PGN Chess Game FIDE Grand Prix Series. Sharjah 2017. (UAE)

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[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.1"]
[White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Black "Li, Chao b"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2796"]
[BlackElo "2720"]
[ECO "C42"]
[Opening "Petrov"]
[Variation "classical attack, Marshall variation"]
[WhiteFideId "623539"]
[BlackFideId "8604436"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. c4
c6 9. Nc3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Bf5 12. Ne5 Bxe5 13. dxe5 Qe7 14. Re1 Nd7
15. Qf3 g6 16. Qg3 Rfe8 17. Bf4 Qc5 18. Bb3 a5 19. a4 b5 20. h4 Be6 21. Bc2 b4
22. Bd3 b3 23. h5 Nf8 24. Bh6 b2 25. Rab1 Rab8 26. Qf4 Nd7 27. Qg5 Qe7 28. Qxe7
Rxe7 29. Re2 Ree8 30. Rexb2 Rxb2 31. Rxb2 Nxe5 32. Be2 gxh5 33. f3 Nd7 34. Rb7
Nc5 35. Ra7 Nb3 36. g3 Bd5 37. Kf2 Rb8 38. Bf1 Be6 39. Bd3 Bd5 40. Bf5 Re8 41.
Bc2 c5 42. Rc7 c4 43. Bf5 Rb8 44. Bd7 f6 45. Bb5 Bf7 46. Rc6 Na1 47. Ra6 Nc2 48.
Rxa5 Na3 49. Bc6 Nb1 50. Rb5 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.2"]
[White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Black "Aronian, Levon"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2711"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "C50"]
[Opening "Giuoco Pianissimo"]
[WhiteFideId "4147235"]
[BlackFideId "13300474"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 Be7 7. Bg3 d6 8. a4
O-O 9. O-O Kh8 10. c3 Nh7 11. Nbd2 f5 12. exf5 Bxf5 13. a5 a6 14. Re1 Ng5 15.
Qb3 Rb8 16. Nxg5 Bxg5 17. Ne4 Bh4 18. Be6 Bh7 19. Bg4 Na7 20. Qd1 Nb5 21. Qe2 c5
22. Bf3 Rc8 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.3"]
[White "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[ECO "A16"]
[Opening "English opening"]
[WhiteFideId "2016192"]
[BlackFideId "4122356"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. d4 cxd4 7. Qxd4 Be7 8. O-O
O-O 9. Rd1 d6 10. b3 Nbd7 11. Ba3 Nc5 12. b4 Ncd7 13. Rac1 a6 14. Nd2 Bxg2 15.
Kxg2 Qc7 16. Nde4 Rfc8 17. Nxd6 Bxd6 18. Qxd6 Qxd6 19. Rxd6 Rxc4 20. Na4 Rxc1
21. Bxc1 b5 22. Nc5 Nxc5 23. bxc5 Kf8 24. f3 Ke8 25. Bb2 Rc8 26. Rxa6 Rxc5 27.
Kf2 Rc2 28. Be5 Rc5 29. Ra8+ Kd7 30. Ra7+ Ke8 31. Ra8+ Kd7 32. Ra7+ Ke8 33. Bd6
Rc6 34. Ra8+ Kd7 35. Bf8 g6 36. Rb8 Ra6 37. a3 Kc6 38. Bb4 Nd5 39. Rc8+ Kb6 40.
Rh8 h5 41. Rf8 Ra7 42. h4 Kc6 43. e4 Nxb4 44. axb4 Kd6 45. Rb8 Ra2+ 46. Kg1 Ra1+
47. Kg2 Ra2+ 48. Kh3 Rf2 49. f4 Re2 50. Rxb5 Ke7 51. e5 Kf8 52. Rb8+ Kg7 53. b5
Rb2 54. Rb7 Kg8 55. Rb6 Kh7 56. Rb8 Kg7 57. b6 Kh7 58. Rb7 Kg7 59. Rb8 Kh7 60.
Rf8 Kg7 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.4"]
[White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Black "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2766"]
[ECO "A07"]
[Opening "Reti"]
[Variation "King's Indian attack (Barcza system)"]
[WhiteFideId "2205530"]
[BlackFideId "13401319"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. d4 Nd7 5. c4 e6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. O-O Ngf6 8. c5
Qa6 9. Bf4 Be7 10. Rc1 O-O 11. Bf1 Nh5 12. Bd2 b6 13. h3 Bxf3 14. exf3 Qb7 15.
f4 g6 16. Be3 Ng7 17. Nd2 a5 18. cxb6 a4 19. Qc3 Rfc8 20. b4 axb3 21. axb3 Rxa1
22. Qxa1 Ra8 23. Qc3 Rc8 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.5"]
[White "Ding, Liren"]
[Black "Rapport, Richard"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2760"]
[BlackElo "2692"]
[ECO "E16"]
[Opening "Queen's Indian"]
[Variation "Yates variation"]
[WhiteFideId "8603677"]
[BlackFideId "738590"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 a5 7. O-O O-O 8. Bf4
Be7 9. Nc3 Ne4 10. Qd3 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Qc8 12. e4 d6 13. Rfe1 Nd7 14. Rad1 a4 15.
h4 Ra5 16. Bc1 Re8 17. Nh2 Qa8 18. Nf1 Nf6 19. d5 Bf8 20. Ne3 a3 21. f4 Ra4 22.
e5 Nd7 23. h5 Nc5 24. Qf1 h6 25. Rd4 Qa5 26. Bd2 exd5 27. Nxd5 c6 28. Nb4 Qa8
29. exd6 Rd8 30. f5 Nd7 31. Rd3 Nf6 32. Bf4 Ra5 33. Qf3 Rxf5 34. Nxc6 Rxd6 35.
Rxd6 Bxd6 36. Ne7+ Bxe7 37. Qxb7 Bc5+ 38. Kf1 Qxb7 39. Bxb7 Nxh5 40. Re8+ Bf8 0-1

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.6"]
[White "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Black "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2671"]
[BlackElo "2759"]
[ECO "E00"]
[Opening "Catalan opening"]
[WhiteFideId "4125029"]
[BlackFideId "14102951"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 c5 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 cxd4 7. Nf3 b6 8. b4
Bb7 9. Qxd4 Nc6 10. Qf4 a5 11. b5 Ne7 12. Bb2 Ng6 13. Qe3 d6 14. Bg2 O-O 15. O-O
e5 16. a4 Qc7 17. Rfd1 Rfd8 18. Rac1 Nf8 19. Ba3 Ne6 20. Bh3 Ne4 21. Bxe6 fxe6
22. Ng5 Nxg5 23. Qxg5 Rd7 24. Rd2 Rf8 25. Qe3 Ba8 26. f3 h6 27. Rcd1 Rfd8 28.
Rc1 Qb8 29. Bb2 Qc7 30. Ba3 Qb8 31. Bb2 Qc7 32. Ba3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.7"]
[White "Adams, Michael"]
[Black "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2751"]
[BlackElo "2656"]
[ECO "A34"]
[Opening "English"]
[Variation "symmetrical, three knights system"]
[WhiteFideId "400041"]
[BlackFideId "9301348"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 e6 6. Bc4 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Qe2
Nc6 9. d4 cxd4 10. exd4 Nb6 11. Bd3 Nxd4 12. Nxd4 Qxd4 13. Rd1 Qh4 14. g3 Qh3
15. Be4 e5 16. Bg2 Qf5 17. a4 a5 18. Be3 Nd7 19. Nd5 Bd8 20. Rac1 Kh8 21. Qb5
Nf6 22. Bc5 Rg8 23. Ne3 Qh5 24. Bd6 Ng4 25. Nxg4 Bxg4 26. Re1 Ra6 27. Bxe5 Rb6
28. Qd5 Qg6 29. Be4 Qh5 30. Rc5 Rh6 31. h4 b6 32. Rb5 Re6 33. Qd4 f6 34. Bxf6
Bxf6 35. Rxh5 Bxh5 36. Qc4 Rge8 37. Re3 Bxb2 38. Qb5 Rxe4 39. Rxe4 Rxe4 40. Qxh5
Bf6 41. Qd5 Rd4 42. Qc6 h6 43. Kg2 Rb4 44. Kh3 b5 45. axb5 a4 46. Qa8+ Kh7 47.
Qa5 Be7 48. Kg2 Kg8 49. b6 Bf8 50. Qd5+ Kh7 51. b7 a3 52. Qd8 Rxb7 53. Qxf8 Ra7
54. Qc5 Ra8 55. Qd5 Ra7 56. Qa2 h5 57. Kf3 Ra5 58. Ke3 Kh8 59. Kd2 Ra7 60. Kc1 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.8"]
[White "Hou, Yifan"]
[Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2651"]
[BlackElo "2749"]
[ECO "B90"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]
[Variation "Najdorf, Adams attack"]
[WhiteFideId "8602980"]
[BlackFideId "4168119"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. g3
Nbd7 9. Bg5 Be7 10. a4 b6 11. Bg2 Bb7 12. O-O Rc8 13. h4 O-O 14. Qd2 Rc7 15.
Rfe1 Qa8 16. Nc1 Rfc8 17. N1a2 Rc4 18. b3 Rd4 19. Qe2 Nc5 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. Rad1
g6 22. Nd5 Bxd5 23. Rxd4 exd4 24. exd5 d3 25. Qf3 Kg7 26. Nb4 dxc2 27. Rc1 Re8
28. Nxc2 Re7 29. Nb4 Qe8 30. Kf1 Ne4 31. Qd3 Nc5 32. Qc2 Qd7 33. Nc6 Re8 34. b4
Nb7 35. Re1 Rxe1+ 36. Kxe1 a5 37. bxa5 bxa5 38. Kf1 Qc7 39. Bf3 Qb6 40. Kg2 Qb2
41. Qxb2 Bxb2 42. Bd1 Ba3 43. Be2 Nc5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.18"]
[Round "1.9"]
[White "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2742"]
[BlackElo "2628"]
[ECO "A20"]
[Opening "English opening"]
[WhiteFideId "4126025"]
[BlackFideId "1503707"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 e5 2. d3 Bb4+ 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. a3 O-O 6. e3 Re8 7. Qc2 Bf8 8. b4
d6 9. Bb2 a5 10. Be2 Na6 11. Qb3 Bf5 12. O-O h6 13. Bc3 c6 14. Qb2 Nd7 15. Nb3
a4 16. Nbd2 Nc7 17. Rfe1 Bh7 18. Rad1 b6 19. Ne4 f5 20. Ng3 c5 21. Nd2 Rb8 22.
Bh5 Re7 23. Bf3 b5 24. Qc2 Kh8 25. Bc6 Rb6 26. cxb5 Nxb5 27. Bxb5 Rxb5 28. Qxa4
Rb8 29. Qc6 Re8 30. Nc4 Qc8 31. Qf3 d5 32. Qxd5 Nf6 33. Qf3 e4 34. dxe4 cxb4 35.
