The 18th 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 repertoire (for the White side – ALL openings after 1.e4)- US$ 100

1.d4 repertoire (for the White side – ALL openings after 1.d4) – US$ 100

King’s Gambit – US$ 25

Caro-Kann – US$ 15

Semi-Slav – US$ 15

Gruenfeld – US$ 25

Blackmar-Diemer – US$ 7

Catalan – US$ 15

View more of the super discounts here.

Middlegame:

10 examples of Exchange sacrifice – US$ 5

10 examples of Positional mistake – US$ 5

10 examples of winning with an extra pawn – US$ 5

10 examples of winning with extra Exchange – US$ 5

10 examples of Preventing the King from Castling – US$ 5

Endgame:

10 examples of Two minor pieces better than Rook – US$ 5

10 examples of Rook better than two minor pieces – US$ 5

10 examples of B better than N – US$ 5

10 examples of Opposite color Bishops with Knights – US$ 5

10 examples of Opposite color Bishops with Queens – US$ 5

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

FIDE Grand Prix, Tashkent 2014

Radjabov-Vachier-Lagrave

Radjabov-Vachier-Lagrave


(Photo taken from the official site)

Vachier-Lagrave is leading the event with 2.5 out of 3. Karjakin, Andreikin and Nakamura share 2nd place with 2 points.

Results of the 3rd round

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

Standings after 4 rounds

1 GM Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2757 FRA 2½
2 GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2764 USA 2
3 GM Andreikin, Dmitry 2722 RUS 2
4 GM Karjakin, Sergey 2767 RUS 2
5 GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2764 AZE 1½
6 GM Jobava, Baadur 2717 GEO 1½
7 GM Radjabov, Teimour 2726 AZE 1½
8 GM Giri, Anish 2768 NED 1½
9 GM Caruana, Fabiano 2844 ITA 1
12 GM Gelfand, Boris 2748 ISR 1
11 GM Jakovenko, Dmitry 2747 RUS 1
12 GM Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 2706 UZB ½

Games of the round

Pairings of the 4th round

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

Official site.

FIDE Grand Prix, Tashkent 2014

Vachier-Lagrave-Kasimdzhanov

Vachier-Lagrave-Kasimdzhanov


(Photo taken from the official site)

Vachier-Lagrave is leading with 2 points out of 2 games after winning against Kasimdzhanov. Other games of the 2nd round were drawn.

Results of the 2nd round

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

Games of the round

Pairings of the 3rd round

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

Official site.