Online classes at KCA


Games of Coaches
[Event "IND-ch 43rd"] [Site "Visakhapatnam"] [Date "2006.04.09"] [Round "10"] [White " IM Shivananda BS"] [Black "GM Sriram, Jha"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C91"] [WhiteElo "2452"] [BlackElo "2444"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2006.04.03"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventRounds "21"] [EventCountry "IND"] [EventCategory "8"] [SourceTitle "CBM 111 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2006.05.09"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2006.05.09"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. d4 d6 9. c3 Bg4 10. d5 Na5 11. Bc2 Qc8 12. h3 Bd7 13. Nbd2 c6 14. dxc6 Qxc6 15. Nf1 Nc4 16. Ng3 Rfe8 17. a4 h6 18. Nh4 d5 19. exd5 Qxd5 20. Nhf5 Bf8 21. Nxh6+ gxh6 22. Nh5 Qe6 23. Nxf6+ Qxf6 24. Qxd7 Bc5 25. Qf5 Qxf5 26. Bxf5 Rad8 27. axb5 axb5 28. Bxh6 Nxb2 29. Re4 Bf8 30. Rg4+ Kh8 31. Bxf8 Rxf8 32. Ra6 f6 33. Ra7 [Event "Nagpur international open"] [Site "Nagpur"] [Date "2012.10.17"] [Round "3"] [White "IM Shivananda BS"] [Black " GM Akshayraj, Kore"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A03"] [WhiteElo "2358"] [BlackElo "2472"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2012.10.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "EXT 2013"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2012.11.22"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2012.11.22"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d3 Bg7 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O c5 7. Qe1 d4 8. Na3 Nc6 9. c4 Rb8 10. Bd2 b6 11. b4 cxb4 12. Bxb4 Bb7 13. Nc2 Re8 14. Bd2 Qd7 15. Rb1 Rbd8 16. Rb5 Qc7 17. f5 e5 18. Ng5 Nb8 19. Bxb7 Qxb7 20. fxg6 hxg6 21. g4 a6 22. Qh4 Nbd7 23. Rd5 Nf8 24. Rxd8 Rxd8 25. Bb4 N8d7 26. Be7 Re8 27. Bxf6 Nxf6 28. Nb4 Re7 29. Nd5 Nxd5 30. cxd5 Qxd5 31. Qh7+ Kf8 32. Qxg6 Qxa2 33. Qd6 f6 34. Qd8+ Re8 35. Nh7+ Kf7 36. Rxf6+ Bf6 37 Qf6+ Kg8 38.Qg6 Kh8 39.Nf6 1-0 [Event "Nagpur International open"] [Site "Nagpur"] [Date "2012.10.18"] [Round "5"] [White " IM Shivananda BS"] [Black " GM Deepan Chakkravarthy, J."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B20"] [WhiteElo "2358"] [BlackElo "2523"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2012.10.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "EXT 2013"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2012.11.22"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2012.11.22"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bc4 Be7 6. axb4 Bxb4 7. c3 Bd6 8. Qb3 Qe7 9. O-O Nf6 10. d4 O-O 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bh4 Bc7 13. Nbd2 d6 14. Bd5 g5 15. Bg3 Na5 16. Qb4 Nxd5 17. exd5 e4 18. Rfe1 f5 19. Rxa5 Qd8 20. Nc4 Bxa5 21. Nxa5 f4 22. Rxe4 fxg3 23. hxg3 Qf6 24. Nc4 b6 25. Nxd6 a5 26. Qa3 Bd7 27. Re2 Bg4 28. c4 Bxf3 29. Re6 Qxd4 30. gxf3 a4 31. Ne4 Qd1+ 32. Kg2 Qb3 33. Qa1 Qxf3+ 34. Kg1 Qf5 35. Rxh6 1-0 [Event "Chennai International open 3rd"] [Site "Chennai"] [Date "2011.01.23"] [Round "8"] [White "GM Adhiban, Baskaran"] [Black "IM Shivananda BS"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D87"] [WhiteElo "2530"] [BlackElo "2372"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2011.01.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 140 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2011.03.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2011.03.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 c5 8. Ne2 Nc6 9. Be3 O-O 10. O-O Bd7 11. h4 Na5 12. Bd3 cxd4 13. cxd4 Rc8 14. Rc1 b5 15. Qd2 Nc4 16. Bxc4 bxc4 17. h5 gxh5 18. Bh6 Bxh6 19. Qxh6 Kh8 20. Qxh5 f6 21. f3 Rg8 22. Qh6 Qa5 23. Nc3 Rg6 24. Qe3 Rcg8 25. Rf2 Qh5 26. Nd5 Rh6 27. Kf1 e6 28. Nf4 1/2-1/2 [Event "New Delhi Parshvnath International Open 13th"] [Site "New Delhi"] [Date "2015.01.12"] [Round "5"] [White "GM Thejkumar, MS."] [Black "IM Shivananda BS"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2459"] [BlackElo "2305"] [PlyCount "126"] [EventDate "2015.01.09"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 164 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2015.03.02"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2015.03.02"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bd2 Nb6 6. Bg5 Bg7 7. e3 h6 8. Bh4 O-O 9. Nf3 c5 10. dxc5 N6d7 11. Rc1 Nc6 12. Bb5 Nxc5 13. O-O g5 14. Bg3 Bf5 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Nd4 Bxd4 17. exd4 Nd3 18. Qf3 e6 19. Rb1 Qxd4 20. Qxc6 Rac8 21. Qf3 Rfd8 22. a3 Bg6 23. Rbd1 e5 24. Qe3 a6 25. Rd2 f5 26. Ne2 f4 27. Bxf4 gxf4 28. Qh3 Nxf2 29. Qe6+ Bf7 30. Qxf7+ Kxf7 31. Nxd4 Ne4 32. Rc2 exd4 33. Rxf4+ Nf6 34. Rxc8 Rxc8 35. Rxd4 Rc1+ 36. Kf2 Rc2+ 37. Kf3 Rxb2 38. Ra4 Rb6 39. g4 Nd5 40. Ra5 Ke6 41. h4 Ke5 42. g5 h5 43. Ra4 Kf5 44. Ra5 Rd6 45. Rc5 Ke5 46. Rc4 Rb6 47. Ra4 Kf5 48. Ra5 Rd6 49. Rc5 Kg6 50. Ke4 Ne7 51. a4 Kf7 52. Rc7 Ke6 53. Ra7 Nf5 54. g6 Rd4+ 55. Kf3 Nxh4+ 56. Ke3 Nf5+ 57. Kf3 Rxa4 58. g7 Rg4 59. Rxa6+ Kf7 60. Ra7+ Kf6 61. Ra6+ Kxg7 62. Rb6 Rg6 63. Rb5 Nd4+ 0-1 [Event "New Delhi Parsvnath International open 10th"] [Site "New Delhi"] [Date "2012.01.17"] [Round "4"] [White "IM Shivananda BS"] [Black " GM Aleksandrov, Aleksej(Belarus)"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C91"] [WhiteElo "2375"] [BlackElo "2612"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventDate "2012.01.15"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 146 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2012.02.29"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2012.02.29"] [SourceQuality "1"] 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. d4 Bg4 10. d5 Na5 11. Bc2 Qc8 12. h3 Bd7 13. Nbd2 c6 14. dxc6 Bxc6 15. Nf1 Re8 16. Ng3 Bf8 17. Bg5 Qe6 18. b3 h6 19. Bd2 Rad8 20. Qc1 Nb7 21. b4 d5 22. Bb3 Qd6 23. Nf5 Qc7 24. Bxh6 gxh6 25. Nxh6+ Bxh6 26. Qxh6 Nh7 27. Ng5 Nf8 28. Re3 Rd6 29. Qh5 Rg6 30. exd5 Bd7 31. Nxf7 Nd6 32. Nxe5 Rg7 33. Rae1 Ree7 34. Qh4 Nh7 35. Ng4 Rxe3 36. Rxe3 Bxg4 37. hxg4 Qd7 38. f3 Ng5 39. Qf2 Qd8 40. Qe2 Qf6 41. Qf2 Qd8 42. Qe2 Qf6 43. Qf2 Qd8 1/2-1/2 [Event "Chennai International open"] [Site "Chennai"] [Date "2013.11.16"] [Round "2"] [White " IM Shivananda BS"] [Black " GM Shyam, Sundar M"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A03"] [WhiteElo "2342"] [BlackElo "2544"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2013.11.15"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 157 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2013.12.19"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2013.12.19"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O d4 7. c3 c5 8. Qe1 Nc6 9. Na3 Be6 10. h3 Qd7 11. Kh2 Rfe8 12. Bd2 Rad8 13. c4 Qc7 14. b4 cxb4 15. Bxb4 Bc8 16. Nb5 Qb8 17. Bc5 Nd7 18. Bxd4 Nxd4 19. Nbxd4 Nc5 20. Qf2 a6 21. Rab1 Qc7 22. Nb3 Na4 23. Rbc1 b6 24. d4 Bb7 25. e3 f6 26. d5 e6 27. Nfd4 exd5 28. cxd5 Qf7 29. Ne6 Rd7 30. Nxg7 Qxg7 31. e4 f5 32. exf5 gxf5 33. Nd4 Bxd5 34. Nxf5 Qf6 35. Bxd5+ Rxd5 36. Ne3 Rb5 37. Ng4 Qg7 38. Rfe1 Rf8 39. Rc2 Nc5 40. Qf3 Nd7 41. Rc7 Kh8 42. Qd3 Rd8 43. Ne5 Rb2+ 44. Re2 Nf8 45. Rxg7 1-0 [Event "Chennai op 7th"] [Site "Chennai"] [Date "2015.01.02"] [Round "5"] [White " IM Shivananda BS"] [Black " GM Baryshpolets, Andrey(Ukraine)"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C06"] [WhiteElo "2305"] [BlackElo "2566"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2014.12.30"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 164 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2015.03.02"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2015.03.02"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Be7 4. Ngf3 Nf6 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bd3 c5 7. c3 Nc6 8. O-O g5 9. dxc5 g4 10. Nd4 Ndxe5 11. Bb5 Bd7 12. b4 Ng6 13. N2b3 e5 14. Nc2 Be6 15. Na5 Qd7 16. Ne3 O-O 17. Qa4 Rfc8 18. Rd1 a6 19. Bxc6 bxc6 20. Nec4 Qc7 21. Nb6 Rab8 22. Nxc8 Rxc8 23. Bh6 f5 24. Rac1 f4 25. c4 Nh4 26. Qxc6 Qxc6 27. Nxc6 Rxc6 28. cxd5 Bxd5 29. Rxd5 Kf7 30. Rxe5 Rxh6 31. c6 1-0 [Event "Kolkata International open 5th"] [Site "Kolkata"] [Date "2012.12.04"] [Round "2"] [White " IM Shivananda BS"] [Black " GM Sandipan, Chanda"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B20"] [WhiteElo "2381"] [BlackElo "2613"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventDate "2012.12.03"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "EXT 2014"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2013.11.20"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2013.11.20"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. f4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. d3 e6 6. e4 Nge7 7. O-O O-O 8. c3 d6 9. Be3 f5 10. Nbd2 b6 11. Re1 Qd7 12. Bf2 Bb7 13. exf5 Nxf5 14. Ng5 Rae8 15. Qa4 d5 16. Re2 h6 17. Ngf3 Re7 18. Kh1 d4 19. Ne4 dxc3 20. bxc3 Nb4 21. Qxd7 Rxd7 22. Ne5 Bxe5 23. fxe5 Nxd3 24. Nf6+ Rxf6 25. exf6 Bxg2+ 26. Kxg2 Kf7 27. Rf1 h5 28. Be3 Nxe3+ 29. Rxe3 c4 30. g4 hxg4 31. Kg3 Nc5 32. Kxg4 Rd3 33. Rh3 Rxh3 34. Kxh3 e5 35. Kg4 Nd3 36. Kf3 Kxf6 37. Ke4+ Ke6 38. Rf8 Nc5+ 39. Ke3 Na4 40. Kd2 Nc5 41. Ke3 Na4 1/2-1/2 [Event "Chennai international open 3rd"] [Site "Chennai"] [Date "2011.01.18"] [Round "1"] [White " IM Shivananda BS"] [Black "GM Ni, Hua(China)"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B20"] [WhiteElo "2372"] [BlackElo "2645"] [PlyCount "68"] [EventDate "2011.01.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 140 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2011.03.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2011.03.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e6 2. b3 c5 3. Bb2 b6 4. Nc3 Bb7 5. Qf3 Nc6 6. O-O-O Nd4 7. Qg3 Nf6 8. Re1 h5 9. h4 Qb8 10. Qxb8+ Rxb8 11. f3 a6 12. Nge2 Nc6 13. f4 b5 14. Ng3 Be7 15. Be2 d6 16. Nd1 Nd4 17. Nf2 g6 18. Bd1 Rc8 19. Ne2 e5 20. Nxd4 cxd4 21. Bf3 Nd7 22. Kb1 Bf6 23. c3 dxc3 24. Bxc3 O-O 25. f5 gxf5 26. Bxh5 Kh7 27. Rh3 Kh6 28. Bf3 fxe4 29. Nxe4 Bxe4+ 30. Bxe4 Nc5 31. Bf5 Ne6 32. g4 Kg7 33. g5 Bd8 34. Bb4 Rc6 1/2-1/2 [Event "Kolkata International open 5th"] [Site "Kolkata"] [Date "2012.12.03"] [Round "1"] [White " GM Ganguly, Surya Shekhar"] [Black " IM Shivananda BS"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2630"] [BlackElo "2381"] [PlyCount "217"] [EventDate "2012.12.03"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "EXT 2014"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2013.11.20"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2013.11.20"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. Nc3 Nxc3 8. bxc3 Bg4 9. h3 Bh5 10. Rb1 Rb8 11. Bb5 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 Be7 13. Ba4 O-O 14. Bb3 Bg5 15. Bxd5 Bxc1 16. Rxc1 