[Event "TataSteel 2023"] [Site "?"] [Date "2023.01.20"] [Round "6.6"] [White "Wesley, S.."] [Black "Keymer, V.."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C88"] [WhiteElo "2760"] [BlackElo "2696"] [Annotator "Petrisor Adrian"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventDate "2023.??.??"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {We have the Ruy Lopez again $1} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 {So chooses the Re1 line here instead of Aronian's d3 in yesterday's round.} b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 (8... Bb7 $5 {[%c_effect b7;square; b7;type;Interesting;persistent;true] is another option for Black} 9. d3 d6) 9. a5 Rb8 {Not the main line here for Black, but also playable, of course.} (9... d6 {was the main line} 10. c3 Rb8 11. Bc4 d5 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. d4 bxc3 14. Nxc3 Be6 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. Bxd5 Bxd5 17. dxe5 Ba8 $13 {/= with clear compensation for the pawn. This is just one of the good lines for Black.}) 10. d4 Nxd4 11. Nxd4 exd4 12. e5 Ne8 13. Qxd4 Rb5 $1 {[%c_effect b5;square;b5;type;GreatFind; persistent;true] Good preparation by Keymer $1 He wants to play c5 and then take the a5 pawn, but for this pawn, he will be behind in development, so we have an interesting position already.} 14. Bc4 c5 15. Qd3 Rxa5 16. Rxa5 Qxa5 17. Nd2 {And here we are $1 A pawn down for White, but the e5 pawn restricts a lot of Black's activity. Also, the white knight is coming to e4 while the black bishop on c8 is just defending d7 for the moment. It seems like White has compensation for the pawn, but he has to be very precise in the next moves. } Qc7 {The best for Black. Keymer decides to let the pawn on a6 be taken but finish his development with d6 / d5 later. At the same time, now white can just recapture on a6, otherwise a5 will be a solution for Black in the next move.} 18. Nf3 {White decides not to take back the pawn, instead playing for the initiative.} (18. Bxa6 $5 {[%c_effect a6;square;a6;type;Interesting; persistent;true]} Bxa6 19. Qxa6 d5 20. exd6 Nxd6) 18... h6 {Stops any idea with Ng5 or Bg5 in the future.} 19. Bf4 Qc6 20. Bd5 Qb5 21. Qf5 {White declines the three-time repetition \"draw offer.\"} (21. Bc4 Qc6 22. Bd5) 21... Bb7 {Decides to allow White to take on d7, but to get out the knight out to e6 via the c7-square.} 22. Bxb7 Qxb7 23. Rd1 Nc7 24. Rxd7 {Equal material again, but Black seems to be exactly in time to maintain the control of the game.} Rd8 $6 $14 {[%c_effect d8;square;d8;type;Inaccuracy;persistent;true]} (24... Qc8 $1 {[%c_effect c8;square;c8;type;GreatFind;persistent;true] was much better for Keymer, followed by Rd8} 25. h3 (25. Qd3 c4 26. Qd1 Bc5 $17) 25... g6 26. Qd3 c4 27. Qd2 c3 28. bxc3 bxc3 29. Qd3 Rd8 30. Rxd8+ Qxd8 31. Qxd8+ Bxd8) 25. h4 g6 26. Qd3 Qc8 27. Rxd8+ Qxd8 28. Qxd8+ Bxd8 29. Bxh6 {White just takes a pawn, but Black still has some drawing chances if he plays precisely.} a5 30. b3 Nb5 31. Bc1 $6 {[%c_effect c1;square;c1;type;Inaccuracy;persistent;true]} (31. Kf1 $1 $14 {[%c_effect f1;square;f1;type;GreatFind;persistent;true] is another option for White, improving the king first and then posting the knight on c4.