Bxf6 Qxc4 36. Ba1 fxe4 37. Qf4 bxa3 38. Qxh6 Kg8 39. Qf4 Rb7 40. Rc1 Qe6 41. Ne2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.1"]
[White "Rapport, Richard"]
[Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2692"]
[BlackElo "2796"]
[ECO "A01"]
[Opening "Nimzovich-Larsen attack"]
[Variation "classical variation"]
[WhiteFideId "738590"]
[BlackFideId "623539"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 Bg4 3. h3 Bh5 4. d3 Nd7 5. g4 Bg6 6. f4 e6 7. Nf3 h5 8. g5 Ne7
9. Nh4 Nf5 10. Nxf5 Bxf5 11. Bg2 e5 12. Qd2 exf4 13. Qxf4 Be6 14. Nd2 Bd6 15.
Qh4 Ne5 16. Nf3 Ng6 17. Qa4+ Bd7 18. Qd4 c5 19. Qe3+ Kf8 20. O-O Qc7 21. Qd2 Re8
22. e3 Kg8 23. d4 Qc8 24. h4 Bh3 25. Ne5 Bxe5 26. dxe5 Bxg2 27. Qxg2 Qg4 28.
Rad1 Nxh4 29. Qxg4 hxg4 30. Rxd5 Nf3+ 31. Kg2 Rh2+ 32. Kg3 Rxc2 33. Rf2 Rxf2 34.
Kxf2 Nxg5 35. Kg3 Ne6 36. Rd7 Rd8 37. Rxb7 Rd2 38. Ba3 Rxa2 39. Rxa7 Re2 40. Bc1
Rc2 41. Ra1 Rc3 42. Kxg4 Rxb3 43. Kf5 Rd3 44. Ra8+ Kh7 45. Ra7 Rd1 46. Rxf7 Nd8
47. Rc7 Rf1+ 48. Ke4 Rxc1 49. Rc8 Nf7 50. Rc6 Nh6 51. e6 Ng8 52. Rc7 Nf6+ 53.
Ke5 Kg6 54. e7 Re1 0-1

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.2"]
[White "Aronian, Levon"]
[Black "Adams, Michael"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2751"]
[ECO "C53"]
[Opening "Giuoco Piano"]
[WhiteFideId "13300474"]
[BlackFideId "400041"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O h6 7. Re1 O-O 8. h3 Re8
9. Nbd2 a6 10. Nf1 b5 11. Bb3 Bb6 12. Ng3 Be6 13. Bc2 d5 14. exd5 Bxd5 15. Be3
Qd7 16. a3 Rad8 17. Bxb6 cxb6 18. Qe2 Qc7 19. Rad1 g6 20. Rd2 Kg7 21. Qd1 Re6
22. Re3 a5 23. Qe1 b4 24. axb4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.3"]
[White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2628"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "E18"]
[Opening "Queen's Indian"]
[Variation "old main line, 7.Nc3"]
[WhiteFideId "1503707"]
[BlackFideId "2016192"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Nxe4
Bxe4 9. Ne1 Bxg2 10. Nxg2 Re8 11. b3 c5 12. Bb2 Bf6 13. Rb1 d6 14. dxc5 dxc5 15.
Qxd8 Bxd8 16. Rfd1 Bc7 17. Ne3 Nc6 18. Rd7 Rac8 19. Rbd1 Nb8 20. R7d2 Red8 21.
f4 Rxd2 22. Rxd2 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Bxd8 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.4"]
[White "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2766"]
[BlackElo "2711"]
[ECO "E12"]
[Opening "Queen's Indian"]
[Variation "Petrosian system"]
[WhiteFideId "13401319"]
[BlackFideId "4147235"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. Qc2 Nbd7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Bf4
a6 9. g3 Be7 10. Bg2 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. Rac1 c5 13. dxc5 bxc5 14. Ne5 Bf8 15.
Qb3 Qb6 16. Qxb6 Nxb6 17. Rfd1 Ra7 18. e3 h6 19. h4 Ba8 20. Nd3 Rd7 21. Bh3 Rb7
22. b4 cxb4 23. axb4 d4 24. exd4 Nbd5 25. Be5 Nxc3 26. Rxc3 Nd5 27. Rc4 Nxb4 28.
Nc5 Bxc5 29. dxc5 Nc6 30. Bc3 Rbe7 31. Rd6 Rc7 32. Rg4 f5 33. Rgg6 Ne5 34. Bxe5
Rxe5 35. c6 Kh7 36. h5 Rc5 37. Bg2 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.5"]
[White "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2759"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[ECO "C42"]
[Opening "Petrov"]
[Variation "Nimzovich attack"]
[WhiteFideId "14102951"]
[BlackFideId "2205530"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8.
Qd2 b6 9. O-O-O Bb7 10. h4 Nd7 11. Nd4 a6 12. Bg5 Nc5 13. f3 Re8 14. Rh3 Bf6 15.
g4 Ne6 16. f4 Nxd4 17. cxd4 Bd5 18. a3 c6 19. f5 b5 20. Bd3 Bc4 21. Bf4 Bxd3 22.
Qxd3 c5 23. dxc5 dxc5 24. g5 Qd4 25. Qxd4 Bxd4 26. c3 Be5 27. Be3 c4 28. Kc2
Rad8 29. Rxd8 Rxd8 30. Bf2 Rd5 31. Re3 Kf8 32. b3 Bf4 33. Rf3 Rd2+ 34. Kb1 Rd1+
35. Kc2 Rd2+ 36. Kb1 Rd1+ 37. Kc2 Rd2+ 38. Kb1 Rd1+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.6"]
[White "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2749"]
[BlackElo "2671"]
[ECO "A07"]
[Opening "Reti"]
[Variation "King's Indian attack (Barcza system)"]
[WhiteFideId "4168119"]
[BlackFideId "4125029"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. c4 Bg4 4. Ne5 Be6 5. Bg2 dxc4 6. Na3 g6 7. Qc2 Bg7 8.
Naxc4 Nf6 9. O-O O-O 10. Rd1 Nbd7 11. d4 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Qc8 13. b3 Bh3 14. Bh1
Ng4 15. Nc4 Rd8 16. Bb2 Qc7 17. e3 Rac8 18. Qe2 Nf6 19. Rac1 Bg4 20. f3 Bh3 21.
Ne5 Qa5 22. Nd3 h5 23. a3 Qb5 24. b4 b6 25. Kf2 Be6 26. Nf4 Bb3 27. Rd2 a5 28.
Qd3 Ba4 29. Qxb5 cxb5 30. Rxc8 Rxc8 31. d5 axb4 32. axb4 Rc4 33. Bg2 g5 34. Ne2
Rxb4 35. Ba3 Rc4 36. Bxe7 b4 37. Bf1 b3 38. Ba3 Rc2 39. Rxc2 bxc2 40. e4 g4 41.
Bg2 gxf3 42. Bxf3 Nd7 43. Bxh5 Ne5 44. d6 Nc4 45. Bb4 Bh6 46. h4 Bd7 47. g4 c1=Q
48. Nxc1 Bxc1 49. g5 Be3+ 50. Kg3 Bc5 51. Bxc5 bxc5 52. Kf4 Nxd6 53. Ke5 Ne8 54.
Kd5 Ng7 55. Be2 Ne6 56. Kd6 Bc8 57. Bc4 Kg7 58. Bxe6 Bxe6 59. Kxc5 Kg6 60. Kd6
Bg4 61. Ke7 Bf3 62. Kf8 Bd1 63. Kg8 Be2 64. Kf8 Bc4 65. Ke7 Be2 66. Kf8 Bf3 67.
Kg8 Bd1 68. Kf8 Bb3 69. Ke7 Bc4 70. Kf8 Kh5 71. Kg7 Bb3 72. Kf6 Bc4 73. Kg7 Bb3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.7"]
[White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Black "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2742"]
[ECO "A15"]
[Opening "English opening"]
[WhiteFideId "4122356"]
[BlackFideId "4126025"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qb3 Nb6 6. d4 Bg7 7. Bf4 Be6 8.
Qa3 O-O 9. e3 N8d7 10. Rd1 c6 11. Ng5 Bd5 12. e4 e5 13. dxe5 Re8 14. Nf3 Nxe5
15. Bxe5 Bxe5 16. Nxe5 Rxe5 17. Bd3 Qe7 18. Qxe7 Rxe7 19. f3 f5 20. Kf2 fxe4 21.
Bxe4 Bxe4 22. Nxe4 Nd5 23. Rhe1 Kg7 24. a3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.8"]
[White "Li, Chao b"]
[Black "Hou, Yifan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2720"]
[BlackElo "2651"]
[ECO "D35"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "exchange, positional line"]
[WhiteFideId "8604436"]
[BlackFideId "8602980"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 c6 8. Bd3
O-O 9. Nf3 Ne4 10. Bg3 Bf5 11. Qc2 Bb4 12. O-O Nxg3 13. hxg3 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 Nd7
15. g4 Re8 16. g3 Bxc3 17. bxc3 Nf6 18. g5 hxg5 19. Nxg5 Qd7 20. Kg2 Qg4 21. Nf3
Qe4 22. Qe2 Nh7 23. Rh1 Ng5 24. a4 f6 25. Rh4 Qxf3+ 26. Qxf3 Nxf3 27. Kxf3 Kf7
28. Rhh1 Rac8 29. Ke2 Ke6 30. Rhb1 Re7 31. a5 Kd6 32. Ra3 Rb8 33. Kd3 Rc8 34.
Rab3 Rcc7 35. Rh1 Rc8 36. g4 c5 37. Rb5 Rec7 38. Ke2 cxd4 39. cxd4 Rc2+ 40. Kf3
Kc6 41. Rb3 Rd8 42. Kg3 Rc4 43. Kf4 Rd7 44. Kf5 Rc2 45. f4 Kd6 46. Rh8 Ke7 47.
