Brilliancy Prize - Round 4
28 September 2018
Brilliancy Prize - Round 4

The Batumi Organizers of the 43rd Chess Olympiad awarded the Brilliancy Prizes for Round 4.

The winner in the Women’s section is Zuzana Stockova of Slovakia. Here is her win:

Zuzana Stockova - Catherine Secopito (Philippines)

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 Be7 7.Be3 Nc6 8.Qd2 Be6 9.0–0–0 Qd7 10.Kb1 0–0 11.h4 Bg4 12.Bd3 Rad8 13.Rdg1 Ne5 14.Be2 Qa4 15.h5 c5 16.Bg5 f6 17.Qd5+ Kh8 18.Bc1 Bf5 19.b3 Qc6 20.Qd2 d5 21.Nh4 Bc8 22.f4 Ng4 23.Bxg4 Bxg4

24.Ng6+! hxg6 25.hxg6+ Kg8 26.g3 Qe6 27.Qh2 Bh3 28.Qxh3 and Black resigned.


In the Open section, Rijad Burovic (of Bosnia & Herzegovina) is the winner.   

Rijad Burovic  - Daniel Mulenga Prince (Zambia)

1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Nf3 g6 5.Bc4 Nb6 6.Bb3 Bg7 7.0–0 0–0 8.a4 a5 9.Qe2 Nc6 10.c3 Bg4 11.exd6 cxd6 12.h3 Bf5 13.Na3 Re8 14.Bf4 e5 15.dxe5 dxe5 16.Rad1 Nd7

17.Bxf7+! Kxf7 18.Ng5+ Ke7 19.Qc4 Rf8 20.Be3 Qb8 21.Bc5+ Nxc5 22.Qxc5+ Ke8 23.Nb5 Rf6 24.Qc4 Ke7 25.g4 b6 26.Nxh7 Qg8 27.Qxg8 Rxg8 28.Nxf6 and Black resigned.