}) 31... Na3 32. c4 a4 33. g3 Nb1 $2 {[%c_effect b1;square;b1;type;Mistake; persistent;true] This is just a mistake.} (33... axb3 $1 {[%c_effect b3;square; b3;type;GreatFind;persistent;true] is absolutely logical for Black.} 34. Nd2 f6 35. exf6 Bxf6 36. Nxb3 Nxc4 37. Nxc5 Kf7 $13 {with higher chances for a draw.}) 34. bxa4 $16 b3 $4 $18 {[%c_effect b3;square;b3;type;Blunder;persistent;true] The decisive mistake, after this move Black is just lost.} (34... Nc3 $1 { [%c_effect c3;square;c3;type;GreatFind;persistent;true] Here was the last chance for Keymer.} 35. Kf1 Nxa4 36. Nd2 $16 {with an extra pawn for White, but still some chances for Black.}) 35. Kf1 Ba5 36. Bb2 Nc3 37. Nd2 Nxa4 38. Nxb3 Bb4 39. Bc1 Nb6 40. Nd2 Bxd2 41. Bxd2 Nxc4 42. Bc3 $18 {The endgame is lost for Black. He has almost no chances because the white majority is decisive.} Kf8 43. Ke2 Ke7 44. Kd3 Nb6 45. Ke4 Ke6 46. g4 Na4 47. Ba1 c4 48. Bd4 c3 49. Kd3 Kd5 50. h5 c2 51. Kxc2 1-0 [Event "Chess.com"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2023.01.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Ding, Liren"] [Black "Aronian, Levon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2811"] [BlackElo "2735"] [Annotator "3700"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2023.??.??"] [TimeControl "6000+30"] {[%evp 0,95,19,31,34,42,8,18,17,5,13,27,9,6,11,-6,14,-5,13,-6,-6,27,21,21,21, -2,76,81,61,27,27,21,21,19,19,19,29,22,15,-9,29,40,33,29,35,49,18,23,12,24,31, 23,3,23,3,-11,9,6,10,8,16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,-15,0,0,0,0,29,2,32,31,27,-66, -75,-86,-86,-86,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,19,0,19]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O O-O 6. h3 d6 7. c3 Bb6 8. Re1 Ne7 9. d4 exd4 10. cxd4 d5 11. exd5 h6 12. a4 Ba5 13. Nc3 Nexd5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bd2 Bxd2 16. Qxd2 Be6 17. a5 a6 18. Ne5 Re8 19. Nd3 Qf6 20. Re5 Ne7 21. Bxe6 fxe6 {White seeks to prove that his IQP is a source of center control and activity instead of a weakness while Black hopes for the same for his isolated king pawn.} 22. Qe3 Nf5 23. Qe4 Rad8 24. Ra4 Nd6 25. Qe2 Nf7 26. Re4 Nd6 27. Rf4 Qg5 28. Rg4 Qb5 29. Qc2 Re7 30. b3 Qf5 31. Rf4 Qg6 32. Rg4 Qf5 33. Rf4 Qg6 34. Qe2 Qg5 35. h4 Qb5 36. Qc2 Nf5 { Aronian seems to have gained more activity in the mutual maneuvering with considerable pressure on the d4-pawn.} 37. Qc3 Rd5 38. h5 Red7 39. g4 {kicking back Black's active knight to release some of the pressure on the d-pawn.} Ne7 40. Nc5 ({This is White's chance to develop pressure on the e6-pawn:} 40. Re4 R5d6 41. Nc5) 40... e5 $1 {[%c_effect e5;square;e5;type;GreatFind;persistent; true] Aronian ignores White's threat to breakthrough in the center and make a threat of his own.} 41. Nxd7 exf4 42. Ne5 Qe2 43. Qxc7 Qe1+ 44. Kg2 Qe4+ 45. Kh2 Qe2 46. Kg1 Qe1+ 47. Kg2 Qe4+ 48. Kh2 {With both queens dancing through each other's positions, a repetition draw is a fitting result.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Chess.com"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2023.01.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Black "Praggnanandhaa, R."