Rb8 Kf7 48. g5 g6+ 49. Kg4 f5+ 50. Kf3 Rcc7 51. Ra8 b6 52. axb6 Rb7 53. Rxa7
Rxa7 54. bxa7 Rxa7 55. Rb5 Rd7 56. Rb6 Ra7 57. Rf6+ Kg7 58. Rd6 Ra5 59. Rc6 Ra7
60. Ke2 Kf7 61. Kd3 Ra3+ 62. Rc3 Ra7 63. Rc5 Ke6 64. Kc2 Ra3 65. Rc3 Ra7 66.
Rc6+ Kf7 67. Rf6+ Kg7 68. Rd6 Ra3 69. Kd2 Ra2+ 70. Kc3 Ra3+ 71. Kb4 Rxe3 72. Kc5
Re4 73. Kxd5 Rxf4 74. Rd7+ Kf8 75. Rd6 Kf7 76. Kc6 Rg4 77. Rf6+ Ke7 78. d5 Rc4+
79. Kb5 Rc1 80. Rxg6 f4 81. Re6+ Kd7 82. Rf6 Rg1 83. Kc5 Rxg5 84. Rf7+ Ke8 85.
Rxf4 Rg6 86. Ra4 Kd7 87. Ra7+ Kd8 88. Rb7 Rh6 89. Rg7 Rf6 90. Kd4 Rh6 91. Rf7
Ke8 92. Ra7 Kd8 93. Kc5 Rg6 94. Rf7 Rh6 95. Rg7 Rf6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.19"]
[Round "2.9"]
[White "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Black "Ding, Liren"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2656"]
[BlackElo "2760"]
[ECO "C50"]
[Opening "Giuoco Pianissimo"]
[WhiteFideId "9301348"]
[BlackFideId "8603677"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d6 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 g5 8. Bg3 O-O
9. Nbd2 a6 10. a4 Ba7 11. O-O Nh7 12. h3 Kh8 13. d4 g4 14. hxg4 Bxg4 15. Be2 Rg8
16. Kh1 Qf6 17. d5 Ne7 18. Bh4 Ng5 19. Nh2 Bc8 20. Bg4 Qg6 21. Bh5 Qg7 22. g3
Bh3 23. Bxg5 hxg5 24. Bg4 Bxf1 25. Qxf1 Qg6 26. Kg2 Kg7 27. Nhf3 Rh8 28. a5 Ng8
29. Qc4 Nf6 30. Bf5 Qh6 31. Qd3 Qh5 32. Rf1 Rh6 33. Re1 Ng4 34. Bxg4 Qxg4 0-1

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.1"]
[White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Black "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2796"]
[BlackElo "2766"]
[ECO "C84"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez"]
[Variation "closed defence"]
[WhiteFideId "623539"]
[BlackFideId "13401319"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 O-O
9. Nc3 Na5 10. Ba2 Be6 11. b4 Bxa2 12. Rxa2 Nc6 13. Bg5 Nd7 14. Be3 Nf6 15. Bg5
Nd7 16. Be3 Nf6 17. Qb1 d5 18. exd5 Nxd5 19. Nxd5 Qxd5 20. c4 bxc4 21. dxc4 Qe6
22. Qe4 Rad8 23. g4 h5 24. g5 Qg4+ 25. Qxg4 hxg4 26. Nh4 g6 27. Kh1 e4 28. Rg1
Ne5 29. Bf4 Nxc4 30. Rxg4 c5 31. bxc5 Bxc5 32. Rc2 Rd4 33. Rg3 Re8 34. Kg2 Bf8
35. Rgc3 Nxa3 36. Ra2 Rd3 37. Rc6 a5 38. Nxg6 fxg6 39. Rxg6+ Kh7 40. Rc6 Bb4 41.
h4 Nb5 42. h5 Nc3 43. Rc2 Nd5 44. g6+ Kg8 45. Bg5 Rf3 46. h6 Nf4+ 47. Bxf4 Rxf4
48. Rc8 Rxc8 49. Rxc8+ Rf8 50. Rc7 Rf6 51. Rc8+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.2"]
[White "Adams, Michael"]
[Black "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2751"]
[BlackElo "2759"]
[ECO "B31"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]
[Variation "Nimzovich-Rossolimo attack (with ...g6, without ...d6)"]
[WhiteFideId "400041"]
[BlackFideId "14102951"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. d3 Bg7 6. h3 Nf6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Bf4
Nh5 9. Bh2 Bh6 10. Ne5 f6 11. Ng4 Bg7 12. Qd2 e5 13. O-O-O a5 14. Ne2 a4 15. Kb1
Kh8 16. Ne3 Bh6 17. Qc3 Qe7 18. Rhf1 Bg7 19. Qd2 f5 20. exf5 a3 21. b3 gxf5 22.
g4 fxg4 23. hxg4 Nf6 24. f3 Nd5 25. Ng3 Qg5 26. Rde1 Qh6 27. Nh5 e4 28. Nxg7
Qxg7 29. Nd1 e3 30. Rxe3 Nxe3 31. Qxe3 Kg8 32. Be5 Qe7 33. Rh1 Rxf3 34. Qxf3
Qxe5 35. Rh5 Qg7 36. Qf4 h6 37. g5 Qf7 38. Qh4 Qf3 39. Nf2 Qe2 40. Kc1 Qe1+ 41.
Nd1 Qxh4 42. Rxh4 hxg5 43. Rh5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.3"]
[White "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Black "Aronian, Levon"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2742"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "C88"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez"]
[Variation "closed, 7...O-O"]
[WhiteFideId "4126025"]
[BlackFideId "13300474"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a3
Bc5 9. c3 Bb6 10. d4 Re8 11. Bg5 d6 12. Qd3 Na5 13. Bd5 c6 14. Ba2 c5 15. dxc5
dxc5 16. Qxd8 Rxd8 17. b4 Nb7 18. c4 bxc4 19. Bxc4 cxb4 20. axb4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.4"]
[White "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Black "Rapport, Richard"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2692"]
[ECO "D07"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "Chigorin defence"]
[WhiteFideId "2016192"]
[BlackFideId "738590"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. cxd5 Bxf3 5. gxf3 Qxd5 6. e3 e5 7. Nc3 Bb4 8.
Bd2 Bxc3 9. bxc3 Qd7 10. Rb1 O-O-O 11. Bg2 Nge7 12. Qb3 b6 13. Qxf7 Rhf8 14. Qc4
Kb8 15. O-O g5 16. Rb5 Rf6 17. e4 h6 18. dxe5 Na5 19. Qe2 Rc6 20. Be3 Ng6 21.
Rd5 Qe7 22. Rfd1 Rf8 23. Qb5 Qe6 24. Rd8+ Rxd8 25. Rxd8+ Kb7 26. Qd5 Nc4 27.
Qxe6 Rxe6 28. Bh3 Rxe5 29. Bc8+ Kc6 30. Bd7+ Kb7 31. Bc8+ Kc6 32. Bd7+ Kb7 33.
Bd4 Ra5 34. Bc8+ Kc6 35. Bd7+ Kb7 36. Bc8+ Kc6 37. Be6 Kb5 38. Bd7+ c6 39. Be8
Nf4 40. h4 Nd2 41. Kh2 gxh4 42. Be3 Nxf3+ 43. Kh1 Nh3 44. Bh5 Nxf2+ 45. Bxf2
Rxa2 46. Bxf3 Rxf2 47. Rd3 Kc4 48. Re3 Rd2 49. e5 Rd7 50. e6 Re7 51. Bxc6 a5 52.
Re4+ Kxc3 53. Bb5 a4 54. Bxa4 Kd3 55. Re1 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.5"]
[White "Ding, Liren"]
[Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2760"]
[BlackElo "2628"]
[ECO "A07"]
[Opening "Reti"]
[Variation "King's Indian attack, Pachman system"]
[WhiteFideId "8603677"]
[BlackFideId "1503707"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O e5 5. d3 Ne7 6. e4 O-O 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. Re1
Nc6 9. Nc3 Nde7 10. Rb1 a5 11. a3 Nf5 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 Nfd4 14. Nd2 Be6 15.
b5 Na5 16. Nde4 Qc8 17. Bg5 f6 18. Be3 Rd8 19. Bxd4 Rxd4 20. Qf3 Qf8 21. b6 c6
22. Qe3 Bd7 23. Ne2 f5 24. c3 Bh6 25. f4 Rxe4 26. dxe4 Nc4 27. Qd3 Be6 28. Red1
Ra2 29. Kh1 Nb2 30. Qd6 Nxd1 31. Qxe6+ Qf7 32. Qxf7+ Kxf7 33. Rxd1 Rxe2 34. Bf1
Rxe4 35. Rd7+ Kf6 36. Rxb7 exf4 37. Rxh7 Re1 38. Kg2 Bg7 39. b7 Rb1 40. Ba6 fxg3
41. hxg3 Rb6 42. Kf3 g5 43. Ke3 Bf8 44. Kd4 Bd6 45. Rh6+ Ke7 46. Rh7+ Kf6 47.
Rh6+ Ke7 48. Rh7+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.6"]
[White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2749"]
[ECO "A15"]
[Opening "English opening"]
[WhiteFideId "2205530"]
[BlackFideId "4168119"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. g3 Nc6 4. Nc3 d5 5. d4 e6 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bg2 Be7 8. O-O
O-O 9. e4 Ndb4 10. d5 exd5 11. exd5 Nd4 12. Nxd4 cxd4 13. a3 dxc3 14. axb4 Bf6
15. Qb3 cxb2 16. Bxb2 Bxb2 17. Qxb2 Qd6 18. Qd4 b6 19. Rfc1 Bb7 20. b5 Rfd8 21.
Rc3 h6 22. Rca3 Rac8 23. Rxa7 Bxd5 24. Bxd5 Qxd5 25. Qxb6 Rb8 26. Qc6 Qxb5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.7"]
[White "Hou, Yifan"]
[Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2651"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[ECO "C50"]
[Opening "Giuoco Piano"]
[WhiteFideId "8602980"]
[BlackFideId "4122356"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 h6 8. Nbd2 O-O
9. h3 Be6 10. b4 Ba7 11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. Nc4 Qe8 13. Be3 Bxe3 14. Nxe3 Nh5 15. g3
Rd8 16. Qe2 Nf6 17. Kg2 Ne7 18. Ng4 Ng6 19. Nxf6+ Rxf6 20. a5 Qc6 21. Rac1 Rf7
22. h4 Nf8 23. d4 Nd7 24. dxe5 Nxe5 25. Nd4 Qc4 26. Qxc4 Nxc4 27. Nxe6 Re8 28.
Nf4 Rxe4 29. Rfe1 Rfe7 30. Rxe4 Rxe4 31. Rd1 Kf7 32. h5 Ne5 33. Nd5 c6 34. Ne3
d5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.8"]
[White "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Black "Li, Chao b"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2671"]
[BlackElo "2720"]
[ECO "E60"]
[Opening "King's Indian"]
[Variation "3.g3"]
[WhiteFideId "4125029"]
[BlackFideId "8604436"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg2 d5 6. b3 O-O 7. O-O Ne4 8. Bb2 Bf5
9. e3 Nd7 10. Qe2 a5 11. Nc3 Nxc3 12. Bxc3 Be4 13. Rfc1 e6 14. Bf1 Bxf3 15. Qxf3
Re8 16. Rab1 Bf8 17. Rd1 Qc7 18. e4 dxe4 19. Qxe4 Bg7 20. Bg2 Nb6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.20"]
[Round "3.9"]
[White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Black "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2711"]
[BlackElo "2656"]
[ECO "A48"]
[Opening "King's Indian"]
[Variation "London system"]
[WhiteFideId "4147235"]
[BlackFideId "9301348"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. c3 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. h3 Nc6 7. Be2 Nd7 8. O-O e5
9. Bh2 f5 10. a4 Qe7 11. Na3 Nd8 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Nc4 Nxf3+ 14. Bxf3 Nf7 15.
Bd5 Be6 16. Na5 Bxd5 17. Qxd5 c6 18. Qb3 Be5 19. Bxe5 Qxe5 20. Qb4 Rad8 21. Rad1
Rd7 22. Nb3 Ng5 23. Qd4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.1"]
[White "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2796"]
[ECO "B51"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]
[Variation "Canal-Sokolsky (Nimzovich-Rossolimo, Moscow) attack"]
[WhiteFideId "2016192"]
[BlackFideId "623539"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 Ngf6 6. Re1 e6 7. c3 b5 8. Bc2
c4 9. a4 Bb7 10. d4 cxd3 11. Bxd3 bxa4 12. Qxa4 Be7 13. h3 O-O 14. Be3 Qc7 15.
Nbd2 Rfb8 16. Qa5 Bd8 17. Qxc7 Bxc7 18. b4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.2"]
[White "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Black "Adams, Michael"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2766"]
[BlackElo "2751"]
[ECO "D35"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "exchange, positional line, 5...c6"]
[WhiteFideId "13401319"]
[BlackFideId "400041"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 Be7 8. Bd3
Nbd7 9. Nge2 Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. Qd2 Nb6 12. f3 Bd7 13. O-O O-O 14. g4 Nf6 15.