Re8+ 17. Kf1 Qd7 18. g3 Na5 19. Kg2 c6 20. Be4 Nc4 21. Qf5 Qxf5 22. Bxf5 Nd6 23. Bd3 c5 24. Rhe1 c4 25. Be2 Kf8 26. Bf3 Nb5 27. Rxe8+ Kxe8 28. Re1+ Kd7 29. Bd5 Nd6 30. Rb1 Kc7 31. Kf1 Re8 32. h4 f6 33. Rb4 b6 34. Rb1 h6 35. Re1 Rxe1+ 36. Kxe1 b5 37. Ke2 Nc8 38. Ke3 Nb6 39. Bf7 Kd6 40. Be8 a6 41. Bf7 Na4 42. Kd2 Nb6 43. Bh5 Na4 44. Bg4 Kc7 45. a3 Nb6 46. Bf3 Na4 47. h5 Nb6 48. Bg2 Na4 49. f4 Nb6 50. g4 Na4 51. Bf1 Kd6 52. Bh3 Kc7 53. Bg2 Kb6 54. Bd5 Kc7 55. Be6 Nb6 56. Ke3 Kd6 57. Bg8 Na4 58. Ke4 Nxc3+ 59. Kf5 Nd5 60. Kg6 a5 61. Kxg7 b4 62. axb4 a4 63. Bxd5 Kxd5 64. g5 fxg5 65. fxg5 a3 66. gxh6 a2 67. h7 a1=Q 68. h8=Q Qxd4+ 69. Kg8 Qg4+ 70. Qg7 Qxh5 71. Qd7+ Ke4 72. Qe7+ Kd4 73. Qf6+ Ke4 74. Kf8 Qb5 75. Qh4+ Ke3 76. Qe1+ Kd4 77. Qd2+ Ke4 78. Qe2+ Kd4 79. Qd2+ Ke4 80. c3 Qb8+ 81. Ke7 Qc7+ 82. Ke6 Qc6+ 83. Kf7 Qc7+ 84. Kf8 Qb8+ 85. Kf7 Qc7+ 86. Kg8 Qg3+ 87. Kh7 Qd3 88. Qe1+ Kf5 89. Kg7 Qd7+ 90. Kf8 Qd8+ 91. Qe8 Qxe8+ 92. Kxe8 Ke4 93. Kd7 Kd3 94. b5 Kxc3 95. b6 Kd2 96. b7 c3 97. b8=Q c2 98. Qf4+ Kd1 99. Qd4+ Kc1 100. Qb4 Kd1 101. Qb3 Kd2 102. Qd5+ Kc3 103. Qe5+ Kd2 104. Qd4+ Kc1 105. Kc6 Kb1 106. Qb4+ Ka1 107. Qc3+ Kb1 108. Qb3+ Ka1 109. Qxc2 1/2-1/2 [Event "Mumbai Mayors Cup International open 6th"] [Site "Mumbai"] [Date "2013.05.30"] [Round "3"] [White " GM Gagunashvili, Merab (Georgia)"] [Black " IM Shivananda BS"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E60"] [WhiteElo "2592"] [BlackElo "2382"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2013.05.29"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 154 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2013.06.25"] [SourceVersion "2"] [SourceVersionDate "2013.06.25"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 e5 4. dxe5 Nh5 5. g3 Nc6 6. f4 d6 7. Bg2 Be6 8. exd6 Bxd6 9. Nf3 Bxc4 10. Nbd2 Ba6 11. Ne4 Bb4+ 12. Bd2 Qe7 13. Nc3 O-O-O 14. Qc2 Bd3 15. Qd1 Rhe8 16. O-O Bxe2 17. Qxe2 Qxe2 18. Nxe2 Rxe2 19. Bc3 Bxc3 20. bxc3 Nf6 21. Rab1 Rc2 22. Rbc1 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 Ne4 24. Ne5 Nxe5 25. fxe5 Nd2 26. c4 Rd4 27. Bd5 c6 28. Bxf7 Nf3+ 29. Kf2 Nxe5 30. Ke3 Rd8 31. Rf1 Nxf7 32. Rxf7 Rd7 33. Rxd7 Kxd7 0-1 [Event "Commonwealth-Championship"] [Site "New Delhi"] [Date "2010.05.12"] [Round "5"] [White " IM Shivananda BS"] [Black " GM Adhiban, Baskaran"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B20"] [WhiteElo "2387"] [BlackElo "2510"] [PlyCount "108"] [EventDate "2010.05.10"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 136 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2010.07.02"] [SourceVersion "2"] [SourceVersionDate "2010.07.15"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 bxa3 4. Nxa3 d6 5. d4 g6 6. Bd3 Bg7 7. Ne2 Nc6 8. c3 Nf6 9. O-O O-O 10. Kh1 Rb8 11. f4 a6 12. Nc2 b5 13. Rb1 Bb7 14. Ng3 Rc8 15. Qe1 Na5 16. e5 Nd5 17. Ne4 Nc4 18. Qh4 dxe5 19. f5 Nf6 20. fxg6 fxg6 21. Bg5 Nxe4 22. Bxe4 Bxe4 23. Qxe4 Qd6 24. Qh4 Rxf1+ 25. Rxf1 Rf8 26. Re1 Rf7 27. h3 a5 28. Qe4 h6 29. Bh4 Qe6 30. Qb7 Nd6 31. Qa8+ Rf8 32. Qxa5 Nf5 33. Bf2 Qb3 34. Ne3 Nd6 35. Bg1 exd4 36. cxd4 Ne4 37. Qb6 Kh7 38. Ng4 Ng3+ 39. Kh2 Nf1+ 40. Kh1 Ng3+ 41. Kh2 Nf5 42. Qc7 Qc4 43. Qa7 Qc3 44. Rxe7 Qg3+ 45. Kh1 Nxe7 46. Qxe7 Rf1 47. d5 h5 48. Nh2 Rd1 49. Nf3 Rxd5 50. Bd4 Rxd4 51. Ng5+ Kh6 52. Nf7+ Kh7 53. Ng5+ Kh6 54. Nf7+ Kh7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Gurgon International open 1st"] [Site "Gurgon"] [Date "2009.01.28"] [Round "9"] [White "IM Shivananda BS"] [Black " GM Panchanathan, Magesh Chandran"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C91"] [WhiteElo "2347"] [BlackElo "2490"] [PlyCount "110"] [EventDate "2009.01.21"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 128 Extra"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2009.03.05"] [SourceVersion "2"] [SourceVersionDate "2009.03.25"] [SourceQuality "1"] 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. d4 Bg4 10. d5 Na5 11. Bc2 c6 12. h3 Bd7 13. Nxe5 dxe5 14. d6 Be6 15. dxe7 Qxe7 16. Qf3 Nd7 17. Nd2 Rfd8 18. Nf1 Nc4 19. a4 a5 20. Qg3 b4 21. cxb4 axb4 22. b3 Na3 23. Bxa3 bxa3 24. Qc3 Rab8 25. Ne3 Rb7 26. Red1 Rdb8 27. Nf5 Bxf5 28. exf5 Nf6 29. b4 Nd5 30. Qxa3 Rxb4 31. a5 e4 32. a6 Qa7 33. Re1 e3 34. fxe3 h5 35. Kh1 Rc4 36. Qa2 Rc3 37. Be4 Nxe3 38. Qf2 Re8 39. Ra4 f6 40. Qd2 Qc5 41. a7 Ra8 42. Qa2+ Kh7 43. Qf7 Rc1 44. Qxh5+ Kg8 45. Qe2 Qc3 46. Rg1 Rxg1+ 47. Kxg1 Qc1+ 48. Kf2 Nd1+ 49. Kg3 Nc3 50. Qc4+ Kh7 51. Bxc6 Qe3+ 52. Kh2 Ne2 53. Qh4+ Kg8 54. Bd5+ Kf8 55. Qb4+ Ke8 1-0 [Event "3rd Chennai International Open"] [Site "Chennai IND"] [Date "2011.01.22"] [Round "7"] [White " IM Shivananda B.S."] [Black " IM Siddharth, R."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B20"] [WhiteElo "2372"] [BlackElo "2458"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2011.01.