Game analysis/annotations

I am very often asked to analyse/annotate games. So, if you wish to have your games analysed, send an e-mail to yelena@yelenadembo.com.

The prices are:

1 game – 10 euros

5 games and more sent at once – 7 euros per game.

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FIDE Online Arena

I discovered a totally new look of the most recent playing area today – http://arena.myfide.net/. Be sure to check it out ASAP!

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The 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – Masters

Wei Yi, Hou Yifan

Wei Yi, Hou Yifan


(Photo taken from the official site)

Four players lead the event with perfect score – Nakamura, Wei, Adhiban and Vazquez.

Top results of the 4th round

1 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2776 3 1 – 0 3 GM Grandelius Nils 2602
2 GM Roiz Michael 2592 3 ½ – ½ 3 GM Harikrishna P. 2723
3 GM Vazquez Igarza Renier 2592 3 1 – 0 3 GM Rodshtein Maxim 2680
4 GM Wei Yi 2675 3 1 – 0 3 GM Ju Wenjun 2547
5 GM Hou Yifan 2673 3 ½ – ½ 3 GM Lalith Babu M.R. 2537
6 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2515 3 0 – 1 3 GM Adhiban B. 2630
7 GM Svidler Peter 2739 2½ 1 – 0 3 IM Kjartansson Gudmundur 2468
8 GM Topalov Veselin 2800 2½ 1 – 0 2½ GM Stefansson Hannes 2573
9 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2735 2½ ½ – ½ 2½ GM Bok Benjamin 2572
10 GM Bogner Sebastian 2565 2½ ½ – ½ 2½ GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2733

Top 10 players after 4 rounds

1 GM Nakamura Hikaru USA 2776 4.0
2 GM Wei Yi CHN 2675 4.0
3 GM Adhiban B. IND 2630 4.0
4 GM Vazquez Igarza Renier ESP 2592 4.0
5 GM Harikrishna P. IND 2723 3.5
6 GM Yu Yangyi CHN 2724 3.5
7 GM Oparin Grigoriy RUS 2551 3.5
8 GM Topalov Veselin BUL 2800 3.5
9 GM Lalith Babu M.R. IND 2537 3.5
10 GM Hou Yifan CHN 2673 3.5

Some games of the round

Top pairings of the 5th round

1 GM Adhiban B. 2630 4 – 4 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2776
2 GM Vazquez Igarza Renier 2592 4 – 4 GM Wei Yi 2675
3 GM Anton Guijarro David 2617 3½ – 3½ GM Topalov Veselin 2800
4 GM Bologan Viktor 2608 3½ – 3½ GM Svidler Peter 2739
5 GM Lalith Babu M.R. 2537 3½ – 3½ GM Yu Yangyi 2724
6 GM Harikrishna P. 2723 3½ – 3½ GM Lenderman Aleksandr 2614
7 GM Oparin Grigoriy 2551 3½ – 3½ GM Hou Yifan 2673
8 GM Howell David W L 2670 3½ – 3½ GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2603
9 GM Chirila Ioan-Cristian 2548 3 – 3 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2735
10 GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2733 3 – 3 GM Muzychuk Anna 2544

Official site.

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Friday Quiz

Black to move

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Baku Open 2014

Baryshpolets (Ukraine) is leading with perfect score after 3 rounds.

Results of top 5 games of the 3rd round

1 GM Guliyev Namig 2546 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Areshchenko Alexander 2664
2 GM Artemiev Vladislav 2650 2 0 – 1 2 GM Baryshpolets Andrey 2540
3 GM Romanishin Oleg M 2502 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Mamedov Nidjat 2624
4 IM Donchenko Alexander 2501 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Wen Yang 2598
5 GM Berkes Ferenc 2649 1½ 1 – 0 2 IM Iskandarov Misratdin 2398

Top 10 players after 3 rounds

1 GM Baryshpolets Andrey A UKR 2540 3.0
2 IM Donchenko Alexander A GER 2501 2.5
3 GM Areshchenko Alexander A UKR 2664 2.5
4 GM Guliyev Namig A AZE 2546 Beylaqan 2.5
5 GM Mamedov Nidjat A AZE 2624 Baku 2.5
6 GM Berkes Ferenc A HUN 2649 2.5
7 GM Wen Yang A CHN 2598 2.5
8 GM Rasulov Vugar A AZE 2514 Ganja 2.5
9 GM Efimenko Zahar A UKR 2641 2.5
10 GM Romanishin Oleg M A UKR 2502 2.5

Some games of the round

Pairings of top 5 games of the 4th round

1 GM Baryshpolets Andrey 2540 3 – 2½ GM Efimenko Zahar 2641
2 GM Areshchenko Alexander 2664 2½ – 2½ GM Rasulov Vugar 2514
3 GM Wen Yang 2598 2½ – 2½ GM Berkes Ferenc 2649
4 GM Mamedov Nidjat 2624 2½ – 2½ GM Guliyev Namig 2546
5 GM Romanishin Oleg M 2502 2½ – 2½ GM Iordachescu Viorel 2603

Official site.

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