PGN Chess Game 83. St. Petersburg Chmp. 2010 open SF (RUS)

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[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.1"]
[White "Levin, Evgeny A"]
[Black "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E16"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "97"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 e6 3. c4 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Qe7 7. O-O O-O 8. Nc3
d5 9. Ne5 Bxc3 10. bxc3 Ne4 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Nd3 Nd7 13. a4 Rfe8 14. a5 bxa5
15. Rxa5 Nb6 16. Bxe4 dxe4 17. Nc5 Bd5 18. Be3 h6 19. Na6 Bc4 20. Nb4 a6 21.
Rc5 Rac8 22. Qc2 Qe6 23. Bf4 c6 24. Rb1 Nd7 25. Ra5 c5 26. dxc5 Nxc5 27. Ra3
Qg4 28. Re1 Red8 29. Ra5 Ne6 30. Be3 Rd6 31. Re5 f5 32. Kg2 Ng5 33. Bxg5 Qxg5
34. Rd1 Rxd1 35. Qxd1 Rd8 36. Nd5 Kh8 37. h4 Qg4 38. Nf6 gxf6 39. Qxd8+ Kg7 40.
Re7+ Bf7 41. Qc7 Qh5 42. c4 Kf8 43. Qd6 Kg7 44. Qd2 Kf8 45. Ra7 Kg7 46. c5 f4
47. Qxf4 Qxc5 48. Rxa6 Qd4 49. Rd6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.2"]
[White "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Black "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E08"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "2473"]
[PlyCount "119"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. Qc2 Nbd7 8.
O-O c6 9. Bf4 b6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Bc7 Qe8 12. Nc3 Bb7 13. Nb5 Ne4 14. Bf4 Rc8
15. Nc3 b5 16. Qb3 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Nb6 18. Rfb1 Bc6 19. Ne5 a6 20. h4 Ba8 21. Rc1
Na4 22. Rc2 Bd6 23. Nd3 Bxf4 24. gxf4 Qe7 25. h5 Rc7 26. Rac1 Rfc8 27. Kf1 Qh4
28. Bf3 Qh3+ 29. Ke1 Nb6 30. Qa3 Ra7 31. Ne5 Nc4 32. Qb4 Qh4 33. Nd3 Bc6 34.
Kf1 Qh3+ 35. Ke1 Rac7 36. Ne5 Qf5 37. e3 Nxe5 38. dxe5 Bb7 39. Kd2 d4 40. Bxb7
dxe3+ 41. Kxe3 Rxb7 42. c4 Rd7 43. Rd2 Rdc7 44. Rcd1 h6 45. Rd8+ Rxd8 46. Rxd8+
Kh7 47. Qf8 Qxh5 48. Qh8+ Kg6 49. Rg8 f6 50. Rd8 fxe5 51. Qe8+ Rf7 52. Qxe6+
Kh7 53. Qxe5 Qg6 54. c5 Qg1 55. Qe4+ g6 56. c6 Qc1+ 57. Ke2 Qc5 58. Rd7 Kg7 59.
Qe5+ Qxe5+ 60. fxe5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.3"]
[White "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Black "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D38"]
[WhiteElo "2448"]
[BlackElo "2283"]
[PlyCount "62"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 g5 8. Bg3
Ne4 9. Nd2 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Bxc3 11. Rc1 Ba5 12. e3 Bf5 13. h4 gxh4 14. Bxh4 Qd6
15. Bg3 Qa3 16. Be5 Rg8 17. Bxc7 Nd7 18. Bxa5 Qxa5 19. Qb3 Rg6 20. Rh5 Be6 21.
g3 Ke7 22. Bg2 Rgg8 23. Bxd5 Rac8 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Bf3 Rc1+ 26. Ke2 f5 27. Qd3
Qxa2 28. d5 Nc5 29. Qb5 Bd7 30. d6+ Kd8 31. Qb4 Qa6+ 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.4"]
[White "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Black "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B52"]
[WhiteElo "2267"]
[BlackElo "2440"]
[PlyCount "88"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. a4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. O-O e6 7. Re1 Be7 8. b3
O-O 9. Bb2 d5 10. e5 Ne8 11. d4 Rc8 12. Ne2 Nc7 13. Bd3 Nb4 14. dxc5 Nca6 15.
Ned4 Nxc5 16. Bf1 Ne4 17. Re3 Qc7 18. c3 Nc6 19. Nxc6 Bxc6 20. b4 a5 21. b5 Bd7
22. c4 Rfd8 23. cxd5 exd5 24. Rc1 Nc5 25. Bd4 Be6 26. Rec3 b6 27. Bd3 Qb8 28.
Bb1 g6 29. h3 Rd7 30. Bxc5 bxc5 31. Nd4 Qxe5 32. Re3 Qf6 33. Qe1 Qxd4 34. Rxe6
Bf8 35. Rc6 Ra8 36. Qd1 Qb2 37. Bc2 Re8 38. Rb1 Qc3 39. Bb3 Re4 40. Rc8 Kg7 41.
Rc1 Qe5 42. g3 Be7 43. Bc2 Re2 44. Kf1 Bg5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.5"]
[White "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Black "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C11"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2262"]
[PlyCount "137"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Nbd7 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Nf3 c5
8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. Rd1+ Ke7 11. Ne5 h6 12. Bh4 g5 13. Bg3 Ne4 14.
Be2 Bd6 15. Ng4 Nxg3 16. hxg3 h5 17. Ne3 h4 18. Nc4 Bc7 19. gxh4 gxh4 20. Rd4
b5 21. Nd2 Be5 22. Rb4 Bd7 23. c3 a5 24. Rbxh4 Rxh4 25. Rxh4 b4 26. cxb4 Bxb2
27. b5 Bc3 28. Rh3 Bb4 29. a3 Bc5 30. Rc3 Bd4 31. Rc7 a4 32. Nc4 Rb8 33. Na5
Kd6 34. Rc4 Bc5 35. Rxa4 Bxb5 36. Bxb5 Rxb5 37. Nc4+ Kd5 38. Ke2 Rb3 39. Ne3+
Bxe3 40. fxe3 f5 41. Rd4+ Kc5 42. Rd3 Rb2+ 43. Rd2 Rb3 44. Ra2 e5 45. a4 Kb6
46. Kf3 f4 47. Re2 Ra3 48. Ke4 Rxa4+ 49. Kxe5 fxe3 50. Kf5 Ra3 51. Kf4 Kc5 52.
Rxe3 Ra4+ 53. Re4 Ra2 54. g4 Kd5 55. Re8 Rf2+ 56. Kg5 Rg2 57. Kf5 Kd6 58. g5
Rf2+ 59. Kg6 Kd7 60. Re1 Rg2 61. Kf6 Rf2+ 62. Kg7 Rg2 63. g6 Rf2 64. Kg8 Rg2
65. g7 Rh2 66. Re4 Rh1 67. Kf7 Rf1+ 68. Kg6 Rg1+ 69. Kf6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.6"]
[White "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Black "Solovjov, Sergey I"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D44"]
[WhiteElo "2259"]
[BlackElo "2396"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5
9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Nbd7 11. exf6 Bb7 12. g3 c5 13. d5 Qc7 14. Bg2 b4 15. d6
Qb6 16. Ne4 O-O-O 17. O-O Bd5 18. b3 c3 19. a3 Bh6 20. h4 a5 21. axb4 cxb4 22.
Qc2 Nc5 23. Nxc5 Qxc5 24. Bxd5 Bxg5 25. Bg2 Bxf6 26. Qe4 Rxd6 27. Qb7+ Kd8 28.
Qxf7 Be7 29. Qf3 Rf8 30. Qa8+ Kd7 31. Rxa5 Rxa8 32. Rxc5 Ra2 33. Rc4 Rdd2 34.
h5 Bg5 35. Be4 Re2 36. Kg2 Be3 37. Kf3 Bxf2 38. h6 Re3+ 39. Kf4 Re1 40. h7 Rxf1
41. Kg4 c2 42. h8=Q 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.7"]
[White "Pankov, German"]
[Black "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A80"]
[WhiteElo "2394"]
[BlackElo "2239"]
[PlyCount "77"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 f5 2. Bg5 Nf6 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. Nc3 d5 5. e3 Be6 6. Bd3 Qd7 7. Qf3 Nc6 8.
a3 Ne7 9. Nge2 c6 10. h3 Nc8 11. Nf4 g6 12. Nxe6 Qxe6 13. g4 fxg4 14. hxg4 Ne7
15. O-O-O Bg7 16. Rh3 O-O-O 17. Ne2 Rdf8 18. Nf4 Qf7 19. Rdh1 h6 20. Nxg6 Nxg6
21. Qf5+ Kc7 22. Qxg6 Qxg6 23. Bxg6 Rd8 24. Kd2 Bf8 25. Kd3 Rg8 26. Bf5 Kd6 27.
Re1 Re8 28. c4 b6 29. cxd5 cxd5 30. Rc1 Bg7 31. Rhh1 Re7 32. b4 a6 33. a4 Ra8
34. b5 axb5 35. axb5 Rc7 36. Rxc7 Kxc7 37. Rc1+ Kb7 38. Bd7 Ra5 39. Bc6+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.8"]
[White "Sovovyov, Viktor"]
[Black "Serov, Maksim"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A30"]
[WhiteElo "2230"]
[BlackElo "2380"]
[PlyCount "89"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 e6 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d6 8. e4 a6
9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qc7 11. Be3 Nbd7 12. f4 O-O 13. Rc1 Rfe8 14. g4 Nc5 15. Bf2
g6 16. b4 Rad8 17. Bf3 e5 18. Nd5 Bxd5 19. cxd5 exd4 20. Bxd4 Nfd7 21. bxc5
bxc5 22. g5 Qa5 23. Bc3 Qa3 24. Qb3 Qxb3 25. axb3 Rb8 26. Bg4 Rb7 27. Ra1 Rxb3
28. Bxd7 Rd8 29. Bf6 Rxd7 30. Rxa6 Bxf6 31. gxf6 Rb8 32. Kg2 h6 33. Kg3 Kh7 34.
Kg4 h5+ 35. Kf3 Kh6 36. h4 Rc8 37. Rb1 Kh7 38. Ke3 Kg8 39. Kd3 Kf8 40. Kc4 Ke8
41. e5 Rcd8 42. e6 fxe6 43. dxe6 d5+ 44. Kxc5 Rc7+ 45. Rc6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.9"]
[White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Black "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B00"]
[WhiteElo "2356"]
[BlackElo "2229"]
[PlyCount "103"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. Be3 e5 5. c4 Qa5+ 6. Bd2 Bb4 7. d5 Bxd2+ 8.
Nxd2 Nd4 9. Ngf3 Bf5 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Qf3 Nh6 12. Bd3 Bg6 13. O-O-O O-O 14.
Kb1 c5 15. dxc6 bxc6 16. Nb3 Qb6 17. c5 Qb4 18. Qxc6 Rac8 19. Qa6 Rcd8 20. Rd2
Ng4 21. Bxg6 hxg6 22. Rc1 Rfe8 23. c6 Qe7 24. c7 Rc8 25. Qb7 d3 26. h3 Ne5 27.
f4 Nd7 28. Rxd3 Nb6 29. Ka1 Qf6 30. Qxa7 Re2 31. Rd2 Rxd2 32. Nxd2 Qe6 33. Qb7
Re8 34. Rc6 Qf5 35. Rc1 Nc8 36. Qf3 g5 37. fxg5 Qxg5 38. Nb3 Qe5 39. a3 Nb6 40.
Qc6 Nc8 41. Ka2 Nd6 42. Rc5 Qe6 43. Rd5 Nc8 44. Qxe6 fxe6 45. Rd8 Kf7 46. Nc5
e5 47. a4 Ke7 48. Rd7+ Kf6 49. a5 Re7 50. Kb3 Rxd7 51. Nxd7+ Ke6 52. Nb6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.10"]
[White "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Black "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B30"]
[WhiteElo "2179"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "125"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. e5 Nxb5 6. Nxb5 Nd5 7. Ng5 h6 8.
Nxf7 Kxf7 9. Qf3+ Nf6 10. exf6 gxf6 11. Qh5+ Kg8 12. Qxc5 d5 13. Qc7 Bd7 14.
Qxd8 Rxd8 15. Nc3 d4 16. Ne4 Rc8 17. c3 Kf7 18. cxd4 Rg8 19. Rg1 f5 20. Nc3 Bg7
21. d3 Bxd4 22. Be3 Bxc3+ 23. bxc3 Rxc3 24. Bd4 Rxd3 25. Rd1 Rxd1+ 26. Kxd1
Ba4+ 27. Ke2 Rd8 28. Be3 Bb5+ 29. Ke1 e5 30. g3 h5 31. f4 e4 32. Kf2 b6 33. Rc1
Ke6 34. Rc7 Rd1 35. Rc1 Rd7 36. Rc8 Rd1 37. Rc1 Rd5 38. Rc7 Kd6 39. Rc3 Kd7 40.
Ke1 Rd6 41. Kf2 Bd3 42. Ke1 a5 43. a4 Rh6 44. Bf2 Ba6 45. Rc1 Rd6 46. Rc3 Bb7
47. Be3 Bc6 48. Rc4 Bd5 49. Rc3 Bf7 50. Ke2 Bg8 51. Bf2 Be6 52. Be3 Bf7 53. Bf2
Rg6 54. Ke1 Bd5 55. Ke2 Bb7 56. Be3 Ba6+ 57. Ke1 Rd6 58. Bf2 Rh6 59. Kd2 Bb7
60. Rc4 Bd5 61. Rc3 Rd6 62. Ke1 Rg6 63. Kd2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.11"]
[White "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B00"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2179"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Be2 O-O-O 6. c4 Qf5 7. Be3 e6 8.
O-O Bc5 9. Nbd2 Be7 10. b4 Bxb4 11. Rb1 Nf6 12. h3 Bh5 13. a3 Bxd2 14. Qxd2 Bg6
15. Qb2 b6 16. c5 Nd5 17. Rbc1 Nde7 18. Ne5 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Nd5 20. cxb6 axb6 21.
Bxb6 Nxb6 22. Qxb6 Qxe5 23. Qc6 Rd2 24. Rfe1 Kd8 25. Bf3 Qa5 26. Red1 Rxd1+ 27.
Rxd1+ Ke7 28. Qd7+ Kf6 29. a4 Rb8 30. Qd4+ Ke7 31. Qxg7 Qxa4 32. Qc3 Qc2 33.
Qa3+ Kf6 34. Qa1+ Qb2 35. Qa4 Kg7 36. Qf4 c5 37. h4 Rb4 38. Qg3 Kf8 39. h5 Bf5
40. Rd8+ Ke7 41. Qg5+ f6 42. Qg8 Qc1+ 43. Bd1 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.12"]
[White "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Black "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C64"]
[WhiteElo "2172"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "116"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Bc5 4. O-O Qf6 5. c3 Nge7 6. d3 h6 7. Be3 Bb6 8.
Nbd2 d6 9. d4 O-O 10. d5 Nb8 11. Be2 Ng6 12. Nc4 Nf4 13. a4 Bxe3 14. fxe3 Nxe2+
15. Qxe2 Qg6 16. Ncd2 Qh5 17. Qf2 Nd7 18. b4 a5 19. Nh4 Nb6 20. b5 Nd7 21. h3
Nc5 22. g4 Qg5 23. Kh2 g6 24. c4 Bd7 25. Ra3 Kh7 26. Qg3 Rae8 27. Rf2 Qe7 28.
Ra1 b6 29. Rf3 f6 30. Qf2 Rf7 31. Ng2 Ref8 32. Qe2 f5 33. exf5 gxf5 34. gxf5 e4
35. Rg3 Rxf5 36. Nf4 Qh4 37. Qg2 Rg5 38. Nxe4 Rxg3 39. Nxg3 Rg8 40. Qc2+ Kh8
41. Rg1 Qg5 42. Nge2 Qe5 43. Rxg8+ Kxg8 44. Ng3 Qg5 45. Ne4 Bf5 46. Nxg5 Bxc2
47. Nge6 Nxe6 48. Nxe6 Bxa4 49. Nxc7 Bb3 50. c5 dxc5 51. d6 Kf7 52. Na6 Ke6 53.
e4 Kxd6 54. Kg3 a4 55. Kf4 a3 56. e5+ Kd7 57. Nb8+ Kc7 58. Na6+ Kb7 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.13"]
[White "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Black "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C50"]
[WhiteElo "2330"]
[BlackElo "2158"]
[PlyCount "81"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. d3 d6 6. h3 Be6 7. Nd5 h6 8. c3
O-O 9. b4 Bb6 10. a4 a6 11. Nxb6 cxb6 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. Qb3 Re8 14. O-O b5 15.
Re1 bxa4 16. Rxa4 Qd7 17. Bb2 Qf7 18. b5 axb5 19. Rxa8 Rxa8 20. Qxb5 Nh5 21.
Bc1 Ra5 22. Qb6 Ra6 23. Qb3 Nf4 24. Bxf4 exf4 25. Rb1 Nd8 26. d4 Qc7 27. Qb5
Kh7 28. Qh5 Qe7 29. Qg4 Qf8 30. h4 Rc6 31. Rb3 Qf7 32. h5 Rc7 33. Ra3 Nc6 34.
Ra8 Ne7 35. Rd8 Rxc3 36. Rxd6 Rc6 37. Ne5 Rc1+ 38. Kh2 Qf8 39. Rxe6 Rc7 40. Ng6
Nxg6 41. Qxg6+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.14"]
[White "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Black "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E04"]
[WhiteElo "2149"]
[BlackElo "2326"]
[PlyCount "63"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 a6 6. O-O Nc6 7. e3 Bd7 8. Nc3
Bb4 9. Qe2 b5 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Nd5 13. Ba3 Qg5 14. f4 Qg6
15. Qd2 O-O-O 16. f5 Qh6 17. Bxd5 exd5 18. Be7 Rde8 19. f6 Rxe7 20. fxe7 Qe6
21. Qd4 Bc6 22. a4 bxa4 23. Rad1 Qxe7 24. Qg4+ Kb8 25. Qxg7 Re8 26. Rb1+ Ka8
27. Rxf7 Qc5 28. Rxc7 Qxe3+ 29. Kg2 Qe2+ 30. Kh3 Qh5+ 31. Kg2 Qe2+ 32. Kh3
1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.15"]
[White "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Black "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B46"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2136"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8.
O-O Qc7 9. Re1 Bb7 10. Qf3 Bd6 11. exd5 cxd5 12. Qg4 Kf8 13. Qh4 Re8 14. Bg5 h6
15. h3 g6 16. Rad1 Kg7 17. Bc1 Nf6 18. Bf1 e5 19. Rd2 Re6 20. Nd1 e4 21. Rde2
g5 22. Bxg5 hxg5 23. Qxg5+ Kf8 24. Qd2 Bc5 25. Ne3 d4 26. Nf5 Ng4 27. g3 e3 28.
fxe3 Nxe3 29. Nxe3 Rxe3 30. Bg2 Qxg3 31. Qa5 Rh5 32. Qd8+ Kg7 33. Qa5 Rxe2 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.16"]
[White "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Black "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C00"]
[WhiteElo "2131"]
[BlackElo "2323"]
[PlyCount "60"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 b6 3. Bd3 Bb7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Qe2 d5 6. Nbd2 Be7 7. e5 Nfd7 8. O-O
c5 9. c3 Nc6 10. a3 g5 11. Qe3 g4 12. Ne1 Qc7 13. b4 h5 14. f4 cxd4 15. cxd4 a5
16. b5 Nxd4 17. Bb2 Nf5 18. Bxf5 exf5 19. e6 Nf6 20. Rc1 Qxc1 21. Bxc1 Bc5 22.
Qxc5 bxc5 23. Bb2 Rh6 24. Nd3 Rc8 25. Nb3 Ne4 26. Nxa5 Ba8 27. b6 Rxe6 28. b7
Bxb7 29. Nxb7 Rb8 30. Na5 Rb5 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.17"]
[White "Bazeev, German"]
[Black "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D49"]
[WhiteElo "2319"]
[BlackElo "2078"]
[PlyCount "110"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3
a6 9. e4 c5 10. e5 cxd4 11. Nxb5 axb5 12. exf6 gxf6 13. O-O Qb6 14. Qe2 Bb7 15.
Bxb5 Rg8 16. Bf4 Bd6 17. Bg3 f5 18. Ne5 Bxe5 19. Qxe5 Ke7 20. Bxd7 Ra5 21. Qf4
Rg4 22. Qd2 f4 23. h3 Rg6 24. Qxf4 Rf5 25. Qb8 Kxd7 26. Rac1 e5 27. Kh2 h5 28.
h4 Ba6 29. Qf8 Rc6 30. Rfe1 Rxc1 31. Rxc1 d3 32. Qa8 Qb7 33. Qxb7+ Bxb7 34. f3
e4 35. Rd1 Ke6 36. fxe4 Bxe4 37. Rd2 Kd5 38. Bf2 Kc4 39. Be3 Ra5 40. a3 Kb3 41.
Kg3 Ra6 42. Kf4 Bg6 43. Bd4 Re6 44. Bc3 Re4+ 45. Kg3 Re2 46. Rxe2 dxe2 47. Kf2
Bd3 48. Ke3 Bb5 49. Kf3 e1=Q 50. Bxe1 Kxb2 51. Bb4 Bc6+ 52. Kf2 Bd7 53. Ke3 Kb3
54. Kd4 Ka4 55. Kc5 Bf5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.18"]
[White "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Black "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C15"]
[WhiteElo "1964"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "88"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd3 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 b6 7. e5 Ba6 8. f4
Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Nbc6 10. Nf3 Na5 11. a4 Qd7 12. O-O h5 13. Ba3 Nf5 14. Nd2 Qc6 15.
Bb4 Nc4 16. Nxc4 dxc4 17. Qf3 Qxf3 18. Rxf3 a5 19. Ba3 Rd8 20. Rb1 Kd7 21. h3
h4 22. Kf2 Kc6 23. Rb5 Rd5 24. Rb1 Rb8 25. Ke2 b5 26. axb5+ Rdxb5 27. Rc1 Rb1
28. Kd2 Rxc1 29. Kxc1 Kd5 30. Rf1 c6 31. Re1 Ng3 32. Be7 Nf5 33. Ba3 g5 34.
fxg5 Rg8 35. Bc5 Rxg5 36. Re2 Rg3 37. Kb2 Ne3 38. Be7 Nxg2 39. Rf2 Ne3 40. Rxf7
Rxh3 41. Bd8 Nd1+ 42. Kc1 Nxc3 43. Rd7+ Ke4 44. Bxa5 Ne2+ 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.13"]
[Round "1.19"]
[White "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Black "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B47"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2054"]
[PlyCount "97"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nb3 Qc7 6. Nc3 e6 7. g3 a6 8. a4
Nf6 9. Bg2 Bb4 10. O-O O-O 11. Bf4 Ne5 12. Qd4 Bxc3 13. bxc3 d6 14. Rfd1 Ne8
15. a5 f6 16. Bxe5 fxe5 17. Qd3 b5 18. Nd2 Qc5 19. Qe3 Qc7 20. c4 bxc4 21. Qb6
c3 22. Qxc7 Nxc7 23. Nc4 Rb8 24. Rxd6 Rb5 25. Rc6 Na8 26. Nd6 Rb8 27. Rxc3 Bd7
28. Rc5 Rb2 29. Bf1 Rfb8 30. Bxa6 Kf8 31. Bd3 Ke7 32. Nc4 Rb1+ 33. Rxb1 Rxb1+
34. Kg2 Rb5 35. Rxb5 Bxb5 36. Nxe5 Be8 37. f4 Kd6 38. Kf3 Kc5 39. c3 Nc7 40.
Ke3 Ba4 41. g4 Ne8 42. Bc4 Nc7 43. g5 Be8 44. h4 Bb5 45. Bxb5 Nxb5 46. Kd3 Nc7
47. h5 Ne8 48. a6 Kb6 49. Nd7+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.1"]
[White "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Black "Levin, Evgeny A."]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C16"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "50"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. Bd2 b6 6. Bb5+ c6 7. Ba4 Bd7 8. Nce2
Bxd2+ 9. Qxd2 c5 10. Bxd7+ Qxd7 11. c3 Nbc6 12. Nf3 O-O 13. O-O Rac8 14. h4 f6
15. exf6 Rxf6 16. Ng3 Rcf8 17. Rae1 Rxf3 18. gxf3 Ng6 19. Qg5 cxd4 20. Kh2 Qd6
21. f4 Rxf4 22. h5 Nce5 23. f3 h6 24. Ne4 dxe4 25. Qg3 Rxf3 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.2"]
[White "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Black "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C15"]
[WhiteElo "2330"]
[BlackElo "2410"]
[PlyCount "92"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nc3 d5 2. e4 e6 3. d4 Bb4 4. Nge2 dxe4 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Nxc3 Nc6 7. Bb5 Nge7
8. Bg5 f6 9. Be3 O-O 10. Qd2 f5 11. f3 f4 12. Bxf4 Qxd4 13. Bxc6 Nxc6 14. Qxd4
Nxd4 15. O-O-O Nc6 16. Bxc7 exf3 17. gxf3 Rxf3 18. Rhe1 e5 19. Bxe5 Bf5 20. Bg3
Rc8 21. Rd2 h5 22. Kb1 Rf8 23. Nd5 Rf7 24. Re8+ Kh7 25. Re3 Rf1+ 26. Ka2 Rd7
27. Ree2 Rf3 28. Nc3 Nd4 29. Rf2 Rxf2 30. Bxf2 Nf3 31. Rxd7 Bxd7 32. Bg3 Kg6
33. Ne4 h4 34. Bb8 Bf5 35. Nf2 Bxc2 36. b4 Kf5 37. Kb2 Be4 38. a4 a6 39. Kc3
Bc6 40. a5 Bb5 41. Bc7 g5 42. Bb8 g4 43. Bc7 Nxh2 44. Bxh2 g3 45. Bg1 gxf2 46.