Ng3 Ne8 16. Rae1 Nd6 17. e4 dxe4 18. fxe4 Ndc4 19. Qc1 Bxg4 20. b3 Rad8 21. Nf5
Bxf5 22. exf5 Qf6 23. Bxc4 Nxc4 24. bxc4 Qxd4+ 25. Kh1 Rfe8 26. f6 Rxe1 27. Qxe1
Qxc4 28. fxg7 Rd6 29. Rg1 Rg6 30. Qe5 Qe6 31. Qb8+ Kxg7 32. Qxa7 Qc4 33. Qe3 b5
34. a3 c5 35. Ne4 f5 36. Rxg6+ Kxg6 37. Nxc5 Qd5+ 38. Kg1 Qd1+ 39. Kg2 Qd5+ 40.
Kh3 Qd1 41. Qe8+ Kf6 42. Nd7+ Kg5 43. Qg8+ 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.3"]
[White "Aronian, Levon"]
[Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2671"]
[ECO "A13"]
[Opening "English opening"]
[WhiteFideId "13300474"]
[BlackFideId "4125029"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Qb3 a5 4. a3 Bxc3 5. Qxc3 Nf6 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 d6 8. e3
e5 9. d4 Nc6 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Bd3 Bg4 12. Ne2 Bh5 13. Ng3 Bg6 14. Be2 h5 15. h4
Re8 16. Rd1 Qe7 17. O-O Ne4 18. Nxe4 Bxe4 19. g3 Qf6 20. f3 Bf5 21. b4 Qg6 22.
Kh2 axb4 23. axb4 Nd4 24. exd4 exd4 25. Qd2 d3 26. Rfe1 dxe2 27. Rxe2 Rxe2+ 28.
Qxe2 Be6 29. Rd2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.4"]
[White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Black "Ding, Liren"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2760"]
[ECO "A10"]
[Opening "English opening"]
[WhiteFideId "4122356"]
[BlackFideId "8603677"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 c6 5. O-O d5 6. b3 Ne4 7. d4 O-O 8. Bb2 a5
9. Nc3 Bf5 10. e3 Nxc3 11. Bxc3 Be4 12. Qe2 e6 13. Rfd1 Nd7 14. Bf1 g5 15. Rac1
Bxf3 16. Qxf3 f5 17. Bd3 Nf6 18. cxd5 cxd5 19. b4 axb4 20. Bxb4 Rf7 21. Qe2 h5
22. Rc3 h4 23. Rdc1 Bf8 24. Bxf8 Qxf8 25. gxh4 gxh4 26. Kh1 Rg7 27. Rc7 Qd6 28.
Rxg7+ Kxg7 29. h3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.5"]
[White "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Black "Hou, Yifan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2759"]
[BlackElo "2651"]
[ECO "E48"]
[Opening "Nimzo-Indian"]
[Variation "4.e3 O-O, 5.Bd3 d5"]
[WhiteFideId "14102951"]
[BlackFideId "8602980"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Ne2 Re8 8. Bd2
c6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Ng3 Nbd7 11. Rc1 Nf8 12. f3 Ne6 13. Be1 a6 14. Bf2 c5 15. Re1
cxd4 16. exd4 Nf4 17. Rxe8+ Qxe8 18. Bb1 Bd7 19. Qd2 g6 20. Nf1 Qf8 21. Be3 Qb8
22. a3 Bc6 23. Ba2 Ne6 24. Re1 Qc7 25. Bf2 Bf4 26. Qd1 Rd8 27. Bh4 Bg5 28. Bxg5
Nxg5 29. Qd2 Ne6 30. Ne3 Qf4 31. Rd1 Kg7 32. Nc2 Qxd2 33. Rxd2 Kf8 34. Kf2 Ke7
35. h4 h5 36. Ne3 Nc7 37. g4 hxg4 38. fxg4 Kd6 39. g5 Nh5 40. Ng4 f6 41. gxf6
Rf8 42. Ke3 Ng3 43. Rf2 Nf5+ 44. Kd3 Nxh4 45. Ne3 Nf5 46. Nxf5+ gxf5 47. Rxf5
Bd7 48. Rh5 Be6 49. Rh6 Rf7 50. Na4 a5 51. Nc5 Ne8 52. Bb3 b6 53. Na4 Kc6 54.
Nc3 b5 55. Rh8 Nc7 56. Rh6 Ne8 57. Rh5 Nc7 58. a4 b4 59. Nb5 Ne8 60. Re5 Rxf6
61. Bxd5+ Bxd5 62. Rxe8 Rf3+ 63. Kd2 Rf2+ 64. Re2 Rxe2+ 65. Kxe2 Bb3 66. Kd2
Bxa4 67. Nc3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.6"]
[White "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Black "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2749"]
[BlackElo "2742"]
[ECO "B92"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]
[Variation "Najdorf, Opovcensky variation"]
[WhiteFideId "4168119"]
[BlackFideId "4126025"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O
Be6 9. Qd3 O-O 10. Bd2 a5 11. a4 Na6 12. Nd5 Bxd5 13. exd5 b6 14. Rfd1 Nc7 15.
Bf3 Nd7 16. Bg4 Nf6 17. Bf3 Nd7 18. Bg4 Nf6 19. Bf3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.7"]
[White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2628"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[ECO "D35"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "exchange variation"]
[WhiteFideId "1503707"]
[BlackFideId "2205530"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 cxd4 8.
cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Rc1 b6 12. Bd3 Bb7 13. O-O Nd7 14. Qe3
Nf6 15. Ne5 Qe7 16. f3 Rfd8 17. Rc2 Rac8 18. Rfc1 h6 19. Be2 Qd6 20. a3 Rxc2 21.
Rxc2 Nd7 22. Nc4 Qc7 23. Bd3 b5 24. Nd2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.8"]
[White "Li, Chao b"]
[Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2720"]
[BlackElo "2711"]
[ECO "E12"]
[Opening "Queen's Indian"]
[Variation "Petrosian system"]
[WhiteFideId "8604436"]
[BlackFideId "4147235"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. e3 g6 8. h4 Bg7
9. h5 Nd7 10. Bd3 Nxc3 11. bxc3 e5 12. e4 Qe7 13. h6 Bf6 14. O-O O-O 15. Re1
Rfd8 16. Be3 Rac8 17. Qe2 Re8 18. Qa2 c6 19. a4 Rc7 20. Rad1 Bc8 21. Bc4 Rf8 22.
Bc1 Bh8 23. Bb3 a6 24. Bc4 Bf6 25. d5 cxd5 26. Ba3 Nc5 27. exd5 Qd6 28. Nd2 Bf5
29. Bxa6 Ra8 30. Bb5 Qd8 31. Bc6 Nxa4 32. Bxa8 Nxc3 33. Qb3 Qxa8 34. d6 Rc6 35.
Ra1 Qc8 36. Bb4 Be6 37. Qa3 e4 38. Qa8 Ne2+ 39. Kf1 e3 40. Ne4 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.21"]
[Round "4.9"]
[White "Rapport, Richard"]
[Black "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2692"]
[BlackElo "2656"]
[ECO "A45"]
[Opening "Queen's pawn game"]
[WhiteFideId "738590"]
[BlackFideId "9301348"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nd2 d5 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 c5 7. Ngf3 Qb6 8. Qb3
Nc6 9. Bc2 Re8 10. O-O e5 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Rxe5 13. f4 Re8 14. f5 Qxb3 15.
axb3 Ng4 16. h3 Nxe3 17. fxg6 hxg6 18. Rfe1 Bf5 19. Bxe3 Bxc2 20. Bxc5 Bh6 21.
Rxe8+ Rxe8 22. Nf3 a6 23. b4 Re2 24. b5 Bd3 25. bxa6 bxa6 26. Re1 Rxe1+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.1"]
[White "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2766"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "D37"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "classical variation (5.Bf4)"]
[WhiteFideId "13401319"]
[BlackFideId "2016192"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. cxd5
Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. a3 Nc6 11. Bd3 Bb6 12. O-O Bg4 13. h3 Bh5 14. b4 a6 15.
Rc1 d4 16. e4 f6 17. g4 Bg6 18. Re1 Rc8 19. b5 axb5 20. Qb3+ Kh8 21. Qxb5 Ra8
22. a4 Be8 23. Qb3 Bf7 24. Qa3 Ba5 25. Bd2 Bxd2 26. Nxd2 Qa5 27. Nf3 Qxa4 28.
Qxa4 Rxa4 29. Bb5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.2"]
[White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Black "Aronian, Levon"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2796"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "C89"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez"]
[Variation "Marshall counter-attack, 11...c6"]
[WhiteFideId "623539"]
[BlackFideId "13300474"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3
d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. d3 Bd6 13. Re1 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qh4 15.
g3 Qh3 16. Be3 Bxd3 17. Nd2 Qf5 18. Bd4 Rfe8 19. a4 h6 20. Kg2 Qxf3+ 21. Nxf3
Rac8 22. axb5 axb5 23. Ra6 Rxe1 24. Nxe1 Nc7 25. Rb6 Bf5 26. Bc2 Be6 27. Be4 Nd5
28. Ra6 b4 29. c4 Nf6 30. Bf3 Bxc4 31. Rxc6 Rxc6 32. Bxc6 Kf8 33. Nc2 Nd5 34.
Kf3 g6 35. Ne3 Nxe3 36. Bxe3 g5 37. Ke4 Ke7 38. Kd4 Be2 39. Bb7 f6 40. f4 gxf4
41. Bxf4 Bxf4 42. gxf4 Kd6 43. h4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.3"]
[White "Ding, Liren"]
[Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2760"]
[BlackElo "2749"]
[ECO "E60"]
[Opening "King's Indian defence"]
[WhiteFideId "8603677"]
[BlackFideId "4168119"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 c5 4. d5 e6 5. Nc3 d6 6. e4 Bg7 7. Bg5 O-O 8. Qd2 h6 9.
Be3 exd5 10. cxd5 a6 11. a4 Nh7 12. a5 h5 13. Ra3 Nd7 14. Nh3 Rb8 15. Be2 b5 16.
axb6 Qxb6 17. Ra2 Ne5 18. Nf2 a5 19. O-O Ba6 20. Bxa6 Qxa6 21. Rfa1 Nc4 22. Qe2
Ra8 23. Bc1 Rfb8 24. Nfd1 Nf8 25. Ra4 Rb4 26. b3 Nb6 27. Qxa6 Rxa6 28. Rxa5 Rxa5
29. Rxa5 Rxb3 30. Rb5 c4 31. Kf1 Nfd7 32. Bf4 Ne5 33. Be3 Nbd7 34. Ke2 Ra3 35.
Rb4 Rb3 36. Ra4 Nb6 37. Ra6 Ned7 38. Kd2 f5 39. Kc2 fxe4 40. fxe4 Be5 41. h3 Kf8
42. Nb1 Rb4 43. Nd2 Ke8 44. Nf3 Bf6 45. g4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.4"]
[White "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Black "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2742"]
[BlackElo "2759"]
[ECO "D38"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "Ragozin variation"]
[WhiteFideId "4126025"]
[BlackFideId "14102951"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 O-O 8. e3
Bf5 9. Qb3 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 Nbd7 11. Be2 c5 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. Qb4 Nce4 14. Nd4 Bh7
15. O-O g5 16. Bg3 Qb6 17. Qxb6 axb6 18. Rfc1 Rfc8 19. c4 Nxg3 20. hxg3 Rc5 21.
Nb3 Rc7 22. cxd5 Rxc1+ 23. Rxc1 Nxd5 24. Nd4 Bg6 25. Bb5 Nb4 26. a4 Na6 27. f3
Nc5 28. e4 Rd8 29. Rc4 h5 30. Kf2 f6 31. Ke3 Bf7 32. Rb4 Ra8 33. Ne2 Rc8 34. Rd4
Be8 35. Rd6 Bxb5 36. axb5 Kf7 37. Nc3 Re8 38. Rxb6 f5 39. Rd6 fxe4 40. Nxe4 Nxe4
41. fxe4 Ra8 42. Rd7+ Kf6 43. Rxb7 Ra3+ 44. Kd4 Rxg3 45. b6 Rxg2 46. Rb8 Rb2 47.
b7 Kg7 48. e5 g4 49. Ke4 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.5"]
[White "Adams, Michael"]
[Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2751"]
[BlackElo "2628"]
[ECO "C50"]
[Opening "Giuoco Piano"]
[WhiteFideId "400041"]
[BlackFideId "1503707"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. c3 d6 7. a4 O-O 8. Re1 Kh8
9. h3 h6 10. Na3 Bxa3 11. Rxa3 Be6 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. d4 Qe8 14. dxe5 Nxe5 15.
