The 19th Weekend Sale

All the material is in Fritz/ChessBase, PDF, pgn format and is sent by e-mail. Here are the “Study chess on the weekend!” offers:

Openings:

1.e4 e5 repertoire (for the Black side – ALL openings after 1.e4 e5) – US$ 100

1.c4 repertoire (for White side – ALL openings after 1.c4) – US$ 50

Nimzowitsch Defence – US$10

1.d4 e6 – US$ 10

Center Game + Danish Gambit – US$ 15

Italian Game – US$ 15

More on Super Discounts here.

Middlegame:

10 examples on How to win with Q versus R and a minor piece – US$ 5

10 examples on “Kasparov’s Rook – US$ 5

10 examples on Knight delivers the last blow – US$ 5

10 examples on Point of Intersection – US$ 5

10 examples on Rxf3 exchange sacrifice in the French – US$ 5

10 examples on Nd5 sacrifice in the Sicilian – US$ 5

Endgame:

10 examples on Practical Queen endgames – US$ 5

10 examples on Same color Bishops with Rooks – US$ 5

10 examples on Minor piece and pawns versus larger amount of pawns – US$ 5

10 examples on Rook & Bishop versus Rook and Knight – US$ 5

10 examples on The advantage of two Bishops – US$ 5

10 examples on Rook Endgame – US$ 5

For questions about payment or anything else, please e-mail me at yelena@yelenadembo.com.

FIDE Grand Prix Tashkent 2014

Gelfand-Jobava

Gelfand-Jobava


(Photo taken from the official site)

Andreikin, Nakamura and Jobava lead with 5 points.

Results of the 8th round

GM Gelfand, Boris 2748 0 – 1 GM Jobava, Baadur 2717
GM Andreikin, Dmitry 2722 ½ – ½ GM Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2757
GM Giri, Anish 2768 ½ – ½ GM Jakovenko, Dmitry 2747
GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2764 ½ – ½ GM Karjakin, Sergey 2767
GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2764 ½ – ½ GM Radjabov, Teimour 2726
GM Caruana, Fabiano 2844 ½ – ½ GM Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 2706

Standings after 8 rounds

1 GM Jobava, Baadur 2717 GEO 5
2 GM Andreikin, Dmitry 2722 RUS 5
3 GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2764 USA 5
4 GM Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2757 FRA 4½
5 GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2764 AZE 4½
6 GM Karjakin, Sergey 2767 RUS 4
7 GM Jakovenko, Dmitry 2747 RUS 4
8 GM Caruana, Fabiano 2844 ITA 4
9 GM Radjabov, Teimour 2726 AZE 4
10 GM Giri, Anish 2768 NED 3½
11 GM Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 2706 UZB 2½
12 GM Gelfand, Boris 2748 ISR 2

Games of the round

Today is a rest day.

Pairings of the 9th round

GM Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 2706 – GM Gelfand, Boris 2748
GM Radjabov, Teimour 2726 – GM Caruana, Fabiano 2844
GM Karjakin, Sergey 2767 – GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2764
GM Jakovenko, Dmitry 2747 – GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2764
GM Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2757 – GM Giri, Anish 2768
GM Jobava, Baadur 2717 – GM Andreikin, Dmitry 2722

Official site.

FIDE Grand Prix Tashkent 2014

Jakovenko-Andreikin

Jakovenko-Andreikin


(Photo taken from the official site)

Andreikin and Nakamura lead with 4.5 points.

Results of the 7th round

GM Caruana, Fabiano 2844 1 – 0 GM Gelfand, Boris 2748
GM Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 2706 ½ – ½ GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2764
GM Radjabov, Teimour 2726 ½ – ½ GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2764
GM Karjakin, Sergey 2767 1 – 0 GM Giri, Anish 2768
GM Jakovenko, Dmitry 2747 ½ – ½ GM Andreikin, Dmitry 2722
GM Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2757 ½ – ½ GM Jobava, Baadur 2717

Standings after 7 rounds

1 GM Andreikin, Dmitry 2722 RUS 4½
2 GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2764 USA 4½
3 GM Jobava, Baadur 2717 GEO 4
4 GM Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2757 FRA 4
5 GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2764 AZE 4
6 GM Karjakin, Sergey 2767 RUS 3½
7 GM Jakovenko, Dmitry 2747 RUS 3½
8 GM Caruana, Fabiano 2844 ITA 3½
9 GM Radjabov, Teimour 2726 AZE 3½
10 GM Giri, Anish 2768 NED 3
11 GM Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 2706 UZB 2
12 GM Gelfand, Boris 2748 ISR 2

Games of the round

Pairings of the 8th round

GM Gelfand, Boris 2748 – GM Jobava, Baadur 2717
GM Andreikin, Dmitry 2722 – GM Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2757
GM Giri, Anish 2768 – GM Jakovenko, Dmitry 2747
GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2764 – GM Karjakin, Sergey 2767
GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2764 – GM Radjabov, Teimour 2726
GM Caruana, Fabiano 2844 – GM Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 2706

Official site.