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "11"] [EventCountry "INA"] [SourceTitle "The Week in Chess 846"] [Source "Mark Crowther"] [SourceDate "2011.01.24"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2011.01.24"] [SourceQuality "2"] 1. e4 c5 2. b4 b6 3. bxc5 bxc5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Rb1 g6 6. Bb5 Bg7 7. Nge2 Qa5 8. O-O e6 9. Bxc6 dxc6 10. d3 Ne7 11. Qd2 f5 12. exf5 exf5 13. Re1 Kf7 14. Ne4 Qxd2 15. Nxd2 Nd5 16. Ba3 Nb4 17. Bxb4 cxb4 18. Rxb4 Re8 19. Kf1 Re7 20. Reb1 Be6 21. Nc4 Rd8 22. Nf4 Bc8 23. Rb8 Rc7 24. h4 Bf6 25. g3 Ba6 26. Ne5+ Ke8 27. Ne6 Rcc8 28. Nxd8 Rxb8 29. Rxb8 Bxe5 30. Ra8 1-0 [Event "New Delhi Parsvnath International open 4th"] [Site "New Delhi"] [Date "2006.01.17"] [Round "5"] [White "IM Shivanandan, BS."] [Black "IM Sareen, Vishal"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2452"] [BlackElo "2380"] [Annotator "Tanmay Srinath"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2006.01.15"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "IND"] [SourceTitle "CBM 110 ext"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2006.03.10"] [SourceVersion "2"] [SourceVersionDate "2006.03.10"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. O-O Nf6 8. e4 Qc7 9. Re1 d6 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Bc3 e5 12. Qe2 Be6 13. Na3 Nd7 14. Rad1 Nb6 15. Ba5 Rad8 16. c4 Qb7 17. Qd2 Rd7 18. b3 Nc8 19. b4 c5 20. bxc5 dxc5 21. Qe3 Rxd1 22. Rxd1 Qc6 23. Bd8 Re8 24. Qd3 Nb6 25. Bf1 Nd7 26. Bg5 Qa4 27. Nb5 Rc8 28. Nc3 Qa3 29. Bc1 Qa5 30. Nd5 Rb8 31. Ne7+ Kh8 32. Nc6 Qc7 33. Nxb8 Qxb8 34. Qf3 Qc7 35. Bg5 Bf8 36. Rb1 (36. Bh3 Bxh3 37. Qxf7 Qa5 38. g4 Qc3 39. Bh4 h6 40. Bf6+ Nxf6 41. Qxf6+ Bg7 42. Qxg6 Qf3 43. Rd8+ Bf8 44. Qxh6+ Kg8 45. Rxf8+ Qxf8 46. Qxh3) 36... h6 37. Be3 Qc6 38. Qg2 Qa4 39. Rb2 Qd1 40. Rd2 Qe1 41. Qf3 Nb6 42. Rd1 Qa5 43. Qe2 Nd7 44. Qb2 Qc7 45. Be2 Kg7 46. Qb5 Nb6 47. Qe8 Bd7 48. Bxh6+ 1-0 [Event "National Rapid Chess Championship"] [Site "Hyderabad"] [Date "2009.06.04"] [Round "9"] [White " IM Shivananda B S"] [Black " GM Laxman R R."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C91"] [Annotator ",Server"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2009.??.??"] [SourceVersionDate "2011.09.29"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. d4 d6 9. c3 Bg4 10. d5 Na5 11. Bc2 c6 12. h3 Bc8 13. dxc6 Qc7 14. Nbd2 Qxc6 15. a4 Be6 16. Ng5 Bd7 17. Nf1 h6 18. Nf3 Rfe8 19. Ng3 Be6 20. Nh4 Bf8 21. Nhf5 Nc4 22. Qf3 Nd7 23. Nh5 Kh7 (23... Bxf5 24. Qxf5 g6 25. Qxd7 Qxd7 26. Nf6+) 24. a5 Qc7 25. b4 g6 26. Nhg3 f6 27. Ne3 Nxe3 28. Rxe3 Bg7 29. h4 h5 30. Nxh5 gxh5 31. Qxh5+ Kg8 32. Rg3 Re7 33. Bh6 Nf8 34. Re1 Ra7 35. Ree3 Qc4 36. Ref3 Qe2 (36... Rf7 37. Rxg7+ Rxg7 38. Rxf6 Qxc3 39. Bxg7 Rxg7 40. Rh6 Rh7 41. Rxh7 Nxh7 42. Qg6+ Kh8) 37. Bd3 Qd1+ 38. Kh2 Bc4 39. Bxc4+ bxc4 40. Qf5 Ne6 41. Bxg7 Nxg7 42. h5 Qd2 43. Rg6 Kh7 44. Rh6+ Kg8 45. Qh7+ Kf7 46. Rfxf6+ Ke8 47. Qg6+ Rf7 48. Rh8+ 1-0 [Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2011.11.09"] [Round "?"] [White " IM Shivananda BS"] [Black "GM Neelotpal Das"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B31"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "1923.??.??"] [SourceVersionDate "2011.09.29"] 1. e4 c5 2. Na3 a6 3. c3 Nf6 4. d3 Nc6 5. f4 d6 6. Nf3 e6 7. g3 b5 8. Bg2 Bb7 9. Qe2 Be7 10. Nc2 O-O 11. O-O a5 12. Ne3 Qb6 13. Kh1 Ba6 14. e5 Nd5 15. Nxd5 exd5 16. e6 f5 17. Ng5 d4 18. Bd5 Bb7 19. Qh5 h6 20. Nf7 Ne5 21. fxe5 Bxd5+ 22. Kg1 dxe5 23. Nxh6+ gxh6 24. Qg6+ Kh8 25. Qxh6+ Kg8 26. Qg6+ Kh8 27. Bh6 Rg8 28. Qh5 Rg7 29. Bxg7+ Kxg7 30. Qf7+ Kh6 31. Rxf5 Bg5 32. h4 * [Event "Mangalore National Open"] [Site "?"] [Date "2011.11.23"] [Round "?"] [White "GM Vishnu prasanna"] [Black "IM shivananda BS"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B01"] [PlyCount "56"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [SourceVersionDate "2011.09.29"] 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bc4 b5 5. Bb3 Bg4 6. f3 Bc8 7. a4 bxa4 8. Bxa4+ Bd7 9. Bb3 c6 10. Nc3 cxd5 11. Nxd5 Nxd5 12. Bxd5 Bc6 13. Bxc6+ Nxc6 14. Ne2 e5 15. c3 Bc5 16. Ra6 Rc8 17. Qa4 Bb6 18. Qa3 Ne7 19. d4 O-O 20. O-O Nf5 21. Kh1 exd4 22. cxd4 Nxd4 23. Qd3 Nxe2 24. Qxe2 Re8 25. Qd2 Qh4 26. Ra3 Qc4 27. Qd1 Rcd8 28. Bd2 Rxd2
Games of Students
[Event "Portugal Open 2020"] [Site "Lisbon POR"] [Round "8.33"] [Date "2020.1.31"] [White "Fernandes, Alberto"] [Black "Gahan, M. G."] [WhiteElo "2092"] [BlackElo "2245"] [Result "0-1"] 1.b3 e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb5 Bd6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bxc6 dxc6 7.e4 O-O 8.Nge2 Re8 9.O-O Bc5 10.Ng3 Bg4 11.Nce2 Qd7 12.d3 h5 13.h4 Rad8 14.Kh1 Qe7 15.Nf5 Bxf5 16.exf5 Ng4 17.g3 Bxf2 18.f6 Qd7 19.Ng1 Qd5+ 20.Qf3 Bxg3 21.fxg7 Bxh4 22.Qxd5 cxd5 23.Rf5 Kxg7 24.Rxh5 Rh8 25.Rxh8 Rxh8 26.Kg2 f5 27.c4 d4 28.Nf3 Bf6 29.Rg1 Kf7 30.Kg3 c5 31.Bc1 Rg8 0-1 [Event "18th Sant Marti Open 2016"] [Site "Barcelona ESP"] [Round "5.35"] [Date "2016.7.17"] [White "Masferrer Niubo, Enric"] [Black "Yashas, D."] [WhiteElo "2054"] [BlackElo "2201"] [Result "0-1"] 1.e4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 Nf6 4.Ngf3 c5 5.g3 Nc6 6.Bg2 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.Re1 Re8 9.e5 Nd7 10.h4 b5 11.Nf1 Rb8 12.N1h2 b4 13.Bf4 Rb6 14.Bh3 h6 15.Nd2 Nf8 16.Qh5 Ng6 17.Ndf3 Nxf4 18.gxf4 Bf8 19.Kh1 g6 20.Rg1 Bg7 21.Qg4 h5 22.Qg3 Ne7 23.Ng5 Nf5 24.Bxf5 exf5 25.a3 Qc7 26.axb4 Rxb4 27.b3 c4 28.bxc4 dxc4 29.Qe3 cxd3 30.cxd3 a6 31.Rgb1 Qb7+ 0-1
Famous Games
