[Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.19"] [Round "1.1"] [White "Karova, Peya"] [Black "Kondov, Vasil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C22"] [WhiteElo "1221"] [BlackElo "1443"] [PlyCount "107"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] 1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 b6 5. Bd2 Bb7 6. a3 Qe7 7. Nc3 g6 8. Nd5 Qd6 9. Bc4 O-O-O 10. Bc3 f6 11. O-O-O Qc5 12. Qxc5 Bxc5 13. Nxf6 Bd4 14. Rxd4 Nxd4 15. Bxd4 c5 16. Bc3 Nh6 17. f3 d6 18. Ne2 a6 19. Rd1 b5 20. Ba2 Bc6 21. e5 dxe5 22. Be6+ Kb7 23. Bxe5 Rxd1+ 24. Kxd1 Rd8+ 25. Kc1 b4 26. axb4 cxb4 27. Bb3 Nf5 28. Bf4 Bb5 29. Ng3 Nd4 30. Bd5+ Kc8 31. Be3 Ne2+ 32. Nxe2 Bxe2 33. Kb1 Rd6 34. Bd4 a5 35. Be5 Ra6 36. Nxh7 a4 37. Ka2 Ra5 38. Be6+ Kb7 39. Bh8 Bd1 40. c3 bxc3 41. Bxc3 Ra6 42. Bd5+ Kc7 43. Nf8 Kd6 44. Bc4 Rb6 45. Nxg6 Kc5 46. Ne5 Bb3+ 47. Ka3 Rb7 48. Ba6 Rh7 49. h3 Ra7 50. Bd4+ Kxd4 51. Nc6+ Kc5 52. Nxa7 Kb6 53. Bb5 Kxa7 54. Bxa4 1-0 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.19"] [Round "1.2"] [White "Karov, Aleksandar"] [Black "Brezalieva, Steliyana"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B26"] [WhiteElo "1047"] [BlackElo "1477"] [PlyCount "36"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] 1. e4 c5 2. g3 d6 3. Bg2 g6 4. d3 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Be3 Nc6 7. Nh3 a6 8. O-O Rb8 9. Rb1 b5 10. a4 b4 11. Na2 Bb7 12. c3 a5 13. Qb3 h6 14. f4 Nd7 15. f5 g5 16. Nf2 Ba6 17. Rbd1 bxc3 18. Qxc3 Bxc3 0-1 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.19"] [Round "2.2"] [White "Karova, Peya"] [Black "Karov, Aleksandar"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "1221"] [BlackElo "1047"] [PlyCount "18"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. d4 Bd7 5. Nf3 e6 6. Bc4 Bb4 7. Bd2 b5 8. Bd3 Qb6 9. a3 Bd6 1-0 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.19"] [Round "2.3"] [White "Kondov, Vasil"] [Black "Banev, Simeon"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D13"] [WhiteElo "1443"] [BlackElo "1417"] [PlyCount "125"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] {D13: Slav Defence: Exchange variation without ...Bf5} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Bg5 e6 7. e3 Nc6 (7... Be7 8. Qb3 Qb6 9. Qxb6 axb6 10. Bb5+ Nc6 11. Ne5 Rc8 12. Na4 Bb4+ 13. Ke2 O-O 14. Bxc6 bxc6 15. Nxb6 Rc7 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Ned7 Rd8 18. Nxf6+ Kg7 19. Nh5+ Kg6 20. Nf4+ Kh6 21. f3 c5 22. Rac1 {Caliman,A (1559)-Bejenar,M Kishinev 2014 1-0 (48)}) 8. Bb5 (8. Bd3 Bg4 9. O-O Bd6 10. h3 Bh5 11. Ne2 Bxf3 12. gxf3 e5 13. Bb5 Qd7 14. Kg2 Qf5 15. f4 Qg6 16. Ng3 exf4 17. exf4 O-O 18. Bd3 Ne4 19. f3 f6 20. fxe4 Nb4 21. Bb1 fxg5 22. Qh5 Qxh5 {Vangilder,W-Fletcher,G East Lansing 1991 0-1 (44)}) 8... Rc8 $146 (8... a6 9. Bxc6+ bxc6 10. Qa4 Qb6 11. O-O Be7 12. Ne5 Rc8 13. Rfc1 Nd7 14. Nxd7 Kxd7 15. Bxe7 Kxe7 16. Qa3+ Kd7 17. Na4 Qb5 18. Nc5+ Ke8 19. Qxa6 Qxa6 20. Nxa6 Kd7 21. Nc5+ Kd6 22. a4 Rb8 23. b3 {Finy,M (1752)-Nagy,K (1794) Hungary 2008 1/2 (31)}) (8... Bd6 9. Ne5 Rc8 10. O-O O-O 11. f4 h6 12. Bh4 Be7 13. Bd3 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 Nxe5 15. fxe5 Nd7 16. Bxe7 Qxe7 17. Rf3 f6 18. exf6 Nxf6 19. Rg3 Qb4 20. Qg6 Rf7 21. Rb1 Rcf8 22. Qxh6 Qc4 23. h3 {Wendland,T (1328) -Jermann,I (1013) Willingen 2007 1/2 (41)}) 9. O-O Be7 10. Rc1 a6 (10... O-O 11. Ne5 $11) 11. Bd3 (11. Bxc6+ Rxc6 12. Ne5 Rc8 $14) 11... Bxd3 $11 12. Qxd3 O-O 13. Qd2 Re8 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nd7 16. Bxe7 Qxe7 17. f4 Rc6 18. Rc2 (18. e4 Qc5+ 19. Kh1 Nb6 20. exd5 Nxd5 21. Nxd5 Qxd5 22. Qxd5 exd5 23. Rxc6 bxc6 $11 ) 18... Rec8 $15 19. Rfc1 Nb6 20. Qe2 (20. b3 Qc7 $15) 20... Nc4 (20... Qc7 21. Qd1 $17) 21. Qe1 (21. Ne4 h6 $15) 21... Qc5 {Black threatens to win material: Qc5xe3} (21... Qb4 22. Rb1 $17) 22. Nd1 Qb6 23. b3 (23. Rc3 $15) 23... Na3 ( 23... Nxe5 $142 $5 24. Rxc6 Rxc6 $17) 24. Rxc6 $11 Rxc6 25. Rxc6 {White has a mate threat} Qxc6 {Sacrifices material} 26. Qd2 h6 27. Kf2 Nb5 28. a4 {White threatens to win material: a4xb5} Nc7 29. a5 (29. h3 $5 $11 {is worthy of consideration}) 29... Nb5 $15 30. b4 Qc4 31. h3 Kh7 (31... Qb3 32. Ke2 $17) 32. Kg3 Na3 33. Qc3 $2 (33. Nb2 Qa2 34. Qc3 $17) 33... Qxc3 $4 {allows the opponent back into the game} (33... Nc2 $142 {a shame that Black overlooked this excellent chance} 34. Qxc4 dxc4 $17) 34. Nxc3 $11 {A knight endgame occured} Nc2 {Black threatens to win material: Nc2xe3. Black forks: e3+b4} 35. Kf3 (35. Na4 $5 $11 {is noteworthy}) 35... Nxb4 $17 36. Ke2 (36. e4 $142 $5 $17 ) 36... Nc6 $19 37. Kd3 Nxa5 38. e4 dxe4+ 39. Nxe4 Kg6 40. g4 h5 (40... Nc6 41. Nc5 Nd8 42. Nd7 $19) 41. Nd6 {[%cal Yf4f5] White prepares f5} (41. Nc5 hxg4 42. hxg4 Kh7 $17) 41... hxg4 (41... f6 42. f5+ exf5 43. e6 $19) 42. hxg4 f6 43. f5+ (43. Ke4 fxe5 44. Kxe5 b5 45. Kxe6 b4 $17) 43... exf5 44. gxf5+ Kh7 (44... Kg5 $142 {and Black is on the road to success} 45. e6 Nc6 $19) 45. e6 $15 {White has a new protected passed pawn: e6} Nc6 46. Nxb7 g6 {Black threatens to win material: g6xf5} 47. Nd8 {White threatens to win material: Nd8xc6} (47. fxg6+ Kg7 $11) 47... Ne7 $15 {Black threatens to win material: Ne7xf5} (47... Nxd8 $4 {capturing the knight would seal Black's fate} 48. e7 Nf7 49. e8=Q $18) 48. Kd4 $4 (48. fxg6+ $142 {this is the best way to fight back} Kxg6 49. Nb7 $15) 48... Nxf5+ $19 49. Kd5 (49. Kc4 g5 50. Nc6 Kg7 $19) 49... Kg7 50. Nc6 Kf8 51. Ke4 Ne7 52. Nb8 (52. Na5 $19 {there is nothing better in the position}) 52... a5 53. Nd7+ (53. Na6 $19 {is one last hope}) 53... Kg7 54. Kd4 g5 55. Nc5 g4 56. Ke4 (56. Nd3 {hardly improves anything} f5 $19) 56... Kg6 (56... f5+ $142 $5 { keeps an even firmer grip} 57. Kf4 $19) 57. Kf4 (57. Kd3 {is not the saving move} f5 58. Ke3 Kg5 $19) 57... Kh5 (57... f5 $5 {and Black can already relax} 58. Na4 $19) 58. Kg3 (58. Ne4 {a fruitless try to alter the course of the game} f5 59. Nc3 Kg6 $19) 58... f5 59. Kg2 (59. Kf4 {cannot change what is in store for ?