#38, 39 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Ilic, Zoran S (IM) FIDE: 2284

#38 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Ilic, Zoran S (IM) FIDE: 2284

Chess960 start position: 396 (QBRNNKBR)

Time control: 15+5

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SP396

1. Nf3 c5 2. h3 b6 3. Bh2 Bxh2 4. Nxh2 Nf6 5. c3 h6 6. Ne3 Bh7 7. Bxh7 Rxh7 8. Qb1 Qe4 9. Qxe4 Nxe4 10. Rd1 e6 11. d3 Nd6 12. Nf3 Nc6 13. O-O Ke7 14. d4 Rhh8 15. d5 Na5 16. dxe6 dxe6 17. b3 Rhd8 18. Nd2 { Draw } 1/2-1/2


 

 

#39 Ilic, Zoran S (IM) FIDE: 2284 vs Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132

Chess960 start position: 313 (NQRBBKRN)

Time control: 15+5

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SP313

1. c4 Ng6 2. Ng3 e6 3. Nb3 d6 4. d4 Bd7 5. e4 O-O 6. O-O Bg5 7. Bd2 Bxd2 8. Nxd2 c5 9. d5 e5 10. Nf5 Rce8 11. a4 Ne7 12. Bc2 Nxf5 13. exf5 f6 14. Ne4 Rd8 15. f4 a5 16. Rce1 b6 17. fxe5 dxe5 18. g4 Nc7 19. g5 Ne8 20. Qd1 Nd6 21. Qg4 Kh8 22. Ng3 Be8 23. b3 Qc7 24. Re2 Qe7 25. h4 Rd7 26. Kh2 Ra7 27. Rg2 Rd7 28. Rfg1 Ra7 29. Ne4 Nxe4 30. Bxe4 Rd7 31. Qg3 Rd6 32. gxf6 Rdxf6 33. Qxg7+ Qxg7 34. Rxg7 Bh5 35. Re7 R8f7 36. Rxe5 { Black resigns } 1-0

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#36, 37 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Ilic, Zoran S (IM) FIDE: 2284

#36 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Ilic, Zoran S (IM) FIDE: 2284

Chess960 start position: 655 (RNKRQNBB)

Time control: 15+5

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SP655

1. g3 c5 2. f4 Nc6 3. Bxc5 d6 4. Bf2 g6 5. e4 f5 6. exf5 gxf5 7. Nc3 Nd7 8. Ne3 e6 9. Qe2 Nb6 10. Re1 Qd7 11. O-O-O d5 12. Ng2 d4 13. Nb1? Nb4 14. Qc4+?? Nxc4 { White resigns } 0-1


 

 

#37 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Ilic, Zoran S (IM) FIDE: 2284

Chess960 start position: 498 (BRQNKBNR)

Time control: 15+5

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SP498

1. Nf3 b5 2. b3 d6 3. g3 e5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Ne3 c5 7. c4 b4 8. Qc2 g6 9. Nh4 Bxg2 10. Nhxg2 Qh3 11. f3 Ne6 12. Nd5 h5 13. Nxf6+ Bxf6 14. e4 h4 15. g4 Bg5 16. Rbe1 Bf4 17. Nxf4 Nxf4 18. d3 Ke7 19. Bb2 Rbf8 20. Bc1 Ne6 21. Be3 f5 22. Qg2 Qxg2+ 23. Kxg2 h3+ 24. Kh1 fxg4 25. fxg4 Nf4 26. Bxf4 Rxf4 27. Rxf4 exf4 28. Rf1 g5 29. Rf3 Ke6 30. Kg1 Ke5 31. Kf2 Kd4 32. Ke2 Rh4 33. Kf2 a5 34. Kf1 Kc3 35. Ke1 Rxg4 36. Rxh3 Rg1+ 37. Kf2 Ra1 38. Rh6 Rxa2+ 39. Kg1 a4 40. bxa4 b3 41. Rxd6 b2 42. Rb6 { White resigns } 0-1

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#35 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Grabinsky, Aaron (NM) FIDE: 2337

#35 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Grabinsky, Aaron (NM) FIDE: 2337