Bxf2 h3 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.3"]
[White "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Black "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A30"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2410"]
[PlyCount "177"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O g6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Re1 O-O 8. e4
Nc6 9. d3 Ne8 10. Be3 Nd4 11. Rb1 Nc7 12. h4 f5 13. Bxd4 cxd4 14. Ne2 e5 15.
Nd2 Bh6 16. exf5 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 gxf5 18. Nf3 Qf6 19. b4 Kh8 20. Neg1 Rae8 21.
Rb2 b5 22. Rbe2 d6 23. Qb3 bxc4 24. Qxc4 Rc8 25. Rc2 Nd5 26. Qxc8 Rxc8 27.
Rxc8+ Kg7 28. Rc6 Qd8 29. a3 Qd7 30. b5 f4 31. g4 Qxg4+ 32. Kh2 Qd7 33. Nh3 Kf8
34. Rg1 Ne7 35. Ra6 Nf5 36. a4 Qb7 37. Nxe5 Qd5 38. Nd7+ Ke7 39. Rxa7 Qa2 40.
Ne5+ Ke6 41. Ng4 Nxh4 42. Nxh6 Nf3+ 43. Kh1 Nxg1 44. Kxg1 Qd2 45. Rg7 Kf6 46.
Rg4 f3 47. Rf4+ Kg6 48. Nf5 Qxd3 49. Nxd4 Qd1+ 50. Kh2 Qxa4 51. Kg3 h5 52. Kxf3
Qa8+ 53. Kg3 Qa3+ 54. Kh2 Qb2 55. Nf5 Qxb5 56. Nxd6 Qc6 57. Nf5 Qc7 58. Ng3 Qb8
59. Rh4 Qb2 60. Rxh5 Qd2 61. Rg5+ Kf7 62. Re5 Qb2 63. Re1 Qd2 64. Rg1 Qb2 65.
Rg2 Qe5 66. f4 Qb8 67. Rf2 Kf6 68. f5 Qb4 69. Nh5+ Kf7 70. Ng5+ Kf8 71. Nh3 Kf7
72. Ng3 Kf6 73. Re2 Qc4 74. Rf2 Qb4 75. Ng1 Qh4+ 76. Kg2 Qb4 77. Nf3 Qb7 78.
Re2 Qa6 79. Re1 Qc6 80. Ne4+ Kg7 81. f6+ Kf8 82. Kg3 Qc7+ 83. Kg4 Qc8+ 84. Kf4
Qb8+ 85. Ne5 Qb2 86. Rh1 Kg8 87. f7+ Kg7 88. Rg1+ Kh7 89. Nf6+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.4"]
[White "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Black "Pankov, German"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D15"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "2394"]
[PlyCount "75"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. c5 g6 6. Bf4 Bg7 7. h3 Nbd7 8. e3 b6
9. b4 Nh5 10. Bh2 bxc5 11. bxc5 Nxc5 12. g4 Qa5 13. Rc1 Nf6 14. dxc5 Ne4 15.
Nd4 Nxc3 16. Qd2 e5 17. Nb3 Qxa2 18. Qxc3 d4 19. exd4 exd4 20. Qf3 O-O 21. Bc4
Re8+ 22. Kf1 Be6 23. Bxe6 Rxe6 24. Kg2 Rae8 25. Ra1 Qb2 26. Rab1 Qa2 27. g5 Re2
28. Rhf1 a5 29. Qxc6 d3 30. Qf3 R2e3 31. Qb7 R3e7 32. Qc6 Re2 33. Qd7 a4 34.
Nd4 R2e7 35. Qd6 Qc4 36. Nf3 Re6 37. Rbc1 Qe4 38. Rce1 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.5"]
[White "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B76"]
[WhiteElo "2283"]
[BlackElo "2356"]
[PlyCount "91"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2
Nc6 9. O-O-O d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Bd4 e5 13. Bc5 Rb8 14. Nxd5
cxd5 15. Qxd5 Qf6 16. Bxf8 Bxf8 17. Qd8 Qf4+ 18. Kb1 Qb4 19. b3 Be6 20. Qd2 Qc5
21. Ba6 Qa3 22. Bd3 e4 23. Bxe4 Bg7 24. Qc1 Qc5 25. Qd2 Qe5 26. c3 Bxb3 27.
axb3 Rxb3+ 28. Ka2 Qb5 29. Bc6 Qc4 30. Qd3 Qxc3 31. Qxc3 Rxc3 32. Rc1 Rd3 33.
Rhd1 Re3 34. Re1 Rd3 35. Rcd1 Rc3 36. Re8+ Bf8 37. Rdd8 Rxc6 38. Rxf8+ Kg7 39.
Rg8+ Kf6 40. Rd2 h5 41. Rgd8 Rc1 42. R8d6+ Kg5 43. Rd7 Rh1 44. g3 f5 45. h4+
Kh6 46. Rxa7 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.6"]
[White "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Black "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A57"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2259"]
[PlyCount "79"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. e4 Nxe4 5. Qf3 Qa5+ 6. Nc3 Nxc3 7. Bd2 b4 8.
bxc3 b3 9. Nh3 g6 10. Bd3 Bg7 11. O-O b2 12. Rae1 O-O 13. Rxe7 d6 14. Ng5 Nd7
15. Nxh7 Qd8 16. Bg5 f6 17. Nxf8 Qxf8 18. Qe2 Ne5 19. Rxe5 dxe5 20. Be3 e4 21.
Bxe4 f5 22. Bb1 Bxc3 23. Rd1 Bd7 24. d6 Rc8 25. Bg5 Re8 26. Qf3 Qxd6 27. Be3
Bd4 28. Bxd4 cxd4 29. c5 Qe6 30. h4 Ba4 31. Rxd4 Qe1+ 32. Kh2 Qxb1 33. Qd5+ Kg7
34. Rxa4 Qc1 35. Qd7+ Kf8 36. Qd6+ Kg7 37. Rxa7+ Kh6 38. Qc7 Kh5 39. Qg3 Kh6
40. f4 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.7"]
[White "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Black "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B45"]
[WhiteElo "2136"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "26"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. a3 d6 7. Be2 Be7 8. O-O
O-O 9. Be3 Bd7 10. f4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Bc6 12. Bd3 Nd7 13. Kh1 e5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.8"]
[White "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Black "Solovyov, Viktor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D11"]
[WhiteElo "2440"]
[BlackElo "2230"]
[PlyCount "73"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. b3 Bg4 6. Bd3 e6 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Bb2
Bd6 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Qc2 Bh5 11. Ne5 Bg6 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. Nf3 Qe7 14. e4 dxe4
15. Bxe4 Nxe4 16. Qxe4 Nf6 17. Qe2 Ba3 18. Bxa3 Qxa3 19. Rfd1 Rad8 20. Rd3 Qa5
21. Rad1 Rfe8 22. Ne5 Nd7 23. f4 Nf6 24. Qf2 Kf8 25. Rh3 Ke7 26. b4 Qc7 27. a4
Rh8 28. Rb3 Nd7 29. Rf1 Qd6 30. b5 axb5 31. axb5 c5 32. Rd3 cxd4 33. Rxd4 Qc7
34. Qe3 Nc5 35. Rfd1 Rxd4 36. Qxd4 Re8 37. Nxg6+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.9"]
[White "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Black "Bazeev, German"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D45"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2319"]
[PlyCount "90"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. b3 O-O 8. Be2
b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Bb2 Qe7 11. Rad1 Rad8 12. Rfe1 Rfe8 13. Bd3 e5 14. e4 dxc4
15. Bxc4 b5 16. Bf1 a6 17. g3 Bb8 18. Bg2 exd4 19. Nxd4 Qc5 20. Qc1 Ba7 21. b4
Qb6 22. a4 bxa4 23. Nxa4 Qxb4 24. Nf5 h6 25. Bd4 c5 26. Bc3 Qxa4 27. Nxg7 Kxg7
28. e5 Bxg2 29. exf6+ Kh7 30. Re7 Ne5 31. Re1 Nf3+ 32. Kxg2 Nxe1+ 33. Qxe1 Qc6+
34. f3 Rxe7 35. fxe7 Rg8 36. Qe5 Qe6 37. Qc7 Bb8 38. Qb7 Bd6 39. Bf6 Qxf6 40.
Qe4+ Qg6 41. e8=Q Rxe8 42. Qxe8 Qe6 43. Qc6 Be7 44. Qa8 Bf6 45. f4 c4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.10"]
[White "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Black "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E04"]
[WhiteElo "2326"]
[BlackElo "2225"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 a6 6. O-O Nc6 7. e3 Bd7 8. Nc3
b5 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Nd5 11. Nxd5 exd5 12. Qxd5 c6 13. Qd4 Qc7 14. a4 c5 15.
Qf4 Rc8 16. axb5 axb5 17. Rd1 Be7 18. e6 Bxe6 19. Qxc7 Rxc7 20. Ra8+ Bc8 21. e4
O-O 22. Bf4 Bg4 23. Rxf8+ Kxf8 24. Ra1 Rd7 25. f3 Be6 26. Be3 f5 27. Bh3 g6 28.
Ra5 Rb7 29. Kf2 Kf7 30. e5 b4 31. Bd2 c3 32. Bc1 cxb2 33. Bxb2 c4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.11"]
[White "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Black "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C68"]
[WhiteElo "2078"]
[BlackElo "2267"]
[PlyCount "95"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Bg4 6. h3 Bxf3 7. Qxf3 g6 8.
Qb3 Rb8 9. f4 Qd4+ 10. Kh1 Bd6 11. d3 Nf6 12. fxe5 Bxe5 13. Nd2 Nh5 14. Qxf7+
Kd8 15. Rf3 Ng3+ 16. Rxg3 Bxg3 17. Nf3 Qd6 18. e5 Bxe5 19. Bg5+ Kc8 20. Nxe5 b5
21. Qf6 Qxf6 22. Bxf6 Re8 23. d4 Rb6 24. Bh4 c5 25. dxc5 Rbe6 26. Nd3 Re2 27.
Re1 Kd7 28. Rxe2 Rxe2 29. Ne1 Kc6 30. Kg1 Kxc5 31. Kf1 Rd2 32. Bg5 Rd7 33. Ke2
Kd5 34. Nd3 a5 35. Be3 Rf7 36. a3 Re7 37. Kd2 Re8 38. b4 a4 39. Bf4 c6 40. Kc3
Re2 41. g3 Rg2 42. h4 Rg1 43. Nc5 Ra1 44. Kb2 Rf1 45. Nd7 Kd4 46. Nf8 Rf3 47.
Nxh7 c5 48. Ng5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.12"]
[White "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Black "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E17"]
[WhiteElo "2473"]
[BlackElo "2149"]
[PlyCount "49"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5
exd5 9. d4 c5 10. Bf4 Na6 11. Rc1 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Nc5 13. Nf5 Qd7 14. e4 Rfe8 15.
Bh3 Qd8 16. e5 Nfe4 17. Nb5 a6 18. Nbd4 Ne6 19. Qg4 N6g5 20. Bg2 h5 21. Qxh5
Nh7 22. e6 Rf8 23. Bxe4 dxe4 24. Rc7 Nf6 25. Qg5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.13"]
[White "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Black "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C11"]
[WhiteElo "2229"]
[BlackElo "2448"]
[PlyCount "95"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 a6 8. Qd2 b5
9. a3 Qb6 10. Ne2 Qc7 11. f5 cxd4 12. fxe6 fxe6 13. Nexd4 Ndxe5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5
15. Be2 Be7 16. O-O Bf6 17. Bh5+ Ng6 18. Qd3 O-O 19. Bxg6 hxg6 20. Qxg6 Bd7 21.
Rad1 a5 22. Nf3 Rac8 23. c3 b4 24. axb4 axb4 25. Bd4 e5 26. Bxe5 Bxe5 27. Ng5
Qc5+ 28. Kh1 Rf2 29. Rfe1 Bf5 30. Qf7+ Kh8 31. Qh5+ Kg8 32. Qf7+ Kh8 33. Rxe5
Rf8 34. Re8 Bc2 35. Rxf8+ Qxf8 36. Qxf8+ Rxf8 37. Re1 b3 38. h4 g6 39. Kh2 Ra8
40. Kg3 Ra2 41. Re8+ Kg7 42. Kf4 Rxb2 43. Ke5 Bf5 44. Re7+ Kf8 45. Kd6 Kg8 46.
Re8+ Kg7 47. Re7+ Kg8 48. Re8+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.14"]
[White "Solovjov, Sergey I."]
[Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B51"]
[WhiteElo "2396"]
[BlackElo "2179"]
[PlyCount "111"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. O-O Bd7 5. c3 Nf6 6. Re1 a6 7. Ba4 c4 8. Bc2
e6 9. b3 b5 10. bxc4 bxc4 11. Na3 Na5 12. e5 Ng4 13. d4 dxe5 14. h3 Nf6 15.
Nxe5 Qc7 16. Nxd7 Nxd7 17. d5 e5 18. Bf5 Bd6 19. Qa4 Rd8 20. Bg5 f6 21. Be3 Ke7
22. Bxd7 Rxd7 23. Rab1 Bc5 24. d6+ Rxd6 25. Nxc4 Nxc4 26. Qxc4 Rc6 27. Bxc5+
Rxc5 28. Qe4 Rb8 29. Qxh7 Kf7 30. Rxb8 Qxb8 31. Re3 Qg8 32. Qe4 Qc8 33. Rg3 f5
34. Rf3 g6 35. g4 Kf6 36. gxf5 gxf5 37. Qh4+ Ke6 38. Rg3 f4 39. Rd3 Qg8+ 40.
Kh2 Qg6 41. Qd8 Kf5 42. Rd6 Qf7 43. Rd7 Qc4 44. Qf8+ Ke4 45. Qa8+ Kf5 46. Qf3
Qg8 47. Rd6 Qg5 48. Qd3+ e4 49. Qd4 Re5 50. Rxa6 e3 51. Qd3+ Re4 52. Ra5+ Kf6
53. Rxg5 exf2 54. Rg6+ Kf5 55. Qd5+ Re5 56. Rg5+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.15"]
[White "Serov, Maksim"]
[Black "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E01"]
[WhiteElo "2380"]
[BlackElo "2172"]
[PlyCount "55"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c5 3. c4 e6 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. O-O Nf6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Qb6 8. Nb5
dxc4 9. N1a3 Bxa3 10. Nxa3 O-O 11. Nxc4 Qa6 12. b3 Rd8 13. Qc2 e5 14. Qb2 Bg4
15. Re1 Rac8 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. Qxe5 Re8 18. Qb2 Bxe2 19. Be3 Bd3 20. Bd4 Red8
21. Rac1 Ne8 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 23. Qc3 Rd8 24. Qc5 Nd6 25. Qg5 f6 26. Bxf6 Rd7 27.
Bd5+ Kh8 28. Bxg7+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.16"]
[White "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E49"]
[WhiteElo "2158"]
[BlackElo "2323"]
[PlyCount "98"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 O-O 6. f3 d5 7. e3 c5 8. cxd5
exd5 9. Bd3 Qa5 10. Bd2 Re8 11. Ne2 Nc6 12. O-O Qd8 13. Ng3 h5 14. Re1 h4 15.
Nf5 h3 16. g4 Bxf5 17. Bxf5 Na5 18. g5 Nh5 19. f4 g6 20. Bxh3 Nc4 21. Ra2 Nd6
22. Bg4 Ng7 23. Re2 b6 24. a4 Ngf5 25. Qe1 Qc7 26. Bc1 Rac8 27. Ba3 Qc6 28. Bb2
Rc7 29. Kg2 Rce7 30. Bc1 Kg7 31. Kg1 Rc7 32. Ra1 f6 33. gxf6+ Kxf6 34. Qf1 Ne4
35. Qe1 Rh7 36. Bb2 Ned6 37. Bf3 Nc4 38. Bc1 cxd4 39. cxd4 Rhe7 40. Kf2 Ncxe3
41. Qh1 Qc4 42. Raa2 Qxd4 43. Bb2 Nd1+ 44. Kf1 Nxb2 45. Raxb2 Qxf4 46. Rxe7
Qc1+ 47. Kf2 Qxb2+ 48. Re2 Rxe2+ 49. Bxe2 Nd4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.17"]
[White "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Black "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B40"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "2131"]
[PlyCount "81"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 Nc6 4. Nc3 Nd4 5. d3 Ne7 6. Bg5 d6 7. Nxd4 cxd4 8. Nb5
Qb6 9. a4 a6 10. Na3 Qxb2 11. Be2 Qb4+ 12. Bd2 Qc5 13. O-O Nc6 14. f4 Be7 15.
Nc2 O-O 16. Rb1 Rb8 17. Nb4 Bd7 18. g4 Nxb4 19. Bxb4 Qc6 20. e5 Rfe8 21. Bf3
Qc7 22. exd6 Bxd6 23. Bxd6 Qxd6 24. Bxb7 Bc6 25. Bxa6 Rxb1 26. Qxb1 Bxa4 27.
Bb7 Rb8 28. Qa1 Rxb7 29. Qxa4 g6 30. Qa8+ Rb8 31. Qe4 Rb2 32. Rf2 Rb1+ 33. Kg2
Rd1 34. Qf3 Re1 35. f5 exf5 36. gxf5 Qf6 37. fxg6 Qxg6+ 38. Qg3 Rd1 39. Rf3
Rd2+ 40. Kf1 Kf8 41. Qb8+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.18"]
[White "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Black "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E61"]
[WhiteElo "2262"]
[BlackElo "2054"]
[PlyCount "69"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 g5 7. Bg3 Nh5 8. e3
Nxg3 9. hxg3 Nd7 10. Qc2 Nf6 11. Be2 c6 12. Nd2 d5 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 cxd5
15. Qb3 g4 16. Rc1 a6 17. Rc5 Be6 18. Qxb7 O-O 19. Qb4 a5 20. Qc3 a4 21. O-O h5
22. b4 Bf6 23. f4 Bf5 24. Bd3 Bxd3 25. Qxd3 e6 26. a3 Be7 27. Rc6 Qd7 28. Rfc1
Bd6 29. e4 f5 30. e5 Bb8 31. b5 Kf7 32. b6 Kg6 33. Nf1 Rh8 34. Ne3 Rf8 35. R1c5
1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.14"]
[Round "2.19"]
[White "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Black "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A26"]
[WhiteElo "2239"]
[BlackElo "1964"]
[PlyCount "88"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 f5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. d3 g6 6. e4 Nc6 7. Nge2 Bg7 8. O-O
O-O 9. Nd5 Ne7 10. Be3 c6 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. Qb3 Kh8 13. f4 c5 14. Nc3 Nc6 15.
Nd5 Bg7 16. Rae1 exf4 17. Nxf4 Qb6 18. Rf2 Qxb3 19. axb3 Nb4 20. Rd2 Be5 21.
Rf1 Rb8 22. d4 cxd4 23. Bxd4 Nc6 24. Bc3 g5 25. Nh3 g4 26. Nf4 Kg8 27. b4 fxe4
28. Bxe4 Bf5 29. Bd5+ Kg7 30. Ne6+ Bxe6 31. Bxe6 Rxf1+ 32. Kxf1 Rf8+ 33. Kg2
Rf3 34. b5 Bxc3 35. bxc3 Ne5 36. Rxd6 Rxc3 37. Bd5 Rc2+ 38. Kg1 Rc1+ 39. Kf2
Rc2+ 40. Ke3 Nxc4+ 41. Bxc4 Rxc4 42. Rd7+ Kg6 43. Rxb7 Rb4 44. Rxa7 Rxb5
1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.1"]
[White "Levin, Evgeny A."]
[Black "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E16"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2323"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Qe7 7. O-O O-O 8. Bg5
h6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. a3 Be7 11. Nc3 d6 12. e4 g6 13. Re1 Qg7 14. Qd2 e5 15. Nd5
Bd8 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Rad1 c6 18. Ne3 Bc7 19. b4 Bc8 20. h4 Be6 21. Qc2 Bd8 22.
Kh2 Qf6 23. Qc3 Nd7 24. Rd6 Rc8 25. Red1 Qe7 26. Nxe5 Nxe5 27. Qxe5 Re8 28. h5
Bc7 29. hxg6 fxg6 30. Qxe6+ Qxe6 31. Rxe6 Rxe6 32. Bh3 Rce8 33. Bxe6+ Rxe6 34.
f3 Bd6 35. Kg2 h5 36. Kf2 a5 37. c5 Bf8 38. cxb6 axb4 39. Rd8 Re7 40. axb4 Rb7
41. Nc4 Kf7 42. Rc8 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.2"]
[White "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Black "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C02"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "77"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qb6 6. a3 Nh6 7. b4 cxd4 8. cxd4
Nf5 9. Bb2 Bd7 10. h4 h5 11. g3 Na5 12. Bh3 Nc4 13. Bc1 a5 14. Bxf5 exf5 15. b5
Qxb5 16. Nc3 Qc6 17. Ne2 b5 18. O-O b4 19. Nf4 bxa3 20. Ng5 Bb4 21. Nxh5 Bc3
22. Ra2 Kf8 23. Nf4 Nb2 24. Qf3 Qc4 25. Rxa3 Bxd4 26. e6 Bb5 27. Re1 Qb4 28.
Rae3 Bxe3 29. Rxe3 Rc8 30. Bxb2 Qxb2 31. exf7 Rh6 32. Nfe6+ Rxe6 33. Nxe6+ Kxf7
34. Qxf5+ Kg8 35. Ng5 Qc1+ 36. Kh2 Qc2 37. Qf7+ Kh8 38. Re7 Qb2 39. Qh5+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.3"]
[White "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Black "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E67"]
[WhiteElo "2283"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "116"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 Bg7 3. d4 d6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. O-O e5 8. Qc2
exd4 9. Nxd4 Re8 10. Rd1 a5 11. b3 Nc5 12. Ba3 Qe7 13. Rac1 c6 14. Bb2 Ng4 15.
e3 h5 16. Qe2 Ne5 17. h3 a4 18. Rc2 axb3 19. axb3 Qc7 20. b4 Na4 21. Nxa4 Rxa4
22. Bc3 f5 23. Ra2 Rxa2 24. Qxa2 Qf7 25. Bf1 h4 26. gxh4 f4 27. exf4 Qxf4 28.
c5+ d5 29. Be1 Bf5 30. Qb3 Bd3 31. Bxd3 Nxd3 32. Qxd3 Bxd4 33. Qxd4 Rxe1+ 34.
Kg2 Re4 35. Qa1 Kh7 36. Qa8 Re7 37. Qd8 Rf7 38. Rf1 Qxb4 39. Qg5 Qxc5 40. f3
Qc2+ 41. Rf2 Qf5 42. Qd8 Qf6 43. Qe8 Kg7 44. h5 Qg5+ 45. Kh2 Qxh5 46. f4 Qh4
47. Qe5+ Qf6 48. Qe3 d4 49. Qe4 Re7 50. Qb1 Qf5 51. Qb4 c5 52. Qb3 d3 53. Rf3
Rd7 54. Qb2+ Qf6 55. Qd2 c4 56. Qd1 c3 57. Rxd3 Qxf4+ 58. Kg1 Qg3+ 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.4"]
[White "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Black "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B86"]
[WhiteElo "2225"]
[BlackElo "2440"]
[PlyCount "68"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Bb3 Nbd7 8. f4
Nc5 9. e5 dxe5 10. fxe5 Nfd7 11. Bf4 b5 12. Qe2 Bb7 13. O-O-O Qa5 14. Rhf1 b4
15. Nb1 Nxb3+ 16. Nxb3 Qc7 17. N1d2 Rc8 18. Ne4 Bxe4 19. Qxe4 Be7 20. Rf3 O-O
21. Rg3 Rfd8 22. h4 h5 23. Rf1 Nb6 24. Bh6 Bf8 25. Bg5 Rd5 26. Bf6 Qc4 27. Re1
Kh8 28. Qxc4 Nxc4 29. Bg5 Nxe5 30. Kb1 Rc4 31. Nd2 Rg4 32. Ne4 f6 33. Rxg4 Nxg4
34. c4 Rd4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.5"]
[White "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Black "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D23"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2078"]
[PlyCount "86"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c6 3. d4 d5 4. Qb3 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bf5 6. Nc3 e6 7. g3 Nbd7 8.