} Kg6 $19) 59... Kh4 60. Kh2 (60. Na4 f4 61. Nc3 Kg5 62. Ne4+ Kf5 $19) 60... f4 {[%cal Yg4g3] Black prepares the advance g3} 61. Kg2 f3+ 62. Kh2 (62. Kf2 $19 {there is nothing else anyway}) 62... g3+ 63. Kg1 0-1 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.19"] [Round "3.2"] [White "Banev, Simeon"] [Black "Brezalieva, Steliyana"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E61"] [WhiteElo "1417"] [BlackElo "1477"] [PlyCount "112"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] {E61: King's Indian: Early deviations for White, including Smyslov System} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Bf4 d6 5. e3 O-O 6. Nf3 Nh5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 Nf6 (8... c5 9. d5 g5 10. Nd2 gxh4 11. Qxh5 e6 12. Bd3 Na6 13. g3 h3 14. a3 Nc7 15. O-O exd5 16. cxd5 Qe7 17. Bf5 Qg5 18. Qxg5 hxg5 19. Bxc8 Rfxc8 20. Nde4 Bxc3 21. bxc3 Nxd5 22. Rac1 g4 23. Rfd1 {Urday Caceres,H (2470)-Kengis,E (2580) Moscow 1994 0-1 (54)}) 9. h3 (9. Be2 Bf5 10. O-O Nc6 11. d5 Nb8 12. h3 c6 13. Qb3 Qc7 14. Nd4 Bd7 15. Rac1 c5 16. Nf3 e6 17. dxe6 fxe6 18. Rcd1 Bc6 19. Bg3 Rd8 20. Qc2 Be8 21. Nh4 g5 22. Ng6 Nc6 23. a3 a6 {Kuenitz,K (1604)-Englert,J (1426) Frankfurt 2014 1-0 (78)}) 9... g5 $146 {Black threatens to win material: g5xh4} (9... a6 10. Bd3 Qe8 11. O-O e6 12. d5 e5 13. Bc2 Nh7 14. b4 b6 15. Ne4 f5 16. Nc3 Bd7 17. Rb1 Qf7 18. e4 f4 19. Bb3 g5 20. c5 Qf6 21. c6 Bc8 22. Nh2 gxh4 {0-1 (22) Kuenitz,K (1626)-Holz auf der Heide,G (1859) Leipzig 2013}) 10. Bg3 Nh7 (10... c5 11. dxc5 dxc5 12. Qc2 $14) 11. Bd3 f5 12. Bh2 (12. Qb3 e6 $16 ) 12... Na6 (12... Nc6 13. Be2 $14) 13. a3 c5 14. Qc2 Bd7 15. g4 Nc7 (15... Kh8 16. h4 cxd4 17. Nxd4 Nc5 18. Nxf5 Nxd3+ 19. Qxd3 Bxf5 20. gxf5 Qa5 $16) 16. gxf5 cxd4 (16... Qc8 17. e4 cxd4 18. Ne2 $16) 17. Nxd4 $18 Bxd4 18. exd4 Qc8 19. O-O-O Bxf5 20. Bxf5 (20. Rde1 $142 Qd7 21. Bxf5 Rxf5 22. Rxe7 Qxe7 23. Qxf5 $18) 20... Qxf5 $14 21. Qxf5 (21. Bg3 Qxc2+ 22. Kxc2 Rf3 $14) 21... Rxf5 $11 22. Bg3 Re8 23. Rde1 Kf8 (23... Nf6 24. h4 $11) 24. h4 gxh4 (24... g4 $5 $11 { is interesting}) 25. Rxh4 $16 h5 26. Rf4 (26. Nd1 $5 {should be examined more closely} Nf6 27. Ne3 $16) 26... Rxf4 $11 27. Bxf4 Nf6 28. Rh1 Kf7 29. Bg5 Rh8 30. Kd2 Ne6 31. Bxf6 Kxf6 32. Ke3 Kf5 33. Nd5 {White threatens to win material: Nd5xe7} Rh7 34. f3 Ng5 35. Rh4 Ne6 36. b4 b6 37. a4 Nd8 38. a5 bxa5 39. bxa5 Nc6 40. a6 Nb8 {Black threatens to win material: Nb8xa6} (40... Rh8 41. Nf4 $11 ) 41. Nf4 {White threatens to win material: Nf4xh5} Kg5 {Black threatens to win material: Kg5xh4} 42. Rh1 Kf5 (42... h4 43. Rb1 Nxa6 44. Rb5+ Kf6 45. Nd5+ Kg6 46. Ra5 $11) 43. Rxh5+ (43. Nxh5 $142 $5 Kg5 44. Rb1 Nxa6 45. Ng3 $16) 43... Rxh5 $11 44. Nxh5 Nxa6 {A knight endgame occured} 45. Ng3+ Ke6 46. Ne4 Kd7 47. Kd3 Kc6 48. f4 Kc7 49. f5 {Black has a new backward pawn: e7} Kc6 50. f6 exf6 51. Nxf6 Kc7 52. Ne4 Kd7 53. c5 dxc5 54. Nxc5+ Nxc5+ 55. dxc5 {A pawn endgame occured.