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2713"] [BlackElo "2684"] [PlyCount "107"] [EventDate "2023.??.??"] [TimeControl "6000+30"] 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. Be3 Be7 10. Nbd2 Nc5 11. Bxc5 Bxc5 12. Qe2 O-O 13. c3 Qe7 14. Rfe1 Bb6 15. h3 Rad8 16. Bc2 g6 17. a4 b4 18. Nb3 bxc3 19. bxc3 d4 $5 {[%c_effect d4; square;d4;type;Interesting;persistent;true]} 20. a5 $5 {[%c_effect a5;square; a5;type;Interesting;persistent;true]} Bxb3 ({Passive defense is not a viable option in such a dynamic position:} 20... Ba7 21. Qxa6) 21. axb6 Bxc2 22. bxc7 {Amazing to think about how this adventurous pawn started all the way back on a2.} Rc8 23. Qxc2 Rxc7 24. Ra4 Rfc8 25. Qd2 dxc3 26. Qxc3 Nd8 27. Qa1 Ne6 28. Rxa6 {The tornado of tactics has settled into an extra pawn for Abdustattorov.} Rc2 {Praggnanandhaa is unfazed by the material deficit and sets out to defend actively.} 29. Rd6 Qc7 30. Qa4 Rc4 31. Qa6 Rc1 32. Rdd1 Rxd1 33. Rxd1 Qc2 34. Rd2 Qc1+ 35. Kh2 Qc4 36. Qa3 Qf4+ 37. g3 Qe4 38. Qd3 Qxd3 39. Rxd3 {With all the pawns on one side, White's winning chances are limited.} g5 40. Rd5 Rc4 41. Kg2 Kg7 42. Nh2 h5 43. Nf1 h4 {Each pawn trade gets Black closer to a draw.} 44. Ne3 Ra4 45. Nf5+ Kg6 46. Ne7+ Kg7 47. Rd7 hxg3 48. fxg3 Re4 49. Rd5 Ra4 50. Kf2 Ra3 51. Rd1 Nc5 52. Nf5+ Kg6 53. Ne7+ Kg7 54. Nf5+ (54. Nf5+ Kg6 {White would like to play} 55. g4 {to support the knight on f5-outpost, but Black's active rook would pick up the h3-pawn.} Rxh3) 1/2-1/2 [Event "Chess.com"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2023.01.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Erigaisi, Arjun"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D48"] [WhiteElo "2764"] [BlackElo "2722"] [Annotator "3700"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventDate "2023.??.??"] [TimeControl "6000+30"] {[%evp 0,91,35,-20,-4,-3,6,6,42,55,43,45,45,45,27,34,25,18,7,11,11,11,11,11,11, 11,28,-17,42,16,16,30,16,16,3,11,-11,-6,18,18,11,5,-3,-111,-28,-28,8,6,0,0,50, 55,54,23,6,8,69,35,54,105,24,48,48,48,48,-16,0,0,0,-65,-69,-50,0,-35,0,-2,0,-1, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,70,5,26,17,43,13]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 c6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O a6 10. e4 c5 11. d5 c4 12. Bc2 Qc7 13. Qe2 O-O-O {Erigaisi castles into his expanded queenside, matching his opponent's energy to lead the game into a double-edged position.} 14. dxe6 fxe6 15. e5 Nd5 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 17. Bg5 Re8 18. b3 {Giri begins to chisel cracks in Black's queenside pawn cover.} Bc5 19. bxc4 bxc4 20. Rac1 Rhf8 21. Be4 h6 22. Bh4 Kb8 23. Bxd5 exd5 24. Bg3 Ka8 25. Qd2 Nb6 26. a4 {Sacrificing a pawn to open more queenside lines and adding to the brewing storm.} Qc6 27. Rfd1 Nxa4 28. Ra1 Rb8 29. e6 {With mutual passed pawns marching down the board and every long-range white piece aiming at Black's weak points, the game launches into mayhem.} Rb4 30. Nd4 Qb7 31. Nc2 c3 {Erigaisi balances between counter-attack and defense with precision.} 32. Qxd5 Qxd5 33. Rxd5 Rb2 { Erigaisi won't let Giri have a spare breath to focus on his own attack.} 34. h4 Rxc2 35. Rxa4 Bxf2+ 36. Kh2 Rd2 37. e7 Bxg3+ 38. Kxg3 Re8 39. Rxd2 cxd2 40. Rxa6+ Kb7 41. Rd6 Rxe7 42. Rxd2 Kc7 {Incredibly, the chaos has winded down into a tame rook ending.} 43. Kf4 Rd7 44. Ra2 Kd8 45. Kf5 Rd6 46. Ke4 1/2-1/2 [Event "Chess.com"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2023.01.