Tactics and games from recent events
From Moscow-A and the German Bundesliga
Hello, Sunday! I trust you are having a pleasant weekend. Here I present some 6 tactics and 6 games, all from either the German Bundesliga or the Moscow super open. You can download the pgn at the end if you want. Good viewing!
Gholami,A – Alekseenko,K Moscow 22.2.2018Black to play and crush!
Chigaev,M – Pogonina,N Moscow 22.2.2018White to play and crush!
Sychev,K – Golubov,S Moscow 24.2.2018White to play and win!
Wojtaszek,R – Lupulescu,C Bundesliga 24.2.2018White to play and win!
Graf,A – Neef,M Bundesliga 24.2.2018Black to play and crush!
Dautov,R – Moehn,H Bundesliga 24.2.2018White to play and win!
Aleksandrov,A – Aryan,C Moscow (0-1) 21.2.2018
A nice crush in a popular line of the King’s Indian. Black plays everywhere, the Kingside and the Queenside. When White resigned defeat was inevitable.
Mikaelyan,A – Fedoseev,V Moscow (0-1) 22.2.2018
A beautiful positional game where it is difficult to pin point exactly where White started to go wrong! Worth playing over several times.
Tabatabaei,M -Aravindh,C Moscow (1-0) 24.2.2018
A classic Kingside crush with all of the pieces on the board! Very surprising to see the advance of the f-pawn without the Rook behind it!
Korobov,A – Bologan,V Moscow (0-1) 22.2.2018
Heavy weight struggle and a great win by Bologan! White seriously underestimated the exchange sac and the ending is worth noting!
Kotronias,V – Iniyan,P Moscow (0-1) 23.2.2018
Typical cut and thrust Sicilian! Sac, sac and more sac. This time however it did not pan out as hoped for! A victory for the defence!
Yuffa,D – Oparin,G Moscow (1-0) 24.2.2018
Complicated Benoni! Both sides go astray in the wilderness, but in the end it is Black who makes the last mistake. A great struggle!