} Kc6 {Black threatens to win material: Kc6xc5} 56. Kc4 a5 1/2-1/2 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.20"] [Round "4.2"] [White "Brezalieva, Steliyana"] [Black "Karova, Peya"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A85"] [WhiteElo "1477"] [BlackElo "1221"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] 1. d4 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. e3 d6 7. Nf3 e5 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. O-O-O+ Ke8 11. Nd5 Bd8 12. Nxe5 c6 13. Nb4 Bf6 14. Nf3 Be6 15. Nc2 c5 16. Be2 Kf7 17. Rd2 Nc6 18. Rhd1 Rad8 19. Rxd8 Rxd8 20. Rxd8 Nxd8 21. Na3 a6 22. Nc2 Nc6 23. g3 g5 24. Nd2 g4 25. Ne1 b6 26. Nd3 Kg7 27. Nf4 Bf7 28. a3 h5 29. Bd3 Bg6 30. Nd5 Bd8 31. Nf4 Ne5 32. Be2 h4 33. Ne6+ Kh6 34. Nxd8 1-0 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.20"] [Round "4.3"] [White "Banev, Simeon"] [Black "Kostadinov, Kostadin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D06"] [WhiteElo "1417"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] {D06: Queen's Gambit: Symmetrical and Baltic Defences} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d5 3. e3 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. Nf3 Bb4 6. Bd2 O-O 7. a3 (7. Be2 c5 (7... Nbd7 8. O-O Re8 9. a3 Bxc3 10. Bxc3 Ne4 11. Rc1 Nxc3 12. Rxc3 Qf6 13. c5 c6 14. Bd3 Bg4 15. Be2 Qg6 16. Ne5 Bxe2 17. Qxe2 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Rf8 19. f4 Qf5 20. Rf3 f6 21. exf6 Rxf6 22. Qd3 {Baumann,B (1541)-Schupfer,M (1072) Nickenich 2015 1/2}) 8. a3 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bg6 11. Bb4 Re8 12. c5 a6 13. Bd2 e5 14. Nf3 d4 15. Bc4 Ne4 16. b4 Nc6 17. O-O Bh5 18. Qc1 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Ng5 20. Be2 Qf6 21. f4 exf4 { Racagni Valdes,R (1961)-Duarte Mermow,M (2366) Santiago de Chile 2008 0-1}) 7... Bxc3 8. Bxc3 b6 $146 {Secures a5} (8... Nc6 9. Be2 Ne4 10. O-O Nxc3 11. bxc3 Na5 12. cxd5 exd5 13. Nd2 Qd6 14. c4 dxc4 15. Nxc4 Nxc4 16. Bxc4 c6 17. a4 Rfb8 18. Qb3 Be6 19. Bxe6 fxe6 20. Rfc1 Qd5 21. Qc3 a6 22. Qc5 Qxc5 23. Rxc5 { Sarighioleanu,S (1467)-Oprea,R (1277) Calimanesti 2014 0-1 (56)}) (8... Nbd7 9. Nh4 Bg6 10. Nxg6 hxg6 {1/2 (10) Kessler,M (1572)-Kyas,M (1600) Helmstedt 2005}) (8... c6 9. c5 Nbd7 10. b4 Ne4 11. Bb2 a5 12. b5 cxb5 13. Bxb5 a4 14. O-O Ndf6 15. Bxa4 Qa5 16. Bc2 Bg4 17. h3 Bh5 18. g4 Bg6 19. Ne5 Rac8 20. Nxg6 fxg6 21. a4 b6 22. cxb6 Qxb6 23. Ba3 {Pirrung,T-Fernschild,D Saarlouis 2004 0-1 (31)}) 9. Bd3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nbd7 11. O-O Ne4 12. Bb4 c5 13. dxc5 Ndxc5 (13... bxc5 $142 14. Bb5 cxb4 15. Bxd7 bxa3 16. Rxa3 Qb6 $11) 14. Nh4 $4 {White loses the upper hand} (14. Nd4 $142 $14 {had to be tried to avoid defeat}) 14... Qxh4 $19 15. f3 Rfd8 16. Qe2 Nd6 17. Ba2 (17. Ba6 Bg6 $19) 17... Ndb7 (17... Bd3 $5 { might be the shorter path} 18. Qf2 Qg5 19. Rfd1 $19) 18. e4 Bg6 19. Rfd1 h6 20. Rxd8+ Rxd8 21. Rd1 f5 (21... Qe7 {seems even better} 22. Be1 $19) 22. Rxd8+ $2 (22. Bxc5 $142 bxc5 23. Bxe6+ Bf7 24. Bxf7+ Kxf7 25. Rxd8 Qxd8 26. exf5 Qd4+ 