[Event "Sinquefield Cup"] [Site "Saint Louis, MO USA"] [Date "2017.08.06"] [EventDate "2017.07.31"] [Round "5"] [Result "1-0"] [White "Viswanathan Anand"] [Black "Fabiano Caruana"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2783"] [BlackElo "2807"] [PlyCount "57"] 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Bb6 9. Bd2 Bg4 10. Rc1 Nxc3 11. Bxc3 Re8 12. b4 Qd6 13. Nd2 Qh6 14. Nc4 Qh5 15. Rc2 Rad8 16. Nxb6 cxb6 17. f3 Be6 18. Qd2 b5 19. f4 Bg4 20. Bxc6 bxc6 21. fxe5 f6 22. exf6 Rxe2 23. f7+ Kf8 24. Bxg7+ Kxg7 25. Qc3+ Re5 26. Qd4 Qg5 27. Rc5 Rxd4 28. f8=Q+ Kg6 29. Qf7+ 1-0 [Event "Kasparov - Anand PCA World Championship Match"] [Site "New York, NY USA"] [Date "1995.09.25"] [EventDate "?"] [Round "9"] [Result "1-0"] [White "Viswanathan Anand"] [Black "Garry Kasparov"] [ECO "B84"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount "69"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e6 7.O-O Be7 8.a4 Nc6 9.Be3 O-O 10.f4 Qc7 11.Kh1 Re8 12.Bf3 Bd7 13.Nb3 Na5 14.Nxa5 Qxa5 15.Qd3 Rad8 16.Rfd1 Bc6 17.b4 Qc7 18.b5 Bd7 19.Rab1 axb5 20.Nxb5 Bxb5 21.Qxb5 Ra8 22.c4 e5 23.Bb6 Qc8 24.fxe5 dxe5 25.a5 Bf8 26.h3 Qe6 27.Rd5 Nxd5 28.exd5 Qg6 29.c5 e4 30.Be2 Re5 31.Qd7 Rg5 32.Rg1 e3 33.d6 Rg3 34.Qxb7 Qe6 35.Kh2 1-0 [Event "Anand - Kramnik World Championship Match"] [Site "Bonn GER"] [Date "2008.10.20"] [EventDate "2008.10.14"] [Round "5"] [Result "0-1"] [White "Vladimir Kramnik"] [Black "Viswanathan Anand"] [ECO "D49"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount "70"] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.e3 Nbd7 6.Bd3 dxc4 7.Bxc4 b5 8.Bd3 a6 9.e4 c5 10.e5 cxd4 11.Nxb5 axb5 12.exf6 gxf6 13.O-O Qb6 14.Qe2 Bb7 15.Bxb5 Rg8 16.Bf4 Bd6 17.Bg3 f5 18.Rfc1 f4 19.Bh4 Be7 20.a4 Bxh4 21.Nxh4 Ke7 22.Ra3 Rac8 23.Rxc8 Rxc8 24.Ra1 Qc5 25.Qg4 Qe5 26.Nf3 Qf6 27.Re1 Rc5 28.b4 Rc3 29.Nxd4 Qxd4 30.Rd1 Nf6 31.Rxd4 Nxg4 32.Rd7+ Kf6 33.Rxb7 Rc1+ 34.Bf1 Ne3 35.fxe3 fxe3 0-1 [Event "Tata Steel Group A"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"] [Date "2013.01.15"] [EventDate "2013.01.12"] [Round "4"] [Result "0-1"] [White "Levon Aronian"] [Black "Viswanathan Anand"] [ECO "D47"] [WhiteElo "2802"] [BlackElo "2772"] [PlyCount "46"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bd6 9. O-O O-O 10. Qc2 Bb7 11. a3 Rc8 12. Ng5 c5 13. Nxh7 Ng4 14. f4 cxd4 15. exd4 Bc5 16. Be2 Nde5 17. Bxg4 Bxd4+ 18. Kh1 Nxg4 19. Nxf8 f5 20. Ng6 Qf6 21. h3 Qxg6 22. Qe2 Qh5 23. Qd3 Be3 0-1 [Event "PCA Qualifiers"] [Site "Groningen NED"] [Date "1993.12.23"] [EventDate "?"] [Round "5"] [Result "1-0"] [White "Viswanathan Anand"] [Black "Alexander Beliavsky"] [ECO "B80"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount "75"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e6 7.f3 b5 8.g4 h6 9.Qd2 Nbd7 10.O-O-O Bb7 11.h4 b4 12.Nce2 d5 13.Bh3 dxe4 14.g5 hxg5 15.hxg5 exf3 16.Nf4 Ne4 17.Qe1 f2 18.Bxf2 Qxg5 19.Be3 Qh4 20.Ndxe6 Qxe1 21.Nxg7+ Kd8 22.Rhxe1 Rxh3 23.Nxh3 Bxg7 24.Ng5 Ke8 25.Nxf7 Ne5 26.Nd6+ Nxd6 27.Rxd6 Kf8 28.Bh6 Bxh6+ 29.Rxh6 Nf7 30.Rb6 Bd5 31.Rxb4 Rc8 32.Rb6 a5 33.a4 Bc6 34.b3 Bd7 35.Kb2 Rc5 36.Rb8+ Kg7 37.Rb7 Bc8 38.Rb5 1-0 [Event "Hoogovens Group A"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"] [Date "1996.01.21"] [EventDate "1996.01.13"] [Round "7"] [Result "1-0"] [White "Viswanathan Anand"] [Black "Boris Gelfand"] [ECO "B23"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount "49"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 d6 3.f4 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Bc4 Nc6 6.d3 e6 7.O-O Nge7 8.Qe1 h6 9.Bb3 a6 10.e5 Nf5 11.Kh1 Nfd4 12.Ne4 Nxf3 13.Rxf3 dxe5 14.fxe5 Nxe5 15.Rf1 g5 16.Qg3 O-O 17.Bxg5 hxg5 18.Nxg5 Ng6 19.Rae1 Qe7 20.Rf5 Bf6 21.Nxe6 fxe6 22.Rxe6 Kg7 23.Rxe7+ Bxe7 24.Rxf8 Bxf8 25.h4 1-0 [Event "Match"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1992.09.??"] [EventDate "?"] [Round "1"] [Result "0-1"] [White "Vassily Ivanchuk"] [Black "Viswanathan Anand"] [ECO "B62"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount "90"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.O-O-O h6 9.Be3 Nxd4 10.Bxd4 b5 11.f3 Qa5 12.a3 e5 13.Be3 Be6 14.Kb1 Be7 15.g4 Rb8 16.Nd5 Qxd2 17.Nxf6+ gxf6 18.Rxd2 h5 19.Rg1 hxg4 20.fxg4 Bc4 21.b3 Bxf1 22.Rxf1 Rh3 23.Re2 Kd7 24.g5 Ke6 25.gxf6 Bxf6 26.Bd2 Be7 27.Be1 f6 28.Bg3 d5 29.exd5 Kxd5 30.Rf5 Kc6 31.Ref2 Rh6 32.Kb2 Kd7 33.Re2 Bd6 34.Rf3 Rc8 35.Be1 Ke6 36.Rd3 Rh7 37.Rg3 Bc5 38.Ka2 Rd7 39.Rc3 Rcc7 40.h4 Rd1 41.Bf2 Bd6 42.Rg3 e4 43.Rxe4+ Be5 44.Rxe5+ fxe5 45.Kb2 Rd2 0-1 [Event "Hoogovens Group A"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"] [Date "1996.01.21"] [EventDate "1996.01.13"] [Round "7"] [Result "1-0"] [White "Viswanathan Anand"] [Black "Boris Gelfand"] [ECO "B23"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount "49"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 d6 3.f4 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Bc4 Nc6 6.d3 e6 7.O-O Nge7 8.Qe1 h6 9.Bb3 a6 10.e5 Nf5 11.Kh1 Nfd4 12.Ne4 Nxf3 13.Rxf3 dxe5 14.fxe5 Nxe5 15.Rf1 g5 16.Qg3 O-O 17.Bxg5 hxg5 18.Nxg5 Ng6 19.Rae1 Qe7 20.Rf5 Bf6 21.Nxe6 fxe6 22.Rxe6 Kg7 23.Rxe7+ Bxe7 24.Rxf8 Bxf8 25.h4 1-0 [Event "Sochi 28th RSFSR ch"] [Site "Sochi 28th RSFSR ch"] [Date "1958.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Lev Polugaevsky"] [Black "R. Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A53"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "1958.??.??"