David Bronstein Memorial 2019 #127,128 Meribanov, Vitaly (IM) vs Jovic, Stevan (FM)

#127 Meribanov, Vitaly (IM) FIDE:2402 vs Jovic, Stevan (FM) FIDE:2184

Chess960 start position: 841 (RKNBBRQN)

Time control: 15+10

Site: https://lichess.org/x6L9cjfX

SP841

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 f6 4. f4 f5 5. Nd3 e6 6. Bd2 Nb6 7. g4 g6 8. g5 Be7 9. Bb4 Bxb4 10. Nxb4 Nc4 11. Qf2 Qg7 12. Ng3 Qe7 13. Nd3 Nf7 14. b3 Na3+ 15. Kb2 Nb5 16. a4 Nc7 17. h4 h5 18. a5 Na6 19. Qd2 c5 20. dxc5 Nxc5 21. Nxc5 Qxc5 22. a6 b6 23. Rf3 Bb5 24. Rc3 Qe7 25. Bxh5 gxh5 26. Nxh5 Rc8 27. Nf6 Rxc3 28. Qxc3 Qc7 29. h5 Qc5 30. h6 Qxc3+ 31. Kxc3 O-O-O 32. h7 Nh8 33. Kd4 Be8 34. Rh1 Bg6 35. Rh6 Kc7 36. Ng8 Re8 37. c4 dxc4 38. Kxc4 Kc6 39. Rh1 b5+ 40. Kb4 Kb6 41. Nf6 Re7 42. Rd1 Bxh7 43. Rh1 Ng6 44. Nxh7 Nxf4 45. Nf8 Nd3+ 46. Kc3 Nxe5 47. g6 Rc7+ 48. Kd4 Nc6+ 49. Ke3 e5 50. Ne6 Rc8 51. g7 Ne7 52. Nf8 Rc3+ 53. Kd2 Rg3 54. Rh6+ Ka5 55. Ne6 e4 56. Rh8 Rg6 57. Re8 Rxe6 58. Rxe7 Rg6 59. Ke3 Kxa6 60. Re6+ Rxe6 61. g8=Q Rc6 62. Kf4 Ka5 63. Kxf5 Kb4 64. Kxe4 a5 65. Qd5 Rc3 66. Kd4 Rxb3 67. Qc5+ Ka4 68. Qc2 Ka3 69. Kc5 a4 70. Kb6 Rb2 71. Qc1 Ka2 72. Ka5 a3 73. Qd1 b4 74. Ka4 Rb1 75. Qd4 Rb2 76. Qc4+ Ka1 77. Qd4 Kb1 78. Qd5 Ka1 79. Qd4 Ka2 80. Qd5+ Ka1 81. Qd4 Ka2 { The game is a draw. } 1/2-1/2


 

#128 Jovic, Stevan (FM) FIDE:2184 vs Meribanov, Vitaly (IM) FIDE:2402

Chess960 start position: 841 (RKNBBRQN)

Time control: 15+10

Site: https://lichess.org/JEQphk4G

SP841

1. d4 f5 2. Nd3 d6 3. e3 Ng6 4. f4 Nb6 5. c3 Bf7 6. Ng3 Bc4 7. Bc2 e6 8. Bd2 Bh4 9. Ne2 O-O-O 10. g3 Bf6 11. a4 a5 12. b3 Bxd3 13. Bxd3 Kb8 14. c4 e5 15. Bxa5 exd4 16. Nxd4 Nd7 17. Ra2 Nc5 18. Bc2 Rde8 19. b4 Ne4 20. Bxe4 Rxe4 21. b5 Qxc4 22. Rc2 Qd3 23. Rd1 Qxe3 24. Bxc7+ Ka8 25. Qxe3 Rxe3 26. Nxf5 Ra3 27. Nd4 Rxa4 28. Ra2 Rxa2 29. Kxa2 b6 30. Nc6 Kb7 31. Bxd6 Ra8+ 32. Kb3 Ra1 33. Rxa1 Bxa1 34. Kc4 h5 35. Kd5 h4 36. f5 hxg3 37. hxg3 Nh8 38. Ke6 Kc8 39. g4 Bf6 40. Be7 Bc3 41. g5 Kc7 42. Bd6+ Kc8 43. g6 Bf6 44. Be5 Bxe5 45. Nxe5 Kd8 46. Nf7+ { Black resigns. } 1-0

Continue Reading