Bg2 Bd6 9. O-O O-O 10. Nh4 Bg6 11. e4 e5 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Qe2
Bc5 15. Na4 Qd3 16. Qxd3 Nxd3 17. Nxc5 Nxc5 18. e5 Ng4 19. f4 Nd3 20. Bf3 Nxc1
21. Rfxc1 Ne3 22. Kf2 Nf5 23. Rd1 Rfd8 24. Rxd8+ Rxd8 25. Rd1 Rxd1 26. Bxd1 Kf8
27. g4 Nd4 28. Ke3 Nb5 29. Ke4 Ke7 30. Be2 Nc7 31. h4 Ne6 32. f5 gxf5+ 33. gxf5
Nc5+ 34. Kd4 Nd7 35. Bc4 f6 36. exf6+ Kxf6 37. Be6 Nb6 38. b3 Nd5 39. Bc8 b6
40. Bd7 Ne7 41. Ke4 Nd5 42. a4 Ne7 43. h5 a5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.6"]
[White "Bazeev, German"]
[Black "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D00"]
[WhiteElo "2319"]
[BlackElo "2136"]
[PlyCount "37"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 Nbd7 4. e3 e5 5. Ngf3 exd4 6. exd4 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
O-O c5 9. Bf5 h6 10. Bh4 Nb6 11. Bxc8 Rxc8 12. Re1 Nbd7 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. Nb3
Bd6 15. Nfd4 Re8 16. Qf3 Qb6 17. Qh3 a5 18. a4 Be5 19. Bxf6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.7"]
[White "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Black "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B07"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2473"]
[PlyCount "110"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. c3 Nf6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Re1 e5 8. Nbd2
Nh5 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Bf1 Nf4 11. Nc4 Qf6 12. Be3 Bg4 13. Ncd2 Rad8 14. h3 Bc8
15. Qc2 h6 16. Rad1 g5 17. Nh2 h5 18. Bc5 Rfe8 19. Nc4 Bf8 20. Bxf8 Rxf8 21.
Rxd8 Rxd8 22. Rd1 Be6 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. b4 f6 25. Ne3 Kg7 26. Nf3 Ne7 27. Kh2
Qd7 28. h4 Bg4 29. Ne1 gxh4 30. f3 Be6 31. Qf2 Nfg6 32. Nd3 b6 33. c4 Qd4 34.
Nd5 Qxf2 35. Nxf2 c6 36. Nc3 Nf4 37. Nfd1 Kf8 38. Ne3 Ke8 39. a3 Kd7 40. Ne2
Nxe2 41. Bxe2 Ng6 42. Bf1 Nf4 43. Nd1 f5 44. Nc3 fxe4 45. Nxe4 Bf5 46. Nf2 Ke6
47. Nd1 e4 48. fxe4 Bxe4 49. Nc3 Ke5 50. g3 hxg3+ 51. Kxg3 Bd3 52. Bxd3 Nxd3
53. c5 bxc5 54. b5 cxb5 55. Nxb5 a6 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.8"]
[White "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Black "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A80"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "51"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 f5 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bg5 Ne4 4. Bf4 d5 5. e3 e6 6. Ne5 g6 7. h4 Nd7 8. Nd2
Nxd2 9. Qxd2 Bg7 10. h5 g5 11. h6 Bxe5 12. Bxe5 Nxe5 13. dxe5 Bd7 14. Be2 O-O
15. O-O-O Qe7 16. Kb1 a5 17. f4 g4 18. e4 fxe4 19. Bxg4 c5 20. Qe3 Bc6 21. Qg3
Kh8 22. Bxe6 Rxf4 23. Qxf4 Qxe6 24. Rdf1 d4 25. Rh5 Bd5 26. Rg5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.9"]
[White "Solovyov, Viktor"]
[Black "Solovjov, Sergey I."]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E97"]
[WhiteElo "2230"]
[BlackElo "2396"]
[PlyCount "81"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. b4 a5 10. Ba3 Nh5 11. bxa5 Nf4 12. Bb4 Nxe2+ 13. Qxe2 c5 14. dxc6 Nxc6
15. a3 Bg4 16. Qd3 Nxa5 17. Qxd6 Nxc4 18. Qxd8 Rfxd8 19. Nd5 b5 20. Rfc1 Bxf3
21. gxf3 Bf8 22. Bxf8 Kxf8 23. a4 Nd6 24. axb5 Rxa1 25. Rxa1 Nxb5 26. Kg2 Nd6
27. Ra7 Kg7 28. Re7 Re8 29. Rxe8 Nxe8 30. f4 exf4 31. Nxf4 Nd6 32. Kf3 Kf6 33.
Ke3 Nc4+ 34. Kd4 Nd2 35. h3 Kg5 36. Ng2 Nf3+ 37. Ke3 Ng1 38. f4+ Kh5 39. Kf2
Nxh3+ 40. Kg3 Ng1 41. Kf2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.10"]
[White "Pankov, German"]
[Black "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D02"]
[WhiteElo "2394"]
[BlackElo "2330"]
[PlyCount "64"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d5 3. g3 Bf5 4. Bg2 Qd7 5. c4 dxc4 6. Nc3 e6 7. Qa4 Rd8 8.
Qxc4 Na5 9. Qb5 Qxb5 10. Nxb5 c6 11. Nc3 Nf6 12. Bg5 Be7 13. O-O-O Ne4 14. Nxe4
Bxe4 15. Bd2 Nc4 16. Bc3 b5 17. Ne1 Bxg2 18. Nxg2 b4 19. b3 bxc3 20. bxc4 Rb8
21. Kc2 Rb2+ 22. Kd3 O-O 23. Ne3 Rxa2 24. Nc2 e5 25. e3 exd4 26. exd4 Bf6 27.
Kxc3 Rd8 28. Kb3 Ra5 29. Kb4 Ra2 30. Kb3 Ra5 31. Kb4 Ra2 32. Kb3 Ra5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.11"]
[White "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Black "Serov, Maksim"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A54"]
[WhiteElo "2259"]
[BlackElo "2380"]
[PlyCount "71"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 Nbd7 4. Nf3 e5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 c6 7. Qc2 Qa5 8. Bd3
a6 9. O-O h6 10. Bh4 O-O 11. a4 Re8 12. b4 Qd8 13. b5 exd4 14. exd4 c5 15. d5
Nh5 16. Bxe7 Rxe7 17. Rfe1 Ndf6 18. Rxe7 Qxe7 19. Re1 Qf8 20. h3 Bd7 21. Ne2 g6
22. Qd2 Nh7 23. g4 N5f6 24. Ng3 axb5 25. axb5 Ra3 26. Kg2 Qg7 27. Re3 Ra1 28.
Qb2 Ne8 29. Qe2 Kf8 30. Re7 Nef6 31. Nh4 Qg8 32. Re3 Kg7 33. Qc2 Qa8 34. Bxg6
Qa4 35. Bxh7 Nxh7 36. Nh5+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.12"]
[White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Black "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C83"]
[WhiteElo "2356"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5
Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Qe2 O-O 12. Nd4 Qd7 13. Bc2 f6 14. Nxe6 Qxe6 15.
b4 Nd7 16. Qd3 g6 17. exf6 Nxf6 18. Nf3 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Qxe5 20. f4 Qe4 21. Qd1
Qe6 22. Re1 Qd7 23. f5 gxf5 24. Re5 Ne4 25. Bh6 Rf7 26. Qxd5 Qxd5 27. Rxd5 c6
28. Rd3 c5 29. Rf1 Rd8 30. Rxd8+ Bxd8 31. bxc5 Be7 32. c6 Bc5+ 33. Kh1 Rc7 34.
Bb3+ Kh8 35. Bf4 Bd6 36. Be3 Kg7 37. Rxf5 Rxc6 38. Bd5 Rc4 39. Bxc4 bxc4 40.
Bd4+ Kg6 41. Ra5 Bf4 42. Rxa6+ Kf5 43. Rc6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.13"]
[White "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Black "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D12"]
[WhiteElo "2448"]
[BlackElo "2262"]
[PlyCount "103"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. g3
Bd6 9. O-O O-O 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Qc2 Qe7 12. Rd1 dxc4 13. Bxc4 e5 14. Qxg6 Nb6
15. Bb3 e4 16. Qg5 Rad8 17. Bd2 Rfe8 18. Kg2 Qd7 19. Rac1 Nh7 20. Qh5 Nf6 21.
Qh3 Qe7 22. Qf5 Bb8 23. h4 Nfd5 24. h5 Rd6 25. Rh1 Rf6 26. Qg4 Rh6 27. Nxd5
cxd5 28. Ba5 Nd7 29. Qf5 Nf6 30. Rc8 b6 31. Rxe8+ Qxe8 32. Bd2 Qd8 33. Rc1 Bc7
34. Bd1 Nxh5 35. Bxh5 g6 36. Bxg6 Rxg6 37. Rh1 Qf6 38. Qxf6 Rxf6 39. Rc1 Bd6
40. Rc8+ Kg7 41. a4 a5 42. Be1 Kg6 43. g4 Kg5 44. Rg8+ Rg6 45. Rxg6+ Kxg6 46.
f3 exf3+ 47. Kxf3 f5 48. Bg3 Bb4 49. Bc7 Bd2 50. gxf5+ Kxf5 51. Bxb6 Bb4 52.
Ke2 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.14"]
[White "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Black "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C18"]
[WhiteElo "2149"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "76"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Kf8 8. h4
Qc7 9. Qd1 b6 10. Nf3 Ba6 11. Bxa6 Nxa6 12. h5 h6 13. Qd3 cxd4 14. cxd4 Rc8 15.
Bd2 Nb8 16. c3 Qc4 17. Qe3 Nbc6 18. Nh4 Na5 19. Rh3 Ke8 20. Rf3 Rf8 21. Rg3 Qb3
22. Rxg7 Nc4 23. Qxh6 Nxa3 24. Rc1 Nc2+ 25. Kf1 Nxd4 26. g4 Qc4+ 27. Kg2 Nb3
28. Re1 Kd7 29. Nf3 Rg8 30. Rxg8 Rxg8 31. Nh2 Rxg4+ 32. Nxg4 Qxg4+ 33. Kf1 Nf5
34. Qg5 Qh3+ 35. Ke2 d4 36. Qf4 Nc5 37. f3 Qg2+ 38. Kd1 Nd3 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.15"]
[White "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Black "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B53"]
[WhiteElo "1964"]
[BlackElo "2326"]
[PlyCount "87"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 a6 5. c4 Nc6 6. Qd1 Nf6 7. Nc3 g6 8. Be3
Bg7 9. h3 O-O 10. Be2 Be6 11. Rc1 Rc8 12. O-O h6 13. b3 Nd7 14. Nd4 Nc5 15.
Nxc6 Rxc6 16. Bf3 Nd7 17. e5 Nxe5 18. Bxc6 bxc6 19. Bd4 c5 20. Bxe5 Bxe5 21.
Nd5 f5 22. f4 Bd4+ 23. Kh2 Bf7 24. Nc3 Be3 25. Rc2 e5 26. fxe5 dxe5 27. Qxd8
Rxd8 28. Rd1 Bd4 29. Rcd2 g5 30. Ne2 f4 31. Nxd4 cxd4 32. Re1 Re8 33. b4 Bg6
34. b5 axb5 35. cxb5 d3 36. b6 e4 37. Rxd3 exd3 38. Rxe8+ Bxe8 39. b7 d2 40.
b8=Q d1=Q 41. Qxe8+ Kg7 42. Qe7+ Kg6 43. Qe8+ Kg7 44. Qe7+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.16"]
[White "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Black "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B52"]
[WhiteElo "2267"]
[BlackElo "2239"]
[PlyCount "152"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. a4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. O-O g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. b3
O-O 9. Bb2 Ng4 10. Rb1 Nge5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. Nd5 Nd4 13. Bxd7 Qxd7 14. Ba3 b6
15. d3 Rfb8 16. Bc1 e6 17. Ne3 a6 18. h3 b5 19. Ra1 f5 20. Nf1 Qc7 21. c3 Nc6
22. exf5 exf5 23. Qf3 Qd7 24. axb5 axb5 25. Be3 Rxa1 26. Rxa1 c4 27. dxc4 bxc4
28. bxc4 e4 29. Qe2 Bxc3 30. Rd1 Qe6 31. c5 Be5 32. f4 Bc7 33. Ra1 g5 34. Qf2
Nb4 35. fxg5 Nd3 36. Qa2 Qxa2 37. Rxa2 f4 38. Bd4 Rb4 39. Bf6 e3 40. g3 Re4 41.
Bc3 e2 42. gxf4 Bxf4 43. c6 exf1=Q+ 44. Kxf1 Rc4 45. Ra8+ Kf7 46. Ra7+ Kg6 47.
Rg7+ Kf5 48. Bf6 Rxc6 49. Rxh7 Ke4 50. Rd7 Rc1+ 51. Kg2 Rc2+ 52. Kf1 Rc1+ 53.
Kg2 Rc2+ 54. Kf1 Rd2 55. Bc3 Rd1+ 56. Ke2 Rg1 57. Rd4+ Kf5 58. Rxd3 Rxg5 59.
Kf2 Kg6 60. Rd8 Rh5 61. Rg8+ Kf5 62. Rf8+ Ke4 63. Re8+ Kf5 64. Kg2 Rg5+ 65. Kf2
Rh5 66. Rf8+ Ke4 67. Rh8 Rxh8 68. Bxh8 Kf5 69. Kf3 Bh6 70. Bc3 Kg6 71. Kg4 Kh7
72. h4 Bc1 73. Kh5 Ba3 74. Bf6 Bb4 75. Kg5 Bc5 76. h5 Ba3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.17"]
[White "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Black "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B13"]
[WhiteElo "2179"]
[BlackElo "2229"]
[PlyCount "53"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Qc7 6. h3 e6 7. Nf3 Bd6 8. O-O
Nge7 9. b3 Ng6 10. Na3 a6 11. c4 O-O 12. Re1 Bd7 13. c5 Be7 14. g3 b6 15. h4
bxc5 16. h5 cxd4 17. hxg6 fxg6 18. Ng5 Ne5 19. Nxh7 Nf3+ 20. Kg2 Kxh7 21. Rh1+
Kg8 22. Bxg6 e5 23. Bh7+ Kh8 24. Be4+ Nh4+ 25. Rxh4+ Kg8 26. Bxd5+ Rf7 27. Rh8+
1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.18"]
[White "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Black "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B81"]
[WhiteElo "2172"]
[BlackElo "2131"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 Nc6 7. g5 Nd7 8. Be3
Nb6 9. Qf3 Ne5 10. Qg3 Nbc4 11. Bc1 Nb6 12. f4 Nc6 13. Be3 d5 14. O-O-O Bb4 15.
Ndb5 O-O 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Nxd5 exd5 18. a3 a6 19. Nd4 Bc5 20. Nxc6 Bxe3+ 21.
Qxe3 bxc6 22. Bd3 Rb8 23. Qc5 Qc7 24. Rhf1 Qb7 25. b3 Bg4 26. Rd2 Rfe8 27. f5
Qb6 28. Qxb6 Rxb6 29. Rf4 Bh5 30. Ra4 Re1+ 31. Kb2 Rg1 32. Rxa6 Rxa6 33. Bxa6
Rxg5 34. Bb7 Rxf5 35. a4 d4 36. Rxd4 g5 37. Bxc6 Bg6 38. Rc4 Re5 39. b4 f5 40.
b5 Bf7 41. b6 Re7 42. Rb4 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.15"]
[Round "3.19"]
[White "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Black "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D36"]
[WhiteElo "2054"]
[BlackElo "2158"]
[PlyCount "129"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 c6 7. Qc2 Be7 8.
e3 O-O 9. Bd3 Re8 10. O-O-O Nf8 11. h4 Be6 12. Kb1 Rc8 13. Ne5 c5 14. dxc5 Qa5
15. Bb5 Red8 16. Qa4 Qc7 17. Nf3 Qxc5 18. Nd4 a6 19. Bd3 Qb6 20. Rc1 Rc7 21.
Bf4 Bd6 22. Bxd6 Qxd6 23. h5 Rdc8 24. a3 Rc5 25. h6 g6 26. Nb3 R5c7 27. Qd4
N8d7 28. f4 Qb6 29. Qxb6 Nxb6 30. Nd4 Ng4 31. f5 Bd7 32. Rh4 Nxe3 33. Rg1 Re8
34. g4 Nbc4 35. Ka2 b5 36. Rh3 Nb6 37. Nce2 Nec4 38. Rc1 Rcc8 39. Nf4 Re3 40.
Nf3 Nd6 41. Rd1 Ne4 42. Ng2 Rxd3 43. Rxd3 Nf2 44. Ne5 Nxh3 45. Rxh3 gxf5 46.
Nxd7 Nxd7 47. g5 Rc4 48. Ne3 Rc5 49. Nxf5 d4 50. Nxd4 Rxg5 51. Rc3 Rc5 52. Rg3+
Kf8 53. Rg7 Nf6 54. Nf3 Ng8 55. Rxh7 Rf5 56. Nd4 Rf6 57. Rh8 Rxh6 58. Rxh6 Nxh6
59. Kb3 Ke7 60. a4 bxa4+ 61. Kxa4 Kd6 62. Ka5 Kc5 63. Nf3 f5 64. Kxa6 Kb4 65.
Kb6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.1"]
[White "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Black "Levin, Evgeny A."]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E92"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "50"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. dxe5 dxe5 8.
Qxd8 Rxd8 9. Bg5 Re8 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. cxd5 c6 12. Bc4 cxd5 13. Bxd5 Nd7 14. Nd2
Nc5 15. Ke2 Ne6 16. Be3 Nf4+ 17. Bxf4 exf4 18. Rac1 Bxb2 19. Rc7 Be6 20. Bxe6
Rxe6 21. Rxb7 Rb6 22. Rc7 Ra6 23. Rb1 Bd4 24. Rc2 Re8 25. Rb4 Be5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.2"]
[White "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Black "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E90"]
[WhiteElo "2440"]
[BlackElo "2410"]
[PlyCount "105"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 Nh5 8. Nh2 Qe8
9. Be2 Nf4 10. Bf3 f5 11. g3 Nxh3 12. Bg2 Qf7 13. Qf3 fxe4 14. Qxf7+ Rxf7 15.
Nxe4 Na6 16. Nf1 Nb4 17. Bxh3 Bxh3 18. Rxh3 Nc2+ 19. Kd2 Nxa1 20. b4 a5 21. b5
Rf3 22. Bb2 Nb3+ 23. axb3 Rxb3 24. Kc2 Rf3 25. Nfd2 Rf5 26. b6 cxb6 27. Ba3 Bf8
28. Rh1 h5 29. Rb1 g5 30. Rh1 g4 31. Nf1 Bh6 32. Ne3 Bxe3 33. fxe3 a4 34. Kd3
Kg7 35. Nxd6 Rf2 36. Rxh5 Ra2 37. Nb5 Kf6 38. Rh6+ Kg5 39. Rxb6 Ra1 40. Be7+
Kh5 41. Rxb7 Rg1 42. Na3 Rxg3 43. d6 Rg1 44. d7 Rd1+ 45. Ke4 g3 46. d8=Q Raxd8
47. Bxd8 g2 48. Rg7 g1=Q 49. Rxg1 Rxg1 50. Kxe5 Rc1 51. Be7 Kg6 52. Bc5 Kf7 53.
Kd5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.3"]
[White "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Black "Bazeev, German"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B88"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2319"]
[PlyCount "89"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Be3 Be7 8.
O-O a6 9. Bb3 Bd7 10. f4 O-O 11. Kh1 b5 12. f5 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 Ng4 14. Bg1 Ne5
15. a4 Nc6 16. Qd2 b4 17. Ne2 Qa5 18. Nd4 Qe5 19. Rae1 Na5 20. Ba2 Bf6 21. fxe6
Bxe6 22. Nxe6 fxe6 23. Rf5 Qxb2 24. Bxe6+ Kh8 25. Ref1 Nc6 26. Qxd6 Ne7 27.
R5f3 Ng6 28. Bb3 a5 29. Rf5 Rfd8 30. Qg3 Ne5 31. Bb6 Re8 32. Qf2 Nd7 33. Bxa5
Qc3 34. Rd5 Ne5 35. Bb6 Ng4 36. Qf4 Rab8 37. Bg1 Ne5 38. Rc5 Qb2 39. Rd5 Ng6
40. Qg4 Qc3 41. Rh5 Nf8 42. Bc5 Qd2 43. Rxf6 Qe1+ 44. Bg1 Rxe4 45. Rxf8+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.4"]
[White "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Black "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A35"]
[WhiteElo "2473"]
[BlackElo "2283"]
[PlyCount "53"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 e5 5. Bg2 g6 6. e3 Bg7 7. d4 cxd4 8. exd4
d6 9. dxe5 Qe7 10. Qxd6 Qxd6 11. exd6 Be6 12. c5 Nb4 13. O-O Rc8 14. Nd4 Rxc5
15. Bxb7 Nfd5 16. Nb3 Rxc3 17. bxc3 Nxc3 18. Bd2 Ncxa2 19. Bxb4 Nxb4 20. Rxa7
Bxb3 21. Rb1 Be6 22. Rxb4 O-O 23. Ra8 Rxa8 24. Bxa8 Bc3 25. Re4 Kg7 26. Bc6 g5
27. Ra4 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.5"]
[White "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B51"]
[WhiteElo "2078"]
[BlackElo "2356"]
[PlyCount "103"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bb5+ Nbd7 5. Nc3 cxd4 6. Qxd4 a6 7. Bc4 e6 8.
Bg5 Qc7 9. O-O-O b5 10. Bb3 Bb7 11. Rhe1 Be7 12. Kb1 O-O 13. Nd2 Qc5 14. Qxc5
Nxc5 15. a3 Bc6 16. Ne2 Rfc8 17. Nd4 Be8 18. c3 Nxb3 19. N2xb3 a5 20. Nc2 Ra6
21. Rd3 Kf8 22. Red1 Nd7 23. Bxe7+ Kxe7 24. R3d2 Ne5 25. Nc1 Nc4 26. Rd4 Rac6
27. Ne2 f6 28. b3 Nb6 29. Ne3 Bf7 30. Kb2 g6 31. g4 h5 32. gxh5 g5 33. Ng3 Rd8
34. h6 Bg6 35. Rh1 Rh8 36. h4 Rc5 37. hxg5 Rxg5 38. Rh3 Bf7 39. f4 Rg6 40. f5
Rgxh6 41. Rxh6 Rxh6 42. fxe6 Rh2+ 43. Kb1 Kxe6 44. Ngf5 Nc8 45. Nd5 Ke5 46.
Nde3 Re2 47. Ng4+ Ke6 48. Ng7+ Ke7 49. Nf5+ Ke6 50. Ng7+ Ke7 51. Nf5+ Ke6 52.
Ng7+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.6"]
[White "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Black "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D00"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "105"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 Nbd7 4. e3 e5 5. f4 exd4 6. exd4 Be7 7. Qf3 O-O 8.
O-O-O Re8 9. Bxf6 Nxf6 10. h3 a5 11. g4 a4 12. Ne2 a3 13. b3 c5 14. Ng3 cxd4
15. g5 Bb4 16. gxf6 Re3 17. Qg2 Qxf6 18. Nh5 Qg6 19. Qxd5 Bf5 20. Rg1 Qxg1 21.
Qxf5 Qg6 22. Qd5 Rae8 23. Nf3 Rc8 24. Nxd4 Rec3 25. Bc4 b5 26. Nf5 Bf8 27. Qxb5
Rxh3 28. Qd7 Rxc4 29. Nhxg7 Rxf4 30. Qd8 Rxf5 31. Nxf5 Qxf5 32. Rg1+ Qg6 33.
Rxg6+ hxg6 34. b4 Rh1+ 35. Kd2 Rb1 36. c3 Rb2+ 37. Kc1 Rxa2 38. Kb1 Rb2+ 39.