27. Kh1 $19) 22... Qxd8 23. Bxc5 (23. exf5 Qd4+ 24. Qf2 Qxf2+ 25. Kxf2 Bxf5 $19 ) 23... Nxc5 (23... bxc5 $6 24. Bxe6+ Bf7 25. exf5 Qd4+ 26. Kf1 $19) 24. b4 ( 24. exf5 {praying for a miracle} Bxf5 25. g4 Qd4+ 26. Qf2 Qd1+ 27. Qf1 $19) 24... Qd4+ 25. Kf1 (25. Qf2 {is not much help} Qa1+ 26. Qf1 Qxa2 27. exf5 exf5 28. bxc5 bxc5 $19) 25... Qa1+ (25... Nd3 $142 {and the result of the game is clear: Black will win} 26. Bb1 fxe4 27. fxe4 $19) 26. Kf2 Qd4+ 27. Kf1 Nd3 28. Bxe6+ (28. Bb1 {does not improve anything} fxe4 29. fxe4 Nf4 $19) 28... Kh7 29. Bb3 (29. g3 {doesn't get the bull off the ice} fxe4 30. Bg4 exf3 31. Qxf3 Ne5 $19) 29... fxe4 (29... Bf7 $142 {makes it even easier for Black} 30. Bc2 Nf4 31. Qf2 Bc4+ 32. Ke1 Qc3+ 33. Kd1 Be2+ 34. Qxe2 Nxe2 35. exf5 $19) 30. fxe4 ( 30. Bc2 {a fruitless try to alter the course of the game} exf3 31. gxf3 Qa1+ 32. Qd1 Qxa3 $19) 30... Nc1 (30... Bh5 $142 $1 {ends the debate} 31. Qd2 Qa1+ 32. Bd1 Bxd1 33. Qxd3 Bc2+ 34. Ke2 Bxd3+ 35. Kxd3 Qxa3+ 36. Kc2 Qa2+ 37. Kd3 Qxg2 $19) 31. Qd1 Nxb3 32. Qxb3 Bxe4 33. Qa4 (33. Ke2 {is still a small chance} Qe5 34. Qg3 Qb2+ 35. Ke1 Qc1+ 36. Ke2 Qc2+ 37. Ke1 Bxg2 38. Qe3 $19) 33... Bd3+ 34. Ke1 a6 (34... Qe3+ 35. Kd1 Qe2+ 36. Kc1 Qe1+ 37. Kb2 Qd2+ 38. Ka1 Qc1+ 39. Ka2 Qb1#) 35. g3 (35. Qe8 $19 {hoping against hope}) 35... Qc3+ (35... Qe3+ 36. Kd1 Qe2+ 37. Kc1 Qe1+ 38. Kb2 Qd2+ 39. Ka1 Qc1+ 40. Ka2 Qb1#) 36. Kf2 (36. Kd1 {cannot undo what has already been done} b5 37. Qb3 Qxb3+ 38. Kd2 Bc4 39. h3 Qd3+ 40. Kc1 Bb3 41. Kb2 Qc2+ 42. Ka1 Qc1#) 36... Qd2+ 37. Kf3 (37. Kg1 { doesn't improve anything} Qe1+ 38. Kg2 Qf1#) 37... Qxh2 (37... Qxh2 38. Qd1 Qh5+ 39. g4 Qd5+ 40. Kg3 Qe5+ 41. Kf2 Qb2+ 42. Ke3 Bb5 $19) (37... Qe2+ 38. Kf4 g5#) 0-1 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.20"] [Round "4.4"] [White "Kirilov, Vasil"] [Black "Karov, Aleksandar"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C22"] [BlackElo "1047"] [PlyCount "26"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] 1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qd2 Bb4 5. c3 Bc5 6. Qf4 Qf6 7. Nh3 Qe6 8. Nd2 Nf6 9. Ng5 Qg4 10. Qxc7 Qxg5 11. Bb5 Ne5 12. O-O Bb6 13. Kh1 Bxc7 0-1 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.20"] [Round "5.2"] [White "Brezalieva, Steliyana"] [Black "Kirilov, Vasil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E20"] [WhiteElo "1477"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 Nf6 5. Bd2 Nc6 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nxd5 Qxd5 8. Bxb4 Nxb4 9. a3 Nc6 10. Nf3 Bd7 11. Qc2 O-O 12. Qc4 h6 13. Qxd5 exd5 14. Be2 Bg4 15. h3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Rae8 17. O-O Rd8 18. Rac1 Na5 19. Rxc7 Nb3 20. Rxb7 Nd2 21. Rc1 Rc8 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 23. Bxd5 Rc1+ 24. Kh2 Nf1+ 25. Kg1 a6 26. Bf3 Nd2+ 27. Kh2 Nxf3+ 28. gxf3 Rc2 29. Kg3 f6 30. e4 g5 31. b4 1-0 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.20"] [Round "5.3"] [White "Karova, Peya"] [Black "Banev, Simeon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B21"] [WhiteElo "1221"] [BlackElo "1417"] [PlyCount "134"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] {B21: Sicilian: 2 f4 and Morra Gambit} 1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 d6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Bd2 Bg7 7. h3 Nf6 8. O-O-O (8. Bd3 Be6 9. Nf3 d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Bxd5 12. c3 O-O 13. O-O Bxf3 14. gxf3 Qd7 15. Be4 Ne5 16. Rad1 Qxh3 17. f4 Qxe3 18. fxe3 Nc4 19. Bc1 Nd6 20. Bf3 Rfc8 21. e4 e5 22. Rxd6 Rc7 { Pap,I-Horvath,R (2032) Szombathely 2002 1-0 (35)}) 8... O-O 9. g4 $146 (9. f4 Be6 10. g4 d5 11. Nf3 d4 12. Nxd4 Qxd4 13. Qf3 Rad8 14. Be3 Qb4 15. Be2 Nd4 16. Bxd4 Rxd4 17. Rxd4 Qxd4 18. Rd1 Qc5 19. e5 Nd7 20. Bb5 Nb6 21. Qxb7 Qe3+ 22. Kb1 Qxf4 23. Qxa7 Nc8 {Hernandez Martinez,C (1656)-Guix Torres,D (2016) Santa Eulalia de Roncana 2012 0-1}) (9. Nf3 Nd7 $11) 9... Qc7 $4 {White has an active position. gives the opponent counterplay} (9... d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 $17) 10. g5 {White threatens to win material: g5xf6} Nd7 11. h4 a6 {Controls b5} ( 11... Qb6 $142 $5 {should be investigated more closely} 12. Qxb6 Nxb6 $11) 12. h5 (12. Nd5 $142 Qd8 13. h5 $16) 12... Nde5 $2 (12... Nb6 $5 13. Qg3 Be6 $14) 13. f4 (13. hxg6 $142 {might be the shorter path} fxg6 14. f4 $18) 13... Nd7 $4 {terrible, but the game is lost in any case} (13... Ng4 $142 14. Qg3 Nb4 15. hxg6 fxg6 $18) 14. Bc4 {White has a very active position} (14. Nd5 $142 { and White has prevailed} Qd8 15. hxg6 $18) 14... Na5 $2 (14... Nb6 $142 { and Black has air to breath} 15. Bb3 Bg4 16. hxg6 hxg6 $16) 15. Be2 (15. Nd5 $142 Nxc4 16. Nxc7 Nxe3 17. Bxe3 $18) 15... e6 $4 {the position was bad, and this mistake simply hastens the end} (15... Nc4 16. Qh3 Nde5 17. Nd5 Bxh3 18. Nxc7 $18) 16. f5 (16. hxg6 $142 {and White can already relax} hxg6 17. Qh3 Re8 $18) 16... exf5 $4 {terrible, but what else could Black do to save the game?} ( 16... gxf5 17. exf5 Ne5 18. f6 $18) 17. exf5 (17. Nd5 $142 $5 {seems even better} Qd8 18. Bxa5 b6 19. hxg6 hxg6 $18) 17... gxf5 $2 (17... Nc4 18. Qf4 Bxc3 19. Bxc3 Nde5 20. hxg6 fxg6 21. Bxc4+ Nxc4 $18) 18. Nd5 Qd8 (18... Qc5 { does not help much} 19. Qxc5 Nxc5 20. Bxa5 $18) 19. g6 $1 {Double attack: d6/g8 } h6 (19... fxg6 20. Qe6+ {Double attack}) (19... hxg6 20. Ne7+ {Decoy Discovered attack Double attack}) 20. Ne7+ Kh8 21. Nxf5 (21. Bc3 $142 {keeps an even firmer grip} Ne5 22. Bxe5 $18) 21... fxg6 (21... Qe8 {is the last straw } 22. Qxe8 Rxe8 23. Nxg7 Kxg7 24. Bxa5 fxg6 25. Bc3+ Nf6 26. hxg6 Be6 $18) 22. Nxg7 Kxg7 23. Qxh6+ Kf7 24. Qxg6+ Ke7 25. Bg5+ Nf6 26. Bxf6+ (26. Qg7+ $142 { secures the point} Rf7 27. Bxf6+ Ke8 28. Bb5+ axb5 29. Re1+ Be6 30. Rxe6+ Kd7 31. Qxf7+ Kc6 32. Bxd8 Rxd8 33. Ne2 Kb6 34. h6 Nc6 35. h7 Rh8 36. Re8 b4 37. Rxh8 Ne5 38. Qd5 b3 39. Qxd6+ Nc6 40. Rh3 bxa2 41. Rb3+ Ka7 42. Qa3+ Na5 43. Qxa5#) 26... Rxf6 27. Qg5 Kd7 (27... Nc6 {cannot