02 October 2018

The Organizers of the 43rd Chess Olympiad awarded the “Games of the Day” for Round 6.FF

The winner in the Women’s section is Humpy Koneru of India. Here is her win:

Humpy Koneru - Anna Zatonskih (United States)

1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.c4 e6 4.Nc3 Be7 5.Bf4 0–0 6.a3 c5 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.e3 Nc6 9.Qc2 Qa5 10.Rd1 Re8 11.Nd2 e5 12.Bg5 Nd4 13.Qb1 Bf5 14.Bd3 Bxd3 15.Qxd3 Ne4 16.Nxd5 Nxg5 17.exd4 Bxd4 18.b4 Qd8 19.Qb3 Ne6 20.0–0 Qd7 21.Nf3 Rad8 22.a4 f6 23.a5 Qf7 24.Qa2 Rd7 25.Nxd4 Nxd4 26.f4 Nf5 27.fxe5 Rxe5 28.Qf2 Nd6 29.Qxa7 Nxc4 30.a6 Nd6 31.Nb6 Rd8

32.Rxd6! Rxd6 33.axb7 Re8 34.b8Q Qe6 35.Qbc7 1–0


In the Open section, Antonios Pavlidis (of Greece) is the winner.  

Antonios Pavlidis - Franc Ashiku (Albania)


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.d3 Nf6 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 a6 7.Nc3 g5 8.Bg3 d6 9.a3 Nd4 10.Nxd4 Bxd4 11.h4 Rg8 12.hxg5 hxg5 13.Rh6 Bg4 14.f3 Bd7 15.Qd2 Qe7 16.Bf2 0–0–0 17.Bxd4 exd4

18.Rxf6! Qxf6 19.Nd5 Qe5 20.Qa5 b6 21.Nxb6+ Kb8 22.Nd5 Qg3+ 23.Kf1 Rc8 24.Bxa6 Bc6 25.Ne7 1–0