Ka1 Kg7 40. Qa5 Rb3 41. Ka2 Rb2+ 42. Kxa3 Rb1 43. Qe5+ Kg8 44. Ka2 Rc1 45. b5
Bg7 46. Qe8+ Kh7 47. b6 Rc2+ 48. Kb1 Rxc3 49. Qxf7 Rc5 50. b7 Rb5+ 51. Kc1 Rc5+
52. Kd1 Rb5 53. Qc7 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.7"]
[White "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Black "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A47"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2259"]
[PlyCount "89"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 b6 5. b3 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Bb2 Ba6 8. c4 d5
9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Bxa6 Nxa6 11. Qe2 Qc8 12. e4 Nf4 13. Qe3 Ng6 14. Nc3 cxd4 15.
Nxd4 Bc5 16. Na4 e5 17. Nxc5 Qxc5 18. Nf5 Qxe3 19. Nxe3 Rfd8 20. Rfd1 Nc5 21.
f3 Nd3 22. Ba3 Rd4 23. Nf5 Rd7 24. g3 Rad8 25. Kf1 f6 26. Rd2 Nc5 27. Rxd7 Rxd7
28. Bxc5 bxc5 29. Rc1 Rd2 30. Rxc5 Rxa2 31. Rc7 Rb2 32. Rxg7+ Kf8 33. Rxa7 Rxb3
34. Kg2 Kg8 35. h4 Rd3 36. Rg7+ Kh8 37. h5 Rd2+ 38. Kh3 Nf8 39. Rf7 Nd7 40. h6
Kg8 41. Rg7+ Kf8 42. Rxh7 Nc5 43. Rc7 Ne6 44. h7 Ng5+ 45. Kg4 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.8"]
[White "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Black "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C15"]
[WhiteElo "2330"]
[BlackElo "2448"]
[PlyCount "93"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 Bb4 4. Nge2 Nc6 5. Qd3 dxe4 6. Qxe4 Nf6 7. Qh4 Ne7 8.
Bg5 Nf5 9. Bxf6 Nxh4 10. Bxd8 Kxd8 11. O-O-O c6 12. g3 Nf5 13. Bg2 Kc7 14. Ne4
Nd6 15. a3 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Be7 17. f4 Bd7 18. c4 Rad8 19. Rd3 Bc8 20. Rhd1 b6 21.
Kc2 Ba6 22. b3 b5 23. c5 b4 24. R3d2 Bxe2 25. Rxe2 bxa3 26. Red2 Bf6 27. g4 h6
28. Kc3 Rd7 29. b4 Rhd8 30. Bb1 g5 31. fxg5 hxg5 32. Kc4 Bg7 33. Rd3 Kb7 34.
Ba2 f5 35. gxf5 exf5 36. d5 Rxd5 37. Rxd5 Rxd5 38. Rxd5 cxd5+ 39. Kxd5 Kc7 40.
b5 f4 41. Ke4 Bf8 42. h4 gxh4 43. b6+ axb6 44. cxb6+ Kxb6 45. Kxf4 Kc5 46. Kg4
Be7 47. Kh3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.9"]
[White "Solovjov, Sergey I."]
[Black "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B45"]
[WhiteElo "2396"]
[BlackElo "2225"]
[PlyCount "53"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be2 Bb4 7. O-O O-O 8.
Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 Bxc3 11. bxc3 Nxe4 12. Nxc6 dxc6 13. Be5 Qd5 14. f4
Qxd1 15. Raxd1 f6 16. fxg5 fxe5 17. Rxf8+ Kxf8 18. gxh6 Ke7 19. Rd8 Nf6 20. Rg8
b6 21. Rg7+ Kd6 22. Rf7 Nd7 23. h7 Bb7 24. g4 c5 25. Bb5 Nf6 26. Rxb7 Rh8 27.
Rf7 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.10"]
[White "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Black "Pankov, German"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B59"]
[WhiteElo "2136"]
[BlackElo "2394"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8.
O-O O-O 9. Be3 a5 10. Nd2 d5 11. exd5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Qxd5 13. c3 Be6 14. Qa4 Qd7
15. Bb5 Qc7 16. Rfd1 Na7 17. Bxa7 Rxa7 18. Bc4 Bd7 19. Bb5 Bf5 20. Nf1 Bc5 21.
Ng3 Bg6 22. Rd2 Qb6 23. Re1 f6 24. h4 Raa8 25. h5 Rad8 26. Red1 Bf7 27. Bd3
Rxd3 28. Rxd3 Bxf2+ 29. Kh2 f5 30. Nxf5 Bxh5 31. Qc4+ Kh8 32. g4 Bg6 33. Rd6
Qc5 34. Qxc5 Bxc5 35. Rd8 Kg8 36. Rxf8+ Bxf8 37. Rd7 b5 38. Ne7+ Kf7 39. Nxg6+
Kxg6 40. Rd5 b4 41. Rxa5 bxc3 42. bxc3 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.11"]
[White "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Black "Solovyov, Viktor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D11"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2230"]
[PlyCount "111"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 c6 3. c4 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bxf3 6. Qxf3 e6 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. O-O
Bd6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 Qh4 13. Rd1 Nf6 14. Bc2 Rad8
15. Be3 Rfe8 16. Rd2 e5 17. dxe5 Bxe5 18. Rxd8 Rxd8 19. Rd1 Re8 20. b3 Bb8 21.
Bf5 h6 22. a4 Qh5 23. Qxh5 Nxh5 24. Rd7 b6 25. Rb7 Nf6 26. Bc2 c5 27. Kf1 Be5
28. Rxa7 Bc3 29. g4 g5 30. a5 Bxa5 31. Bxc5 Re1+ 32. Kg2 bxc5 33. Rxa5 Re2 34.
Bf5 Rb2 35. Rxc5 Rxb3 36. Rc8+ Kg7 37. f3 Rc3 38. Kf2 h5 39. Ke2 h4 40. Rc5 Ng8
41. Be4 f6 42. Rc7+ Kf8 43. Rc6 Kg7 44. Kd2 Ra3 45. Re6 Ra7 46. Kc3 Kf7 47. Rb6
Ne7 48. c5 Ra1 49. Rd6 Rh1 50. c6 Rc1+ 51. Kb4 Nxc6+ 52. Rxc6 Rxc6 53. Bxc6 Ke6
54. Kc5 Ke5 55. Be4 Kf4 56. Kd6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.12"]
[White "Serov, Maksim"]
[Black "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A53"]
[WhiteElo "2380"]
[BlackElo "2267"]
[PlyCount "79"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Qb3 Nc6 5. d5 Na5 6. Qa4+ c6 7. Bd2 b6 8. b4
Bd7 9. bxa5 cxd5 10. Qb3 dxc4 11. Qxc4 Rc8 12. Qb3 bxa5 13. Nc3 a4 14. Qb7 Bc6
15. Qxa7 e5 16. Rb1 Be7 17. e3 O-O 18. Qb6 Rc7 19. Bb5 Be4 20. Rd1 Bxf3 21.
gxf3 d5 22. Bxa4 Bc5 23. Qb1 Qc8 24. Qd3 Rd8 25. Nb5 Qa6 26. Bb3 Rcd7 27. a4
Qe6 28. Rg1 g6 29. Bc3 Qe7 30. Bb2 Nh5 31. Qf5 Bxe3 32. fxe3 Qh4+ 33. Kf1 d4
34. Rg2 Ng3+ 35. Rxg3 Qxg3 36. Qxf7+ Rxf7 37. Bxf7+ Kxf7 38. hxg3 Ra8 39. Ra1
dxe3 40. Bxe5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.13"]
[White "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Black "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B12"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2262"]
[PlyCount "37"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. f3 dxe4 4. fxe4 e5 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Bc4 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6 8. c3
Bd6 9. Bg5 O-O 10. Nbd2 Qc7 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Nh4 exd4 14. Nxg6 hxg6
15. cxd4 Bc5 16. dxc5 Qg3+ 17. Kh1 Qxh3+ 18. Kg1 Qg3+ 19. Kh1 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.14"]
[White "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Black "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A84"]
[WhiteElo "2326"]
[BlackElo "2172"]
[PlyCount "89"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 e6 3. c4 f5 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 c6 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. Ne5 O-O 8. Nd2 b6
9. O-O Bb7 10. Rc1 Qe7 11. Qe2 c5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. Bg3 Nd7 15.
e4 Nb4 16. Bc4 Kh8 17. Bh4 Qd6 18. Nef3 h6 19. a3 Nc6 20. b4 Bd4 21. Bb5 Nde5
22. Bxc6 Bxc6 23. Rfd1 Nxf3+ 24. Nxf3 e5 25. Nxe5 Qxe5 26. Rxc6 fxe4 27. Bg3
Qe8 28. Rc4 Bf6 29. Rxe4 Qa4 30. Rd3 Rac8 31. h4 Rc1+ 32. Kh2 Ra1 33. Bd6 Rd8
34. Be7 Rxd3 35. Bxf6 Rh1+ 36. Kxh1 Qd1+ 37. Qxd1 Rxd1+ 38. Kh2 gxf6 39. Re8+
Kg7 40. Re7+ Kg6 41. Rxa7 Kh5 42. Ra6 Rd3 43. Rxb6 Rxa3 44. Rxf6 Ra2 45. f3 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.15"]
[White "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Black "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E11"]
[WhiteElo "2239"]
[BlackElo "2323"]
[PlyCount "63"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 a5 5. e3 b6 6. Bd3 Bb7 7. O-O O-O 8. a3
Be7 9. Nc3 d5 10. Qc2 c5 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Rfe1 Nbd7 13. Ne5 Bd6 14. f4 Ba6 15.
Bf5 g6 16. Bxd7 Nxd7 17. Nxd7 Qxd7 18. Nxd5 Qd8 19. Bc3 c4 20. e4 Bb7 21. Ne3
Bxf4 22. Qf2 Qc7 23. g3 Bxe3 24. Qxe3 f5 25. d5 fxe4 26. Qd4 Qc5 27. Qxc5 bxc5
28. Rxe4 Bxd5 29. Re5 Bf7 30. Rxc5 a4 31. Re1 Ra7 32. Ra5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.16"]
[White "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Black "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B16"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "1964"]
[PlyCount "59"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Nxf6+ gxf6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be2 e6 8.
Be3 Qc7 9. Qd2 Nd7 10. O-O-O O-O-O 11. h3 Bh5 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. Qa5
Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Kb8 16. Rd3 Qc7 17. Qh5 Nb6 18. Rhd1 Nd5 19. g3 f5 20. c4 Nb4 21.
Rb3 a5 22. a3 Na6 23. Kb1 Ka7 24. Qg5 Rd7 25. Qe3 Ka8 26. d5 Rhd8 27. Rc1 a4
28. Rb6 exd5 29. cxd5 c5 30. Rxa6+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.17"]
[White "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D22"]
[WhiteElo "2158"]
[BlackElo "2179"]
[PlyCount "74"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 a6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Bxc4 e6 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. O-O Nc6 8. Be2
Bd6 9. a3 O-O 10. Qc2 Qe8 11. Rd1 e5 12. d5 Ne7 13. e4 h6 14. Be3 Ng6 15. Na4
b6 16. b4 Nxe4 17. Nxb6 cxb6 18. Qxe4 f5 19. Qc4 e4 20. Nd4 Ne5 21. Qc1 f4 22.
Bxf4 Nf3+ 23. Bxf3 Bxf4 24. Bxg4 Bxc1 25. Raxc1 Qe5 26. Nc6 Qd6 27. Be6+ Kh8
28. Re1 Qf4 29. Rc2 Rae8 30. g3 Qd6 31. Rxe4 Rxe6 32. Rxe6 Qxd5 33. Re1 Kh7 34.
Rec1 Re8 35. a4 Qd3 36. a5 Re1+ 37. Kg2 Qf1+ 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.18"]
[White "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Black "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B50"]
[WhiteElo "2229"]
[BlackElo "2149"]
[PlyCount "107"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. c3 O-O
9. d4 cxd4 10. cxd4 d5 11. e5 Ne4 12. Nbd2 Nxd2 13. Bxd2 f6 14. exf6 Bxf6 15.
Bh6 Rf7 16. Qd2 Qb6 17. Rad1 Bd7 18. Re3 a5 19. Bh3 Re8 20. Rb3 Qa7 21. Ng5
Rfe7 22. Qf4 Bxg5 23. Bxg5 Rf7 24. Qe3 a4 25. Ra3 Qb6 26. Qd2 Na5 27. Rc3 Nc4
28. Qc1 Nd6 29. Bf4 Ne4 30. Rc7 Ref8 31. f3 Nf6 32. Be5 Ne8 33. Rc3 Rxf3 34.
Rxf3 Rxf3 35. Rf1 Rxf1+ 36. Bxf1 Qb4 37. h4 Qe7 38. Qf4 Ng7 39. Bf6 Qf7 40. Qe5
Ne8 41. Bg5 Qf5 42. Qe3 Nd6 43. Bd3 Ne4 44. Bf4 Bc6 45. Be5 g5 46. Bxe4 dxe4
47. hxg5 Qf3 48. Qf4 Qd1+ 49. Qf1 Qf3 50. Qxf3 exf3 51. Kf2 Kf7 52. Ke3 Bd5 53.
a3 Ke7 54. Bc7 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.16"]
[Round "4.19"]
[White "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Black "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B93"]
[WhiteElo "2131"]
[BlackElo "2054"]
[PlyCount "47"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f4 Qc7 7. a4 g6 8. Bd3
Bg7 9. Nf3 O-O 10. O-O Nc6 11. Qe1 Nb4 12. Kh1 Be6 13. Be3 Bc4 14. Qe2 Rac8 15.
Bd4 Nd7 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Nd2 Bxd3 18. cxd3 Nc5 19. Nd5 Nxd5 20. exd5 Rce8 21.
f5 Nd7 22. Ne4 Qb6 23. Qg4 Nf6 24. Nxf6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.1"]
[White "Levin, Evgeny A."]
[Black "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D38"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2440"]
[PlyCount "35"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 Nbd7 6. e3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
Bd3 h6 9. Bxf6 Nxf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Ne5 cxd4 12. exd4 Qa5 13. Na4 Bd7 14. Nxd7
Nxd7 15. a3 Bd6 16. b4 Qc7 17. Rc1 Qb8 18. g3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.2"]
[White "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Black "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A13"]
[WhiteElo "2473"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "120"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. b3 Nf6 4. g3 c5 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. d4 cxd4 8.
Nxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Qa5 10. Nc2 Bxd2+ 11. Qxd2 Qxd2+ 12. Nxd2 Bf5 13. Ne3 Be4 14.
Nxe4 dxe4 15. g4 O-O-O 16. g5 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Rxd5 18. h4 Re5 19. e3 h6 20. Ke2
Kc7 21. Rac1 hxg5 22. hxg5 Rxh1 23. Rxh1 g6 24. Rh4 Rxg5 25. Bxe4 Ra5 26. a4
Nd8 27. Bd3 Re5 28. f4 Re7 29. Kf3 Ne6 30. Bc4 g5 31. Rh7 Kd6 32. Bxe6 Kxe6 33.
fxg5 Kf5 34. Rg7 Ke6 35. Kf4 a5 36. e4 Re8 37. Rh7 Rc8 38. Rh6+ Kd7 39. Rf6 Ke7
40. Rb6 Rc3 41. Rxb7+ Ke6 42. Rb6+ Ke7 43. Kf5 Rf3+ 44. Ke5 Rg3 45. Rb7+ Kf8
46. Kf4 Rg1 47. Rb5 Rb1 48. Ke5 Ke7 49. Kd5 Kd7 50. Rb7+ Ke8 51. Kc4 Rg1 52.
Rb5 Rc1+ 53. Kd3 Rd1+ 54. Kc2 Re1 55. Rxa5 Rxe4 56. Rc5 Kd7 57. Kc3 Kd6 58. b4
Re3+ 59. Kc4 Re4+ 60. Kb5 Re8 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.3"]
[White "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Black "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B72"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2410"]
[PlyCount "63"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8.
Bb3 d6 9. h3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 b5 11. Qd3 b4 12. Nd5 e6 13. Nxf6+ Bxf6 14. a3 bxa3
15. Rxa3 Bb7 16. O-O Bxd4 17. Qxd4 Qb6 18. Rd1 Rfd8 19. f3 Kf8 20. Ra4 Qxd4+
21. Raxd4 Ke7 22. Kf2 Bc6 23. Ra1 a5 24. Ba4 Bxa4 25. Rdxa4 Rdc8 26. c3 Rab8
27. R4a2 Rc5 28. Ke3 h5 29. h4 Rcb5 30. Rb1 Kf6 31. Kd3 d5 32. Ke3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.4"]
[White "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Black "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A36"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "64"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. g3 d6 4. Bg2 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. d3 e5 7. h4 Bg4 8. Bg5 Qd7
9. Rb1 h6 10. Bd2 Nge7 11. Nd5 Be6 12. Nxe7 Qxe7 13. Nh2 O-O 14. Nf1 f5 15. Ne3
Qf7 16. Nd5 Rab8 17. O-O Kh7 18. b4 cxb4 19. Nxb4 Nxb4 20. Bxb4 Rbd8 21. Qa4 b6
22. Qc6 Qe7 23. a4 g5 24. hxg5 hxg5 25. a5 bxa5 26. Bxa5 Rd7 27. Bd5 Bxd5 28.
Qxd5 e4 29. Kg2 Kg6 30. Rbd1 Rc8 31. Bb4 exd3 32. Rxd3 Qe4+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.5"]
[White "Bazeev, German"]
[Black "Solovjov, Sergey I."]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B79"]
[WhiteElo "2319"]
[BlackElo "2396"]
[PlyCount "61"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2
Nc6 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. O-O-O Ne5 11. Bb3 Qa5 12. Kb1 Rfc8 13. h4 b5 14. Ncxb5 Qa6
15. Nc3 Rab8 16. g4 Nc4 17. Qd3 Qb7 18. Bc1 Ne5 19. Qe2 Rxc3 20. bxc3 a5 21. h5
a4 22. hxg6 hxg6 23. Bh6 axb3 24. axb3 Bxh6 25. Rxh6 Qa7 26. Qh2 Kg7 27. Rh1
Nh5 28. gxh5 g5 29. Qg1 Ra8 30. Qxg5+ Ng6 31. Rh7+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.6"]
[White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Black "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A60"]
[WhiteElo "2356"]
[BlackElo "2136"]
[PlyCount "75"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 exd5 6. Nxd5 Nxd5 7. Qxd5 Nc6 8.
Bd2 Be7 9. Bc3 Bf6 10. Rc1 O-O 11. e3 Bxc3+ 12. Rxc3 Nb4 13. Qh5 Nxa2 14. Rd3
Nb4 15. Rd2 Qf6 16. Be2 Bf5 17. O-O Rfd8 18. g4 Be4 19. g5 Qe6 20. Rfd1 a5 21.
Qh4 Bc6 22. Qg3 d5 23. Ne5 Qe7 24. Qf4 Ba4 25. Rc1 Re8 26. Ng4 Bb3 27. cxd5
Nxd5 28. Qg3 Red8 29. Nh6+ Kh8 30. Nf5 Qe6 31. Bg4 Nb4 32. Nd4 Qb6 33. Nxb3 Nd3
34. Rc3 c4 35. Be2 a4 36. Bxd3 cxb3 37. Qh4 g6 38. Qe4 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.7"]
[White "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Black "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C18"]
[WhiteElo "2078"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "118"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Kf8 8. Bd2
Qb6 9. Bd3 Qb2 10. Rc1 c4 11. Be2 Qxa3 12. Nh3 Ng6 13. O-O Nc6 14. Ng5 Kg8 15.
h4 h5 16. Qg3 Nce7 17. Bxh5 Rxh5 18. Qf3 Rxg5 19. Bxg5 Nf5 20. h5 Nh8 21. Ra1
Qf8 22. g4 f6 23. Bc1 Ne7 24. exf6 Qxf6 25. Qg3 Nf7 26. g5 Qf5 27. Re1 e5 28.
g6 e4 29. gxf7+ Qxf7 30. Qg5 Nf5 31. Bf4 Bd7 32. Qg6 Qxg6+ 33. hxg6 Nh4 34. Re3
Nxg6 35. Bd6 Nh4 36. Bg3 Nf3+ 37. Kg2 a5 38. Rxf3 exf3+ 39. Kxf3 Ra6 40. Bc7 a4
41. Be5 Bf5 42. Ra2 a3 43. Bf4 Bxc2 44. Bc1 Rf6+ 45. Ke3 Re6+ 46. Kf4 Re4+ 47.
Kg3 Bb3 48. Rxa3 Re2 49. Ra8+ Kh7 50. Rb8 Rc2 51. Bf4 Rxc3+ 52. Kg4 Bd1+ 53.
Kg5 Rb3 54. Be5 Rb6 55. f4 c3 56. Rc8 c2 57. f5 Rb1 58. Bf4 Bf3 59. f6 Rg1+ 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.8"]
[White "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Black "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B52"]
[WhiteElo "2448"]
[BlackElo "2326"]
[PlyCount "103"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. c4 g6 7. d4 cxd4 8.
Nxd4 Bg7 9. Be3 Nf6 10. f3 Rc8 11. b3 a6 12. Nc3 b5 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. exd5 Nxd4
15. Bxd4 Bxd4+ 16. Qxd4 O-O 17. cxb5 axb5 18. a4 Rc5 19. a5 Ra8 20. b4 Rc4 21.
Qd2 Qa7+ 22. Kh1 Rd4 23. Qc3 Rc4 24. Qd2 Qd4 25. Qe2 Rxb4 26. Qxe7 Qxd5 27.
Rfe1 Rb2 28. h3 Qd2 29. Rg1 Ra2 30. Rad1 Qxa5 31. Qxd6 Qc3 32. Qd5 Qc4 33. Qe5
b4 34. Rd7 Re2 35. Qf6 Rb8 36. Rgd1 b3 37. R1d4 Qc1+ 38. Kh2 Rf8 39. Rxf7 Qc7+
40. Rxc7 Rxf6 41. Rd8+ Rf8 42. Rxf8+ Kxf8 43. Rxh7 b2 44. Rb7 Ke8 45. f4 Kd8
46. Kg3 Kc8 47. Rb4 Kc7 48. Kf3 Rc2 49. g3 Kc6 50. Kg4 Kc5 51. Rb8 Rg2 52. Kf3
1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.9"]
[White "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Black "Serov, Maksim"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C03"]
[WhiteElo "2283"]
[BlackElo "2380"]
[PlyCount "51"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 a6 4. Bd3 c5 5. Ngf3 Nc6 6. exd5 Qxd5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8.
Ne4 Be7 9. a3 b5 10. O-O Nf6 11. Qe2 Bb7 12. Rd1 Rd8 13. Bf4 Qh5 14. c4 Nxe4
15. Bxe4 O-O 16. cxb5 axb5 17. Rac1 Rxd1+ 18. Qxd1 Rd8 19. Qe2 Nd4 20. Nxd4
Qxe2 21. Bxh7+ Kxh7 22. Nxe2 Bf6 23. Nc3 Bxc3 24. bxc3 Rd3 25. f3 Bd5 26. Kf2
1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.10"]
[White "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Black "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E17"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "120"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5
exd5 9. d4 Ne4 10. Qb3 Bf6 11. Bf4 Nxc3 12. Qxc3 c5 13. Be5 Nd7 14. Bxf6 Qxf6
15. Rac1 Qe6 16. dxc5 bxc5 17. Qa3 a5 18. Ng5 Qg6 19. Nh3 Qb6 20. Nf4 d4 21.
Bxb7 Qxb7 22. Nd3 Rfc8 23. Rc4 Rc6 24. b3 Qb5 25. Rec1 Rac8 26. R1c2 g6 27. Qc1
Qb6 28. h4 R6c7 29. Qg5 Kg7 30. Qc1 Qd6 31. h5 gxh5 32. Kg2 h6 33. Qf4 Qxf4 34.
gxf4 Kf6 35. e3 dxe3 36. fxe3 Ke6 37. Kf3 f5 38. e4 h4 39. Rg2 Nf6 40. Rg6
fxe4+ 41. Rxe4+ Kf5 42. Rxf6+ Kxf6 43. Ne5 h5 44. Nc4 Re7 45. Rxe7 Kxe7 46. Kg2
Rf8 47. Nxa5 Rxf4 48. Nb7 c4 49. bxc4 Rxc4 50. Kh3 Kf6 51. Nd6 Ra4 52. a3 Kg6
53. Kh2 Rxa3 54. Nc4 Rb3 55. Kg2 Kg5 56. Nd2 h3+ 57. Kh1 Rb2 58. Ne4+ Kf4 59.
Nf6 h4 60. Kg1 Ra2 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.11"]
[White "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Black "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B07"]
[WhiteElo "2179"]
[BlackElo "2330"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. c3 Nf6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. Nbd2 Qc7 8. Re1
e5 9. Nf1 Re8 10. h3 Nbd7 11. Ng3 b5 12. a4 Rb8 13. Be3 b4 14. a5 bxc3 15. bxc3
Nf8 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Bc4 Be6 18. Qe2 Red8 19. Bxe6 Nxe6 20. Qa6 c5 21. Red1 h6
22. Kh2 Rb2 23. Rxd8+ Nxd8 24. Ne1 Ne6 25. Nd3 Rb8 26. f3 Ne8 27. Ra2 Nd6 28.
Rb2 Rxb2 29. Nxb2 Kh7 30. Nf1 f5 31. Nc4 Bf8 32. Nxd6 Bxd6 33. Nd2 Qd7 34. Qd3
Nd4 35. Kg1 f4 36. Bf2 Nb5 37. Nc4 Qc6 38. Nxd6 Nxd6 39. Qd5 Qxd5 40. exd5 Kg8
41. Bxc5 Nc8 42. d6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.12"]
[White "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Black "Pankov, German"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D17"]
[WhiteElo "2259"]
[BlackElo "2394"]
[PlyCount "47"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Nh4 Bc8 7. e4 e5 8. Nf3
exd4 9. Nxd4 Bc5 10. Be3 Nbd7 11. Bxc4 Ne5 12. Be2 Neg4 13. Nxc6 Qxd1+ 14. Rxd1
Be6 15. Bxc5 bxc6 16. h3 Ne5 17. f4 Ned7 18. Bd6 Bb3 19. Rd4 Nb6 20. Rb4 Be6
21. f5 Bd7 22. a5 Nc8 23. Bc5 Kd8 24. O-O 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.13"]
[White "Solovyov, Viktor"]
[Black "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C64"]
[WhiteElo "2230"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "93"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Bc5 4. c3 Qf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 Qg6 7. cxd4 Bb4+ 8.