Nxe5 dxe5 16. a5 Rd8 17. Qe2 Qc6 18. Rb3 Rd7 19. Rb4 Rfd8 20. Be3 Kg8 21. Qc4
Rd1 22. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 23. Kh2 Qxc4 24. Rxc4 c6 25. Rb4 Rd7 26. Kg3 Kf7 27. Kf3 g5
28. Ba7 Ng8 29. h4 gxh4 30. Kg4 Ne7 31. Be3 Ng8 32. Kxh4 Ke8 33. Rb3 Rg7 34. g4
Rf7 35. c4 Rd7 36. Ba7 Nf6 37. f3 Rf7 38. Bb8 Nd7 39. Bd6 Kd8 40. Kh5 Rf6 41.
Rd3 Ke8 42. Bb4 c5 43. Bd2 Rf7 44. Bxh6 Nf6+ 45. Kg6 Ng8 46. Bg5 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.6"]
[White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Black "Li, Chao b"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2720"]
[ECO "C42"]
[Opening "Petrov"]
[Variation "classical attack"]
[WhiteFideId "2205530"]
[BlackFideId "8604436"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8.
Nbd2 Bf5 9. Re1 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 O-O 12. c3 Qd7 13. Bf4 Rae8 14. Re2
Bd6 15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. Rae1 Rxe2 17. Qxe2 h6 18. g3 Rb8 19. Nh4 Qd7 20. g4 g6 21.
Ng2 b5 22. b4 a5 23. a3 a4 24. h3 Rd8 25. Nf4 Qd6 26. Nd3 Kg7 27. Nc5 Rb8 28.
Kg2 g5 29. Kg1 Rb6 30. Qe8 Rb8 31. Qe2 Rb6 32. Kf1 Rb8 33. Kg2 Rb6 34. Qe8 Rb8
35. Qe2 Rb6 36. Qe8 Rb8 37. Qe2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.7"]
[White "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2671"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[ECO "A30"]
[Opening "English"]
[Variation "symmetrical variation"]
[WhiteFideId "4125029"]
[BlackFideId "4122356"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. d4 cxd4 5. exd4 d5 6. Nc3 Bg4 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8.
Qb3 Bxf3 9. gxf3 e6 10. Qxb7 Nxd4 11. Bb5+ Nxb5 12. Qc6+ Ke7 13. Qc5+ Ke8 14.
Qxb5+ Qd7 15. Nxd5 exd5 16. Qb3 Bd6 17. O-O Rb8 18. Qe3+ Kf8 19. Rd1 Qh3 0-1

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.8"]
[White "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Black "Hou, Yifan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2656"]
[BlackElo "2651"]
[ECO "D38"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "Ragozin variation"]
[WhiteFideId "9301348"]
[BlackFideId "8602980"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qb3 c5 8. cxd5
exd5 9. a3 Bxc3+ 10. Qxc3 Nd7 11. e3 O-O 12. Be2 b6 13. O-O Bb7 14. Rfc1 Rfc8
15. dxc5 Qxc3 16. Rxc3 Rxc5 17. Rcc1 Rac8 18. Rcb1 Nf8 19. Nd4 Ne6 20. Bg4 Re8
21. b4 Rc4 22. Be2 Rcc8 23. Nf5 Rc7 24. Rc1 Rec8 25. Rd1 Rd8 26. h4 Kf8 27. Bf3
Rcd7 28. a4 d4 29. Bxb7 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.22"]
[Round "5.9"]
[White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Black "Rapport, Richard"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2711"]
[BlackElo "2692"]
[ECO "E18"]
[Opening "Queen's Indian"]
[Variation "old main line, 7.Nc3"]
[WhiteFideId "4147235"]
[BlackFideId "738590"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2
d6 9. d5 Nxd2 10. Nxd2 e5 11. b4 a5 12. bxa5 Rxa5 13. Nb3 Ra8 14. a4 Bc8 15. a5
Na6 16. Nb5 f5 17. Ra3 f4 18. axb6 cxb6 19. Nd2 Bg4 20. Bf3 Bh3 21. Bg2 Bg4 22.
Bf3 Bh3 23. Bg2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.1"]
[White "Adams, Michael"]
[Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2751"]
[BlackElo "2796"]
[ECO "A20"]
[Opening "English opening"]
[WhiteFideId "400041"]
[BlackFideId "623539"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Nb6 7. b3 Bd6 8. Bb2
O-O 9. Nc3 Re8 10. Ne4 Bf8 11. d3 f5 12. Ned2 e4 13. Ne1 e3 14. fxe3 Rxe3 15.
Nc2 Re8 16. Nf3 Nd5 17. e4 fxe4 18. dxe4 Ndb4 19. Nxb4 Qxd1 20. Raxd1 Nxb4 21.
Rd2 Nxa2 22. Be5 Bg4 23. Bxc7 Nc3 24. e5 Bc5+ 25. Kh1 Rac8 26. Bd6 Ne4 27. Ra2
Nxd6 28. exd6 h6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.2"]
[White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Black "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2766"]
[ECO "D45"]
[Opening "QGD semi-Slav"]
[Variation "Stoltz variation"]
[WhiteFideId "4122356"]
[BlackFideId "13401319"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O
dxc4 9. Bxc4 a6 10. a4 c5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. b3 b6 13. Bb2 Bb7 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.3"]
[White "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Black "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2742"]
[ECO "B90"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]
[Variation "Najdorf, Byrne (English) attack"]
[WhiteFideId "2016192"]
[BlackFideId "4126025"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4
g5 9. Bg3 Bg7 10. h3 Ne5 11. Nf5 Bxf5 12. exf5 Nbc6 13. Nd5 e6 14. fxe6 fxe6 15.
Ne3 Qa5+ 16. c3 Nf3+ 17. Qxf3 Bxc3+ 18. Kd1 Qa4+ 19. Nc2 Bxb2 20. Rc1 Rc8 21.
Bd3 Rf8 22. Qh5+ Ke7 23. Qxh6 Bxc1 24. Re1 Ne5 25. Rxe5 dxe5 26. Kxc1 Qa3+ 27.
Kd2 Rxc2+ 28. Bxc2 Qb4+ 29. Ke2 Qb5+ 30. Ke1 Qb4+ 31. Kf1 Qc4+ 32. Kg1 Qxc2 33.
Qxg5+ Kf7 34. Qxe5 Qd1+ 35. Kh2 Qd5 36. Qc7+ Kg8 37. Be5 Rf7 38. Qc3 Kf8 39.
Qc8+ Ke7 40. f4 Qc6 41. Qg8 Qe8 42. Qg3 Kd8 43. h4 Rh7 44. Qg5+ Kd7 45. g4 Qc8
46. Qg6 Rxh4+ 47. Kg3 Rh1 48. f5 Rg1+ 49. Kh2 Qc2+ 50. Kxg1 Qc5+ 51. Kg2 Qxe5
52. Qf7+ Kd6 53. Qf8+ Kd5 54. f6 Qe4+ 55. Kh2 Qxg4 56. Qg7 Qf4+ 57. Kh3 Qf5+ 58.
Kh4 Kd6 59. Qg3+ Kd7 60. Qg7+ Kd6 61. Qg3+ Kd7 62. Qg7+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.4"]
[White "Aronian, Levon"]
[Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[ECO "D35"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "exchange variation"]
[WhiteFideId "13300474"]
[BlackFideId "2205530"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Rb1 Be7 8.
Bb5+ Bd7 9. Bxd7+ Qxd7 10. d5 exd5 11. exd5 O-O 12. Nf3 Bf6 13. O-O b5 14. Bf4
Bxc3 15. Qd3 b4 16. Ng5 g6 17. Ne4 Qf5 18. Qf3 Nd7 19. Nxc3 bxc3 20. Rbc1 Ne5
21. Bxe5 Qxe5 22. Rxc3 Rac8 23. Rc4 Rfe8 24. h4 Qd6 25. Rd1 Re5 26. Qg3 Rce8 27.
Kh2 R8e7 28. Rc3 f6 29. Re3 Kg7 30. Kg1 Rd7 31. Rxe5 Qxe5 32. Qd3 Qd6 33. g3 Rc7
34. Qc4 Rd7 35. a4 Rb7 36. a5 Rb4 37. Qc3 a6 38. Kg2 Rb5 39. Rd2 c4 40. Qxc4
Rxa5 41. g4 Rb5 42. g5 Rb4 43. Qc6 Qxc6 44. dxc6 fxg5 45. hxg5 Kf7 46. c7 Rc4
47. Rd7+ Ke6 48. Rxh7 Ke5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.5"]
[White "Hou, Yifan"]
[Black "Ding, Liren"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2651"]
[BlackElo "2760"]
[ECO "C47"]
[Opening "Four knights"]
[Variation "Scotch, 4...exd4"]
[WhiteFideId "8602980"]
[BlackFideId "8603677"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8.
exd5 O-O 9. O-O cxd5 10. Bg5 c6 11. Qf3 h6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qxf6 gxf6 14. Ne2
Bd6 15. Rad1 Rb8 16. b3 Re8 17. h3 Rb6 18. Ng3 c5 19. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 20. Rxe1 Be6
21. c4 dxc4 22. Bxc4 Bxg3 23. fxg3 Bxc4 24. bxc4 Rb4 25. Re8+ Kg7 26. Ra8 Ra4
27. g4 a5 28. Kh2 Rxa2 29. Rc8 a4 30. Rxc5 Rc2 31. Rc8 a3 32. Ra8 a2 33. c5 Rxc5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.6"]
[White "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Black "Li, Chao b"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2749"]
[BlackElo "2720"]
[ECO "C42"]
[Opening "Petrov"]
[Variation "classical attack, Marshall variation"]
[WhiteFideId "4168119"]
[BlackFideId "8604436"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. c4
c6 9. Nc3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Bf5 12. Bg5 Qc7 13. Re1 h6 14. Nh4 Bh7 15.
Bxh6 Bxh2+ 16. Kh1 Bf4 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. Qg4+ Kh8 19. Nf5 Bxf5 20. Qxf5 Qd6 21.
g3 Bh6 22. Kg2 b5 23. Bb3 Qg6 24. Qxg6 fxg6 25. Re7 g5 26. Re6 Kg7 27. Rh1 Rh8
28. Re7+ Kg6 29. Bc2+ 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.7"]
[White "Rapport, Richard"]
[Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2692"]
[BlackElo "2671"]
[ECO "E20"]
[Opening "Nimzo-Indian"]
[Variation "Romanishin-Kasparov (Steiner) system"]
[WhiteFideId "738590"]
[BlackFideId "4125029"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nf3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 b6 8.