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Van Foreest, Jorden"] [Black "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B49"] [WhiteElo "2681"] [BlackElo "2859"] [Annotator "3700"] [PlyCount "107"] [EventDate "2023.??.??"] [TimeControl "6000+30"] {[%evp 0,107,31,30,41,31,82,31,41,34,40,50,78,108,84,84,112,50,108,84,114,79, 81,32,35,37,37,37,28,-2,-2,-9,-15,-15,12,6,0,4,7,-18,8,-25,-17,-11,-17,-22,-27, -27,-27,-34,-32,-32,-13,-25,-16,-43,-26,-22,4,3,10,6,5,4,-1,0,15,27,6,17,22,0, 116,64,27,42,42,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-12,0,0,-18,0,16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 a6 7. Nxc6 Qxc6 8. Be3 b5 9. Bf3 Bb7 10. Qd4 Qd6 {A practical choice by Carlsen, steering the game into comfortable waters as he aims to right the ship of his tournament overall.} 11. Qxd6 Bxd6 12. O-O-O Be5 13. Bd4 d6 14. Be2 Nf6 15. f3 Ke7 16. a3 g5 {Limiting White's kingside pawns and giving himself the option of g5-g4 to unsettle his opponent's kingside structure as the game progresses.} 17. Kb1 Rhg8 18. a4 b4 19. Na2 Bxd4 20. Rxd4 a5 21. c3 bxc3 22. Nxc3 d5 23. exd5 Nxd5 24. Nxd5+ Bxd5 25. Rc1 Kf6 26. Bc4 Bb7 27. b4 axb4 28. Bb3 Ra5 29. Rxb4 Ba8 30. Kb2 h5 31. h3 Re5 32. Rc2 h4 {Fixing van Foreest's kingside structure so that they will be targets in the future, possibly to the king as it journeys to e5-f4-g3.} 33. Rb5 Rd8 34. Rxe5 Kxe5 35. a5 Kf4 36. Rc7 Bd5 37. Rxf7+ Kg3 {With his active king and advanced kingside pawns and potential passers, Carlsen is making it as difficult as he can on his 23-year-old opponent. But the Dutch grandmaster is up to the challenge.} 38. Bxd5 Rxd5 39. a6 Kxg2 40. a7 Ra5 41. Kc3 Kxh3 42. Rg7 g4 43. fxg4 Kg3 44. Kb4 Ra6 45. Kb5 ({ Van Foreest continues accurately. If he is careless, Black has a picturesque winning idea.} 45. g5 h3 46. g6 h2 47. Rh7 Rxa7 48. g7 Ra8 49. Rh8 Rg8 $3 { [%c_effect g8;square;g8;type;Brilliant;persistent;true]} 50. Rxg8 (50. Rh7 Kg2) (50. Kc5 Rxg7 51. Kd6 Kg2) 50... h1=Q) 45... Ra1 46. Kb6 {White's advanced passed a-pawn and Black's passed h-pawn cancel each other out.} h3 47. g5 h2 48. Rh7 Rb1+ 49. Kc7 Rc1+ 50. Kb7 Rb1+ 51. Kc7 Ra1 52. Kb7 Rb1+ 53. Kc7 Ra1 54. Kb7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Chess.com"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2023.01.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Maghsoodloo, Parham"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B53"] [WhiteElo "2740"] [BlackElo "2719"] [Annotator "3700"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2023.??.??"] [TimeControl "6000+30"] {[%evp 0,66,30,30,31,67,74,73,45,39,61,57,64,44,36,0,-5,-12,-19,-11,24,-7,55, 15,6,12,-7,5,41,22,69,48,42,29,53,29,13,-10,29,57,29,23,40,12,12,27,27,26,66, 22,33,8,12,12,41,10,-1,-1,19,-25,10,-2,-6,2,-8,-18,38,22,19]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Qd3 g6 7. Nd5 $5 {[%c_effect d5;square; d5;type;Interesting;persistent;true] This early advance of the knight in the center aims to create a pawn structure imbalance and clears the c3-square for a pawn, so White can block Black's soon to be fianchettoed bishop.} Bg7 8. c3 O-O 9. Bg5 Be6 10. Be2 Qa5 11. Nxf6+ exf6 12. Be3 {White has crippled Black's structure, but Black is ahead in development and can create active play in the center.