[Event "FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022"] [White "Nepomniachtchi,Ian"] [Black "Caruana,Fabiano"] [Site "Madrid"] [Round "2.3"] [Annotator "TA"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [Date "2022.06.18"] [WhiteElo "2773"] [BlackElo "2786"] [PlyCount "65"] [TimeControl "60"] {[%evp 11,65,2,19,19,25,18,22,24,40,35,52,41,52,39,43,40,43,27,29,17,25,-8,-5,-17,-6,-33,-26,-43,-23,-62,-56,-52,-38,-31,-57,-41,-51,-61,-46,-52,-40,-96,-90,-104,-114,-106,-96,-111,-96,-131,0,0,0,-105,0,0]} 1. e4 {[%emt 0:0:7]} e5 {[%emt 0:0:6] } 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:0:5]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:0:3]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:0:0]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:0:5]} 4. d3 {[%emt 0:0:5]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:0:12]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:0:22]} d6 {[%emt 0:0:6]} 6. c3 {[%emt 0:0:18]} a6 {[%emt 0:0:10]} 7. a4 $1 {[%emt 0:0:17] is now more promising than 7.Bb3. C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3.} Ba7 {[%emt 0:0:17]} 8. Re1 {[%emt 0:0:45] } h6 {[%emt 0:0:25]} 9. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:0:18][%cal Yb1d2,Yd2f1,Yf1g3]} g5 {[%emt 0:0:30]} 10. b4 {[%emt 0:3:29] [#]} Ng4 $1 $146 {[%emt 0:0:25] A relevant novelty.} ({Predecessor:} 10... Ne7 11. Nf1 Ng6 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Nxe3 g4 14. Nd2 h5 15. d4 h4 16. Qb3 Rh7 {1-0 (48) Nepomniachtchi,I (2773)-Grischuk,A (2742) Chess.com INT 2022} )11. Re2 {[%emt 0:6:49] } Qf6 {[%emt 0:0:7]} 12. Qe1 {[%emt 0:5:20]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:0:0]} 13. Nf1 {[%emt 0:2:17]} O-O {[%emt 0:0:16]} 14. Ng3 {[%emt 0:6:38]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:0:28]} 15. d4 {[%emt 0:11:22]} exd4 {[%emt 0:1:27]} 16. cxd4 {[%emt 0:1:50] Black must now prevent Bb2.} (16. Bb2 $5 {[%cal Rc3d4]} )Nc6 {[%emt 0:0:38]} 17. Ra3 {[%emt 0:19:43][%cal Ya1a3,Ya3b3,Yb3g3]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:9:0]} 18. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:0:22]} (18. Rd2 $5 {[%cal Rf3d4]} )Bxd4 {[%emt 0:3:50]} 19. h3 {[%emt 0:0:23]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:5:46]} 20. Ba2 {[%emt 0:0:13]} c5 {[%emt 0:12:8]} 21. bxc5 {[%emt 0:3:32]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:7:29] } 22. Rb3 {[%emt 0:4:32]} b5 {[%emt 0:7:10]} 23. Nf5 {[%emt 0:0:0]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:5:5]} 24. Kh2 {[%emt 0:8:1]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:10:16]} 25. Rg3 {[%emt 0:0:44] Hoping for f4.} Kh7 {[%emt 0:3:5]} 26. Qd1 {[%emt 0:0:0]} (26. f4 $15 gxf4 27. Bxf4 Bxf5 28. exf5 )Bd7 $17 {[%emt 0:10:44]} 27. Rc2 {[%emt 0:1:16][%cal Yc1g5] Strongly threatening Bxg5!} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:0:0]} 28. exf5 {[%emt 0:0:21]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:3:13]} (28... Qxf5 $6 29. Bb1 Kg8 30. Rb2 $11 )29. Qh5 {[%emt 0:9:48][%cal Rc1g5] aiming for Bxg5.} Rg8 {[%emt 0:0:33] } (29... Qxf5 $2 30. Rxc5 $1 dxc5 31. Rxg5 $18 )30. Bb2 {[%emt 0:0:0]} Rge8 {[%emt 0:9:47]} ({Of course not} 30... Qxf5 31. Bxe5 Qxe5 32. Bxf7 $11 )31. Bc1 $1 {[%emt 0:1:25][%cal Rc1g5] Bxg5 is the strong threat. This bishop pair is nice.} Rg8 {[%emt 0:0:32]} (31... Qxf5 $2 32. Rxg5 Qf6 33. f4 $16 (33. Rf5 Qg6 $11 ))32. Bb2 $1 {[%emt 0:0:4] [#]} Rge8 {[%emt 0:2:12]} ({Much worse is} 32... Qxf5 33. Bxe5 Qxe5 34. Bxf7 $11 )(32... Rxb2 $1 $17 33. Rxb2 d5 34. Bxd5 Qxf5 )33. Bc1 $1 {[%emt 0:2:13] Weighted Error Value: White=0.09 (flawless) /Black=0.15 (very precise)} 1/2-1/2