Monday, May 14, 2012

R3 Castro vs Sol Cruz

National Open
PACE, Quezon City
Standard Time


rjsolcruz said...

The opening moves of this game was repeated in Tomashevsky vs Aronian in Tal Memorial 2012 but Aronian continued with 6... dxc4.

rjsolcruz said...

The position after the first 6 moves of White has already appeared in Le vs So, Tata Steel 2011 that was drawn in 36 moves. The opening was classified Catalan, Closed Variation, ECO E06.

Wesley So continued with 6... dxc4.

rjsolcruz said...

Kasparov vs Karpov in World Championship 1984 continued with 6... dxc4.

[White "Garry Kasparov"]
[Black "Anatoli Karpov"]
[ECO "E06"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.O-O dxc4 7.Qc2 a6 8.a4 Bd7 9.Qxc4 Bc6 10.Bg5 a5 11.Nc3 Na6 12.Rac1 Qd6 13.Ne5 Bxg2 14.Kxg2 c6 15.Bxf6 gxf6 16.Nf3 Rfd8 17.Rfd1 Qb4 18.Qa2 Rd7 19.e3 Rad8 20.Rc2 Nc5 21.dxc5 Rxd1 22.Nxd1 Rxd1 23.Rc4 Ra1 24.Rxb4 Rxa2 25.Rxb7 Bxc5 1/2-1/2

rjsolcruz said...

Former World Champion Topalov played 6... dxc4.

[Event "Linares"]
[Site "ESP"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[White "Boris Gelfand"]
[Black "Veselin Topalov"]
[ECO "E05"]
[WhiteElo "2761"]
[BlackElo "2805"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.g3 Be7 5.Bg2 O-O 6.O-O dxc4 7.Qc2
a6 8.a4 Bd7 9.Qxc4 Bc6 10.Bf4 a5 11.Nc3 Na6 12.Ne5 Bxg2 13.Kxg2 Nd5 14.Rad1 Nab4 15.Bc1 Nxc3 16.bxc3 Nd5 17.Qb3 Nb6 18.Ba3 Bxa3 19.Qxa3 Qd6 20.Ra1 f6 21.Nd3 Qxa3 22.Rxa3 Nc4 23.Ra2 e5 24.Nc5 b6 25.Ne4 Rad8 26.Nd2 Nxd2 27.Rxd2 Rd6 28.d5 c6 29.c4 cxd5 30.Rxd5 Rc6 31.Rb1 Rxc4 32.Rxb6 Rxa4 33.Rb7 Kh8 34.Ra7 Ra2 35.e3 a4 36.Rda5 h6 37.Rxa4 Rxa4 38.Rxa4 Kh7 39.g4 Rf7 40.Kg3 Rb7 1/2-1/2