Chess960 start position: 304 (BBNQRKRN)

Time control: 15+5

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SP304

1. c4 Ng6 2. b3 {A good idea for white, like I mentioned in an earlier game, the bishops are strong.}

2… c5 3. Ng3 b6 4. d4?! {possibly premature. Maybe e3 and then d4, maintaining the pawn center. It’s not that big a deal, but I do have an extra pawn in the center now. (D & E for me vs E for white)}

4… cxd4 5. Bxd4 d6 {e6 might allow c5 for White, so d6 first.}

6. Be4!? {interesting decision by white. Makes sense though.}

Bxe4 7. Nxe4 e5 {This might look counter-intuitive, based on my now weak d6 pawn, but my potential center with e5 and f5 most likely makes up for that. There are similar positions in the
mainline Najdorf.}

8. Bb2 f5 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Nd5 {maybe Nd3 with idea of Nb4, clamping down on d5 is good. If I stop this with a5, then b5 is weak, as well as d5.}

10… Nce7 11. e3 Kh8! {This move is good in that I’m planning to rid myself of my weakness by playing Nxd5 Qxd5 Ne7 and d5. Notice Qxd5 is not check now.}

12. Ne2 {Maybe Nc3, simply retreating, is better. Then my knights are kind of stepping on their toes. They both want to be on e7, and my d-pawn isn’t going anywhere.}

12… Nxd5 13. Qxd5 {If pawn takes, then d6 is covered and black can turn his attention to the king side.}

13… Ne7 14. Qd2 d5 {mission accomplished!}

15. O-O-O? {This move is bad, as White c-pawn will now be isolated at the very least. Much better is cxd5 and then after Nxd5 white might castle short or possibly long, as his king will be safer than in the game.}

15… dxc4 16. Qb4 Qc8 17. bxc4 Nc6 {with Na5 to come, most probably winning the c-pawn.}

18. Qc3 Na5 19. Ba3 Rf7 20. c5 Qa6 {Things are getting dangerous for white. Nc4 is a problem (not to mention white’s hanging knight), and white’s king is wishing he were on the other side of the board!}

21. Qd3 {I’m not sure what else.}

21… Nc4 22. Bb2 Qxa2 {So yea, this is probably resign-able. White’s king is getting ambushed, and he is down material.} { White resigns } 0-1

(Annotations: Aaron Grabinsky)

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#32, 33, 34 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Gombac, Jan (FM) FIDE: 2250

#32 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Gombac, Jan (FM) FIDE: 2250

Chess960 start position: 96 (BBQNRNKR)

Time control: 15+5

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SP96

1. c4 b6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Be4 Bxe4 4. Nxe4 e6 5. b3 f5 6. Qc3 e5 7. Neg3 d6 8. d3 Nc6 9. e3 Qe6 10. Nd2 Nd7 11. O-O-O O-O-O 12. Kb1 Nf6 13. f3 d5 14. e4 fxe4 15. fxe4 d4 16. Qc1 Ng4 17. Rdf1 Ne3 18. Rf2 Nb4 { White resigns } 0-1


 

 

#33 Gombac, Jan (FM) FIDE: 2250 vs Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132

Chess960 start position: 452 (RBBNNKQR)

Time control: 15+5

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SP452

1. d4 d5 2. c3 Nd6 3. Ne3 c6 4. Nd3 b6 5. a4 a5 6. f3 f6 7. Qf2 Qf7 8. b3 O-O 9. Qh4 Nf5 10. Nxf5 Bxf5 11. e4 dxe4 12. fxe4 g5 13. Qe1 Be6 14. O-O Qh5 15. e5 Bxb3 16. Rf3 g4 17. Rg3 Rf7 18. Nf4 Qh4 19. exf6 e6 20. Qe2 Bxf4 21. Rxg4+ { Black resigns } 1-0


 

 

#34 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Gombac, Jan (FM) FIDE: 2250

Chess960 start position: 337 (BNRBKQRN)

Time control: 15+5

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SP337

1. e3 b6 2. f3 e5 3. Nc3 Qb4 4. g3 O-O 5. a3 Qe7 6. Be2 d5 7. Ba6 Nxa6 8. Qxa6 Qd7 9. Nf2 d4 10. Nb5 dxe3 11. dxe3 Bxf3 12. Nc3 Bg5 { White resigns } 0-1