Nc3 d5 9. O-O Nge7 10. Ne2 Bg4 11. Qb3 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 O-O 13. Bd3 f5 14. Qe3 Nd8
15. a3 Ba5 16. b4 Bb6 17. a4 a6 18. Ba3 Qf7 19. f4 Ne6 20. a5 Ba7 21. b5 axb5
22. Bxb5 Kh8 23. Kh1 Rfd8 24. Rac1 Rac8 25. Rfd1 h6 26. h3 Ra8 27. Bd3 Nc6 28.
Rxc6 bxc6 29. Rc1 Rab8 30. Rxc6 Rb3 31. Bc1 Rb4 32. Qd2 Rdb8 33. Qc2 g6 34. Ra6
Bxd4 35. Qc6 Nd8 36. Qxg6 Qxg6 37. Rxg6 c5 38. Bxf5 Bb2 39. Rxh6+ Kg7 40. Rg6+
Kf8 41. Bd2 Ra4 42. h4 c4 43. h5 d4 44. h6 Rb7 45. Rd6 Nf7 46. h7 c3 47. Rd8+
0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.14"]
[White "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Black "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D30"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2225"]
[PlyCount "126"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. c4 c6 5. Nbd2 c5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. O-O
Nc6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. a3 a5 11. Qc2 Be7 12. e4 Be6 13. Ng5 O-O 14. Ndf3 Rc8 15.
Nxe6 fxe6 16. Ng5 Ne5 17. Qe2 Nxd3 18. Qxd3 dxe4 19. Qh3 Qd5 20. Nxe6 Rfe8 21.
Be3 Bd6 22. Nd4 Rcd8 23. Rad1 Be5 24. Rd2 Qc4 25. Rfd1 Rd6 26. g3 Red8 27. b3
Qf7 28. Nb5 Rxd2 29. Rxd2 Re8 30. Nd4 g6 31. Qf1 Ng4 32. Qe2 Nf6 33. Qb5 Qd5
34. Qxd5+ Nxd5 35. Nc2 Nxe3 36. Nxe3 Kf7 37. Rd5 Bc7 38. Nc4 Ke6 39. Rb5 b6 40.
Nxb6 Rb8 41. Nd5 Bd6 42. Nc3 Rxb5 43. Nxb5 Bc5 44. Kf1 Kd5 45. Ke2 Kc6 46. Nc3
Bxa3 47. Nxe4 Bb2 48. Kd3 Kb5 49. f4 Kb4 50. Kc2 Bd4 51. g4 Kb5 52. f5 gxf5 53.
gxf5 Kc6 54. Kd3 Be5 55. h3 Kd5 56. Nc3+ Kc5 57. Nb1 Bf6 58. Nc3 Bd8 59. f6 Kd6
60. Kc4 Ke6 61. Nd5 h5 62. Kc5 h4 63. Ne3 Kxf6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.15"]
[White "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Black "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A80"]
[WhiteElo "2262"]
[BlackElo "2239"]
[PlyCount "75"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 f5 3. Bg5 Nf6 4. Nbd2 d5 5. e3 Be7 6. c4 O-O 7. Bd3 c6 8. O-O
Nbd7 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Rc1 Bd6 11. Qb3 Qb6 12. Bf4 Bxf4 13. exf4 Ne4 14. Qxb6
axb6 15. a3 Nb8 16. Nb1 Nc6 17. Nc3 Bd7 18. Bb5 Nd6 19. Bxc6 bxc6 20. Ne5 Be8
21. Rfe1 Nf7 22. Nd3 Bd7 23. Rc2 Rfc8 24. Na2 Ra7 25. Nab4 Kf8 26. Rec1 Rac7
27. b3 Ke7 28. a4 Kd6 29. Kf1 Ra7 30. Ne5 Nd8 31. Nbd3 Be8 32. Ke1 Ra5 33. Nb2
Rca8 34. b4 R5a7 35. Rc3 Rc7 36. Kd2 Nb7 37. Ned3 Rac8 38. Rb3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.16"]
[White "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Black "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A34"]
[WhiteElo "2267"]
[BlackElo "2149"]
[PlyCount "44"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Be2 Nc6 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. d3 d4 8. Nb1
Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. h3 Ne8 11. Nbd2 Be6 12. b3 Nd6 13. a4 f5 14. exf5 Bxf5 15.
Nc4 Nxc4 16. bxc4 a5 17. Ne1 Nb4 18. f4 Bd6 19. Nf3 Qc7 20. g4 Bd7 21. f5 Bf4
22. Nd2 Bxd2 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.17"]
[White "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Black "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A87"]
[WhiteElo "2054"]
[BlackElo "2229"]
[PlyCount "102"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. g3 d6 4. d4 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O c6 7. b3 O-O 8. Bb2 h6
9. Qc2 Na6 10. a3 g5 11. Nbd2 Qe8 12. e3 Qh5 13. b4 Bd7 14. b5 Nc7 15. a4 Rf7
16. bxc6 bxc6 17. a5 Raf8 18. Rab1 f4 19. exf4 Bh3 20. d5 cxd5 21. Bxf6 Bxf6
22. Rb7 e6 23. Bxh3 Qxh3 24. cxd5 Nxd5 25. Qg6+ Bg7 26. Rxf7 Rxf7 27. Rb1 Ne7
28. Qe4 d5 29. Qe3 gxf4 30. Qxa7 e5 31. a6 e4 32. Qb8+ Kh7 33. a7 exf3 34. Nxf3
Nc6 35. Rb7 Rxb7 36. Qxb7 Nxa7 37. Qxa7 Qf5 38. Qa3 fxg3 39. hxg3 d4 40. Ne1
Qb1 41. Qd3+ Qxd3 42. Nxd3 Kg6 43. Kg2 Kf5 44. Kf3 h5 45. Nf4 Bh6 46. Nxh5 d3
47. g4+ Ke5 48. Ng3 Kd4 49. Nf1 Bg5 50. Kg3 d2 51. Nxd2 Bxd2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.18"]
[White "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Black "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B85"]
[WhiteElo "2172"]
[BlackElo "1964"]
[PlyCount "120"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O a6 8. a4
Be7 9. Kh1 Qc7 10. f4 Bd7 11. Nb3 O-O 12. Be3 Na5 13. Nd2 d5 14. exd5 Nxd5 15.
Nxd5 exd5 16. Bd3 f5 17. Qf3 Bc6 18. Qf2 Qd7 19. Bb6 Bd8 20. b4 Bxb6 21. Qxb6
Nc4 22. Nxc4 dxc4 23. Bxc4+ Kh8 24. Rad1 Qe8 25. Rfe1 Rd8 26. Qc5 Bxa4 27. Bd5
Qb5 28. Qxb5 axb5 29. Bxb7 Bxc2 30. Rxd8 Rxd8 31. Bc6 Ba4 32. Bd7 g6 33. Re7
Bb3 34. Kg1 Bc4 35. Kf2 Ra8 36. Re8+ Rxe8 37. Bxe8 Kg7 38. Ke3 Kf6 39. Kd4 Ke7
40. Bc6 Kd6 41. Bf3 h6 42. h4 Be6 43. Be2 Bd7 44. Bf3 Be6 45. Bd1 Bd5 46. g3 h5
47. Be2 Bc6 48. Bf1 Bd7 49. Bg2 Be6 50. Bb7 Bc4 51. Ba8 Be6 52. Bg2 Bc4 53. Ke3
Be6 54. Bf1 Bd7 55. Be2 Bc6 56. Bd1 Bd5 57. Kd4 Be6 58. Kc3 Bd5 59. Bc2 Be6 60.
Kd4 Bd5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.17"]
[Round "5.19"]
[White "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Black "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C74"]
[WhiteElo "2131"]
[BlackElo "2158"]
[PlyCount "94"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6 5. c3 f5 6. exf5 Bxf5 7. d4 e4 8. d5
exf3 9. dxc6 b5 10. Bb3 fxg2 11. Rg1 Nf6 12. Qe2+ Qe7 13. Be3 Ng4 14. Nd2 Ne5
15. Rxg2 g6 16. Bg5 Nd3+ 17. Kf1 Qxe2+ 18. Kxe2 Be7 19. Bh6 Bf6 20. Rg3 Nxb2
21. Re3+ Kd8 22. Ne4 Bxe4 23. Rxe4 Re8 24. Rxe8+ Kxe8 25. Kd2 Nc4+ 26. Bxc4
bxc4 27. Rb1 a5 28. Rb7 Kd8 29. a4 Ra6 30. Be3 Kc8 31. Rb5 Rxc6 32. Rxa5 Kb7
33. Ra7+ Kb8 34. Ra5 Be5 35. f4 Bf6 36. Rb5+ Kc8 37. Ra5 d5 38. Rxd5 Rd6 39.
Rxd6 cxd6 40. Bb6 Kb7 41. Ba5 Kc6 42. Ke3 d5 43. Bb4 Kb6 44. h3 Kc6 45. Ba5 Kc5
46. Bb4+ Kb6 47. Kf3 Kc6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.1"]
[White "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Black "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E90"]
[WhiteElo "2440"]
[BlackElo "2473"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 Na6
9. a3 Nc5 10. Nd2 h6 11. Be3 c6 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 Rxa1 14. Qxa1 Na6 15. Qa3
Qe7 16. Be2 Nc7 17. Bb6 Nfe8 18. Qa5 f5 19. O-O Rf7 20. Rd1 Bf8 21. c5 cxd5 22.
exd5 e4 23. Nc4 Qf6 24. cxd6 Nxd6 25. Bd4 Qg5 26. Nxd6 Bxd6 27. Qb6 Qe7 28. Rc1
Rf8 29. Nb5 Nxb5 30. Bxb5 Kf7 31. Bc5 Rd8 32. Bxd6 Rxd6 33. Qd4 Rd8 34. Qb6 Rd6
35. Qc7 Bd7 36. Qxb7 e3 37. Re1 exf2+ 38. Kxf2 Qh4+ 39. Kf1 Qxb4 40. Bc6 Qxb7
41. Bxb7 Rb6 42. Ba8 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.2"]
[White "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Black "Levin, Evgeny A."]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B92"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "60"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be2
Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. a4 Nbd7 11. Qd2 Rc8 12. a5 Nc5 13. Nxc5 dxc5 14. Qxd8 Rfxd8
15. f3 c4 16. Na4 Nd7 17. Rfd1 Kf8 18. c3 h6 19. Kf2 Rc6 20. Rd2 Rd6 21. Rad1
Rxd2 22. Rxd2 Rc8 23. Nb6 Nxb6 24. Bxb6 Bc5+ 25. Bxc5+ Rxc5 26. Rd8+ Ke7 27.
Rb8 Rxa5 28. Rxb7+ Kd6 29. Rb6+ Kc7 30. Rb4 Rb5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.3"]
[White "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Black "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A43"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2410"]
[PlyCount "80"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. a4 O-O 8. Nd2
Na6 9. O-O Nc7 10. Be2 a6 11. a5 Nb5 12. Bd3 Nxc3 13. bxc3 e6 14. Qf3 exd5 15.
exd5 Bg4 16. Qg3 Bc8 17. Ne4 Nxe4 18. Bxe4 f5 19. Bg5 Qc7 20. Bd3 Bxc3 21. Ra4
Be5 22. Bf4 Bxf4 23. Rxf4 Qxa5 24. h4 Qd8 25. h5 Qf6 26. hxg6 hxg6 27. Re1 Bd7
28. Re3 Rae8 29. Ref3 Rf7 30. Rh4 Re1+ 31. Bf1 Qa1 32. Qxd6 Rxf1+ 33. Kh2 Rh1+
34. Kg3 Rxh4 35. Kxh4 Qf6+ 36. Qxf6 Rxf6 37. Kg5 Kg7 38. Kf4 a5 39. Ke5 Ra6 40.
Rc3 a4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.4"]
[White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Black "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B01"]
[WhiteElo "2356"]
[BlackElo "2323"]
[PlyCount "129"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Be2 Nc6 5. h3 Bxf3 6. Bxf3 Qe6+ 7. Qe2
Qxe2+ 8. Bxe2 O-O-O 9. c3 e5 10. d3 Nf6 11. Nd2 Nd5 12. Nf3 f6 13. Bd2 Bd6 14.
O-O-O Rhe8 15. g3 g6 16. h4 Bc5 17. Rh2 a5 18. Re1 e4 19. dxe4 Rxe4 20. h5 Rde8
21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Bc4 Rxe1+ 23. Nxe1 Nde7 24. Nd3 Bd6 25. Rh7 Nd8 26. Bf4 Kd7
27. Bxd6 Kxd6 28. Nf4 g5 29. Nh5 Rf8 30. Rh6 Ke5 31. f4+ gxf4 32. gxf4+ Ke4 33.
Kd2 Kf3 34. Be2+ Ke4 35. Bd3+ Kf3 36. f5 Kg4 37. Rxf6 Rh8 38. Ng7 Kg5 39. Re6
Nxe6 40. Nxe6+ Kf6 41. Nxc7 Rh2+ 42. Kc1 Nxf5 43. Nb5 b6 44. a4 Ne3 45. Nd4 Rf2
46. b4 Nd5 47. bxa5 bxa5 48. Nb3 Nxc3 49. Nxa5 Nxa4 50. Bc2 Nb6 51. Kb2 Ke5 52.
Kc3 Nd5+ 53. Kb3 Rf3+ 54. Ka4 Kd4 55. Bb3 Rf8 56. Bxd5 Kxd5 57. Kb4 Ra8 58. Nb3
Rc8 59. Na5 Rb8+ 60. Kc3 Kc5 61. Nb3+ Kb5 62. Nd4+ Ka4 63. Kc4 Rc8+ 64. Kd5
Rc5+ 65. Kxc5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.5"]
[White "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Black "Bazeev, German"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B43"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2319"]
[PlyCount "115"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 a6 4. g3 b5 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nf6 8. O-O
b4 9. Na4 Bxe4 10. Bxe4 Nxe4 11. Re1 d5 12. Nxe6 fxe6 13. Qh5+ g6 14. Qe5 Qf6
15. Rxe4 Qxe5 16. Rxe5 Kf7 17. Re3 Nd7 18. Rf3+ Kg7 19. b3 Be7 20. Bb2+ e5 21.
Rd3 d4 22. f4 Bf6 23. Rf1 Rhd8 24. fxe5 Nxe5 25. Bxd4 Rac8 26. Bxe5 Bxe5 27.
Rxd8 Rxd8 28. Kg2 Rd2+ 29. Rf2 Rd1 30. Nc5 a5 31. Ne6+ Kh6 32. Re2 Bf6 33. h4
Bc3 34. g4 g5 35. Nxg5 Kg6 36. Re6+ Kg7 37. Re7+ Kg8 38. Ne4 Bb2 39. Ra7 Rc1
40. Rxa5 Rxc2+ 41. Kf3 Ba3 42. Ra8+ Kg7 43. Ra7+ Kh6 44. g5+ Kg6 45. Kg4 h5+
46. gxh6 Kxh6 47. h5 Rg2+ 48. Ng3 Bb2 49. Ra6+ Kh7 50. Kf3 Rh2 51. Kg4 Ba3 52.
Ra7+ Kh8 53. Ne4 Kg8 54. Kf5 Rxa2 55. h6 Rh2 56. h7+ Kf8 57. Ra8+ Kg7 58. Rg8+
1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.6"]
[White "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Black "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C03"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "91"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Be7 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. e5 Nfd7 6. c3 c5 7. f4 Nc6 8. Ne2
Qb6 9. Nf3 f6 10. exf6 Bxf6 11. Bc2 O-O 12. O-O cxd4 13. cxd4 e5 14. Nc3 exd4
15. Nxd5 Qc5 16. Bb3 Kh8 17. Nc7 Nb6 18. Nxa8 Nxa8 19. Ng5 Nc7 20. Bd2 Bf5 21.
Rc1 Qe7 22. Qh5 g6 23. Qh6 Qg7 24. Qxg7+ Kxg7 25. Ba4 Bd7 26. Ne4 Be7 27. Nc5
Bxc5 28. Rxc5 a6 29. Re1 Re8 30. Rxe8 Bxe8 31. f5 gxf5 32. Rxf5 Bg6 33. Rf1 Nb5
34. Rc1 Kf6 35. Rc5 Bd3 36. Bc2 Bxc2 37. Rxc2 Kf5 38. Rc5+ Ne5 39. a4 Nd6 40.
Rd5 Ndc4 41. Rxd4 Nxb2 42. Rb4 Ned3 43. Rxb7 Nxa4 44. Rxh7 Nac5 45. Be3 Ne4 46.
Rh5+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.7"]
[White "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Black "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C54"]
[WhiteElo "2179"]
[BlackElo "2259"]
[PlyCount "99"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. c3 Bb6 7. Nbd2 Bg4 8. Re1
Qd7 9. Nf1 Na5 10. Bb3 Nxb3 11. axb3 h6 12. Ng3 Nh5 13. Nxh5 Bxh5 14. Be3 Qb5
15. c4 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Qc6 17. b4 Bxe3 18. fxe3 O-O 19. Qa4 Qb6 20. Qa5 c5 21. b5
g6 22. Kg2 f5 23. Ra3 fxe4 24. dxe4 Qxa5 25. Rxa5 Rf7 26. Re2 b6 27. Ra1 Kf8
28. Kg3 a5 29. bxa6 Rfa7 30. Rd2 Ke7 31. Rad1 Rd8 32. f4 exf4+ 33. exf4 Rxa6
34. e5 b5 35. cxb5 Rb6 36. Rxd6 Rdxd6 37. Rxd6 Rxd6 38. exd6+ Kxd6 39. Kg4 c4
40. h4 Kc5 41. h5 gxh5+ 42. Kxh5 Kxb5 43. f5 Kb4 44. f6 Kb3 45. f7 Kxb2 46.
f8=Q c3 47. Qb4+ Kc2 48. Kxh6 Kd3 49. Kg5 c2 50. Qe1 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.8"]
[White "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Black "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C86"]
[WhiteElo "2136"]
[BlackElo "2448"]
[PlyCount "159"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. Qe2 b5 6. Bb3 Be7 7. c3 O-O 8. O-O
d5 9. d3 Re8 10. Nbd2 Bb7 11. Re1 Bf8 12. Nf1 Na5 13. Bc2 c5 14. Bg5 h6 15. Bh4
d4 16. cxd4 cxd4 17. Qd2 Nc6 18. a3 Qd6 19. Bxf6 Qxf6 20. Bb3 Ne7 21. Rec1 Rac8
22. Ng3 g6 23. Ne2 Bg7 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Rc1 Rxc1+ 26. Qxc1 Qc6 27. Kf1 Qxc1+
28. Nxc1 Kf8 29. Ke2 f5 30. Nd2 Ke8 31. Be6 Bf6 32. Ncb3 Bc6 33. Nc5 a5 34.
Ndb3 fxe4 35. Nxe4 Bxe4 36. dxe4 a4 37. Nc5 Kd8 38. Bd7 Kc7 39. Be8 Bh8 40. Nd3
Kb6 41. g3 g5 42. Bf7 Nc8 43. Kf3 Nd6 44. Bd5 h5 45. Ke2 Bg7 46. h3 Nc4 47. Bf7
h4 48. Bd5 hxg3 49. fxg3 Ne3 50. Be6 Kc6 51. Bf7 Kd7 52. Kf3 Ke7 53. Bg6 Bf6
54. Bf5 Nc4 55. Ke2 Bg7 56. Bg6 b4 57. Nxb4 Nxb2 58. Nd3 Nc4 59. Nc5 Nb6 60.
Kd3 Bf8 61. Bf5 Kd6 62. Ne6 Be7 63. Bg4 Kc6 64. Bd1 Kd7 65. Bg4 Kd6 66. Ng7 Kc6
67. Ne6 Kb5 68. Bh5 Ka5 69. Be8 Nc8 70. h4 gxh4 71. gxh4 Nd6 72. Bd7 Bxh4 73.
Nc5 Nb5 74. Nxa4 Nxa3 75. Nc5 Kb4 76. Na6+ Ka5 77. Nc5 Kb6 78. Nb3 Kc7 79. Be8
Nb1 80. Nxd4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.9"]
[White "Solovjov, Sergey I."]
[Black "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B96"]
[WhiteElo "2396"]
[BlackElo "2326"]
[PlyCount "45"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Nbd7 8. Bc4
b5 9. Bxe6 fxe6 10. Nxe6 Qb6 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. Qxd5 Nb8 13. O-O-O Ra7 14. Rd3 b4
15. e5 Qc6 16. Qd4 Rd7 17. Re1 d5 18. f5 Qc4 19. Qb6 Bb7 20. Nxf8 Kxf8 21. e6
Qc7 22. Qxb4+ Rd6 23. Rb3 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.10"]
[White "Serov, Maksim"]
[Black "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D78"]
[WhiteElo "2380"]
[BlackElo "2078"]
[PlyCount "42"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. c5
Qxb3 9. axb3 Na6 10. O-O Bf5 11. Ne5 Nc7 12. h3 Nd7 13. f4 f6 14. Nf3 e5 15. b4
a6 16. g4 Bc2 17. e3 Rae8 18. Ne1 Bb3 19. Nf3 Bc2 20. Ne1 Bb3 21. Nf3 Bc2
1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.11"]
[White "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Black "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C44"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2283"]
[PlyCount "82"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. c3 dxc3 5. Bc4 d6 6. Nxc3 Nf6 7. Qb3 Qd7 8.
Ng5 Ne5 9. Bb5 c6 10. f4 cxb5 11. fxe5 dxe5 12. Be3 a5 13. O-O a4 14. Qxb5 Bd6
15. Qe2 Ra5 16. Rac1 h6 17. Rxf6 gxf6 18. Nf3 Qe6 19. Nh4 Bd7 20. Nf5 Bf8 21.
Rd1 Bc6 22. Bb6 Ra8 23. Qd2 Qc8 24. Qe3 Qe6 25. Qd3 Qc8 26. Kh1 Rg8 27. Ne3 Be7
28. Ncd5 Bd8 29. Nf5 Qe6 30. Bxd8 Kxd8 31. Qa3 Bxd5 32. Rxd5+ Kc7 33. Ne7 Rge8
34. Rc5+ Kb8 35. Nd5 Rd8 36. h3 Qd6 37. Qb4 Ra6 38. Ne7 Rb6 39. Qa5 Ra6 40. Qb4
Ka8 41. Nd5 Kb8 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.12"]
[White "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Black "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B07"]
[WhiteElo "2262"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "120"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. c3 d6 4. e4 Nf6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4
Nh5 9. Re1 Qe8 10. Na3 Nf4 11. Bf1 g5 12. Bg3 e5 13. Nc2 Bg4 14. Bb5 a6 15.
