Niemann ½ point behind the leaders 2023/09/29

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GM Hans Moke Niemann, USA, stands with 6 points, half a point behind the leaders Maurizzi, Dudin and the Colombian, Avila Pavas at the end of the R-8 of the Jr. World Championship, in a session in which Carissa Yip, USA, escaped a defeat against the Bulgarian Beloslava Krasteva.

Qualification, men, R-7: 1) Marc'Andria Maurizzi, France 6; 2) Gleb Dudin, Hungary 6; 3) Santiago Avila Pavas, Colombia, 6; 4) Jan Sublej, Slovakia, 5 ½; 5) Mamikon Gharibyan, Armenia, 5 ½; 6) Luka Budisaicjevic, Serbia, 5 ½; 7) Iván Schitco, Moldova, 5 ½; 8) Elham Amar, Norway, 5; 9) Anand Pranav, India, 5; 10) Hans Moke Niemann, United States, 5 real points, first in the seeding with 2,667. 20) Frederik Svane, Germany, 2nd seed (2,626), 5 points; 25. Arseniy Nesterov, Russia (2,575), 3rd in the standings, 4 ½; 29. Sión Galaviz, Yucatán, 4 ½.

Pairing and some results of the R-8: 1) Santiago Avila 1/2 Marc'Andria Maurizzi; 2) Gharibyan 1/2 Gleb Dudin; 3) Ivan Schitco ½ Budisavijevic; 4) Jan Sublj ½ Rudik Makarian, Russia; 5) Konstantin Pleyrer, Austria, 0-1 Hans Moke Niemann; Frederik Svane ½ Mahel Boyer, France. Board 19) Sión Galaviz vs Santiago López Rayo, Colombia, 2,295; 26) Santiago Zacarías, Mexico, 2,100 vs Aleksander Domalchuk-Jonasson, Iceland, 2,407; 33) Stepan Hrbek, Checa R., 2,425 vs Francisco Paredes, Mexico, 2,190.

Women's Classification, R-7. 1) Carissa Yip, United States, 6 ½; 2) Beloslava Krasteva, Bulgaria, 6; 3) Trisha Kanyamarala, Ireland, 5 ½; 4) Rosange Obregón, Cuba, 5 ½; 5) Mariam Mkrtchyan, Armenia, 5; 6) Sofía Hryzlova, Switzerland, 5. Board 19) Paula Sofía Hernández Díaz, Guadalajara, 4 ½ (+4,=1,-2), a good performance that has allowed her to earn 59.6 Elo points. 22) Lhia Itzayana Castellanos, Mexico, 4 ½; Lhia's performance has also been favored with + 3, = 3, -1, which has earned her 24.4 Elo points.

White: Konstantin Peyrer, Austria, 2,430.

Black: Hans Moke Niemann, United States, 2,667.

King's Indian Defense, E71.

R-8, FIDE-Fenamac Junior World Cup, Mexico City, 09-28-2023.

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.h3 0–0 6.Be3 Nc6 7.d5 Ne5 8.Be2 e6 9.Nf3 Nxf3+ 10.Bxf3 Nd7 11.Rc1 a5 12.0–0 Nc5 Identical position to the game held by the Armenian Shant Sargisyan and the Russian Alexander Grishuk in the 2021 Blitz World Cup. 13.Re1 e5 This move prepares a central break 14.a3 f5 15.b4 axb4 16.axb4 fxe4 17.Bxe4 Yeah [17.Cxe4 Cxe4 18.Axe4 Dh4 19.Dc2 Af5 20.f3 Axe4 21.fxe4 Ah6=] 17...Nxe4 18.Nxe4 Bf5 19.Bg5 Qd7 20.g4 Bxe4 21.Rxe4 Bf6 22.Bh6 Rf7 23.Ra1 Re8= 24.Be3 Ref8 Although the engines value equality from a strategic point of view, Black has a small advantage with the attack objective over f2. 25.Ra2 Qd8 26.Qc1 Bg7= 27.Bg5 Qd7 28.Kg2 Rf3= 29.Qd1 Qf7 30.Be3 Qf6 31.c5??–+ Konstantin does not perceive the weakness in f2. Black now has a decisive advantage. 31...Ah6! With the idea of ​​eliminating the defending piece on f2. 32.Qe2 Yeah [32.Axh6 Txf2+ 33.Txf2 Dxf2+ 34.Rh1 Tf3 35.Te3 Txe3 36.Axe3 Dxe3–+] 32...Qh4 With threat of Rxh3+ and mate image in two. 33.Qxf3 Rxf3 34.Kxf3 Qxh3+ 35.Ke2 Qg2 36.Rc4 Qxd5 37.Rac2 Bxe3 Black simplifies; They try to separate the pawns and with the dynamic strength of the queen and the pawn advantage they head towards victory. 38.Kxe3 Kf7 39.f4 Kf6 40.cxd6 cxd6 41.fxe5+ Qxe5+ 42.Re4 Qg3+ 43.Kd4 Qb3–+ White decides to abandon. 44.Rf2+ Kg5 45.Rd2 b5 46.Rd3 Qxb4+ 47.Kd5 Qc5+ 48.Ke6 Qc8+ 49.Kf7 [49.Rxd6? Dd8+ 50.Rc5 Dxd3 y ganan la partida.] 49...Qb7+–+ 0–1.

White: Carissa Yip, United States, 2,372. Black: Beloslava Krasteva, Bulgaria, 2,223.Sicilian Defense, B45.R-8, World Junior Championship, FIDE-Fenamac, 09-28-2023. 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e6 6.Nxc6 bxc6 7.e5 Nd5 8.Ne4 Qc7 9.f4 Qb6 10.a3 Ne3 11.Qd3 Nxf1 12.Rxf1 Ba6 13. c4 f5 14.exf6 d5 15.f5 0–0–0 16.Ng5 Bxc4 17.Qf3 gxf6 18.Nxe6 Bc5 19.b3 Bxf1 20.Kxf1 Bd4 21.Ra2 Rd7 22.Qd3 Be5 23.Rc2 Kb8 24.a4 Ra8 25.Nc5 Rdd8 26.Ba3 Bd6 27.Qc3 Rf8 28.g3 Bxc5 29.Bxc5 Qa6+ 30.Kf2 Rf7 31.Bd4 Rb8 32.Qxc6+ Qxc6 33.Rxc6 Rxb3 34.Rxf6 Rc7 35.Re6 Rd3 36.Bh8 d4 37. Ke2 Rb3 38.Bxd4 Rc2+ 39.Kd1 Rxh2 40.Re2 Rh1+ 41.Kc2 Rxg3 42.Rf2 Rhg1?? Perhaps the lack of knowledge of the ending and nervous wear and tear caused the Bulgarian to ruin a winning position. She triumphed with the apothegm that the pawns must be attacked from behind. 42...Thh3! 43.f6 Rf3 44.Rxf3 Rxf3-+.43.f6 R1g2 44.Rxg2 Rxg2+ 45.Kd3 Rg8 ½–½.

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