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#30 Grabinsky, Aaron (NM) FIDE: 2337 vs Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132

#13 Grabinsky, Aaron (NM) FIDE: 2337 vs Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132

Chess960 start position: 720 (BBRKNQNR)

Time control: 15+5

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SP720

1. c4 Ngf6 {Personally, I would play f6 here or later, as the pawn structure will then serve to blunt my bishops. But of course, Ngf6 is playable.}

2. b3 d5 {yea, so d5 I guess falls into the “tricks of 960” :) This move is really bad as black’s king is rather exposed. Much better is b6 or even d6 keeping the position closed. Black should keep the pawns in front of his king for the time being, at least until his king is castled.}

3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. e4 Nf4 {This move loses so N5f6 was preferable. After Qd3+ Nd7, black is cramped and has a bad position, but he is not losing.}

5. g3 {so we can see now that black will lose a piece and with it the game.}

5… Ng6 6. Qd3+ {Nd6 e5 and black’s pretty much done. I didn’t even notice how weak Black king was until black played d5} { Black resigns } 1-0

(Annotations: Aaron Grabinsky)

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#27, 28, 29 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Gombac, Jan (FM) FIDE: 2250

#27 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Gombac, Jan (FM) FIDE: 2250

Chess960 start position: 340 (NBBRKQRN)

Time control: 15+5

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SP340

1. c4 Ng6 2. Ng3 e6 3. e3 Qe7 4. Qe2 Nb6 5. f4 O-O 6. O-O d5 7. d3 c6 8. Nc2 f5 9. Nd4 e5 10. fxe5 Qxe5 11. c5 f4 12. exf4 Qxd4+ 13. Be3 Qf6 14. cxb6 axb6 15. Bxb6 Rde8 16. Qf2 Nxf4 17. Bd4 Qh4 18. Qd2 Nh3+ 19. gxh3 Qxd4+ 20. Kh1 Bxh3 21. Rxf8+ Rxf8 { White resigns } 0-1


 

 

#28 Gombac, Jan (FM) FIDE: 2250 vs Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132

Chess960 start position: 538 (RNKQBBNR)

Time control: 15+5

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SP538

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nxd5 4. d4 g6 5. Bc4 Nb6 6. Be2 Bh6+ 7. Bd2 Bg7 8. Be3 Bc6 9. Qd2 Qd5 10. Nc3 Qa5 11. O-O Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Nc4 13. Qe2 Nxe3 14. Qxe3 Re8 15. Nd5 Bf8 16. Qf4 Na6 17. b4 Qb5 18. c4 { Black resigns } 1-0


 

 

#29 Yuce, Aytac ICCF: 2132 vs Gombac, Jan (FM) FIDE: 2250

Chess960 start position: 201 (QNRBBKNR)

Time control: 15+5

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SP201

1. b3 Nf6 2. Nf3 b6 3. c4 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d4 c5 6. dxc5 bxc5 7. Bc2 O-O 8. Bc3 d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. e3 Bb5 11. Rfd1 Be2 12. Rd2 Bxf3 13. gxf3 d4 14. exd4 Qxf3 15. Rd3 Qf4 16. Bd2 Qh4 17. Rg3 Qxd4 18. Bc3 Qf4 19. Bd2 Qd4 20. Bc3 Qh4 21. Bf5 Qf4 22. Bxf6 Bxf6 23. Qxf6 Qxg3+ 24. hxg3 gxf6 25. Bxc8 Rxc8 26. b4 Na6 27. a3 Kf8 28. Nd2 Rc7 29. b5 Nb8 30. Ne4 Nd7 31. f4 Ke7 32. Kf2 Ke6 33. Ke3 f5 34. Ng5+ Kd5 35. Nxf7 c4 36. Nd8 Nc5 37. Nc6 Nd3 38. Rc3 Kc5 39. a4 a6 40. Nd4 Re7+ 41. Kd2 Kxd4 42. b6 a5 { White resigns } 0-1

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