Bxc6 Qxc6 16. Ne3 f5 17. Bxf4 gxf4 18. Nxf5 Bxf5 19. exf5 Rae8 20. d5 Qd7 21.
Qc2 Rxf5 22. Rad1 Rf6 23. Nd2 f3 24. Nxf3 Ref8 25. Re3 Qg4 26. Qe2 h5 27. h3
Qf5 28. Qd3 Qd7 29. Ng5 Bh6 30. Rg3 h4 31. Rg4 Bxg5 32. Rxg5+ Kf7 33. Qh7+ Ke8
34. Rg7 R6f7 35. Rxf7 Rxf7 36. Qh8+ Rf8 37. Qxh4 Qf5 38. Re1 Rg8 39. Kh2 Qg6
40. Qe4 Qg7 41. Re3 Rf8 42. f4 Kd7 43. fxe5 dxe5 44. Qxe5 Qxe5+ 45. Rxe5 Rf2
46. b3 Rxa2 47. c4 Ra3 48. Re3 a5 49. Rg3 Kd6 50. h4 a4 51. bxa4 Rxa4 52. Rc3
b5 53. cxb5 Rxh4+ 54. Kg3 Rb4 55. Rc6+ Kd7 56. Kf3 Rxb5 57. Ke4 Rb4+ 58. Ke5
Rg4 59. Rc2 Rg5+ 60. Ke4 Kd6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.13"]
[White "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Black "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E69"]
[WhiteElo "2239"]
[BlackElo "2330"]
[PlyCount "126"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 Nbd7 4. Nf3 e5 5. g3 g6 6. Bg2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. e4
c6 9. h3 Re8 10. Re1 Qc7 11. Be3 a6 12. Rc1 Qb8 13. d5 cxd5 14. cxd5 b5 15. Nd2
Nb6 16. Qb3 Bd7 17. Bf1 Rc8 18. Qa3 Ne8 19. Qa5 Nc4 20. Nxc4 bxc4 21. Qa3 Bf6
22. Nb1 Bd8 23. Nd2 Nf6 24. f3 Nh5 25. Kh2 f5 26. Nxc4 Nxg3 27. Qxd6 Qxd6 28.
Nxd6 Rxc1 29. Rxc1 Be7 30. Nc4 Rc8 31. Bd3 fxe4 32. fxe4 Nh5 33. Nb6 Rxc1 34.
Bxc1 Bb5 35. Bxb5 axb5 36. Kg2 Kf7 37. Kf3 Bd8 38. Nd7 Bc7 39. Be3 Ke7 40. Nc5
Kd6 41. Ne6 Nf6 42. b3 Nd7 43. Bd2 Nf6 44. Bb4+ Kd7 45. Nxc7 Kxc7 46. a4 bxa4
47. bxa4 h5 48. Be7 Nd7 49. Ke2 Kb6 50. Bd8+ Ka6 51. Kd3 Nc5+ 52. Kc4 Nxe4 53.
Bc7 g5 54. Bxe5 g4 55. h4 g3 56. Kd4 g2 57. Bh2 Nd2 58. Ke3 Nf1+ 59. Kf2 Nxh2
60. Kxg2 Ng4 61. Kg3 Nf6 62. Kf4 Nxd5+ 63. Kg5 Ne3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.14"]
[White "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Black "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E11"]
[WhiteElo "2149"]
[BlackElo "2323"]
[PlyCount "106"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 a5 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Qc2 c6 8. O-O
b6 9. Bf4 dxc4 10. a3 Be7 11. Qxc4 Ba6 12. Qc2 Nbd7 13. Nc3 Rc8 14. Rfd1 Nd5
15. Bd2 Qc7 16. e4 Nxc3 17. Bxc3 Rfd8 18. Rac1 Bf8 19. h3 h6 20. Bd2 Qb8 21.
Be3 c5 22. d5 exd5 23. Bf4 Bd6 24. Bxd6 Qxd6 25. Rxd5 Qe7 26. Re1 Bb7 27. Rdd1
Nf8 28. Nh4 g6 29. f4 Ne6 30. Qf2 Rxd1 31. Rxd1 Nd4 32. Re1 Rd8 33. Nf3 Nxf3+
34. Bxf3 Rd3 35. Bg2 Qd7 36. e5 Rd2 37. Re2 Rd1+ 38. Re1 Bxg2 39. Rxd1 Qxd1+
40. Kxg2 h5 41. Qf3 Qd2+ 42. Qf2 Qd7 43. Qf3 Qb5 44. Qf2 f6 45. exf6 Qc6+ 46.
Qf3 Qxf6 47. Qb3+ Kg7 48. a4 Qc6+ 49. Qf3 Qxa4 50. Qb7+ Kh6 51. Qxb6 Qb4 52.
Qf6 Qd2+ 53. Kf3 Qd3+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.15"]
[White "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Black "Solovyov, Viktor"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C65"]
[WhiteElo "2225"]
[BlackElo "2230"]
[PlyCount "50"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Qe2 Bd6 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. Rd1 a6 8. Ba4
Bf8 9. d3 h6 10. Nbd2 b5 11. Bb3 Bb7 12. Nf1 d5 13. Nh4 Na5 14. Bc2 c5 15. Nf5
d4 16. f4 Nc6 17. Kh1 Bc8 18. Qf2 Bxf5 19. exf5 Bd6 20. Ng3 exf4 21. Bxf4 Ng4
22. Qd2 Qh4 23. h3 Nf2+ 24. Qxf2 Bxf4 25. Ne4 Qxf2 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.16"]
[White "Pankov, German"]
[Black "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D36"]
[WhiteElo "2394"]
[BlackElo "2054"]
[PlyCount "121"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. Qc2 Be7 7. e3 Be6 8. Bd3
Nbd7 9. Nge2 h6 10. Bh4 Nh5 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. O-O-O Nb6 13. Kb1 O-O-O 14. f3
Kb8 15. Rhe1 Rhe8 16. g4 Nf6 17. Ng3 Qb4 18. a3 Qf8 19. h4 Qd6 20. Qf2 a6 21.
Nce2 Qc7 22. Nf4 Nfd7 23. Ngh5 g5 24. Nxe6 fxe6 25. f4 Rf8 26. Qc2 Rde8 27.
hxg5 hxg5 28. fxg5 e5 29. Bf5 Re7 30. g6 e4 31. Qf2 Rg8 32. Qf4 Nf8 33. g7
Rgxg7 34. Nxg7 Rxg7 35. Rh1 Qxf4 36. exf4 Nc4 37. Rh8 Rf7 38. Be6 Rxf4 39. Bf5
Rf2 40. Rxf8+ Ka7 41. Rc1 e3 42. Re8 Rxb2+ 43. Ka1 Rb3 44. Rxc4 dxc4 45. Ka2
Kb6 46. Bc2 Rb5 47. Rxe3 Rd5 48. Re4 c5 49. dxc5+ Kxc5 50. Rf4 Rd2 51. Kb2 Rg2
52. Rf5+ Kd4 53. g5 b5 54. g6 Rg1 55. Rf7 a5 56. Rd7+ Kc5 57. Be4 b4 58. axb4+
axb4 59. g7 b3 60. Bd5 Kb4 61. Rb7+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.17"]
[White "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Black "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B25"]
[WhiteElo "2229"]
[BlackElo "2172"]
[PlyCount "108"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 e6 6. Be3 d6 7. f4 Nge7 8. Nf3
O-O 9. O-O Nd4 10. e5 Nef5 11. Bf2 d5 12. Ne1 f6 13. exf6 Qxf6 14. Qd2 b6 15.
Nd1 Bb7 16. c3 Nc6 17. Nf3 e5 18. fxe5 Nxe5 19. Nxe5 Qxe5 20. Ne3 Nxe3 21. Bxe3
Rae8 22. Rfe1 Qc7 23. d4 c4 24. Bh6 Qd6 25. Bxg7 Kxg7 26. Rxe8 Rxe8 27. Re1
Rxe1+ 28. Qxe1 Kf7 29. Qe3 Qf6 30. Qh6 Kg8 31. h4 Qf5 32. Qe3 Kf7 33. Qf4 Qxf4
34. gxf4 Kf6 35. Kf2 Bc6 36. Kg3 h5 37. Bh3 Be8 38. Kf3 Bf7 39. Ke3 Be6 40. Bg2
Kf5 41. Bh3+ Kf6 42. Bg2 Kf5 43. Bf3 b5 44. Bd1 Bd7 45. Kf3 Kf6 46. Kg3 Bf5 47.
Bf3 Ke6 48. Bg2 Bb1 49. Bh3+ Bf5 50. Bg2 Bb1 51. a3 a5 52. Bh3+ Bf5 53. Bg2 a4
54. Bf3 Kd6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.18"]
[White "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Black "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C90"]
[WhiteElo "1964"]
[BlackElo "2131"]
[PlyCount "102"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. h3
Na5 9. c3 Nxb3 10. Qxb3 O-O 11. d4 exd4 12. cxd4 c5 13. Bg5 c4 14. Qe3 Re8 15.
Nbd2 Bb7 16. Qf4 Rc8 17. Rac1 h6 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Nf1 Qb6 20. Ng3 Bxd4 21.
Nxd4 Qxd4 22. Nf5 Qf6 23. Qxd6 Rcd8 24. Qxf6 gxf6 25. Nxh6+ Kh7 26. Ng4 Kg6 27.
f3 Rd2 28. b3 Rxa2 29. bxc4 b4 30. Ne3 a5 31. c5 Bc6 32. Ra1 Rxa1 33. Rxa1 a4
34. Nc2 b3 35. Na3 Rd8 36. Kf1 b2 37. Rb1 Rd3 38. Nc2 Rb3 39. Ke2 a3 40. Nxa3
Rxa3 41. Rxb2 Rc3 42. Rb6 Rxc5 43. Ke3 Bd7 44. f4 Rc3+ 45. Kf2 Rc2+ 46. Kg3 Bc6
47. Rb4 f5 48. e5 Kh5 49. h4 Rxg2+ 50. Kh3 Rf2 51. Rc4 Be4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.18"]
[Round "6.19"]
[White "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A53"]
[WhiteElo "2158"]
[BlackElo "2267"]
[PlyCount "120"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e4 e5 5. d5 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Qc2 Bg4 8. Be2 a5
9. O-O Na6 10. Ne1 Bd7 11. a3 Qc7 12. f3 Rfc8 13. Be3 cxd5 14. cxd5 b5 15. Rc1
Qb7 16. Nd3 Bd8 17. Qd2 Bb6 18. Rfe1 Rc7 19. Na2 Qa7 20. Kf2 Rc4 21. Bxb6 Qxb6+
22. Qe3 Rd4 23. Red1 Nc5 24. Kf1 b4 25. axb4 axb4 26. Naxb4 Rxb4 27. Nxb4 Qxb4
28. Qc3 Rb8 29. Rb1 Qb6 30. b4 Na4 31. Qd2 h6 32. Rdc1 Nh5 33. Bc4 Nf4 34. Qf2
Qb7 35. g3 Ng6 36. Kg2 Nb6 37. Bd3 Ne7 38. Qc2 Rc8 39. Qb3 Rf8 40. Be2 f5 41.
Qd3 Ra8 42. Rc2 Na4 43. Ra2 fxe4 44. fxe4 Rf8 45. Ra3 Qb6 46. Qe3 Qb7 47. Qb3
Qb6 48. Qe3 Qc7 49. Bd1 Nb6 50. Rc1 Nc4 51. Qe2 Bb5 52. Rac3 Nxd5 53. exd5 Qf7
54. Qe1 Qxd5+ 55. Bf3 Qe6 56. Qe4 Nb6 57. Bg4 Qf6 58. Rf3 Qg5 59. Be6+ Rf7 60.
Rxf7 d5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.1"]
[White "Levin, Evgeny A."]
[Black "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C44"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2473"]
[PlyCount "26"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nc6 3. cxd5 Qxd5 4. Nf3 e5 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. e3 exd4 7. exd4 Bg4 8.
Be2 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Qc4 10. Qb3 Qxb3 11. axb3 Nge7 12. O-O a6 13. Ra4 Bd6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.2"]
[White "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Black "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C16"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "153"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 b6 7. Nh3 Ba6 8.
Bxa6 Nxa6 9. Nf4 g6 10. h4 h5 11. Nh3 Qd7 12. Qd3 Qa4 13. Bg5 c5 14. Bf6 Rf8
15. Ng5 cxd4 16. Nh7 Nc5 17. Qxd4 Qxc2 18. O-O Nc6 19. Qf4 Rg8 20. Bg5 Nd7 21.
c4 d4 22. Rad1 Qf5 23. Rxd4 Qxf4 24. Rxf4 Ncxe5 25. Rd4 f6 26. Bxf6 Ng4 27. Bg5
Rg7 28. f3 Rxh7 29. fxg4 Rc8 30. Rd6 Nc5 31. Rf6 hxg4 32. Rxg6 Kf7 33. Rf6+ Kg8
34. Rd4 g3 35. Rg4 Rg7 36. Rf3 Rd8 37. Rfxg3 Rd1+ 38. Kh2 Nd3 39. Rd4 Nf2 40.
Rxd1 Nxd1 41. Rd3 Nf2 42. Rd8+ Kh7 43. Re8 Ne4 44. Bf4 Kg6 45. Bb8 Kf7 46. Rc8
Kf6 47. Rf8+ Kg6 48. Be5 Rd7 49. Rf4 Nc5 50. Rf6+ Kh5 51. g3 Rd3 52. Bf4 Kg4
53. Kg2 Rxa3 54. Rg6+ Kf5 55. Rg5+ Ke4 56. Re5+ Kd4 57. h5 Nd3 58. h6 Ra2+ 59.
Kh3 Ra1 60. Rh5 Ke4 61. Kg4 Nxf4 62. h7 Ng6 63. Rh6 Ne5+ 64. Kg5 Rg1 65. Rh4+
Ke3 66. Kf6 Nd7+ 67. Ke7 Ne5 68. Rh6 Ng6+ 69. Rxg6 Rh1 70. Rg7 e5 71. Kf8 Kf3
72. g4 Rxh7 73. Rxh7 Kxg4 74. Rxa7 Kf5 75. Rb7 Ke4 76. Rxb6 Kd4 77. Re6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.3"]
[White "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E90"]
[WhiteElo "2440"]
[BlackElo "2356"]
[PlyCount "68"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 Na6
9. a3 Bd7 10. g4 Nc5 11. Nd2 c6 12. Qf3 Qe7 13. Be2 Rfb8 14. O-O h6 15. Be3 Nh7
16. b4 Na6 17. Rab1 axb4 18. axb4 c5 19. bxc5 Nxc5 20. Rb4 Bf6 21. Bxh6 Ng5 22.
Qe3 Kh7 23. h4 Kxh6 24. Nf3 Ra3 25. Kg2 Bxg4 26. hxg5+ Bxg5 27. Nxg5 Qxg5 28.
Bxg4 Qxe3 29. fxe3 Rxc3 30. Rxf7 Rxe3 31. Rb6 Ra8 32. Rf3 Ra2+ 33. Kh3 Ree2 34.
Bc8 Kh5 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.4"]
[White "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Black "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C04"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "2410"]
[PlyCount "56"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nc6 4. Ngf3 Nf6 5. e5 Nd7 6. Be2 f6 7. exf6 Qxf6 8.
Nf1 b6 9. Ne3 Bb7 10. Ng4 Qg6 11. Nh4 Qe4 12. Be3 Nb4 13. Rc1 h5 14. c3 hxg4
15. cxb4 Rxh4 16. O-O Qh7 17. Bd3 Qh8 18. Bg5 Bd6 19. Bg6+ Kf8 20. Bxh4 Qxh4
21. g3 Qg5 22. Qd3 Kg8 23. h4 gxh3 24. f4 Qg4 25. Bh7+ Kh8 26. Qg6 Qe2 27. Qc2
Qg2+ 28. Qxg2 hxg2 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.5"]
[White "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E16"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2179"]
[PlyCount "177"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. g3 b6 6. Bg2 Bb7 7. O-O Bxd2 8.
Qxd2 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne4 10. Qc2 Nxc3 11. Qxc3 d6 12. d5 e5 13. e4 a5 14. b3 Nd7 15.
a3 g6 16. Ne1 f5 17. exf5 gxf5 18. f4 e4 19. Nc2 a4 20. b4 b5 21. Ne3 bxc4 22.
Rfd1 Qg7 23. Qxc4 Nb6 24. Qd4 Qxd4 25. Rxd4 Bc8 26. Rc1 Ra7 27. Kf2 Kg7 28. Ke1
Kf6 29. Rd2 Bd7 30. Rdc2 Na8 31. Kd2 h5 32. Kc3 Rb7 33. Kd4 Rbb8 34. Bf1 Rh8
35. Be2 Rbg8 36. Rg1 Rg7 37. Rcc1 Ke7 38. h3 Kf6 39. Rg2 Bc8 40. Rcg1 Nb6 41.
Rc1 Na8 42. g4 hxg4 43. hxg4 Rh4 44. Rcg1 Nb6 45. Bd1 Bd7 46. Rg3 Rg8 47. Be2
Nc8 48. Rc1 Ke7 49. Rxc7 Kd8 50. Rxd7+ Kxd7 51. Nxf5 Rh2 52. Bb5+ Kd8 53. Bxa4
Rd2+ 54. Kxe4 Nb6 55. Bc6 Nxd5 56. g5 Nc7 57. Nh6 Rg7 58. Kf5 Re2 59. g6 Ke7
60. Be4 Ne6 61. Bd3 Rf2 62. Rg4 Rh2 63. Nf7 Rh3 64. Bc4 Nd4+ 65. Ke4 Nc2 66.
Rg2 Nxa3 67. Bd3 d5+ 68. Kd4 Nc4 69. Re2+ Kf6 70. Ng5 Rxd3+ 71. Kxd3 Kxg6 72.
Kd4 Rd7 73. Nf3 Kf5 74. Ne5 Rb7 75. Nd3 Na3 76. Re5+ Kg4 77. Rxd5 Nc2+ 78. Ke4
Nxb4 79. Rg5+ Kh4 80. Ne5 Na2 81. Rg2 Nc3+ 82. Kf3 Kh3 83. Rg1 Kh2 84. Rc1 Rb1
85. Rxc3 Kh3 86. Ke4+ Kh4 87. Kf5 Rh1 88. Ng6+ Kh5 89. Rc8 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.6"]
[White "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Black "Solovjov, Sergey I."]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D30"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2396"]
[PlyCount "86"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 c6 3. c4 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. b3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. Bb2 O-O 8. O-O
Qe7 9. Ne5 Ne4 10. f3 Nec5 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. Nc3 dxc4 13. bxc4 e5 14. Ne4 Ba3
15. Bxa3 Qxa3 16. Qb3 Qxb3 17. axb3 Rd8 18. Rfd1 exd4 19. exd4 Nf8 20. Nc3 Ne6
21. d5 cxd5 22. Nxd5 Bd7 23. Be4 Kf8 24. Ra5 Bc6 25. Kf2 a6 26. h4 b5 27. Rc1
Nd4 28. Rc3 f5 29. Rd3 fxe4 30. Rxd4 Bxd5 31. Rxd5 bxc4 32. Rf5+ Kg8 33. bxc4
Rd4 34. c5 exf3 35. g3 Rb8 36. Kxf3 Rb3+ 37. Kg2 Rdd3 38. Rxa6 Rxg3+ 39. Kf2 h6
40. h5 Rgc3 41. Re6 Rb5 42. Ree5 Rb2+ 43. Re2 Rb5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.7"]
[White "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Black "Bazeev, German"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A40"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "2319"]
[PlyCount "71"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 c6 2. e3 d5 3. Bd3 Nf6 4. Nd2 Bg4 5. f3 Bh5 6. Ne2 Nbd7 7. Nf4 e5 8. Nxh5
Nxh5 9. f4 Qh4+ 10. g3 Nxg3 11. Nf3 Qh5 12. Rg1 Ne4 13. fxe5 Be7 14. Qe2 Bh4+
15. Kf1 Qf5 16. Qg2 Be7 17. Ke2 g6 18. Bd2 Qh5 19. Raf1 f5 20. exf6 Ndxf6 21.
Kd1 O-O 22. Kc1 Bd6 23. Kb1 Rae8 24. Be1 Qh6 25. Bh4 Qxe3 26. Bg5 Nxg5 27. Nxg5
Qe7 28. a3 Kh8 29. Qh3 Ne4 30. Rxf8+ Rxf8 31. Bxe4 dxe4 32. Rg4 Rf5 33. Nxe4
Rh5 34. Qf3 Bxh2 35. Nf6 Rf5 36. Qxf5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.8"]
[White "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Black "Serov, Maksim"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C10"]
[WhiteElo "2448"]
[BlackElo "2380"]
[PlyCount "75"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. c3 c5 8.
Ne5 a6 9. Qa4+ Bd7 10. Nxd7 Qxd7 11. Qxd7+ Nxd7 12. Be3 cxd4 13. Bxd4 e5 14.
Be3 Bc5 15. Bxc5 Nxc5 16. O-O-O Rd8 17. Bc4 Ke7 18. Kc2 f5 19. b4 Ne4 20. Rd5
Rc8 21. Rxe5+ Kf6 22. Re6+ Kg5 23. h4+ Kf4 24. Be2 Nxf2 25. g3+ Kxg3 26. Re3+
Kg2 27. Bf3+ Kg3 28. Bxb7+ Kg4 29. Rg1+ Kxh4 30. Bxc8 Ng4 31. Rxg4+ fxg4 32.
Bxa6 g3 33. Bb7 Rf8 34. Re7 g5 35. Rxh7+ Kg4 36. Kb3 Rf3 37. Bxf3+ Kxf3 38. Rh1
1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.9"]
[White "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Black "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A04"]
[WhiteElo "2259"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "56"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 f5 2. e4 fxe4 3. Ng5 Nf6 4. d3 e5 5. dxe4 c6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. Bd2 d5 8.
exd5 cxd5 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. a3 Ba5 11. Qe2 O-O 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. O-O-O Bc7 14.
Kb1 Rb8 15. Bc1 Bd6 16. Ka1 Qb6 17. h4 Bf5 18. f3 Bxa3 19. bxa3 d4 20. Qc4+ Nd5
21. a4 dxc3 22. Ba3 Bxc2 23. Rxd5 cxd5 24. Qxc3 Rfc8 25. Qxe5 Qf6 26. Re1 Re8
27. Bb2 Rxe5 28. Rxe5 Qb6 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.10"]
[White "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Black "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B45"]
[WhiteElo "2283"]
[BlackElo "2136"]
[PlyCount "91"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. e5 Nd5 8.
Ne4 Qb6 9. Be2 Bb7 10. c4 Nb4 11. O-O c5 12. Ng3 Be7 13. Be3 Nc6 14. f4 O-O 15.
Bd3 f5 16. exf6 Bxf6 17. Rf2 Ne7 18. Qh5 g6 19. Qxc5 Qxc5 20. Bxc5 Rfc8 21. Ba3
Nf5 22. Nxf5 gxf5 23. Re2 Kf7 24. Rd1 Bc6 25. b4 Rg8 26. Kf1 a6 27. Bb2 Rg4 28.
Be5 Rag8 29. Rdd2 Be7 30. c5 Bf6 31. g3 h5 32. Bxa6 h4 33. b5 Bd5 34. Rxd5 exd5
35. Bb7 Bxe5 36. Bxd5+ Kg6 37. Bxg8 Bd4 38. b6 hxg3 39. hxg3 Rxg3 40. Re8 Rf3+
41. Kg2 Rxf4 42. b7 Rf2+ 43. Kg3 Kg5 44. Bd5 f4+ 45. Kh3 Rb2 46. b8=Q 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.11"]
[White "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Black "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2330"]
[BlackElo "2078"]
[PlyCount "53"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nc3 d5 2. e4 d4 3. Nce2 e5 4. Ng3 Be6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bb5 f6 7. d3 Nge7 8. c3
a6 9. Ba4 Qd7 10. cxd4 exd4 11. O-O Ng6 12. Bd2 b5 13. Bb3 Bc5 14. Rc1 Bb6 15.
Nf5 Bxb3 16. Qxb3 Nce5 17. Nxe5 Nxe5 18. f4 Ng6 19. Bb4 Nf8 20. Rfe1 Kd8 21.
Bc5 Ba5 22. Bxf8 Rxf8 23. Qa3 Bxe1 24. Qxf8+ Qe8 25. Qxg7 Ba5 26. Qxf6+ Kd7 27.
Qc6+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.12"]
[White "Solovyov, Viktor"]
[Black "Pankov, German"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A46"]
[WhiteElo "2230"]
[BlackElo "2394"]
[PlyCount "98"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 b5 2. d4 Bb7 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 e6 5. O-O c5 6. b3 cxd4 7. Bb2 Be7 8. Qxd4
Nc6 9. Qd1 d5 10. Nbd2 b4 11. c4 bxc3 12. Bxc3 O-O 13. Qb1 a5 14. Qb2 Qb6 15.