undo what has already been done} 28. Rf1 Qh8 29. h6 $18) 28. Bg4+ (28. h6 $142 {and White takes home the point} Nc6 29. h7 Qh8 30. Qxf6 Qxf6 $18) 28... Kc6 29. Qd5+ (29. b4 $142 { ends the debate} Bxg4 30. Qxg4 $18) 29... Kb6 30. Qd4+ (30. Bxc8 Rxc8 31. Ne2 Ka7 $18) 30... Kc7 31. Qc3+ Kb6 (31... Nc6 32. Bf3 Qf8 33. Bxc6 bxc6 34. Qa5+ Kb7 35. Ne2 $16) 32. Qb4+ (32. Bf3 $5 {makes it even easier for White} Bf5 33. Rh2 Rc8 34. Qd4+ Kc7 $18) 32... Ka7 33. h6 (33. Qd4+ $142 {and the scales tip in favour of White} b6 34. Bf3 $18) 33... Nc6 $14 {Black threatens to win material: Nc6xb4} 34. Qc4 (34. Qe4 Bxg4 35. Qxg4 Qe7 $14) 34... Rxh6 35. Rxh6 Qg5+ {Black forks: h6+g4} 36. Kb1 Qxh6 37. Bf3 {White threatens to win material: Bf3xc6} Bd7 38. Bxc6 Bxc6 39. Qd4+ {White forks: d6} Kb8 40. Qxd6+ Qxd6 {Black has a mate threat} 41. Rxd6 Kc7 {Black threatens to win material: Kc7xd6} 42. Rd1 Rd8 (42... Rh8 43. Kc1 $11) 43. Rxd8 $14 Kxd8 44. b3 {Secures a4} Kc7 45. Ne2 Kb6 46. Kb2 Kc5 47. Kc3 b5 48. a3 a5 49. Nf4 Bd7 50. Nd3+ Kb6 51. Kd4 Bc6 (51... Bg4 52. c4 bxc4 53. bxc4 $14) 52. c4 (52. b4 $16) 52... Bh1 (52... bxc4 $142 $5 {must definitely be considered} 53. bxc4 Bf3 $14) 53. c5+ $16 Kc6 54. b4 axb4 55. axb4 Kb7 $4 {cause more grief} (55... Bg2 $142 $16) 56. Ke5 $18 Kc6 57. Nf4 Kc7 (57... Kd7 58. Ne6 Bg2 $18) 58. Nd5+ (58. Ne6+ $142 { secures the win} Kc6 59. Nd4+ Kd7 60. Nxb5 $18) 58... Kc6 $16 59. Ne7+ Kc7 60. Nf5 Bg2 61. Nd4 Bf1 62. Ne6+ Kc6 63. Nd4+ Kc7 64. Nb3 Kc6 65. Na5+ Kc7 66. Ke6 Bh3+ 67. Ke7 Bg4 1/2-1/2 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.20"] [Round "5.4"] [White "Karov, Aleksandar"] [Black "Kondov, Vasil"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C47"] [WhiteElo "1047"] [BlackElo "1443"] [PlyCount "100"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Be2 d6 5. b3 Be7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. h3 Be6 8. g4 Nd4 9. Bd3 Nxf3+ 10. Qxf3 d5 11. g5 dxe4 12. Bxe4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 Bd5 14. Rg1 Bb4 15. O-O-O Bxe4 16. Qxe4 Re8 17. Qxb4 b6 18. Qe4 a5 19. Qc4 Qb8 20. g6 Re7 21. gxf7+ Rxf7 22. Bxe5 Kf8 23. Rg3 g6 24. Qc3 Qb7 25. Re1 c5 26. Ree3 Qh1+ 27. Kb2 a4 28. Bd6+ Kg8 29. Qc4 a3+ 30. Kc3 Qa1+ 31. Kd3 Qf1+ 32. Kc3 Qa1+ 33. Kd3 Qf1+ 34. Ke4 Re8+ 35. Kd5 Qh1+ 36. f3 Rd8 37. Kc6 Qa1 38. Re7 Rdf8 39. Re8 Rxe8 40. Rg4 Qf6 41. Rf4 Rc8+ 42. Kd5 Qg5+ 43. Ke4 Re8+ 44. Kd3 Rd8 45. Qxf7+ Kh8 46. h4 Rxd6+ 47. Ke4 Rd4+ 48. Ke3 Qg1+ 49. Ke2 Qg2+ 50. Ke3 Qxd2# 0-1 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.20"] [Round "6.3"] [White "Kostadinov, Kostadin"] [Black "Karova, Peya"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B00"] [BlackElo "1221"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] 1. e4 d5 2. e5 Nc6 3. d4 Bf5 4. Nf3 Nb4 5. Bb5+ c6 6. Ba4 b5 7. Bb3 a5 8. a4 bxa4 9. Bxa4 Qb6 10. O-O Bg4 11. c3 Na6 12. h3 Bh5 13. Re1 e6 14. Qd3 h6 15. b3 Bg6 16. Qe2 Ne7 17. Ba3 Nc7 18. Bc5 Qa6 19. c4 Bh7 20. Bd6 Rc8 21. Nc3 Qb7 22. Bxc7 Rxc7 23. cxd5 