} Rfd8 13. O-O a6 14. Nd4 Ne5 15. Qc2 Bc4 16. Rfd1 Rac8 17. Nb3 Qc7 18. Bf4 b5 19. a4 d5 {This is Black's thematic center break in the Sicilian, and it also frees Maghsoodloo of the weakness of his isolated d-pawn.} 20. axb5 axb5 21. exd5 Bxd5 22. Rd4 f5 23. Rad1 Be4 24. Rxd8+ Rxd8 25. Rxd8+ Qxd8 26. Qd2 Qa8 27. Bf1 Nc4 {Black's activity rivals White's structural advantage, making the game balanced.} 28. Qe2 h6 29. Nd2 Nxb2 30. Nxe4 Qxe4 31. Qxe4 fxe4 32. Bxb5 Bxc3 33. Bxh6 Bd4 1/2-1/2 [Event "Chess.com"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2023.01.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Caruana, Fabiano"] [Black "Gukesh, D..."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2766"] [BlackElo "2725"] [Annotator "Rafael Leitao"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2023.??.??"] [TimeControl "6000+30"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 {The Ragozin Defense always makes its appearance in elite tournaments.} 5. Qa4+ {This was my favorite move when I faced the Ragozin. The idea is to bring the black knight to c6, where it is well known that it is not well placed, in front of the c-pawn, in positions with this structure.} Nc6 6. e3 O-O 7. Qc2 (7. a3 {One of the great treasures of my chess career was the chance I had to play and analyze with World Champion Anatoly Karpov over two afternoons in 2006. On one of them, we were analyzing this position and he asked me why not play 7.a3 right away, an idea I used three years later. I won that game, even if not because of the opening. Leitao-Lafuente, Mar del Plata 2009.}) 7... Ne7 {As I wrote before, Black's knight is not well on c6 and making sense of this piece is critical for Black. Many try this by setting up the e5-break, either with 7...Re8 or capturing on c4 and then removing the bishop to d6. Others ignore this problem for the time being and develop the queenside with 7...b6. 7...Ne7 is a bit more difficult to explain, but I think the idea is to also play with b6, but having the option to capture with the knight on d5 or simply not leave the knight unprotected on c6. If that doesn't sound very convincing, it's because I really don't understand this move well enough.} (7... Re8) (7... dxc4 8. Bxc4 Bd6) 8. Bd2 b6 9. a3 Bxc3 10. Bxc3 Ba6 $6 {[%c_effect a6;square;a6;type; Inaccuracy;persistent;true] This move is superficial and it's strange that Gukesh gets in trouble so quickly in one of the most important lines of the Ragozin—something went terribly wrong in his preparation.} (10... a5 { is more interesting because Black might try to play …a4 at some point.} 11. cxd5 (11. b3 Ba6 12. Nd2 a4 $5 {[%c_effect a4;square;a4;type;Interesting; persistent;true] was Sevian-Bok, FIDE World Cup 2021.}) 11... exd5 12. Bd3 Ba6 {with a slight advantage for White in Iniyan-Pichot, Tashkent 2022.}) 11. b3 Rc8 12. Rd1 {A new move.} (12. Bd3 {also gives an advantage to White and was played in Grachev-Bluebaum, Moscow 2016.}) 12... c5 $2 {[%c_effect c5;square; c5;type;Mistake;persistent;true] Opening that diagonal for the white bishop with the knight still on f6 is almost suicide.} (12... Ne4 {is a better option. } 13. Bb2 c5 14. Bd3 f5) 13. dxc5 Rxc5 $6 {[%c_effect c5;square;c5;type; Inaccuracy;persistent;true]} (13... Ne4 $1 {[%c_effect e4;square;e4;type; GreatFind;persistent;true] Is a better chance to complicate the game.