Rad1 Rfc8 16. Nd4 Nb4 17. Rc1 Ba6 18. N2f3 Ne4 19. a3 Nxc3 20. Rxc3 Rxc3 21.
Qxc3 Rc8 22. Qb2 Nc6 23. Rc1 Nxd4 24. Rxc8+ Bxc8 25. Nxd4 Ba6 26. e3 Qc5 27. a4
Qb4 28. Qc1 Bc5 29. Bf1 Bb7 30. Bb5 Bb6 31. Nc6 Qd6 32. Qc3 Qc7 33. Qe5 Qxe5
34. Nxe5 Bc7 35. Nc6 f6 36. Kf1 Kf7 37. Ke2 e5 38. b4 axb4 39. Nxb4 Ke6 40. Bc6
Bxc6 41. Nxc6 Kd6 42. Nb4 Ba5 43. Nd3 e4 44. Nf4 g5 45. Nh5 Bc3 46. g4 Kc5 47.
f3 Be5 48. fxe4 dxe4 49. Ng3 Bxg3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.13"]
[White "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Black "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A13"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2149"]
[PlyCount "99"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Qxc4 a6 7. Qc2 Be7 8.
O-O O-O 9. d4 Rb8 10. e4 b5 11. Bf4 Ne8 12. Nbd2 Bb7 13. Nb3 Nd6 14. Nfd2 Nb6
15. Na5 Ba8 16. Rac1 Rc8 17. Nc6 Bxc6 18. Qxc6 Bg5 19. Bxg5 Qxg5 20. Nf3 Qe7
21. Rfe1 Rfd8 22. b3 Ne8 23. Rc2 Qd7 24. Qc3 Qd6 25. Qa5 Ra8 26. Rec1 Qe7 27.
Ne5 Rd6 28. Nc6 Qf8 29. a4 bxa4 30. bxa4 Rd7 31. Ra2 g6 32. Qc3 Nd6 33. Ne5
Rdd8 34. Qa1 Rac8 35. Rac2 a5 36. Rc5 f6 37. Nc6 Re8 38. Na7 Ra8 39. Rxc7 Re7
40. Rxe7 Qxe7 41. Nc6 Qf7 42. Qa2 Re8 43. Nxa5 Qa7 44. Rc5 Nd7 45. Nc6 Qb6 46.
Rc1 Kg7 47. a5 Qa6 48. Bf1 Qa8 49. Bd3 Rc8 50. Qxe6 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.14"]
[White "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Black "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A87"]
[WhiteElo "2326"]
[BlackElo "2239"]
[PlyCount "45"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. b3 Bg7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Bg2 d6 7. d4 c6 8. O-O Qc7
9. Nbd2 Re8 10. Re1 e5 11. e4 fxe4 12. dxe5 dxe5 13. Ng5 Bg4 14. Qc2 Nbd7 15.
Ngxe4 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 Rad8 17. c5 Re7 18. Nd6 Nxc5 19. Ba3 Na6 20. Nxb7 Qxb7 21.
Bxe7 Qxe7 22. Qc4+ Qf7 23. Qxg4 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.15"]
[White "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Black "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A08"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2262"]
[PlyCount "64"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c5 4. O-O Nc6 5. d3 Bg4 6. Nbd2 e6 7. c3 Be7 8. a3
O-O 9. b4 Nd7 10. Nb3 Rc8 11. Rb1 b6 12. Qe1 Qc7 13. e4 dxe4 14. dxe4 Rfd8 15.
h3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Nde5 17. Bg2 c4 18. Nd2 b5 19. f4 Nd3 20. Qe2 e5 21. Qe3 Bf6
22. f5 Nxc1 23. Rbxc1 Rd3 24. Qe2 Bg5 25. Rc2 Rxg3 26. Nf3 Bf4 27. Rd1 Rd8 28.
Rd5 Rxd5 29. exd5 Ne7 30. f6 gxf6 31. Nh4 Qd7 32. Kh1 Rxh3+ 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.16"]
[White "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Black "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C65"]
[WhiteElo "2131"]
[BlackElo "2229"]
[PlyCount "144"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Qe2 Bd6 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. d3 h6 8. Nh4
a6 9. Ba4 b5 10. Bb3 Na5 11. Bc2 c5 12. Qf3 Bf8 13. d4 cxd4 14. cxd4 d5 15.
dxe5 dxe4 16. Qf4 g5 17. Qxf6 Qxf6 18. exf6 gxh4 19. Re1 Bb7 20. Nd2 Rac8 21.
Bxe4 Bb4 22. f3 Rxc1 23. Rexc1 Bxd2 24. Rc7 Bxe4 25. fxe4 Bg5 26. b3 Rxe4 27.
Rc8+ Kh7 28. Rf1 Re6 29. Rf8 Bxf6 30. Rxf7+ Kg6 31. Rc7 Bd4+ 32. Kh1 Bb6 33.
Rc8 Nc6 34. Rg8+ Kh7 35. Rg4 Ne5 36. Rxh4 Nd3 37. h3 Nf2+ 38. Kh2 Re2 39. a4
Bc7+ 40. Kg1 Bg3 41. Rh5 bxa4 42. bxa4 Kg6 43. Ra5 h5 44. Rxa6+ Kg7 45. Rb1 Re7
46. Rab6 Ne4 47. Rb7 Bc7 48. Re1 Kf6 49. Rxc7 Rxc7 50. Rxe4 Rc2 51. Re8 Ra2 52.
Ra8 h4 53. a5 Ra1+ 54. Kh2 Kg7 55. a6 Kh7 56. a7 Kg7 57. g4 hxg3+ 58. Kxg3 Kh7
59. h4 Ra3+ 60. Kf4 Ra4+ 61. Ke3 Ra3+ 62. Kd4 Ra4+ 63. Kc5 Ra1 64. h5 Rc1+ 65.
Kb4 Rb1+ 66. Kc3 Ra1 67. h6 Ra6 68. Kb4 Ra1 69. Kc5 Rc1+ 70. Kb4 Rb1+ 71. Kc3
Ra1 72. Kb3 Ra6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.17"]
[White "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Black "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B74"]
[WhiteElo "2172"]
[BlackElo "2225"]
[PlyCount "53"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2 g6 7. Be3 Bg7 8.
O-O O-O 9. Nb3 Be6 10. f4 Na5 11. f5 Bc4 12. g4 Nd7 13. Rf3 Ne5 14. Rh3 Bxe2
15. Qxe2 Nac4 16. Bd4 e6 17. Kh1 Nxb2 18. Rg1 Nbc4 19. g5 exf5 20. exf5 f6 21.
Qe4 fxg5 22. fxg6 h6 23. Qd5+ Kh8 24. Qxb7 d5 25. Rxh6+ Kg8 26. Rh7 Rf7 27.
Qxf7+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.18"]
[White "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Black "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C45"]
[WhiteElo "1964"]
[BlackElo "2158"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Bb6 6. a4 a5 7. Nc3 Qf6 8.
Qe2 Nge7 9. Be3 Nb4 10. O-O-O O-O 11. Bxb6 Qxb6 12. f4 d5 13. e5 Bf5 14. Nd4 c5
15. Nxf5 Nxf5 16. Nxd5 Nxd5 17. Rxd5 Qb4 18. Kb1 Qxf4 19. Qc4 Qh6 20. Qd3 Ne3
21. Rd7 Qf4 22. Be2 Qxa4 23. Rxb7 Qf4 24. Bf3 Nc4 25. e6 fxe6 26. Qd7 Qe5 27.
Bg4 Rae8 28. h4 a4 29. h5 h6 30. Rh3 a3 31. Rf3 a2+ 32. Kxa2 Ra8+ 33. Kb3 Na5+
0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.19"]
[Round "7.19"]
[White "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Black "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A53"]
[WhiteElo "2054"]
[BlackElo "2267"]
[PlyCount "120"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nf3 c6 4. Nc3 Bg4 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O d5 8. a3
Bd6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. h3 Bh5 11. Nh4 Bg6 12. b4 Ne4 13. Nxe4 Bxe4 14. Nf3 a6 15.
Bb2 O-O 16. Nd2 Bg6 17. f4 Qe7 18. Rf3 f5 19. Rg3 Rae8 20. Bd3 Rf6 21. Qc2 Re6
22. Nf1 Qf7 23. Bc1 Be7 24. Rf3 Nb6 25. Bd2 Nc8 26. a4 Nd6 27. b5 axb5 28. axb5
Bh5 29. Rf2 cxb5 30. Qb1 Rc8 31. g3 Bd8 32. Ra2 h6 33. Bc1 Ne4 34. Bxe4 Rxe4
35. Rab2 Qe8 36. Bd2 Qd7 37. Rxb5 b6 38. Qb3 Rc4 39. Rb4 Qc6 40. Qb1 Rc2 41.
Rb2 Rxb2 42. Qxb2 Re7 43. Qb1 Qe6 44. Bb4 Rc7 45. Ra2 Rc8 46. Ra7 Be2 47. Bd2
b5 48. Kf2 Bc4 49. Nh2 Bb6 50. Ra3 Bxd4 51. Nf3 Bc5 52. Bb4 Bb6 53. Qe1 Qe4 54.
Qd2 Bf1 55. Ne1 Bxh3 56. Rc3 Rc4 57. Rxc4 Qxc4 58. Ng2 d4 59. Kg1 dxe3 60. Qe1
Qc2 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.1"]
[White "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Black "Levin, Evgeny A."]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C18"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "40"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 O-O 8. Bd3
Nbc6 9. Nf3 f5 10. exf6 Rxf6 11. Bg5 e5 12. Qg3 Rxf3 13. gxf3 c4 14. Be2 Qa5
15. Bd2 Nf5 16. Qg5 Bd7 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. O-O Rf8 19. Rae1 Qxa3 20. Qf4 Ng6
1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.2"]
[White "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E91"]
[WhiteElo "2473"]
[BlackElo "2356"]
[PlyCount "64"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 Nc6 7. d5 Nb8 8. O-O
e6 9. dxe6 Bxe6 10. Nd4 Bd7 11. Be3 Re8 12. f3 Nc6 13. Qd2 Nh5 14. Rfd1 Nf4 15.
Bxf4 Nxd4 16. Bf1 Ne6 17. Be3 a5 18. c5 dxc5 19. Qxd7 Bd4 20. Qb5 Bxe3+ 21. Kh1
Bd4 22. Qxb7 Rb8 23. Qa6 Rxb2 24. Ne2 Qh4 25. Nxd4 Nxd4 26. Qd3 Qf2 27. Qc3 Rc2
28. Qe1 Qxe1 29. Rxe1 Rb8 30. a4 Rbb2 31. Rab1 Rxb1 32. Rxb1 c4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.3"]
[White "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Black "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B00"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2323"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. Be2 Bg4 5. O-O O-O-O 6. h3 Bxf3 7. Bxf3 Qd7
8. c3 Ne5 9. d4 Nxf3+ 10. Qxf3 Nf6 11. Re1 e6 12. Nd2 Qd5 13. Qe2 Qh5 14. Nf3
Bd6 15. c4 c6 16. Qe3 Kb8 17. Bd2 Nd7 18. b4 Rhe8 19. Bc3 f6 20. Rad1 g5 21.
Nd2 Bf4 22. Qf3 Qxf3 23. Nxf3 Bd6 24. Rd3 Bc7 25. Rde3 Nf8 26. a4 a6 27. g3 Rc8
28. Nd2 f5 29. Kg2 h6 30. a5 Red8 31. R3e2 Rd7 32. Nb3 Bd6 33. Nc1 Kc7 34. Nd3
Kd8 35. Nb2 Ke8 36. Na4 Re7 37. Nb6 Rb8 38. d5 Kf7 39. c5 exd5 40. cxd6 Rxe2
41. Rxe2 Rd8 42. Re7+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.4"]
[White "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Black "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B93"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2440"]
[PlyCount "68"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f4 e5 7. Nf3 Qc7 8. a4
Be7 9. Bd3 O-O 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Qe1 exf4 12. Bxf4 Ne5 13. Kh1 Be6 14. Bxe5 dxe5
15. Qg3 Nd7 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 Rac8 18. d6 Qxd6 19. Rad1 Qe6 20. Nxe5 Qxe5
21. Qh3 g6 22. Rfe1 Qxb2 23. Qxd7 Bb4 24. Rf1 Qc3 25. Qxb7 a5 26. Rf3 Rc7 27.
Qd5 Rc5 28. Qd7 Qe5 29. Rdf1 Rd5 30. Qh3 Qc7 31. Rf4 Rh5 32. Rh4 Rxh4 33. Qxh4
Qc6 34. Qe4 Qd6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.5"]
[White "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Black "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D47"]
[WhiteElo "2297"]
[BlackElo "2448"]
[PlyCount "76"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3
Bb7 9. a3 Bd6 10. e4 e5 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bh4 O-O 13. Ne2 c5 14. d5 c4 15. Bc2 a5
16. Qd2 Qb6 17. g4 b4 18. Bxf6 Nxf6 19. g5 Ng4 20. O-O Bc5 21. Kg2 Bxf2 22.
Nxe5 Be3 23. Nxc4 Qc7 24. Qd3 Qxh2+ 25. Kf3 Ba6 26. e5 Nxe5+ 27. Nxe5 Bxd3 28.
Nxd3 Bxg5 29. Ndf4 Bh4 30. Bf5 g5 31. Nh5 Qe5 32. Bd3 g4+ 33. Kxg4 Qg5+ 34. Kh3
Qxh5 35. Rf5 Bg5+ 36. Kg2 Qg4+ 37. Ng3 Rae8 38. Rf3 Qxf3+ 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.6"]
[White "Solovjov, Sergey I."]
[Black "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C22"]
[WhiteElo "2396"]
[BlackElo "2283"]
[PlyCount "196"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 Be7 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bd2 d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8.
Nxd5 Qxd5 9. Bd3 O-O 10. Be4 Qc4 11. Nf3 Bc5 12. Qd3 Qxd3 13. cxd3 Nd4 14. Nxd4
Bxd4 15. Bc3 Rd8 16. Rc1 c6 17. Bxd4 Rxd4 18. Rc4 Rd6 19. Rc5 Be6 20. a4 Rd4
21. a5 a6 22. O-O Rb4 23. f4 f6 24. f5 Bf7 25. Rf2 Kf8 26. Re2 Bh5 27. Rec2 Bd1
28. Rd2 Bb3 29. Kf2 Ke7 30. d4 Kd6 31. Bf3 Re8 32. Rc3 Bf7 33. Rc5 Re7 34. h4
Bd5 35. Bxd5 cxd5 36. Rc8 Rb5 37. Rd8+ Rd7 38. Rh8 h6 39. Rc2 Rxa5 40. Re8 Rf7
41. Re6+ Kd7 42. Rb6 Kd8 43. Rc5 Rxc5 44. dxc5 Kc7 45. Re6 d4 46. Ke2 Rd7 47.
Kd3 Rd5 48. Re7+ Kc6 49. g4 h5 50. Rxg7 hxg4 51. Rxg4 Rxf5 52. Kxd4 Rd5+ 53.
Ke3 Kxc5 54. Rg6 Rf5 55. Kd3 Kd6 56. Rg7 Rb5 57. Kc3 Ke6 58. b4 b6 59. Rb7 Kf5
60. Kc4 Kg4 61. Ra7 Rf5 62. Rxa6 b5+ 63. Kd4 Kxh4 64. Ra8 Kh5 65. Rh8+ Kg4 66.
Rf8 Kf4 67. Rf7 Kg5 68. Rf8 Kg6 69. Rg8+ Kf7 70. Rb8 Ke7 71. Rb6 Kd7 72. Ke4
Re5+ 73. Kd4 Ke7 74. Ra6 Rg5 75. Rb6 Rh5 76. Rb7+ Ke6 77. Rb6+ Kf7 78. Rb7+ Kg6
79. Rb8 Rg5 80. Rb7 Re5 81. Rb8 Kg5 82. Rf8 Kf5 83. Rf7 Ke6 84. Rb7 Rd5+ 85.
Ke3 Ke5 86. Re7+ Kd6 87. Rb7 Kc6 88. Rf7 Rf5 89. Ke4 Rf1 90. Rf8 f5+ 91. Kd4
Rf4+ 92. Ke3 Rxb4 93. Rxf5 Rc4 94. Kd2 Kb6 95. Rf1 Kc5 96. Rc1 Kb4 97. Rxc4+
Kxc4 98. Kc2 Kc5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.7"]
[White "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Black "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C18"]
[WhiteElo "2179"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "59"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Kf8 8. Bd2
Qc7 9. Bd3 b6 10. Nh3 Ba6 11. Nf4 Bxd3 12. cxd3 cxd4 13. cxd4 Nbc6 14. Nh5 Nf5
15. O-O g6 16. Nf6 h5 17. Qd1 Ncxd4 18. Rc1 Qb7 19. f3 h4 20. Bg5 b5 21. Qe1
Qb6 22. Nd7+ Kg8 23. Nxb6 axb6 24. Bf6 Rh5 25. Rf2 g5 26. Rc7 Kh7 27. Qc1 Kg6
28. Rc8 Ra4 29. Rg8+ Kh7 30. Rh8+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.8"]
[White "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Black "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A08"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "91"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. g3 d5 2. Bg2 Nf6 3. d3 c5 4. Nd2 Nc6 5. Ngf3 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. e4 O-O 8. c3
e5 9. Qc2 b6 10. Re1 Bb7 11. b3 Qd7 12. Bb2 Rad8 13. Rad1 Qc7 14. a3 dxe4 15.
dxe4 Ba6 16. Bf1 Bxf1 17. Nxf1 c4 18. b4 b5 19. Bc1 Rd7 20. Bg5 Rfd8 21. Bxf6
Bxf6 22. Ne3 Ne7 23. Rxd7 Rxd7 24. Rd1 Bg7 25. a4 a6 26. axb5 axb5 27. Kf1 f5
28. Ke2 Rd3 29. Rxd3 cxd3+ 30. Qxd3 fxe4 31. Qxe4 Qxc3 32. Nd5 Qb2+ 33. Kf1 Nf5
34. Kg2 Nd6 35. Qg4 Nf5 36. Qe4 Nd6 37. Qh4 e4 38. Qd8+ Bf8 39. Ng5 Qe5 40.
Nf6+ Kg7 41. Qxf8+ Kxf8 42. Nd7+ Ke7 43. Nxe5 Kf6 44. f4 h6 45. Nh3 g5 46. Ng4+
1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.9"]
[White "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Black "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A46"]
[WhiteElo "2326"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "59"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 b5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. a4 b4 7. c4 bxc3 8. bxc3
c5 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Rb1 Bc6 11. Re1 cxd4 12. cxd4 Na6 13. e4 Rb8 14. Rxb8 Qxb8
15. d5 Ba8 16. d6 Bd8 17. Ba3 Nb4 18. Qb3 a5 19. Bb2 Ne8 20. e5 Bd5 21. Qc3 f6
22. Ne4 Qa8 23. Nc5 fxe5 24. Nxd7 Bxf3 25. Qxe5 Bd5 26. Nxf8 Kxf8 27. d7 Nf6
28. Qd6+ Be7 29. Bxd5 Qxd5 30. d8=Q+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.10"]
[White "Bazeev, German"]
[Black "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B00"]
[WhiteElo "2319"]
[BlackElo "2330"]
[PlyCount "80"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bg4 5. Be3 e6 6. h3 Bh5 7. Be2 Bg6 8. d5
exd5 9. exd5 Nb8 10. Nd4 Be7 11. O-O Ne4 12. Bb5+ Kf8 13. Nce2 a6 14. Bc4 c5
15. dxc6 bxc6 16. Nf4 Qd7 17. Nxg6+ hxg6 18. Nxc6 Nxc6 19. Qd5 Qf5 20. Qxc6 Rc8
21. Qd5 Rh5 22. Qxf5 gxf5 23. Be2 Rh4 24. g3 Rxh3 25. Kg2 Rh8 26. Bxa6 Rxc2 27.
Rac1 Rxc1 28. Rxc1 Nc5 29. b4 Ne6 30. Rc8+ Bd8 31. b5 Ke7 32. b6 Rf8 33. b7 Bc7
34. a4 Bb8 35. Bb6 Nc5 36. Bxc5 dxc5 37. Bc4 f6 38. a5 Ba7 39. Ra8 Bb8 40. a6
Bxg3 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.11"]
[White "Pankov, German"]
[Black "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D11"]
[WhiteElo "2394"]
[BlackElo "2262"]
[PlyCount "60"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Qb3 Qb6 6. Nc3 Bxf3 7. gxf3 e6 8. Bd2
Nbd7 9. Rc1 Be7 10. cxd5 Qxb3 11. axb3 exd5 12. e4 Nb6 13. Rg1 g6 14. Bd3 Rd8
15. Be3 Nh5 16. Ne2 Ng7 17. Kf1 Ne6 18. e5 f5 19. exf6 Bxf6 20. f4 Ng7 21. Ng3
Nc8 22. f5 Ne7 23. fxg6 hxg6 24. Rg2 Kf7 25. Ne2 Ne6 26. f3 Rh3 27. Kf2 Rdh8
28. Nf4 Rxh2 29. Nxe6 Kxe6 30. Rcg1 Nf5 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.12"]
[White "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A58"]
[WhiteElo "2158"]
[BlackElo "2259"]
[PlyCount "72"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 Bxa6 6. Nc3 d6 7. Nf3 g6 8. g3
Bg7 9. Bh3 O-O 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Re1 Qc7 12. e4 Rfb8 13. Qc2 h5 14. Bg5 Ng4 15.
Bf1 Nde5 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. Kg2 Bxf1+ 18. Rxf1 c4 19. a4 Rb3 20. Nb5 Qb7 21.
Rfb1 f5 22. Ra3 Nf3 23. Rxb3 cxb3 24. Qc7 Qxc7 25. Nxc7 Rc8 26. Kxf3 Rxc7 27.
exf5 gxf5 28. Rc1 Rb7 29. Rc8+ Kf7 30. Bc1 Rb4 31. a5 Ra4 32. Bd2 Bxb2 33. Rb8
Ra3 34. Bb4 Ra2 35. Be1 Ra3 36. Bb4 Ra2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.13"]
[White "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Black "Solovyov, Viktor"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C67"]
[WhiteElo "2136"]
[BlackElo "2230"]
[PlyCount "110"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5
8. Nbd2 Be7 9. c3 Qd3 10. Qa4 Be6 11. Nb3 Qc4 12. Qxc4 Bxc4 13. Re1 Bd5 14.
Nbd4 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 O-O-O 16. Nf5 Bf8 17. Bg5 Re8 18. b3 h6 19. Bh4 Rg8 20. Rad1
g5 21. Bg3 Be6 22. Nd4 Bd7 23. c4 Bc5 24. f3 b6 25. Bf2 Bxd4 26. Rxd4 c5 27.
Rd2 a5 28. Kf1 Rd8 29. g4 Bc6 30. Rxd8+ Rxd8 31. Ke2 Re8 32. Bg3 Kd7 33. Rd1+
Ke6 34. h4 gxh4 35. Bf4 Rg8 36. Ke3 a4 37. Bxh6 axb3 38. axb3 h3 39. Bf4 Ra8
40. Rh1 Ra3 41. Rxh3 Rxb3+ 42. Kf2 Rc3 43. Rh6+ Kd7 44. e6+ fxe6 45. Rh7+ Ke8
46. Bxc7 Rxf3+ 47. Ke1 Rb3 48. Kd2 Be4 49. Rg7 Rd3+ 50. Ke2 Kf8 51. Be5 Rb3 52.
g5 Bd3+ 53. Kd2 Bxc4 54. g6 Bd3 55. Bf6 Bxg6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.14"]
[White "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Black "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D02"]
[WhiteElo "2078"]
[BlackElo "2172"]
[PlyCount "42"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. d4 e6 5. O-O Qb6 6. dxc5 Bxc5 7. c4 d4 8. Nbd2
Nf6 9. Nb3 O-O 10. Bf4 Nd7 11. Nxc5 Qxc5 12. e3 dxe3 13. Bd6 e2 14. Qd2 exf1=Q+
15. Rxf1 Qh5 16. Bxf8 Nxf8 17. Ng5 h6 18. Ne4 e5 19. Nd6 Bh3 20. Bd5 Ne6 21.
Re1 Ncd4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.15"]
[White "Serov, Maksim"]
[Black "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A04"]
[WhiteElo "2380"]
[BlackElo "2323"]
[PlyCount "70"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nf3 e6 2. g3 b5 3. a4 b4 4. d4 Bb7 5. Bg2 Nf6 6. Nbd2 c5 7. c3 Na6 8. O-O
Be7 9. c4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 Nc5 12. b3 O-O 13. Bb2 Qc7 14. Rc1 Qb7+
15. Kg1 Rfd8 16. Qc2 Rac8 17. Rfd1 d5 18. cxd5 Qxd5 19. Nc4 Qh5 20. Na5 Ng4 21.
Nf3 Rxd1+ 22. Rxd1 Qg6 23. Qxg6 hxg6 24. Rc1 Nf6 25. Nd4 Nd5 26. Ndc6 Bf8 27.