exd5 24. e6 f6 25. Nh4 g6 26. Qf3 Bg7 27. Nxd5 Nxd5 28. Qxd5 Rc8 29. Qc5 Qe7 30. Bxc6+ Kf8 31. Qxe7+ Kxe7 32. d5 Rhd8 33. Rxa5 g5 34. Nf3 f5 35. Ra7+ Kf6 36. e7 Re8 37. Bxe8 Rxe8 38. d6 Bf8 39. exf8=Q+ Rxf8 40. Rxh7 1-0 [Event "3rd open BEROE"] [Site "Stara Zagora"] [Date "2016.03.20"] [Round "6.4"] [White "Banev, Simeon"] [Black "Kirilov, Vasil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "1417"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2016.03.19"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "6"] [EventCountry "BUL"] {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} 1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Bf5 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 Bxd3 5. Qxd3 Bb4+ (5... Nc6 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Bxd6 Qxd6 8. Nc3 Nf6 9. O-O O-O 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Qxe4 Qd5 {1/2 (12) Soos,B (2315)-Werner,D (2376) Budapest 2003}) (5... Bd6 6. Nf3 Bxf4 7. exf4 Nc6 8. Ne5 Nxe5 9. fxe5 Ne7 10. Nd2 Nf5 11. g4 Nh6 12. O-O-O c6 13. f4 g6 14. Qh3 Ng8 15. f5 Qe7 16. f6 Qb4 17. Nf3 Rc8 18. Rd3 Qa5 19. Kb1 c5 20. Rc3 {Biza,M (1802)-Novak,J (1365) Orlova 2015 1-0 (39)}) 6. c3 $146 {White threatens to win material: c3xb4} (6. Nc3 Nc6 7. a3 Ba5 8. b4 Bb6 9. Nf3 Nf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. e4 dxe4 14. Qxe4 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Bxd4 16. Qe2 Bxc3 17. Rad1 Be5 18. Rd3 Qf4 19. g3 Qf6 20. Rf3 Qg5 { Nikolas,R-Dormann,L Borkum 2004 1-0 (33)}) 6... Ba5 7. a4 Ne7 $4 (7... c6 $142 $11 {saving the game}) 8. b4 $18 Bb6 9. a5 Nbc6 (9... Bxa5 10. Rxa5 O-O 11. Nd2 $18) 10. axb6 cxb6 11. Nf3 Nf5 12. O-O O-O 13. Nbd2 Qd7 14. Ne5 (14. e4 { might be the shorter path} Nfe7 $18) 14... Qe7 (14... Nxe5 15. Bxe5 f6 16. Bf4 $18) 15. Nxc6 bxc6 16. e4 Nd6 17. exd5 (17. Bxd6 {keeps an even firmer grip} Qxd6 18. Ra6 Qc7 $18) 17... exd5 (17... cxd5 18. Ra6 $18) 18. Bxd6 Qxd6 19. Ra6 f5 (19... Qc7 {doesn't do any good} 20. Rfa1 $18) 20. Nf3 h6 (20... Qc7 { is no salvation} 21. Ne5 $18) 21. Ne5 Qc7 22. Rfa1 Kh7 23. c4 g6 (23... dxc4 { cannot change destiny} 24. Qxc4 Rf6 25. Qc3 $18) 24. cxd5 (24. c5 $5 {makes it even easier for White} Qb7 $18) 24... cxd5 25. h3 h5 (25... Rg8 {cannot change what is in store for ?} 26. Qf3 Rg7 27. Qxd5 $18) 26. Qa3 Qc2 (26... Qb7 $18 { is one last hope}) 27. Rxa7+ Rxa7 28. Qxa7+ Kh6 29. h4 Qe4 (29... Qc3 30. Ra6 Qc1+ 31. Kh2 Qf4+ 32. Kh3 Qg4+ 33. Nxg4+ fxg4+ 34. Kg3 Rg8 35. Qe7 Rg7 36. Qf8 Kh7 37. Ra8 g5 38. Qf5+ Kh6 39. Rh8+ Rh7 40. Rxh7#) 30. Nf7+ (30. Qe7 Qxh4 31. Qxf8+ Kg5 32. Qd6 Kf4 33. Re1 Qh1+ 34. Kxh1 h4 35. Qxg6 h3 36. Nd3#) 30... Kg7 (30... Rxf7 {does not save the day} 31. Qxf7 Qxh4 32. Ra8 Qf4 33. g3 Qe4 34. Qf6 Qe1+ 35. Kg2 Qe4+ 36. Kh2 Qe7 37. Qxe7 g5 38. Qf6+ Kh7 39. Rh8#) 31. Ng5+ Kh6 (31... Kf6 {is not the saving move} 32. Qxb6+ Qe6 33. Qxe6+ Kg7 34. Ra7+ Rf7 35. Rxf7+ Kh8 36. Qc8#) 32. Nh7 (32. Nh7 Rh8 33. Qf7 Qxd4 34. Qf6 Qxf6 35. Nxf6 $18) (32. Qh7#) 1-0