Brilliancy Prize - Round 3
27 September 2018
Brilliancy Prize - Round 3

The Batumi Organizers of the 43rd Chess Olympiad awarded the Brilliancy Prizes for Round 3.

The winner in the Women’s section is Sarah Hoolt of Germany. Here is her win:

Sarah Hoolt - Masha Klinova (Israel)

1.e4 d6 2.d4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.f4 a6 5.Nf3 Nd7 6.e5 e6 7.Bd3 Ne7 8.Ne4 d5 9.Nf2 c5 10.c3 b6 11.0–0 Bb7 12.b3 Qc7 13.Qe2 b5 14.Ba3 c4 15.bxc4 dxc4 16.Be4 Nd5 17.Bxd5 Bxd5 18.Ne4 Bxe4 19.Qxe4 Nb6 20.Bd6 Qc8 21.f5 gxf5 22.Qh4 Qd8 23.Qh5 Nd5 24.Ng5 Qd7 25.Rxf5 exf5 26.e6 Qxd6 27.Qxf7+ Kd8 28.Qxg7 Kc8 29.Qxh8+ Kb7 30.Qxh7+ Kb6 31.Re1 Nxc3 32.Nf3 Re8 33.Qxf5 Nxa2 34.d5 Nb4 35.Ne5 Qxd5 36.Qf2+ 1–0

In the Open section, Yu Yangyi (of China) is the winner.  

Yu Yangyi - Deivy Vera Siguenas (Peru)

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.g3 b5 4.e3 b4 5.a3 Bb7 6.axb4 Bxb4+ 7.Nbd2 0–0 8.Bg2 Be7 9.Nb3 d5

10.0–0 Qc8 11.Na5 Ba6 12.c4 Ne4 13.Nd2 f5 14.Nxe4 fxe4 15.b3 Nd7 16.Nc6 Bf6 17.Ba3 Re8 18.Qg4 Nb8 19.Na5 Qd8 20.f3 exf3 21.Rxf3 c6 22.Raf1 Kh8 23.Qh5 Rg8

And here White continued the attack with the powerful the 24.g4! g6 (If 24...Qxa5 25.Rh3 h6 26.Rxf6!) 25.Qh3 Bg7 26.Rf7 Qxa5 27.Bd6 Qd8 28.R1f3 g5 29.Qh5 and Black resigned.