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e4 exd4 5. Qxd4 Nc6 6. Qd2 g6 7. b3 Bg7 8. Bb2 {After losing time with the queen in the opening, White can't count on advantage} O-O 9. Bd3 Ng4 10. Nge2 (10. Nf3 {Leads to a normal position}) 10... Qh4 11. Ng3 Nge5 12. O-O f5 13. f3 (13. exf5 {And White has nothing to fear}) 13... Bh6 14. Qd1 f4 {Now Black has clear initiative} 15. Nge2 g5 16. Nd5 g4 17. g3 fxg3 18. hxg3 Qh3 19. f4 {[pgndiagram]This is where the magic begins} Be6 $1 {Not the hardest move to see, but a pleasant one} 20. Bc2 $2 {The losing moment} (20. fxe5 Bxd5 {Is the point, Be3 is a deadly threat}) (20. Bxe5 {White could have maybe survived with giving up the bishop} Nxe5 21. Kf2 Qh2+ 22. Ke3 Bxd5 23. Rh1 Rxf4 {[pgndiagram] The same theme as in the game} 24. gxf4 Bxf4+ 25. Nxf4 Qg3+ 26. Kd4 Bxe4 27. Kxe4 Re8 {[pgndiagram] And apparently Black doesn't have anything decisive here. But in practical game it is impossible to defend this}) 20... Rf7 $2 {Preventing Qd5 reply to come with a check, but not the most precise} (20... Bxd5 21. Qxd5+ (21. cxd5 Rxf4 $1 {Was winning} 22. Rxf4 Bxf4 23. gxf4 g3) 21... Rf7 {And Black is winning nevertheless, although more conservatively}) 21. Kf2 $2 {It is hard to blame the players for missing the nuances of this extremely complicated position} ( 21. Bxe5 {Was a better option but still..}) 21... Qh2+ 22. Ke3 Bxd5 23. cxd5 { [pgndiagram]} (23. Rh1 Rxf4 {Is losing here} 24. gxf4 Bxf4+ 25. Nxf4 Qg3+ {And because of the knight on c6, the d4 square is unavailable to White king. That is the reason why taking with the bishop on e5 is given as better by the engine }) 23... Nb4 24. Rh1 {[pgndiagram] Now comes a thunderous counterpunch} Rxf4 $3 {Amazing move by Nezhmetdinov, and one for the books} 25. Rxh2 (25. gxf4 Bxf4+ 26. Nxf4 Nxc2+ {Is even worses in this scenario} 27. Qxc2 Qxc2 {And Black wins} ) 25... Rf3+ 26. Kd4 Bg7 {[pgndiagram] White is helpless} 27. a4 {After this Black announces mate in 8} (27. Nc3 {Trying to give up the queen for a rook, was slightly better} Ned3+ 28. e5 Bxe5+ 29. Kc4 Nxb2+ 30. Kxb4 Bxc3+ 31. Ka3 Nxd1 32. Rxd1 Rxg3 {[pgndiagram] And Black is "only" in a winning engame}) 27... c5+ 28. dxc6 bxc6 29. Bd3 Nexd3+ 30. Kc4 d5+ 31. exd5 cxd5+ 32. Kb5 Rb8+ 33. Ka5 Nc6+ {[pgndiagram] White really could have played the remaining 34 Ka6 Ndb4 and allow the mate. What a game!} 0-1 [Event "AVRO"] [Site "The Netherlands"] [Date "1938.11.22"] [Round "11"] [White "Mikhail Botvinnik"] [Black "Jose Raul Capablanca"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E49"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "1938.11.06"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Bd3 {The samisch variation of the Nimzo Indian which is more popular in the 4 f3 version today} O-O 9. Ne2 b6 10. O-O Ba6 11. Bxa6 Nxa6 12. Bb2 Qd7 13. a4 Rfe8 14. Qd3 c4 15. Qc2 Nb8 16. Rae1 Nc6 17. Ng3 Na5 {Capablanca decides to go for the a4 pawn, but he underestimates White's central advance} 18. f3 Nb3 19. e4 Qxa4 20. e5 Nd7 21. Qf2 {Not allowing Nc5} g6 22. f4 {White has very strong initiative} f5 23. exf6 Nxf6 24. f5 Rxe1 25. Rxe1 Re8 {[pgndiagram] This is the key position. White is winning, but he has to play energetic and only moves to prove it} 26. Re6 $1 {Forcing Black to take, and creating a strong e6 passed pawn} Rxe6 (26... Kf7 27. Rxf6+ Kxf6 28. fxg6+ {Is deadly for Black}) 27. fxe6 Kg7 28. Qf4 {Threatening Qc7} Qe8 29. Qe5 (29. Qc7+ Kg8 30. Qe5 Qe7 31. Ba3 {Was winning as well}) 29... Qe7 {[pgndiagram]It seems that Black has managed to consolidate, but now comes a fantastic combination} 30. Ba3 $3 {The move of all moves} Qxa3 31. Nh5+ $1 {A great tactical combo to win the f6 knight and promote the pawn. The knight on b3 is mere spectator to the events happening on the other side of the board} gxh5 32. Qg5+ Kf8 33. Qxf6+ Kg8 34. e7 {Black has only some "spite" checks left} Qc1+ 35. Kf2 Qc2+ 36. Kg3 Qd3+ 37. Kh4 Qe4+ 38. Kxh5 Qe2+ 39. Kh4 Qe4+ 40. g4 Qe1+ 41. Kh5 {Not a bad way to present yourself on an international stage} 1-0 [Event "02, Wijk aan Zee"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"] [Date "1985.01.19"] [Round "2"] [White "Alexander Beliavsky"] [Black "John Nunn"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E81"] [PlyCount "54"] [EventDate "1985.??.??"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 {Once again we have an immortal game from the Saemisch variation of the King's Indian defence} O-O 6. Be3 Nbd7 7. Qd2 c5 8. d5 Ne5 9. h3 Nh5 10. Bf2 f5 11. exf5 {[pgndiagram] Black has played a very creative opening, and this is where the fun begins} Rxf5 $1 { Directly into double attack} 12. g4 Rxf3 13. gxh5 Qf8 {Black doesn't have anything concrete as a compensation for the piece, but White is dominated. Black only needs to develop the remaining pieces and he will be winning} 14. Ne4 (14. Bg2 Rxf2) 14... Bh6 $5 (14... Qf5 {Was actually quite strong here} 15. Ng5 Rf4 {And Black is completely winning}) 15. Qc2 Qf4 $2 {[pgndiagram] Not the best} (15... Be3 {Computer enjoys this position, and indicated this bishop sortie as the strongest move.} 16. Nxf3 Nxf3+ 17. Kd1 Nd4 {IS the point, when Black remains material up}) 16. Ne2 (16. Nxf3 {Is actually quite possible now} Nxf3+ 17. Kd1 Bf5 18. Bg3 $1 Qxe4 19. Qxe4 Bxe4 20. Bg2 {And White is an exchange up}) 16... Rxf2 $3 17. Nxf2 Nf3+ 18. Kd1 Qh4 {[pgndiagram] The knight is threatened, but also the mate on e1 is looming. Bf5 is coming as well. White's paralyzed pieces are a sorry sight compared to Black's dominating minor pieces and bishops cutting throught the board} 19. Nd3 {There is nothing better} Bf5 20. Nec1 Nd2 $3 {Going for the Nxc4-Ne3 route} 21. hxg6 hxg6 (21... Nxc4 {Was perfectly possible} 22. Qf2 Qe4) 22. Bg2 Nxc4 23. Qf2 Ne3+ 24. Ke2 Qc4 25. Bf3 Rf8 26. Rg1 Nc2 27. Kd1 Bxd3 {[pgndiagram] And here, White decided he has had enough} 0-1 [Event "Buenos Aires ARG"] [Site "Buenos Aires ARG"] [Date "1994.10.??"] [Round "8"] [White "Alexey Shirov"] [Black "Judit Polgar"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B54"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "1994.