} 14. cxd5 (14. Ba1 $5 {[%c_effect a1;square;a1;type;Interesting;persistent;true] Maybe this simple move is the best option.} Nxc5 15. Qb1 {With a clear advantage due to the bishop pair and Black's awkward pieces.}) 14... Nxc3 15. Bxa6 Nxd1 16. Bxc8 Nxe3 $1 {[%c_effect e3;square;e3;type;GreatFind;persistent;true]} 17. fxe3 Qxc8 18. d6 Nf5 19. c6 Nxd6 20. O-O {And White has some advantage due to the passed c6-pawn, but it's not so much.}) 14. Qb2 $1 {[%c_effect b2;square;b2; type;GreatFind;persistent;true] After this accurate move, Black is completely lost. White has many tactical themes with the diagonals, pins, and the exposed rook on c5.} Qc8 (14... Ne8 {This is the option not to lose material, but it's a move you play while tears come out of your eyes.}) 15. Bxf6 gxf6 16. Qxf6 Ng6 17. h4 $1 {[%c_effect h4;square;h4;type;GreatFind;persistent;true] Caruana not only has an extra pawn, but he also has a strong attack on the dark squares.} dxc4 18. h5 Rf5 19. Qc3 Ne7 20. bxc4 {White has many tempting moves and Caruana's choice is good enough, but not the most incisive.} (20. Rh4 $5 { [%c_effect h4;square;h4;type;Interesting;persistent;true]} f6 {Forced, as 21. Rg4+ was threatened.} 21. e4 Rc5 22. b4 $1 {[%c_effect b4;square;b4;type; GreatFind;persistent;true]} Rc7 23. Rg4+ Kh8 24. Rf4 {With a dream position. A nice line follows:} e5 25. Nxe5 $1 {[%c_effect e5;square;e5;type;GreatFind; persistent;true]} fxe5 26. Qxe5+ Kg8 27. Rxf8+ Kxf8 28. Qf6+ Kg8 29. h6 Nc6 30. Rd5 Rf7 {Black defends with only moves, but now comes a beautiful finish.} 31. Bxc4 $3 {[%c_effect c4;square;c4;type;Brilliant;persistent;true]} Rxf6 (31... Bxc4 32. Rg5+ Kf8 33. Qh8+ Ke7 34. Qxc8 {winning the queen.}) 32. Rd8# { The most beautiful mates are those in which all pieces participate, as is the case here.}) (20. e4 {is probably the simplest way to win.} Rf4 21. Qe5 (21. Qe3 {is also good.} Qc7 22. g3 Rg4 23. Bh3 Rg7 24. h6 Rg6 25. Nh4 {winning the exchange.}) 21... Rg4 22. Rh4 $1 {[%c_effect h4;square;h4;type;GreatFind; persistent;true]} Rg7 (22... Rxh4 23. Qg5+ Kh8 24. Qf6+ Kg8 25. Nxh4 {Followed by h6 and mate.}) 23. Qf6 Qc7 24. Ne5 {With total domination. Black can resign with a clear conscience.}) 20... f6 21. Be2 Rc5 22. Nd2 {White is a pawn up with an attack and better structure, so there's not much to complain about.} Bb7 23. Rh4 $1 {[%c_effect h4;square;h4;type;GreatFind;persistent;true] The typical rook maneuver we've seen before in the analysis.} e5 24. Ne4 Bxe4 25. Rxe4 Qe6 (25... Rd8 {is more stubborn.}) 26. Qd2 Ra5 $6 {[%c_effect a5;square; a5;type;Inaccuracy;persistent;true] The final mistake.} (26... f5 27. Rh4 Ra5) 27. Rg4+ Kf7 (27... Kh8 28. Qd7) 28. h6 $1 {[%c_effect h6;square;h6;type; GreatFind;persistent;true]} Ng6 29. c5 $1 {[%c_effect c5;square;c5;type; GreatFind;persistent;true] A nice move, with the idea of bringing the white bishop to life and taking the rook out of the a7-pawn's defense.} Rxc5 30. Qd7+ Qxd7 (30... Ne7 31. Rg7#) 31. Rxd7+ Kg8 32. Rxa7 Rc1+ 33. Kd2 Rh1 34. Rb4 Rxh6 35. Rxb6 Rh2 36. Rbb7 {The a-pawn will soon decide the game, for instance:} ( 36. Rbb7 Rd8+ 37. Rd7 Rxd7+ 38. Rxd7 Rxg2 39. a4 {And nothing can stop this pawn from reaching the eighth rank.}) 1-0