter this line on a practical stand point.} 27. Kf1) 23... Bc7 24. b4 Nxd5 25. bxc5 b5 $4 {I had seen this idea prior to playing Bb8 and I was quite satisfied. Unfortunately I had just blundered my strategically winning position.} (25... Nxe3 $1 {In fact my position was so good that even here it wasn't too late. But I thought b5 was so winning that I didn't even bother to check whether he had a better idea than resignation.} 26. Rxd7 Kxd7 $1 {Is the key point and White is completely hopeless.} 27. fxe3 (27. cxb6 Be5 $19 {And no check on c1 with the K on d7. A nice detail which I didn't give myself a chance to spot.}) 27... b5 $19 {I was trying to achieve something like this in the game.}) 26. c6 {The really unfortunate part was that I practically forced him to find the drawing continuation. As all other move candidates for him lose on the spot.} (26. Nb2 Nxe3 27. fxe3 Rd2 28. Ra8+ Bb8 29. Rb1 Kb7 30. Ra5 Kc6 {I expected the game to end along the lines of this.}) (26. Rxd5 Rxd5 27. Nc3 Be5 {I had only forseen this exchange sacrifice prior to playing b5.}) 26... Rd6 27. Rxd5 $1 (27. Nc5 Nxe3 28. Ra8+ Bb8 29. Rxd6 Rxd6 30. fxe3 Rxc6 31. Nd7 Kxd7 32. Rxb8 Rc5) 27... Rxd5 28. Nc3 $11 {None the less a really nice resource.} Rf5 29. Ra8+ Bb8 30. Bb6 Re8 (30... Rd6 31. Ba7 Rxc6 32. Rxb8+ Kd7 33. Rxb5 Rxb5 34. Nxb5 Rc1+ 35. Kg2 Kc6 36. Be3) 31. Ne4 Re6 32. Ba7 Rxc6 33. Rxb8+ Kc7 34. Re8 {Here the R+B+N trio are too powerful for Black to try anything.} Rxf3 35. Re7+ Kd8 36. Rb7 Rf4 (36... Rf5 37. Ng3) 37. Nc5 Rf5 {And we agreed to a draw. A dissapointing result however it was good to have a wake up call in one of the early rounds.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "????.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Emily Nguyen"] [Black "Brandon Jacobson"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "2200"] [PlyCount "110"] [Source "MonRoi"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. e3 Be6 5. g3 Nd7 6. Bg2 c6 7. Ne2 Bd6 8. Nd2 Nb6 9. O-O h5 10. e4 Qd7 11. a4 a5 12. Nb3 dxe4 13. Bxe4 Bxb3 14. cxb3 h4 15. Qd3 g6 16. d5 cxd5 17. Bxd5 O-O-O 18. Bg2 hxg3 19. hxg3 Be5 20. Rac1+ Kb8 21. Qxd7 Rxd7 22. Rc5 Rd2 23. Rb5 Bc7 24. Nc3 Rxb2 25. Nd5 Nxd5 26. Bxd5 b6 27. Bxf7 g5 28. Re1 g4 29. Re8+ Rxe8 30. Bxe8 Ka7 31. Bf7 Bd6 32. Rh5 Be5 33. Bd5 Kb8 34. Rh8+ Kc7 35. Rg8 Kd6 36. Bc4 Bd4 37. Rxg4 Bxf2+ 38. Kf1 Ke5 39. Rg8 Ke4 40. Re8+ Kd4 41. Re2 Rxe2 42. Kxe2 Bxg3 43. Kf3 Be5 44. Be6 Kc3 45. Bc4 f5 46. Be6 f4 47. Bc4 b5 48. Bxb5 Kxb3 49. Ke4 Kb4 50. Kxe5 f3 51. Ke4 f2 52. Ke3 f1=N+ 53. Bxf1 Kxa4 54. Bc4 Kb4 55. Bg8 a4 1/2-1/2 [Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2016.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Emily Nguyen"] [Black "Ben Li"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2200"] [PlyCount "65"] [Source "MonRoi"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Ne4 8. Qc2 f5 9. Bd3 c6 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 b6 12. b4 a5 13. Na4 b5 14. Nb6 Ra7 15. Bxe4 fxe4 16. O-O Bd7 17. a4 axb4 18. axb5 Rxa1 19. Rxa1 cxb5 20. Ra8 Qxa8 21. Nxa8 Rxa8 22. h3 Bc6 23. Qd1 Bf8 24. Qb3 Ra4 25. Kf1 Kf7 26. Ke2 Be7 27. Bg3 Bd8 28. Kd1 Ba5 29. Kc1 Ra3 30. Qb2 g6 31. Kb1 Rd3 32. Qe2 b3 33. Qg4 1/2-1/2 . Kc1 Ra3 30. Qb2 g6 31. Kb1 Rd3 32. Qe2 b3 33. Qg4 1/2-1/2