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 {I believe that the strongest female ever has played the Paulsen/Taimanov for the most of her life} 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 a6 7. Be3 Nge7 8. Nb3 b5 9. f4 Bb7 10. Qf3 g5 $1 {This was all home preparation, of course} 11. fxg5 Ne5 {After this Black already grabs the initiative} 12. Qg2 b4 13. Ne2 {[pgndiagram] Take a deep look at the position and try to imagine Black's next move.} h5 $3 {Of course, I can't imagine anyone playing this without preparation. What a move} 14. gxh5 (14. gxh6 f5 15. gxf5 Nxf5 {Is excellent for Black}) 14... Nf5 $1 {[pgndiagram] Everything comes with a tempo} 15. Bf2 Qxg5 $1 {An elementary knight fork is threatened} 16. Na5 (16. Qxg5 Nf3+ 17. Kd1 Nxg5 18. exf5 Bxh1) 16... Ne3 $1 17. Qg3 (17. Bxe3 Qxe3 18. Nxb7 Nf3+ {And White has to give up his queen}) 17... Qxg3 18. Nxg3 Nxc2+ 19. Kd1 Nxa1 {[pgndiagram] After all the fireworks, Black has reached a winning endgame. In modern chess, there is rarely a checkmate on the board} 20. Nxb7 b3 $1 {Black manages to get her knight out of trouble with the help of this move} 21. axb3 Nxb3 22. Kc2 Nc5 23. Nxc5 dxc5 {The rest is matter of technique} 24. Be1 Nf3 25. Bc3 Nd4+ 26. Kd3 Bd6 27. Bg2 Be5 28. Kc4 Ke7 29. Ra1 Nc6 0-1 [Event "Brussel"] [Site "Brussels BEL"] [Date "1991.08.??"] [Round "9"] [White "Vassily Ivanchuk"] [Black "Artur Yusupov"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E67"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "1991.??.??"] 1. c4 e5 2. g3 d6 3. Bg2 g6 4. d4 Nd7 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Nf3 Ngf6 7. O-O O-O 8. Qc2 Re8 9. Rd1 c6 10. b3 Qe7 11. Ba3 e4 12. Ng5 e3 13. f4 Nf8 14. b4 Bf5 15. Qb3 h6 16. Nf3 Ng4 17. b5 g5 {[pgndiagram] This is probably not fully correct, but in practical game it is much easier to find attacking instead of defensive resources} (17... Qc7 {Is more timid}) 18. bxc6 bxc6 19. Ne5 $1 gxf4 20. Nxc6 Qg5 {White has to be careful though} 21. Bxd6 Ng6 {Bringing the last piece into play} 22. Nd5 $6 {[pgndiagram]} (22. Qb5 Qh5 23. h4 {Pinning the bishop, was probably the best defence.} Nxh4 24. gxh4 Qxh4 25. Qxf5 Qf2+ 26. Kh1 Qh4+ { And Black probably doesn+t have anything better but to force a draw}) 22... Qh5 23. h4 Nxh4 $5 {[pgndiagram] And this sacrifice is definitely not correct.. but it works wonderfully} (23... fxg3 24. Bxg3 Nxh4 25. Qb5 {Was correct, with dynamical balance}) (23... Nf2 {Is also a better move than the one that happened in the game}) 24. gxh4 $6 (24. Nce7+ $3 {Would have casted serious doubts on black's concept} Kh8 25. Nxf4 Nf3+ 26. exf3 Qh2+ 27. Kf1 {And Black doesn't have any attack}) 24... Qxh4 $2 {[pgndiagram] Actually, a losing move} (24... Be4 {Was probably a better option} 25. Nce7+ Kh8 26. Bxf4 Qxh4 27. Rf1 Rxe7 28. Nxe7 Qxe7 {When Black is "only" an exchange down}) 25. Nde7+ $2 {It was better to give the check with the other knight} (25. Nce7+ Kh8 26. Nxf5 Qh2+ 27. Kf1 {Leaves Black without attacking ideas} Re6 28. Bxf4) 25... Kh8 26. Nxf5 Qh2+ 27. Kf1 Re6 28. Qb7 $2 {[pgndiagram] This is where White finally goes wrong} (28. Nce7 {Preventing Rg6, was still winning for White}) 28... Rg6 $3 {A brilliant rook sacrifice} 29. Qxa8+ Kh7 {[pgndiagram] It turns out that White is without defence against Qh1 followed by Nh2 threat} 30. Qg8+ (30. Nce7 Qh1+ 31. Bxh1 Nh2+ 32. Ke1 Rg1#) 30... Kxg8 31. Nce7+ Kh7 32. Nxg6 fxg6 33. Nxg7 Nf2 $3 {[pgndiagram]A final touch. Nh3 is deadly threat} (33... Kxg7 34. Rab1) 34. Bxf4 (34. Ne6 Nh3) 34... Qxf4 35. Ne6 Qh2 36. Rdb1 Nh3 37. Rb7+ Kh8 38. Rb8+ Qxb8 39. Bxh3 Qg3 {Not fully correct, but extremely interesting and exciting attack by Black} 0-1 [Event "Kirovabad sf ch-URS"] [Site "Kirovabad sf ch-URS"] [Date "1973.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Vladimir Bagirov"] [Black "Eduard Gufeld"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E84"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "1973.??.??"] 1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. e4 Nf6 5. f3 {Here we go. Another Saemisch transposition from the Modern defence} O-O 6. Be3 Nc6 7. Nge2 Rb8 8. Qd2 a6 9. Bh6 b5 {a6-b5 plan has become popular against many variations of the King's Indian} 10. h4 e5 {[pgndiagram ] Probably somewhat too early} (10... Bxh6 { Would lead to interesting complications, for instance} 11. Qxh6 bxc4 12. h5 e5 13. Nd5 Be6 14. Nxf6+ Qxf6 15. d5 Nb4) 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. h5 Kh8 {An ugly looking move. Black is clearly worse at this point} 13. Nd5 bxc4 14. hxg6 fxg6 15. Qh6 Nh5 16. g4 $2 {[pgndiagram] A turning point, and a premature agression} (16. O-O-O {Stoping all counterplay first, was better} Rf7 17. g4 Nf6 18. Qxg6 Qg8 19. Qxg8+ Nxg8 {And Black has the worse endgame}) 16... Rxb2 $1 {A brilliant counterpunch and a correct