Nxa7 Ra8 28. N7c6 Ne4 29. Nc4 f6 30. f3 Nc5 31. Nd2 e5 32. Ne4 Nxb3 33. Rd1 Nb6
34. Rb1 Na5 35. Bc1 Nxc6 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.16"]
[White "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Black "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A28"]
[WhiteElo "2239"]
[BlackElo "2229"]
[PlyCount "106"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. c4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Bg5 O-O 7. Rc1 h6 8.
Nxc6 bxc6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 Ne4 11. e3 Qf6 12. Qd4 Qxd4 13. exd4 Re8 14. Kd1
Bxc3 15. bxc3 d6 16. f3 Nxg3 17. hxg3 Kg7 18. Bd3 Rb8 19. Kc2 c5 20. Rhe1 Bd7
21. Rxe8 Bxe8 22. Re1 Ba4+ 23. Kc1 Re8 24. Rxe8 Bxe8 25. g4 cxd4 26. cxd4 c5
27. dxc5 dxc5 28. Kd2 Kf6 29. Ke3 Bd7 30. g3 Be6 31. Be2 Ke7 32. a3 Kd6 33. f4
f6 34. Kd3 Kc7 35. Kc3 Kb6 36. Bd1 Bd7 37. Be2 Ka5 38. Bd1 Bc6 39. Kb2 Bd7 40.
Kc3 Be6 41. Kd3 Kb6 42. Kc3 Kc7 43. Kd3 Kd6 44. Be2 gxf4 45. gxf4 f5 46. g5
hxg5 47. fxg5 Ke5 48. Ke3 Bf7 49. Bd3 Bh5 50. Bb1 Bg4 51. Kf2 f4 52. Bh7 Bf5
53. Bg8 Bg6 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.17"]
[White "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Black "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B81"]
[WhiteElo "2149"]
[BlackElo "2131"]
[PlyCount "57"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 Nc6 7. g5 Nd7 8. Be3
Nb6 9. Qf3 Ne5 10. Qg3 Nbc4 11. Bc1 Qb6 12. Nb3 Qc7 13. f4 Nd7 14. Qd3 Ncb6 15.
Be3 a6 16. O-O-O Be7 17. h4 Nc5 18. Qd2 Bd7 19. Bd4 e5 20. Bxc5 dxc5 21. Nd5
Nxd5 22. exd5 Bd6 23. fxe5 Bxe5 24. d6 Qc6 25. Bg2 Qb5 26. Rhe1 f6 27. gxf6
gxf6 28. Rxe5+ fxe5 29. Qg5 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.18"]
[White "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Black "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B40"]
[WhiteElo "2267"]
[BlackElo "2225"]
[PlyCount "61"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Be2 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nc3 Qd8 6. d4 Nf6 7. Bg5 cxd4 8.
Qxd4 Qxd4 9. Nxd4 a6 10. O-O-O Nbd7 11. Rhe1 Bb4 12. Bf3 O-O 13. a3 Bc5 14. Rd2
Re8 15. Kb1 h6 16. Bh4 Be7 17. Bg3 Nb6 18. Nb3 Nbd7 19. Na5 Ra7 20. b4 g5 21.
h3 h5 22. Ne4 g4 23. hxg4 hxg4 24. Bd1 Nxe4 25. Rxe4 f5 26. Rxe6 Nf6 27. Re5
Ne4 28. Rd3 Kf7 29. c3 Rd8 30. Rxe7+ Kxe7 31. Bh4+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.20"]
[Round "8.19"]
[White "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Black "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C01"]
[WhiteElo "2054"]
[BlackElo "1964"]
[PlyCount "156"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 e6 2. e4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. c3 O-O 7. Ne2 h6 8. Bf4
Bd6 9. O-O b6 10. Nd2 Bb7 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. Ng3 g6 13. Re1 Nbd7 14. Qf3 Rae8
15. h4 h5 16. Ndf1 Ng4 17. Ne2 Ndf6 18. Qf4 Qxf4 19. Nxf4 Rxe1 20. Rxe1 Re8 21.
Rxe8+ Nxe8 22. Nd2 Nd6 23. Kf1 c5 24. Ke2 c4 25. Bc2 b5 26. a4 a6 27. Nf3 Nc8
28. axb5 axb5 29. Ne5 Ne7 30. Nxg4 hxg4 31. g3 b4 32. cxb4 Nc6 33. Ke3 Nxb4 34.
Bb1 Kg7 35. Kd2 Kf6 36. Kc3 Na6 37. b3 cxb3 38. Kxb3 Nc7 39. Bd3 Ne6 40. Nxe6
Kxe6 41. Kb4 Kd6 42. Bb5 Bc8 43. Be8 Be6 44. Bb5 Bf5 45. Ka5 Be4 46. Kb6 Bf3
47. Ba6 Bd1 48. Bc8 Be2 49. Ka5 f5 50. h5 gxh5 51. Bxf5 Ke7 52. Bg6 Kf6 53. Bc2
Bf3 54. Kb5 Be4 55. Bb3 Kg5 56. Kc5 h4 57. gxh4+ Kxh4 58. Bxd5 Bf5 59. Kd6 Kh3
60. Ke5 Bd7 61. Kf4 Kh2 62. Bc4 Kg2 63. Be2 Kxf2 64. Bxg4 Bc6 65. Bf5 Bd5 66.
Ke5 Bb3 67. Be6 Ba4 68. d5 Ke3 69. Bf5 Bb5 70. d6 Bc6 71. Ke6 Kd4 72. Ke7 Ke5
73. Bg6 Bb5 74. Bd3 Bc6 75. Ba6 Ba4 76. Bc8 Bc6 77. Bd7 Bd5 78. Be8 Be6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.1"]
[White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"]
[Black "Gorovykh, Eduard"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E60"]
[WhiteElo "2356"]
[BlackElo "2410"]
[PlyCount "49"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 d6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Qc2 e5 8. Rd1
Re8 9. e4 h6 10. Nc3 exd4 11. Nxd4 Ne5 12. c5 Bd7 13. cxd6 cxd6 14. Qb3 Qc8 15.
Ndb5 Be6 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 Qd8 18. h3 a6 19. Nd4 Rb8 20. Be3 Qd7 21. f4 Nc4
22. Bf2 b5 23. Nc6 Rbc8 24. a4 Ne4 25. axb5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.2"]
[White "Goganov, Aleksey"]
[Black "Malakhov, Igor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E90"]
[WhiteElo "2448"]
[BlackElo "2410"]
[PlyCount "93"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 c5 4. d5 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. e4 d6 7. Bd3 e6 8. h3 exd5
9. exd5 Re8+ 10. Be3 Nh5 11. O-O Nd7 12. Qd2 Ne5 13. Nxe5 Rxe5 14. Rae1 Bd7 15.
Ne4 Qe7 16. Bg5 Qf8 17. f4 Ree8 18. g4 Bd4+ 19. Kh2 h6 20. Bh4 f5 21. Nxc5 dxc5
22. gxh5 gxh5 23. Qd1 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Qd6 25. Qd2 Kh8 26. Bf2 Bf6 27. Rg1 Re8 28.
Rg6 Kh7 29. Rg1 h4 30. Kh1 b5 31. b3 bxc4 32. bxc4 Rb8 33. Qd1 Qxf4 34. Qg4 Bg5
35. Qxf4 Bxf4 36. Bxc5 Bg3 37. Rb1 Kg6 38. Rxb8 Bxb8 39. Bd4 Kf7 40. Kg2 f4 41.
Be4 Ke7 42. c5 Bb5 43. Bf3 Bc4 44. a3 a5 45. d6+ Kd7 46. Bg4+ Kc6 47. d7 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.3"]
[White "Levin, Evgeny A."]
[Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D22"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2179"]
[PlyCount "59"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Bxc4 e6 6. O-O a6 7. Qe2 Nc6 8. Rd1
Bd6 9. h3 Bh5 10. Nc3 O-O 11. a3 Qe7 12. g4 Bg6 13. e4 e5 14. dxe5 Nxe5 15.
Nxe5 Bxe5 16. f3 h6 17. Be3 Nh7 18. Nd5 Qh4 19. Bf2 Bg3 20. Kg2 Bxf2 21. Qxf2
Qxf2+ 22. Kxf2 Rad8 23. Nf4 Kh8 24. h4 Nf6 25. e5 Ng8 26. e6 Rc8 27. h5 Bc2 28.
exf7 Ne7 29. Rd2 Bh7 30. Re1 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.4"]
[White "Ulanov, Alexandr"]
[Black "Rozum, Ivan"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E63"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2473"]
[PlyCount "96"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. c4 d6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Nc3 a6 8. Bf4
Bg4 9. Qd2 Re8 10. d5 Na5 11. b3 c5 12. dxc6 Nxc6 13. h3 Bf5 14. Rac1 Qa5 15.
Ne1 Rad8 16. Be3 h5 17. Nd3 e6 18. Rfe1 d5 19. cxd5 exd5 20. Bg5 Rd7 21. h4 Ng4
22. e3 d4 23. exd4 Rxe1+ 24. Qxe1 Bxd4 25. Ne4 Qxa2 26. Nec5 Nce5 27. Nxd7 Bxd7
28. Qe4 Nxd3 29. Qxd4 Nxc1 30. Bxc1 Bb5 31. f3 Qc2 32. fxg4 Qxc1+ 33. Kh2 hxg4
34. Qd8+ Kg7 35. Qd4+ f6 36. Qd6 Qe3 37. Qc7+ Kf8 38. Qxb7 Qxb3 39. Qb8+ Kg7
40. Qf4 Qe6 41. Qc7+ Qd7 42. Qf4 a5 43. Qc1 a4 44. Qc5 Be2 45. Kg1 Bf3 46. Bf1
a3 47. Bc4 a2 48. Qa3 Qd4+ 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.5"]
[White "Lovkov, Roman"]
[Black "Melnikov, Dmitry"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A80"]
[WhiteElo "2440"]
[BlackElo "2337"]
[PlyCount "87"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 f5 2. Bg5 g6 3. e3 Bg7 4. Nd2 Nf6 5. h4 h6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. g4 d5 8. Bd3
c5 9. c3 fxg4 10. Bxg6+ Kf8 11. Ne2 Nc6 12. Qc2 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Bf5 Kg7
15. Nf4 Rf8 16. O-O-O d4 17. Nb3 d3 18. Bxd3 Nxd3+ 19. Rxd3 Qe8 20. Rd5 b6 21.
Rhd1 Bxh4 22. Rd6 Bf5 23. Qe2 Qe4 24. Kd2 Rad8 25. Ke1 Qh1+ 26. Qf1 Qxf1+ 27.
Kxf1 Be7 28. R6d5 Rxd5 29. Rxd5 Bg5 30. Nd2 Bxf4 31. exf4 h5 32. Kg2 h4 33. Re5
Kf6 34. Nc4 Be6 35. Ne3 Rg8 36. Rh5 g3 37. Rh6+ Kf7 38. Rxh4 gxf2+ 39. Kxf2
Bxa2 40. Rh7+ Rg7 41. Rxg7+ Kxg7 42. Kf3 Kf6 43. Ke4 Ke6 44. Kf3 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.6"]
[White "Solovjov, Sergey I."]
[Black "Shchukin, Dmitry"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C42"]
[WhiteElo "2396"]
[BlackElo "2355"]
[PlyCount "18"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. d3 Nf6 7. Bg5 Qxe2+ 8.
Bxe2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 1/2-1/2

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.7"]
[White "Frolochkin, Vladimir"]
[Black "Duzhakov, Ilya"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B00"]
[WhiteElo "2283"]
[BlackElo "2326"]
[PlyCount "89"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 e5 4. dxe5 d4 5. Nd5 Nge7 6. Bg5 Be6 7. Nf4 Qd7 8.
Bxe7 Bxe7 9. Nd3 g5 10. h4 g4 11. Ne2 O-O-O 12. Nef4 g3 13. fxg3 Rhg8 14. Kf2
Rg7 15. Be2 Rdg8 16. Nh5 Rg6 17. Bf3 Bg4 18. Bxg4 Rxg4 19. Qf3 Na5 20. Qf5 Nc4
21. Qxd7+ Kxd7 22. Rae1 b6 23. b3 Ne3 24. Rxe3 dxe3+ 25. Kxe3 R4g6 26. Ndf4 Rc6
27. c4 Kc8 28. Nd5 Bc5+ 29. Kf4 Re6 30. Ndf6 Rd8 31. Ng7 Rc6 32. Nxh7 Rd2 33.
Ng5 Rxg2 34. h5 f6 35. exf6 Rxf6+ 36. Nf5 Bd6+ 37. Kg4 Be5 38. h6 Rxa2 39. h7
Rc6 40. Ne7+ Kd7 41. Nxc6 Kxc6 42. Kf5 Bg7 43. Kg6 Bd4 44. Nf7 Rg2 45. Rh3 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.8"]
[White "Vunder, Andrey"]
[Black "Bazeev, German"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E61"]
[WhiteElo "2262"]
[BlackElo "2319"]
[PlyCount "74"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. Bg5 c5 6. e3 d6 7. Be2 h6 8. Bh4 g5
9. Bg3 Nh5 10. dxc5 Nxg3 11. hxg3 dxc5 12. Qc2 e6 13. Nd2 Nc6 14. a3 Qe7 15.
O-O-O a6 16. f4 f5 17. Nf3 g4 18. Nd2 b6 19. Nb3 Bb7 20. Rd2 Rfd8 21. Rhd1 Rxd2
22. Rxd2 Rd8 23. Na4 Rxd2 24. Qxd2 Qc7 25. Qc2 Ne7 26. Nc3 h5 27. e4 h4 28.
exf5 exf5 29. Bd3 hxg3 30. Ne2 Bxg2 31. Bxf5 Bf3 32. Be6+ Kh8 33. Qd1 Bf6 34.
Nd2 g2 35. Qa4 b5 36. Qxa6 Bxe2 37. Qa8+ Qc8 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.9"]
[White "Pakhomov, Egor"]
[Black "Sichinava, Zviad"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A43"]
[WhiteElo "2355"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "75"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. d5 b5 4. Bg5 Qa5+ 5. c3 d6 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. e4 g6 8. a4
bxa4 9. Rxa4 Qc7 10. Bb5 Bg7 11. Qa1 O-O 12. Bc6 Bb7 13. Bxb7 Qxb7 14. O-O Nb6
15. Ra3 e6 16. dxe6 fxe6 17. Qa2 d5 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. exd5 exd5 20. Ra5 Qc6 21.
Re1 Rf7 22. Qa3 Rc8 23. h3 c4 24. Nf1 Nd7 25. Rxa7 Nc5 26. Rxf7 Kxf7 27. Qa7+
Rc7 28. Qb8 Nd3 29. Re8 Rb7 30. Rf8+ Ke6 31. Qa8 Rb6 32. Rxf6+ Kxf6 33. Qf8+
Ke6 34. Nd4+ Kd7 35. Nxc6 Kxc6 36. Ne3 Rxb2 37. Qc8+ Kb5 38. Qb8+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.10"]
[White "Donskov, Anatoly"]
[Black "Vlasov, Egor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B00"]
[WhiteElo "2172"]
[BlackElo "2297"]
[PlyCount "67"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 b6 2. d4 e6 3. Bd3 Bb7 4. Qe2 c5 5. c3 Nf6 6. Nf3 d5 7. e5 Nfd7 8. a3 Be7
9. h4 Nc6 10. b4 c4 11. Bc2 Qc7 12. Ng5 Bxg5 13. hxg5 O-O-O 14. f4 f6 15. Nd2
h6 16. g6 fxe5 17. fxe5 Rdf8 18. Nf3 Ne7 19. b5 Qd8 20. a4 Nf5 21. Rh3 Qe8 22.
Ba3 Qxg6 23. Nh4 Qg5 24. Nxf5 exf5 25. Bxf8 Rxf8 26. Kf1 g6 27. Qf2 h5 28. Rg3
Qh6 29. e6 Nf6 30. e7 Re8 31. Rxg6 Qh8 32. Qxf5+ Nd7 33. Re1 Qh7 34. Rc6+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.11"]
[White "Kashtanov, Ruslan"]
[Black "Reznik, Vladimir"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2337"]
[BlackElo "2158"]
[PlyCount "0"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.12"]
[White "Barhudarian, Rafael"]
[Black "Zanan, Evgeny"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C15"]
[WhiteElo "2330"]
[BlackElo "2149"]
[PlyCount "101"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 Bb4 4. Qd3 Ne7 5. Nge2 dxe4 6. Qxe4 Nbc6 7. Bd2 b6 8.
O-O-O Bb7 9. Qg4 g6 10. Bg5 Qd7 11. Ne4 Ng8 12. Bf6 h5 13. Qf4 Rh7 14. d5 exd5
15. Ng5 Rh6 16. Nd4 Nxf6 17. Qxf6 Qe7 18. Qf4 Bd6 19. Qd2 O-O-O 20. Nxc6 Bxc6
21. Ba6+ Kb8 22. Ne6 Rdh8 23. Nd4 Bb7 24. Bxb7 Kxb7 25. Kb1 R6h7 26. Rhe1 Qd7
27. Qg5 f5 28. Qxg6 Rg7 29. Qf6 Rf8 30. Qe6 c6 31. g3 Re7 32. Qg6 c5 33. Rxe7
Bxe7 34. Nf3 c4 35. Qg7 Rd8 36. Ne5 Qc7 37. c3 Bd6 38. Nf7 Rd7 39. Nxd6+ Qxd6
40. Qh8 Qg6 41. f4 Re7 42. Qd8 Qe6 43. Rxd5 Qe4+ 44. Kc1 Qe3+ 45. Rd2 Qg1+ 46.
Kc2 Re1 47. Qd7+ Kb8 48. Qd8+ Kb7 49. Rd7+ Ka6 50. Qc8+ Ka5 51. Rxa7+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.13"]
[White "Urjubdshzirov, Erdni"]
[Black "Solovyov, Viktor"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C67"]
[WhiteElo "2323"]
[BlackElo "2230"]
[PlyCount "90"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

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. Nc3 Ke8 10. h3 b6 11. Bf4 Bb4 12. Ne4 Ba6 13. Rfc1 Be2 14.
Nfd2 Bxd2 15. Nxd2 Ba6 16. c3 Rd8 17. Re1 Bc8 18. Nf3 h6 19. Rad1 Be6 20. b3 c5
21. Rxd8+ Kxd8 22. g4 Ne7 23. c4 Kc8 24. Kg2 Rd8 25. Be3 a5 26. Nd2 Nc6 27. f4
g6 28. Ne4 a4 29. Ng3 axb3 30. axb3 Ne7 31. Kf3 Rd3 32. Rb1 h5 33. f5 hxg4+ 34.
Ke4 Rxe3+ 35. Kxe3 Nxf5+ 36. Nxf5 Bxf5 37. Rb2 gxh3 38. Rd2 g5 39. Kf3 g4+ 40.
Kf4 Be6 41. Kg3 Kb7 42. Ra2 b5 43. Rc2 Kb6 44. Rc1 Ka5 45. Ra1+ Kb4 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.14"]
[White "Andreev, Konstantin"]
[Black "Guzenko, Artem"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E20"]
[WhiteElo "2259"]
[BlackElo "2136"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 c5 5. g3 cxd4 6. Nxd4 O-O 7. Bg2 d5 8.
cxd5 Nxd5 9. Bd2 Bxc3 10. bxc3 e5 11. Nb3 Nc6 12. O-O Rb8 13. c4 Nde7 14. Qc2
Bf5 15. e4 Bg4 16. h3 Be6 17. Be3 Qc8 18. Kh2 b6 19. Qc3 Qa6 20. c5 b5 21. Rfd1
Rfd8 22. Rd6 Qa3 23. Bc1 Qa4 24. f4 b4 25. Qb2 Qb5 26. Be3 a5 27. f5 Bc4 28. f6
gxf6 29. Qf2 f5 30. exf5 Nd5 31. f6 Kh8 32. Bh6 Rxd6 33. cxd6 Bxb3 34. axb3 Nd4
35. Re1 Nc3 36. Qe3 Ne6 37. Qa7 Qe8 38. Rxe5 Rd8 39. Bc6 Qg8 40. Rxe6 Qg6 41.
Bg7+ Kg8 42. Qe7 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.15"]
[White "Pashinsky, Mikhail"]
[Black "Martynov, Pavel"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C18"]
[WhiteElo "2229"]
[BlackElo "2078"]
[PlyCount "75"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. Nc3 d5 2. e4 e6 3. d4 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 O-O 8. Bd3
f5 9. exf6 Rxf6 10. Qh5 g6 11. Qd1 Nbc6 12. Bg5 Rf7 13. Nf3 Qf8 14. O-O c4 15.
Be2 h6 16. Bc1 Bd7 17. a4 Qg7 18. Ba3 g5 19. h3 Ng6 20. Bd6 Kh7 21. Re1 Qf6 22.
Qd2 Rg8 23. Bd1 Qf5 24. a5 Nf4 25. Ne5 Nxe5 26. Bxe5 h5 27. Bxf4 gxf4 28. Re5
Qg6 29. Rxh5+ Kg7 30. Bf3 Kf8 31. Re1 Ba4 32. Rh4 Qf6 33. Rg4 Rh8 34. Qc1 Bc6
35. Qa3+ Ke8 36. Qd6 Rh6 37. Rg8+ Rf8 38. Rxe6+ 1-0

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.16"]
[White "Ganichev, Alexander"]
[Black "Nikitinyh, Boris"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C77"]
[WhiteElo "2131"]
[BlackElo "2267"]
[PlyCount "64"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. Qe2 d6 6. c3 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Rd1
Bg4 9. h3 Bd7 10. Bb3 Qc8 11. d4 Kh8 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 Qe8 14. Nbd2 Nh5 15.
Bg3 Nxg3 16. fxg3 Bf6 17. Qd3 g6 18. Nc4 exd4 19. cxd4 Bg7 20. Re1 b5 21. Ne3
Nb4 22. Qd2 c5 23. e5 dxe5 24. dxe5 Bc6 25. Ng4 Rd8 26. Qe3 c4 27. Bd1 Nd3 28.
Bc2 Bxf3 29. gxf3 Nxe1 30. Rxe1 Qe6 31. Kh2 h5 32. Nf2 Qxe5 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.17"]
[White "Petrovichev, Nikolay"]
[Black "Dushin, Nikolay"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2239"]
[BlackElo "2054"]
[PlyCount "0"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

 0-1

[Event "Semifinal Champ. St. Petersburg"]
[Site "St. Petersburg RUS"]
[Date "2010.02.21"]
[Round "9.18"]
[White "Balakirev, Ilya"]
[Black "Kaneyama, Men Cher"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B16"]
[WhiteElo "2225"]
[BlackElo "1964"]
[PlyCount "101"]
[EventDate "2010.??.??"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Nxf6+ gxf6 6. Qd3 Bg4 7. Ne2 Bh5
8. Nf4 Bg6 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. Bf4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qc7 12. O-O-O Rxh2 13. Rxh2 Qxh2
14. Qb3 Qc7 15. d5 cxd5 16. Ba5 b6 17. Qxd5 Nc6 18. Bb5 Rc8 19. Bd2 e6 20. Qf3
a6 21. Bxa6 Nd4 22. Qc3 Qxc3 23. Bxc3 Ra8 24. Bc4 e5 25. Bxd4 exd4 26. Bb5+ Ke7
27. Rxd4 Rxa2 28. Rd7+ Ke6 29. Rb7 Ra1+ 30. Kd2 Bc5 31. Bc4+ Kf5 32. Ke2 Rc1
33. Bd3+ Ke6 34. c3 f5 35. b4 Bd6 36. Bc4+ Ke5 37. Kd2 Rg1 38. g3 g5 39. Rxb6
f4 40. gxf4+ gxf4 41. Bxf7 Rb1 42. f3 Rb2+ 43. Kd3 Rf2 44. Rb5+ Kf6 45. Bd5 Kg5
46. Be4+ Kh4 47. Rd5 Be7 48. Re5 Bd6 49. Re6 Bc7 50. c4 Kg3 51. c5 1-0

 

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