Ne5 Bb7 9. Bg5 Na5 10. Bxb7 Nxb7 11. Qa4 Nd6 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Nd3 c5 14. dxc5
bxc5 15. O-O Qc7 16. Rfd1 Ne4 17. Qa3 Rfc8 18. Qc1 Kg7 19. Rb1 Rab8 20. Rb3 a5
21. Ra3 h6 22. f3 Ng5 23. Nf4 f5 24. Qd2 Rb7 25. Rb3 Rcb8 26. Qxd7 Qxd7 27. Rxd7
Rxd7 28. Rxb8 Rd2 29. Kf2 Rxa2 30. h4 Nh7 31. Nd3 Ra3 32. Rb7 Kg8 33. Rb5 Rxc3
34. Rxc5 a4 35. Ke3 a3 36. Kd4 Rc2 37. Nf4 Nf6 38. Ra5 Ra2 39. Kc3 Ra1 40. Kb3
Rg1 41. Rxa3 e5 42. Nd3 e4 43. Ne5 Rxg3 44. Ra8+ Kg7 45. Ra7 exf3 46. exf3 Ng4
47. Rxf7+ Kg8 48. Rxf5 Nxe5 49. Rxe5 Rxf3+ 50. Kb4 Rf4 51. h5 Kf7 52. Kb5 Kf6
53. Rd5 Ke6 54. Kc5 Ke7 55. Rd4 Rf5+ 56. Kb6 Rxh5 57. c5 Rh1 58. c6 Ke6 59. Rc4
Rb1+ 60. Ka7 Ra1+ 61. Kb8 Rb1+ 62. Kc8 h5 63. c7 Ke7 64. Rh4 Rb5 65. Rh1 Ke6 66.
Re1+ Kf6 67. Rc1 Ke7 68. Rc4 Rb1 69. Rc5 h4 70. Rh5 Rb4 71. Rh6 Ke8 72. Rh7 Rc4
73. Kb7 Rb4+ 74. Kc6 Rc4+ 75. Kd6 Kf8 76. Kd5 Rc1 77. c8=Q+ Rxc8 78. Rh8+ 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.8"]
[White "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2759"]
[BlackElo "2711"]
[ECO "D37"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "4.Nf3"]
[WhiteFideId "14102951"]
[BlackFideId "4147235"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Qc2 c6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bg5 Be7 8. h3
Nb6 9. e3 Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. Ne5 Be6 12. Bd3 g6 13. g4 Nf6 14. f4 Nc8 15.
O-O-O Nd6 16. Qa4 Nd7 17. Rhf1 Nb6 18. Qc2 f6 19. Bxg6+ hxg6 20. Nxg6 Qg7 21.
Nxh8 Qxh8 22. f5 Bf7 23. Qh2 O-O-O 24. b3 Ne4 25. Kb2 Qf8 26. Nxe4 dxe4 27. Qd2
Qh6 28. Rh1 Nd5 29. Rde1 Rg8 30. Ka1 a6 31. Qc2 Re8 32. Qd2 Rg8 33. Qc2 Re8 34.
Qd2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.24"]
[Round "6.9"]
[White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Black "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2628"]
[BlackElo "2656"]
[ECO "B91"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]
[Variation "Najdorf, Zagreb (fianchetto) variation"]
[WhiteFideId "1503707"]
[BlackFideId "9301348"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e6 7. Bg2 Be7 8. b3
Bd7 9. O-O Nc6 10. Nce2 b5 11. c3 Rc8 12. Ba3 O-O 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. e5 Ne8 15.
Bxc6 Rxc6 16. Rc1 Qc7 17. Nd4 Rb6 18. Qe2 dxe5 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. Qxe5 Qd6 21.
Nf3 Qa3 22. Qe2 Nf6 23. Ne5 Rb7 24. Rfd1 Rc7 25. Rc2 h6 26. c4 bxc4 27. bxc4 Qa5
28. Rcd2 Rc5 29. f4 h5 30. Rd4 Rb8 31. Qd2 Qxd2 32. R1xd2 Rcc8 33. h3 g6 34. g4
hxg4 35. hxg4 Rb1+ 36. Kg2 Kg7 37. Kf3 Rf1+ 38. Kg2 Rb1 39. Kf3 Rf1+ 40. Rf2 Rc1
41. Rb2 Rc7 42. g5 Nh5 43. Rb8 Rc3+ 44. Kf2 f6 45. gxf6+ Nxf6 46. Rb1 Nh5 47.
Rb6 Kf6 48. Ng4+ Kg7 49. Ne5 Kf6 50. Ng4+ Kg7 51. Ne5 Kf6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.1"]
[White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2796"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[ECO "C67"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez"]
[Variation "Berlin defence, open variation"]
[WhiteFideId "623539"]
[BlackFideId "4122356"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8.
Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ne7 10. Rd1+ Ke8 11. Nc3 Ng6 12. Nd4 Bd7 13. f4 Be7 14. Be3 h5
15. Rd2 Rd8 16. Re1 Bc8 17. Ne4 a6 18. Red1 Nh4 19. Bf2 Ng6 20. Be3 Nh4 21. Bf2
Ng6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.2"]
[White "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2766"]
[BlackElo "2749"]
[ECO "D80"]
[Opening "Gruenfeld"]
[Variation "Stockholm variation"]
[WhiteFideId "13401319"]
[BlackFideId "4168119"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. cxd5 c5 7. dxc5 Nd7 8.
e3 O-O 9. Bc4 Nxc5 10. Nge2 Qb6 11. Qd2 Bf5 12. Nd4 Rac8 13. O-O Ne4 14. Qe2
Bxd4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.3"]
[White "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Black "Adams, Michael"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2742"]
[BlackElo "2751"]
[ECO "A14"]
[Opening "English"]
[Variation "Neo-Catalan declined"]
[WhiteFideId "4126025"]
[BlackFideId "400041"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4
Bd7 9. Bg5 Bc6 10. Rd1 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 h6 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. Nxc4 Be4 14. Qb3 a5
15. Nfe5 Bd5 16. Rac1 Re8 17. Qc2 c6 18. e4 Bxc4 19. Qxc4 Qb6 20. d5 cxd5 21.
exd5 Bb4 22. dxe6 Rxe6 23. Nd7 Nxd7 24. Rxd7 Rf6 25. Rc2 Rd8 26. Rxd8+ Qxd8 27.
Qc8 Rd6 28. Bxb7 g6 29. Ba6 Kg7 30. Qxd8 Rxd8 31. Rc7 Re8 32. Bc4 Re7 33. Rc6
Re5 34. b3 h5 35. Kg2 g5 36. Rc7 Re7 37. Rc8 Re5 38. h3 h4 39. g4 Re7 40. Rd8
Kf6 41. Rd3 Re4 42. Bd5 Re7 43. Rf3+ Kg7 44. Bc4 f6 45. Rd3 Re4 46. Rd7+ Re7 47.
Rd8 Re5 48. Rg8+ Kh7 49. Kf3 Re7 50. Rb8 Kg7 51. Rb6 Re5 52. Be6 Kf8 53. Rb8+
Ke7 54. Bc4 Kd7 55. Rb6 f5 56. Rb7+ Kd6 57. gxf5 Rxf5+ 58. Kg4 Rxf2 59. Kxg5 Rf3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.4"]
[White "Ding, Liren"]
[Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2760"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "D37"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "classical variation (5.Bf4)"]
[WhiteFideId "8603677"]
[BlackFideId "2016192"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. a3
Nc6 9. Qc2 Qa5 10. Rd1 Re8 11. Nd2 e5 12. Bg5 Nd4 13. Qb1 Bf5 14. Bd3 Bxd3 15.
Qxd3 Ne4 16. Ncxe4 dxe4 17. Qxe4 Qb6 18. Rb1 h6 19. Bh4 g5 20. b4 Bf8 21. Bg3
Rad8 22. exd4 exd4 23. Be5 Bg7 24. O-O Rxe5 25. Qd3 Qg6 26. Rb3 g4 27. c5 b6 28.
cxb6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.5"]
[White "Rapport, Richard"]
[Black "Aronian, Levon"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2692"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "C77"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez"]
[Variation "four knights (Tarrasch) variation"]
[WhiteFideId "738590"]
[BlackFideId "13300474"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. Nc3 b5 6. Bb3 Be7 7. d3 d6 8. a3 O-O
9. Nd5 Na5 10. Ba2 Nxd5 11. Bxd5 c6 12. Ba2 Bf6 13. O-O Re8 14. b4 Nb7 15. c4
Be6 16. Bb2 c5 17. Bc3 Qd7 18. cxb5 axb5 19. Bxe6 Qxe6 20. a4 Qd7 21. axb5 Rxa1
22. Qxa1 Qxb5 23. Qb1 Rb8 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.6"]
[White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Black "Hou, Yifan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2651"]
[ECO "C65"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez"]
[Variation "Berlin defence"]
[WhiteFideId "2205530"]
[BlackFideId "8602980"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 O-O 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. Nc4 Re8 8.
Bg5 b5 9. Ne3 Qd6 10. Nd2 Bd4 11. Rb1 h6 12. Bh4 Bxe3 13. fxe3 Bg4 14. Nf3 Nd7
15. b3 c5 16. h3 Be6 17. c4 a6 18. O-O f6 19. Bg3 Qc6 20. Qc2 Bf7 21. Kh2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.7"]
[White "Li, Chao b"]
[Black "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2720"]
[BlackElo "2759"]
[ECO "E12"]
[Opening "Queen's Indian"]
[Variation "Petrosian system"]
[WhiteFideId "8604436"]
[BlackFideId "14102951"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. e3 Be7 8. Bb5+
c6 9. Bd3 c5 10. O-O cxd4 11. exd4 Nd7 12. Qe2 O-O 13. Ne4 N5f6 14. Nc3 Qc7 15.
Bg5 h6 16. Bh4 Qf4 17. Bg3 Qg4 18. Ba6 Bxa6 19. Qxa6 Qf5 20. Rac1 Qa5 21. Qb7
Rfe8 22. Nd2 Bf8 23. h3 Qf5 24. Nc4 a6 25. Rfd1 b5 26. Ne3 Qh5 27. Bc7 Qg6 28.
b4 Nh5 29. Ne2 Ndf6 30. Rc6 Qg5 31. Be5 a5 32. Qxb5 axb4 33. axb4 Ra2 34. Rc2
Rea8 35. Rxa2 Rxa2 36. Qc4 Rb2 37. b5 Nd5 38. Nxd5 exd5 39. Qd3 Qg6 40. Qxg6
fxg6 41. Nc3 Rb3 42. Rc1 Ba3 43. Rb1 Rxc3 44. b6 Nf6 45. b7 Nd7 46. Rb5 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.8"]
[White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2711"]
[BlackElo "2628"]
[ECO "E06"]
[Opening "Catalan"]
[Variation "closed, 5.Nf3"]
[WhiteFideId "4147235"]
[BlackFideId "1503707"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

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 Bd5 11. Qc2 Be4 12. Qc1 h6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Rd1 a5 15.