piece sacrifice} 17. gxh5 g5 {With the h-file closed and the queen stranded on h6, it is now White who has to play precisely} 18. Rg1 g4 $1 {Closing the g file as well} 19. O-O-O (19. fxg4 Qh4+) 19... Rxa2 20. Nef4 $2 {[pgndiagram] Desperation, probably resulting from an inadequate psychological state} (20. dxe5 {White could have mantained the balance with this move} Nxe5 21. Nef4 Kg8 22. Ng6 hxg6 23. Bxc4 Nxc4 24. Qxg6+ {And a draw is the result}) 20... exf4 21. Nxf4 Rxf4 $1 {[pgndiagram] The most radical way of preventing Ng6} 22. Qxf4 c3 23. Bc4 Ra3 24. fxg4 Nb4 25. Kb1 { [pgndiagram] The culmination of this exciting game} Be6 $3 {A brilliant sacrifice} 26. Bxe6 Nd3 $3 {The point. Clearance sacrifice that opens the b file} 27. Qf7 (27. Rxd3 Qb8+) 27... Qb8+ 28. Bb3 Rxb3+ 29. Kc2 Nb4+ $1 {A finishing touch} 30. Kxb3 Nd5+ 31. Kc2 Qb2+ 32. Kd3 Qb5+ {And due to mate in four moves, White resigned. One of the best combinations I have seen and another brilliant tactical game from the player with the Black pieces} 0-1 [Event "Casino de Barcelona"] [Site "Barcelona ESP"] [Date "2007.10.19"] [Round "2"] [White "Michal Krasenkow"] [Black "Hikaru Nakamura"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A14"] [WhiteElo "2668"] [BlackElo "2648"] [PlyCount "56"] [EventDate "2007.10.18"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 a5 7. Nc3 c6 8. d4 Nbd7 9. Qc2 b6 10. e4 Ba6 11. Nd2 (11. e5 Ne8 12. h4 {Is probably slightly better}) 11... c5 12. exd5 cxd4 13. Nb5 exd5 14. Nxd4 Rc8 15. Re1 b5 { [pgndiagram] It is amazing how the position resulting from a seemingly modest opening turned out to be so complicated} 16. Bb2 Re8 17. Qd1 bxc4 18. bxc4 Qb6 19. Rb1 dxc4 {[pgndiagram]} 20. Nc6 {White embarks on an attractive combination that should win material, but he misses Black's devilish response} Rxc6 21. Bxf6 {It seems that Black is bound to lose material} Qxf2+ $3 { [pgndiagram] Were it not for this resource, Black would be busted. But amazingly, this move leads to a forced win. I wonder how far in advance did Nakamura envision this and how did he feel when he played this over the board.} 22. Kxf2 Bc5+ 23. Kf3 {The king is caught in a mating net and there is no way out} Rxf6+ 24. Kg4 Ne5+ 25. Kg5 (25. Rxe5 {Doesn't help} Bc8+ 26. Rf5 Bxf5+ 27. Kh4 Rh6+ 28. Kg5 Bc8 {[pgndiagram] And Black wins, e.g.} 29. Kf4 Bd6+ 30. Kf3 Rf6#) 25... Rg6+ 26. Kh5 (26. Kf4 {Running to the other side of the board doesn't help} Nd3+ 27. Kf3 Rf6+ 28. Kg4 Bc8+ 29. Kh4 {[pgndiagram] And now comes the attractive:} Rxe1 30. Qxe1 Rh6+ 31. Kg5 f6# {And the modest f pawn delivers the fatal blow in this variation}) 26... f6 {[pgndiagram] Taking the g square away and threatening Rh6 mate} (26... Bc8 {Was probably faster, but the text move also wins}) 27. Rxe5 Rxe5+ 28. Kh4 Bc8 {Rh6 is a deadly threat. The game that will appear in every anthology featuring Nakamura's games} 0-1 [Event "Linares"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1994.02.??"] [Round "4"] [White "Anatoly Karpov"] [Black "Veselin Topalov"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A33"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "1994.??.??"] 1. d4 {After the first two matches with Kasparov, Karpov, once an exclusive e4 player, switched completely to d4.} Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nf3 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. O-O d6 10. Bf4 Nh5 11. e3 Nxf4 12. exf4 Bd7 13. Qd2 Qb8 14. Rfe1 {White has slight advantage due to his spacial domination} g6 {Preventing f5 in radical fashion, but weakening the king.} ( 14... a5 {Was good} 15. f5 e5 16. Be4 a4 17. Nc1) (14... a6 {Is not optimal, because there is no a4, distrubing White's knight} 15. Rad1 Rd8 16. f5 e5) 15. h4 $1 {And Karpov immediately exploits that factor} a6 16. h5 b5 17. hxg6 hxg6 18. Nc5 dxc5 $2 {[pgndiagram] In an unpleasant position this is already a decisive mistake. It is probably based on misscalculation; I imagine Topalov missed White's 20th move.} 19. Qxd7 Rc8 {[pgndiagram] It seems that Black has defended tactically, but White has a fantastic tactical response.} 20. Rxe6 $3 {A bolt from the blue} (20. Bxc6 Ra7 {Wins the piece back and Black is more or less OK there}) 20... Ra7 (20... fxe6 {Taking the rook immediately is even worse} 21. Qxe6+ Kg7 22. Bxc6 Ra7 23. Be4 {And Black is busted}) 21. Rxg6+ $3 { [pgndiagram] A second rook sacrifice} (21. Qd5 {Leads to the same}) 21... fxg6 22. Qe6+ Kg7 23. Bxc6 {With two pawns for the exchange and weak Black king, White is winning. But some precision is still required} Rd8 24. cxb5 Bf6 25. Ne4 Bd4 26. bxa6 Qb6 27. Rd1 Qxa6 $2 {[pgndiagram] Allowing a decisive blow} 28. Rxd4 $3 {Another rook sacrifice in this game, this time for a piece instead of a pawn} Rxd4 29. Qf6+ {White's pieces are superbly coordinated} Kg8 (29... Kh7 30. Ng5+ Kg8 31. Qxg6+) 30. Qxg6+ Kf8 31. Qe8+ {[pgndiagram]} (31. Qh6+ {Was slightly stronger} Kg8 32. Nf6+ Kf7 33. Nh5 {But human is not keen to allow checks on the first rank} Rd1+ 34. Kh2 {And White wins}) 31... Kg7 32. Qe5+ Kg8 33. Nf6+ Kf7 34. Be8+ Kf8 35. Qxc5+ Qd6 36. Qxa7 Qxf6 37. Bh5 Rd2 38. b3 Rb2 39. Kg2 {5 pawns are more than enough for exchange. Topalov resigned here. A great game from a great champion in great form} 1-0
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