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by Look
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
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Re: Tata Steel 2020

The tournament is finished. Caruana won the event scoring 10/13. Firouzja is placed 9th scoring 6.5/13 . Full table is here .
by Look
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Tata Steel 2020

Round 11. Firouzja lost to Anand. Playing against elites for first times is not easy. r3k2r/ppb2ppp/2b1p3/2P1n3/1PP1N3/P4B2/1B4PP/R3K2R w KQkq - 0 17 Castle queenside was played. But Rd1 might have been an alternative. White king may go to e2 or f2 if required. r3k2r/pp4pp/2b1pp2/2P5/1PP1Nb2/P4P2/1B...
by Look
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Tata Steel 2020

Round 10 : Caruana-Firouzja 3r2k1/p4p1p/1p2nqp1/1Brp4/PN3p2/7P/1P1Q4/1K1R1R2 b - - 0 27 Black plays ... d4 . The plan to push pawns forward in the middle-game is wrong as it weakens black's king. Black may wait for end-game to use his king supporting pawn pushes. One alternative is ... Kg7 . 3r2k1/p...
by Look
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Tata Steel 2020

Chessqueen wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:27 pm
Did Firouzja lost on time to Carlsen ?
Chessbase article says Firouzja resigned.
by Look
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Tata Steel 2020

Round 9 Firouzja-Carlsen : rn1qrbk1/1bp2p1p/p2p1np1/1p2p3/3PP3/P1P2N1P/1PBN1PP1/R1BQR1K1 w - - 0 14 The move d5 was played. Early release of tension. Giving c5 to black's knight. One alternative is b4 . r1r2bk1/2q2p1p/b1pp1np1/p1nPp3/P1P1P3/4NN1P/R1B2PP1/2BQR1K1 w - - 0 22 Game move was ... Nc5 . At...
by Look
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Tata Steel 2020

Game Round 8 Van Foreest-Firouzja Ended in a draw. Using the new released Stockfish 11 some alternatives: r1bqkbr1/1p2pp1p/p2p2p1/3Nn1P1/3QP2P/8/PPP2P2/R1BK1BR1 b q - 0 12 Firouzja played ... Be6 . Alternative is ... Bg7. 1r2kbr1/1p2pp1p/pNnpb1p1/6P1/4PP1P/8/PPP5/R1BK1BR1 b - - 0 16 Firouzja played ...
by Look
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Tata Steel 2020

Round 6: Yu Yangyi-Firouzja 2rq1rk1/1p1nbpp1/p2p3p/P2Ppb2/1PP5/4B3/3NBPPP/2RQ1RK1 b - - 0 17 Black played ... Nf6. Aiming at ... Ng4 and consequently gaining a bishop pair advantage. But this maneuver weakens c5 square and takes time as white can counter in the queen-side. Black has choices includin...
by Look
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Tata Steel 2020

GM Giri is in trouble against the Young Lad Firouzja https://en.chessbase.com/post/tata-steel-chess-2020-live 8/1p5p/2p2k2/p7/P4KP1/7P/1P6/8 b - - 0 1 [FEN/] Firouzja won the game in a complicated endgame. [Event "82nd Tata Steel GpA"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"] [Date "2020.01.16"] [Round "5"] [Whit...
by Look
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
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Re: Tata Steel 2020

Round 4 So-Firouzja : 2rr2k1/4bppp/pqn2n2/1p2p3/6b1/PP1BPN2/1BRNQPPP/2R3K1 b - - 0 18 Here Firouzja played the wrong move 18 ... Na7 . After exchange of all rooks white plays h3 , black has to give bishop pair advantage to white as otherwise e5 pawn might be lost. Move like 18 ... Qb7 deserves atten...
by Look
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Tata Steel 2020

Hi, From second round game Duda-Firouzja : 3r2k1/p3b1pp/2p1p3/8/2K1P3/2N2RB1/P1n3PP/8 b - - 0 25 Position after 25.Rf3. The f3 rook is in a miserable position , Firouzja played ... Rd7 and the game went for a draw. My old laptop likes ...g5 with the idea of g4 . White seems to be in a semi zugzwang ...