Nbd2 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 c6 17. Nc4 Na6 18. Qf4 Nb4 19. e3 Qe7 20. h4 Rfd8 21. h5 Bg5
22. Qg4 c5 23. dxc5 Nd3 24. Nb6 Rab8 25. Be2 Ne5 26. Qe4 Qxc5 27. Nc4 Nxc4 28.
Qxc4 Qxc4 29. Bxc4 Bf6 30. Rxd8+ Rxd8 31. Ra3 Rd2 32. Rb3 Rxb2 33. Rxb2 Bxb2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.25"]
[Round "7.9"]
[White "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2656"]
[BlackElo "2671"]
[ECO "B12"]
[Opening "Caro-Kann"]
[Variation "advance variation"]
[WhiteFideId "9301348"]
[BlackFideId "4125029"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O Bg6 7. c3 h6 8. Na3 Nf5
9. b3 Be7 10. g4 Nh4 11. Nxh4 Bxh4 12. f4 O-O 13. f5 Bh7 14. Bd3 Nd7 15. f6 gxf6
16. Bxh6 Bg5 17. Bxh7+ Kxh7 18. Bxf8 Qxf8 19. Nc2 fxe5 20. Ne1 e4 21. Ng2 Qe7
22. Qe1 Bh6 23. Qf2 Rf8 24. Kh1 f5 25. gxf5 exf5 26. Qg3 Qf7 27. Rf2 e3 28. Nxe3
f4 29. Qh3 Nb6 30. Rg1 Qe7 31. Ng4 Qe4+ 32. Rf3 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.1"]
[White "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2749"]
[BlackElo "2796"]
[ECO "A29"]
[Opening "English"]
[Variation "four knights, kingside fianchetto"]
[WhiteFideId "4168119"]
[BlackFideId "623539"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3
O-O 9. a3 Re8 10. b4 a5 11. b5 Nd4 12. Rb1 Bf8 13. Nd2 a4 14. e3 Ne6 15. Nf3 Nc5
16. Nxe5 Rxe5 17. d4 Re8 18. dxc5 Qxd1 19. Rxd1 Bxc5 20. Bb2 Nc4 21. Nd5 Nxb2
22. Rxb2 Bxa3 23. Rc2 Be6 24. Nxc7 Bb3 25. Ra1 Bxc2 26. Rxa3 Bb3 27. Nxa8 Rxa8
28. Bxb7 Rb8 29. Bc6 Kf8 30. b6 Rxb6 31. Bxa4 Bxa4 32. Rxa4 h5 33. Kg2 g6 34.
Ra2 Kg7 35. e4 Rb4 36. Kf3 Rb3+ 37. Kg2 Rb4 38. Re2 Kf6 39. Kh3 Kg5 40. f4+ Kf6
41. Kh4 Ra4 42. Kh3 Rb4 43. Kg2 Ra4 44. h3 Ra3 45. h4 Ra4 46. Kf3 Ra3+ 47. Re3
Ra1 48. Rb3 Kg7 49. Ke3 Ra4 50. Rd3 Rb4 51. Kf3 Rb1 52. e5 Kf8 53. Ra3 Ke7 54.
Ke3 Re1+ 55. Kf2 Re4 56. Ra6 Kf8 57. Ra3 Ke7 58. Ra7+ Kf8 59. Ra6 Kg7 60. Rd6
Ra4 61. f5 gxf5 62. Rf6 Ra2+ 63. Kf3 Ra3+ 64. Kf4 Ra4+ 65. Kg5 Rg4+ 66. Kxh5
Rxg3 67. Rxf5 Re3 68. Rg5+ Kh7 69. Kg4 Re1 70. Rf5 Kg7 71. h5 Rg1+ 72. Kf4 Rf1+
73. Ke4 Re1+ 74. Kd5 Rd1+ 75. Kc5 Ra1 76. Rf6 Rh1 77. Rf5 Ra1 78. h6+ Kxh6 79.
Rxf7 Kg6 80. Rf6+ Kg7 81. Kd5 Ra5+ 82. Ke4 Ra4+ 83. Kf5 Ra7 84. Rg6+ Kf8 85. Rh6
Kg7 86. Rf6 Rb7 87. Rc6 Kf7 88. Ra6 Kf8 89. Rf6+ Kg7 90. Rg6+ Kf8 91. Ra6 Kf7
92. Rh6 Kg7 93. Rh3 Rb6 94. Rd3 Kf7 95. Rd6 Rb7 96. Rf6+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.2"]
[White "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Black "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2742"]
[BlackElo "2766"]
[ECO "D42"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3"]
[WhiteFideId "4126025"]
[BlackFideId "13401319"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. e3 Nc6 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bd3 cxd4 8.
exd4 Bb4 9. O-O O-O 10. Bc2 Bd7 11. a3 Bxc3 12. Qd3 f5 13. bxc3 b5 14. a4 a6 15.
Re1 Qc7 16. Ng5 Qd6 17. Qd2 h6 18. Nf3 Rfc8 19. Ba3 Qf4 20. Qxf4 Nxf4 21. Bc5
Na5 22. Ne5 Be8 23. g3 Nd5 24. Ra3 bxa4 25. c4 Nf6 26. Bxa4 Bxa4 27. Rxa4 Nc6
28. Nd3 Ne4 29. Bb6 Rcb8 30. c5 Kf7 31. Rea1 Nc3 32. Rxa6 Rxa6 33. Rxa6 Ne2+ 34.
Kg2 Nexd4 35. Bc7 Rc8 36. Bd6 g5 37. f4 gxf4 38. gxf4 Ke8 39. Rb6 Ra8 40. Ne5
Ra2+ 41. Kg3 Ra3+ 42. Kg2 Ra2+ 43. Kg3 Ra3+ 44. Kh4 Nxe5 45. Bxe5 Nf3+ 46. Kh5
Nxe5 47. fxe5 Kd7 48. Kg6 f4 49. Rd6+ Ke7 50. c6 f3 51. Rd7+ Ke8 52. Rf7 Rc3 53.
c7 h5 54. Rxf3 Rxc7 55. Rh3 Kd7 56. Rxh5 Rc4 57. Rh7+ Kc6 58. Kf6 Kd5 59. Rd7+
Ke4 60. Rd1 Rc2 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.3"]
[White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Black "Adams, Michael"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2751"]
[ECO "C53"]
[Opening "Giuoco Piano"]
[WhiteFideId "4122356"]
[BlackFideId "400041"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O h6 7. Re1 O-O 8. h3 a5
9. Nbd2 Be6 10. Bxe6 fxe6 11. Nf1 a4 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Rxe3 d5 14. Re1 Nd7 15. d4
exd4 16. cxd4 Nf6 17. Ng3 dxe4 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. Rxe4 Qd5 20. Qe2 Rf6 21. a3
Raf8 22. Qe3 Na5 23. Re1 Nc4 24. Qc3 b5 25. R1e2 c6 26. Qc2 R8f7 27. Qc3 Rf8 28.
Qc2 R8f7 29. Qc3 Rf8 30. Qc2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.4"]
[White "Aronian, Levon"]
[Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "D37"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "classical variation (5.Bf4)"]
[WhiteFideId "13300474"]
[BlackFideId "2016192"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. a3
Nc6 9. Bd3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Qxd1+ 11. Rxd1 b6 12. g4 Bb7 13. g5 Nh5 14. Bd6 Nd4 15.
Nxd4 Bxd6 16. O-O Rfc8 17. Be2 g6 18. Nxe6 Bxa3 19. bxa3 Rxc3 20. Nd8 Be4 21.
Rd4 Rc5 22. Nxf7 Kxf7 23. Rxe4 Rxg5+ 24. Kh1 Rc8 25. h4 Rgc5 26. Bxh5 Rxh5 27.
Rd1 Rc7 28. Kg2 Rhc5 29. Kg3 Rb7 30. Rd8 b5 31. Rf4+ Kg7 32. Rfd4 Rcc7 33. R8d5
Rf7 34. h5 a5 35. a4 Rf5 36. Rxf5 gxf5 37. axb5 Rxb5 38. Rd7+ Kh6 39. Kh4 Rb2
40. Rd6+ Kg7 41. f4 h6 42. Rd5 Kf6 43. Rxa5 Rg2 44. Kh3 Rg1 45. Kh2 Rg4 46. Rb5
Rh4+ 47. Kg2 Rg4+ 48. Kf3 Rh4 49. e4 fxe4+ 50. Kxe4 Rh1 51. Kf3 Rf1+ 52. Kg3
Rg1+ 53. Kf2 Ra1 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.5"]
[White "Li, Chao b"]
[Black "Ding, Liren"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2720"]
[BlackElo "2760"]
[ECO "D78"]
[Opening "Neo-Gruenfeld, 6.O-O c6"]
[WhiteFideId "8604436"]
[BlackFideId "8603677"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 c6 7. Qb3 a5 8. cxd5 a4
9. Qd1 cxd5 10. Nc3 Ne4 11. Nd2 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Qa5 13. Ba3 Qxc3 14. Bxe7 Qxd4 15.
Rc1 Re8 16. Bc5 Qe5 17. e4 Nd7 18. Ba3 Nf6 19. exd5 Bg4 20. Qc2 Bf5 21. Nc4 Bxc2
22. Nxe5 Be4 23. Bxe4 Nxe4 24. f4 Rad8 25. Rfd1 Nd6 26. Bb2 a3 27. Bxa3 Bxe5 28.
fxe5 Rxe5 29. Bb4 Rd7 30. Bc3 Re2 31. a4 f5 32. Bb4 Kf7 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.6"]
[White "Hou, Yifan"]
[Black "Rapport, Richard"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2651"]
[BlackElo "2692"]
[ECO "B19"]
[Opening "Caro-Kann"]
[Variation "classical, Spassky variation"]
[WhiteFideId "8602980"]
[BlackFideId "738590"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5
Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bd2 a5 12. O-O-O Bb4 13. Ne4 Ngf6 14. c3 Nxe4
15. Qxe4 Nf6 16. Qe2 Be7 17. g4 Qd5 18. c4 Qe4 19. Qxe4 Nxe4 20. Be3 f5 21. gxf5
O-O 22. Nh4 exf5 23. Ng6 Rfe8 24. Nxe7+ Rxe7 25. Rh4 Nf6 26. Rf4 Nxh5 27. Rxf5
Ng3 28. Rf3 Ne4 29. d5 cxd5 30. Rxd5 a4 31. Kc2 Rc8 32. b3 axb3+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.7"]
[White "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2656"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[ECO "C17"]
[Opening "French"]
[Variation "Winawer, advance, 5.a3"]
[WhiteFideId "9301348"]
[BlackFideId "2205530"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 cxd4 7. Qg4 Kf8 8. bxa5
dxc3 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. h4 Nge7 11. h5 h6 12. a6 bxa6 13. Bd3 Rb8 14. Be3 Nf5 15.
Bc5+ Kg8 16. Qa4 Qd7 17. Qf4 f6 18. exf6 gxf6 19. g4 e5 20. Qxf5 Qxf5 21. Bxf5
Bxf5 22. gxf5 Rb5 23. Bb4 d4 24. Rd1 Kf7 25. Rg1 a5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.8"]
[White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Black "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2628"]
[BlackElo "2759"]
[ECO "E18"]
[Opening "Queen's Indian"]
[Variation "old main line, 7.Nc3"]
[WhiteFideId "1503707"]
[BlackFideId "14102951"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2
Bf6 9. Ne5 Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 c5 12. Ng4 Bxd4 13. Bxd4 cxd4 14. Qxd4
Nc6 15. Qd6 Qg5 16. Ne3 Rfd8 17. Rad1 Qc5 18. a3 a5 19. b3 Rab8 20. a4 Nb4 21.
Rd2 Qxd6 22. Rxd6 Kf8 23. Rfd1 Ke7 24. g4 Na6 25. R6d3 Nc5 26. Rc3 h5 27. h3 Rh8
28. f3 Rbc8 29. Nc2 hxg4 30. hxg4 Rh6 31. Rh1 Rxh1 32. Kxh1 Rc6 33. Kg2 Rd6 34.
Kf2 Rd1 35. b4 axb4 36. Nxb4 Ra1 37. Nd3 Rxa4 38. Nxc5 bxc5 39. Ke3 Kd6 40. Rc1
g5 41. Ke4 f6 42. f4 gxf4 43. Kxf4 Ke7 44. Kf3 e5 45. e3 Ke6 46. Rh1 Rxc4 47.
Rh6 Rc1 48. Kf2 Rc2+ 49. Kf3 d5 50. g5 e4+ 51. Kg3 Re2 52. Rxf6+ Ke5 0-1

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.26"]
[Round "8.9"]
[White "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2671"]
[BlackElo "2711"]
[ECO "D38"]
[Opening "QGD"]
[Variation "Ragozin variation"]
[WhiteFideId "4125029"]
[BlackFideId "4147235"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Be2
dxc4 9. O-O Bxc3 10. bxc3 Nc6 11. Bxc4 b6 12. Bd3 Bb7 13. Be4 Qe7 14. Ne5 Nxe5
15. Bxb7 Rab8 16. Be4 Nc4 17. Qe2 Nd6 18. Bc6 Nb7 19. Qa6 Na5 20. Bf3 c5 21.
dxc5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.1"]
[White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"]
[Black "Grischuk, Alexander"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2796"]
[BlackElo "2742"]
[ECO "C67"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez"]
[Variation "Berlin defence, open variation"]
[WhiteFideId "623539"]
[BlackFideId "4126025"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8.
Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Bf4 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. c3 d5 14. Nd2 g6
15. Nf3 Ng7 16. Qe3 c6 17. Re1 Be6 18. Ne5 Qa5 19. a3 Re8 20. Nd3 Qd8 21. Qd2
Bf5 22. Rxe8+ Qxe8 23. Qe3 Qxe3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.2"]
[White "Nakamura, Hikaru"]
[Black "Adams, Michael"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2785"]
[BlackElo "2751"]
[ECO "A07"]
[Opening "Reti"]
[Variation "King's Indian attack (Barcza system)"]
[WhiteFideId "2016192"]
[BlackFideId "400041"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 c6 4. c4 e6 5. O-O Nf6 6. d3 Be7 7. cxd5 Bxf3 8. Bxf3
cxd5 9. b3 Nc6 10. Bb2 O-O 11. e3 Rc8 12. a3 Ne8 13. d4 Nd6 14. Qd3 Na5 15. Nd2
f5 16. Rfc1 Qb6 17. Bd1 Ne4 18. Nf3 Bf6 19. a4 Rc6 20. Rxc6 Nxc6 21. Qb5 Qc7 22.
Rc1 a6 23. Qe2 Qb6 24. Ne1 Nb4 25. f3 Nd6 26. Ba3 Be7 27. Qd2 Nc8 28. Be2 Na7
29. Nc2 Rc8 30. Kf2 a5 31. Ne1 Nd3+ 32. Nxd3 Bxa3 33. Rxc8+ Nxc8 34. Qc2 Ne7 35.
Nf4 Kf7 36. Bb5 Bd6 37. Nd3 Qd8 38. Ke2 b6 39. h3 Qc8 40. Qxc8 Nxc8 41. g4 g6
42. Ba6 Ne7 43. Bb7 Kf6 44. e4 fxe4 45. fxe4 dxe4 46. Nf2 Nd5 47. Nxe4+ Ke7 48.
Bxd5 exd5 49. Nxd6 Kxd6 50. h4 h6 51. Ke3 g5 52. h5 Kc6 53. Kd3 Kd6 54. Kc3 Kc6
55. b4 Kd6 56. b5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.3"]
[White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"]
[Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2749"]
[ECO "A04"]
[Opening "Reti opening"]
[WhiteFideId "4122356"]
[BlackFideId "4168119"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. g3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Ndb4 8.
Nxc6 Qxd1+ 9. Kxd1 Nxc6 10. Nc3 Bd7 11. Be3 g6 12. Rc1 Bg7 13. Ke1 O-O 14. f4 e5
15. Kf2 exf4 16. gxf4 Be6 17. Rhd1 Rfd8 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Bxc6 bxc6 20. b3 Bf6
21. Ne4 Bh4+ 22. Ng3 Bd5 23. Rc5 a6 24. Ra5 Ra8 25. f5 gxf5 26. Ra4 Be4 27. Kg1
Bxg3 28. hxg3 Kg7 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.4"]
[White "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"]
[Black "Hou, Yifan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2766"]
[BlackElo "2651"]
[ECO "E20"]
[Opening "Nimzo-Indian"]
[Variation "Kmoch variation"]
[WhiteFideId "13401319"]
[BlackFideId "8602980"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 c5 5. d5 O-O 6. e4 b5 7. e5 Ne8 8. f4 d6 9.
Nf3 exd5 10. cxd5 Nc7 11. a4 Bb7 12. Bd3 h6 13. O-O Bxc3 14. bxc3 dxe5 15. axb5
e4 16. Bxe4 Bxd5 17. Bb1 Nd7 18. c4 Bb7 19. Ra3 Ne6 20. Qc2 Nf6 21. Bb2 Ne4 22.
Rd3 Qc7 23. f5 Nd4 24. Nxd4 cxd4 25. Bxd4 a6 26. b6 Qc6 27. f6 Rfd8 28. fxg7 Rd6
29. c5 Rg6 30. Ba2 Ng5 31. Rg3 Nh3+ 32. Kh1 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.5"]
[White "Ding, Liren"]
[Black "Aronian, Levon"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2760"]
[BlackElo "2785"]
[ECO "A14"]
[Opening "English"]
[Variation "Neo-Catalan declined"]
[WhiteFideId "8603677"]
[BlackFideId "13300474"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4
Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Qc1 a5 12. Nc3 Na6 13. Bd2 Nb4 14. Qb1 Bxf3 15.
Bxf3 c6 16. Rd1 Qe7 17. Ne4 Nxe4 18. Qxe4 Rfd8 19. Bc3 Rd7 20. Rd2 Qd8 21. Rad1
Be7 22. h4 Rb8 23. e3 Nd5 24. Qc2 Qc7 25. Kg2 g6 26. h5 Bf8 27. e4 Nb4 28. Qb3
c5 29. dxc5 Rxd2 30. Rxd2 Qxc5 31. Rd7 b5 32. axb5 Qxb5 33. Qd1 Nc6 34. Be2 Qb6
35. Bc4 Rb7 36. b3 Qa7 37. Rd6 Bxd6 38. Qxd6 Qb6 39. Qf4 Kf8 40. Bxe6 Nb4 41.
Qf6 Nd3 42. Bd4 Qd6 43. Be3 Ne1+ 44. Kf1 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.6"]
[White "Rapport, Richard"]
[Black "Li, Chao b"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2692"]
[BlackElo "2720"]
[ECO "A16"]
[Opening "English"]
[Variation "Anglo-Gruenfeld defense"]
[WhiteFideId "738590"]
[BlackFideId "8604436"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. e4 Nxc3 5. bxc3 g6 6. h4 Bg7 7. h5 c5 8.
Bb5+ Bd7 9. a4 Nc6 10. Nf3 Qc7 11. Qe2 Ne5 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 13. Bb2 a6 14. Bc4 Rc8
15. Qf3 e6 16. a5 g5 17. h6 Rg8 18. g3 Rg6 19. Qe3 Bd6 20. Be2 c4 21. Bh5 Rg8
22. O-O e5 23. d4 cxd3 24. Qxd3 Be6 25. Rfd1 Ke7 26. g4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.7"]
[White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"]
[Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2711"]
[ECO "E32"]
[Opening "Nimzo-Indian"]
[Variation "classical variation"]
[WhiteFideId "2205530"]
[BlackFideId "4147235"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 d6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3
Bxc3+ 9. Qxc3 b6 10. Ne2 Bb7 11. O-O Be4 12. f3 Bxd3 13. Qxd3 Re8 14. e4 Nf8 15.
Rad1 Ng6 16. Bf2 c6 17. b4 e5 18. dxe5 dxe5 19. a4 Qc7 20. c5 bxc5 21. Bxc5 a5
22. Rb1 1/2-1/2

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.8"]
[White "Eljanov, Pavel"]
[Black "Salem, A.R. Saleh"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2759"]
[BlackElo "2656"]
[ECO "B51"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]
[Variation "Canal-Sokolsky (Nimzovich-Rossolimo, Moscow) attack"]
[WhiteFideId "14102951"]
[BlackFideId "9301348"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. c3 Nf6 5. Bd3 e6 6. Bc2 b5 7. d4 Bb7 8. Nbd2
Be7 9. O-O cxd4 10. cxd4 O-O 11. Re1 Rc8 12. Nf1 e5 13. Ng3 g6 14. Bb3 exd4 15.
Bh6 Re8 16. Ng5 Ne5 17. a4 d5 18. exd5 Bb4 19. Rxe5 Rxe5 20. Qxd4 Bd6 21. Nf3
Qb6 22. Qh4 Nxd5 23. Nxe5 Bxe5 24. Qe4 Qe6 25. axb5 Bxb2 26. Qxe6 fxe6 27. Rxa7
Rc3 28. Rxb7 Rxb3 29. Ne4 Bd4 30. g3 Rb2 31. Kh1 Rb1+ 32. Kg2 Rb2 33. Ng5 Rxf2+
34. Kh3 Be5 35. Ra7 Nb6 36. Re7 Bd6 37. Re8+ Bf8 38. Nxe6 1-0

[Event "Sharjah Grand Prix 2017"]
[Site "Sharjah UAE"]
[Date "2017.02.27"]
[Round "9.9"]
[White "Riazantsev, Alexander"]
[Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[WhiteElo "2671"]
[BlackElo "2628"]
[ECO "D45"]
[Opening "QGD semi-Slav"]
[Variation "Stoltz variation"]
[WhiteFideId "4125029"]
[BlackFideId "1503707"]
[EventDate "2017.02.18"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. b3 O-O 8. Be2 b6
9. O-O Bb7 10. Bb2 Rc8 11. Rfd1 c5 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. cxd5 Nce4 14. Qd3 Nxc3 15.
Bxc3 Nxd5 16. Bb2 Qe7 17. Qd4 f5 18. Bc4 Rfd8 19. a4 Bb4 20. Qh4 Qxh4 21. Nxh4
Kf7 22. Nf3 Ke7 23. Rac1 Bc5 24. Ra1 Bb4 25. Rd3 Nf6 26. Rxd8 Rxd8 27. Nd4 Nd5
28. Nc2 Bc3 29. Ba3+ Ke8 30. Bb5+ Kf7 31. Rd1 Bf6 32. Bc4 g6 33. h3 Nc7 34. Rxd8
Bxd8 35. Bd6 Nd5 36. Nd4 Bf6 37. Nb5 a5 38. Bc5 Be7 39. Bd4 Bc6 40. Na7 Bb7 41.
Nb5 Bc6 42. Be5 Bf6 43. Bb8 1/2-1/2

 

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