Canadian in St. Louis

February 13, 2018

Rounds Seven and Eight

Round 7, Feb. 11
Turgut, Tansel - Zhou, Qiyu
D02 Queen's Pawn, London System

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bf4 c5 4.e3 cxd4 5.exd4 b6 6.Bd3 Bb7 7.O-O Be7 8.h3 O-O 9.Re1 d6 10.a4 a6 11.Qe2 Nbd7 12.Bh2 Re8 13.Nbd2 Nf8 14.c3 Ng6 15.Ng5 Bf8 16.Ndf3 Qd7 17.Qc2 Rac8 18.h4 Be7 19.Re2 Nf8 20.Rae1 h6 21.Ne4 Ng4 22.Bg3 Kh8 23.Nh2 Nxh2 24.Kxh2 Ng6 25.h5 Nh4 26.f3 Nf5 27.Bf2 d5 28.Nd2 Nd6 29.g4 b5 30.axb5 axb5 31.Qd1 Nc4 32.Nf1 b4 33.Bb1 f5 34.Qd3 Bd6+ 35.Bg3 Qf7 36.Kg2 Nxb2 37.Rxb2 Rxc3 38.Bxd6 Rxd3 39.Bxd3 Ra8 40.Ng3 Ba6 41.Ra1 fxg4 42.fxg4 Bb7 43.Rxa8+ Bxa8 44.Rf2 1-0

Position after White's 36.Kg2



Round 8, Feb. 12
Zhou, Qiyu - Jacobson, Brandon
B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky Attack

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Nd7 4.a4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.O-O Bg7 7.a5 a6 8.Be2 O-O 9.d3 e6 10.h3 b5 11.axb6 Qxb6 12.Ra2 Bb7 13.b3 Qc6 14.Bb2 d5 15.exd5 exd5 16.d4 Ne4 17.Na4 c4 18.c3 Rfe8 19.Bc1 Nb6 20.Bb2 cxb3 21.Qxb3 Nxa4 22.Rxa4 Nxc3 23.Bxc3 Rxe2 24.Rb1 Bc8 25.Ra5 Be6 26.Rc5 Qd6 27.Kf1 Re4 28.Qb6 Bf8 29.Rc6 Qf4 30.Bd2 Qf5 31.Rb3 Bd7 32.g4 Rxg4 33.hxg4 Qxg4 34.Ne5 Qd1+ 35.Kg2 Bf5 36.Bf4 Be4+ 37.Nf3 a5 38.Rc1 Qe2 39.Re3 Qa2 40.Kg3 h6 41.Ne5 Bg7 42.Qb7 Rf8 43.Rc8 Rxc8 44.Qxc8+ Kh7 45.Qh3 Qa1 46.Qh2 f6 47.Nf3 g5 48.Bxg5 Bxf3 49.Bxh6 Bxh6 50.Re7+ Kg6 51.Kxf3 Qa3+ 52.Re3 Bxe3 53.fxe3 Qe7 54.Qg2+ Kf7 55.Qa2 Qe4+ 56.Kf2 Ke6 57.Qxa5 Kf5 58.Qd2 Qh4+ 59.Ke2 Qh5+ 60.Kd3 Qf3 61.Qe1 Qe4+ 62.Kd2 Qg2+ 63.Kd3 Kg4 64.Qd1+ Qf3 65.Qg1+ Kf5 66.Kd2 Qg4 67.Qh1 Ke6 68.Qf1 Qe4 69.Qa6+ Kf5 70.Qc8+ Qe6 71.Qh8 Kg4 72.Qh1 Qd6 73.Qg2+ Kf5 74.Qh3+ Kg5 75.Qg2+ Kh6 76.Qh3+ Kg7 77.Qg4+ Kf8 78.Qh5 Kg7 79.Qg4+ Kf8 0.5-0.5

Standing after Round Eight

1 Matsenko 6.5
2 Colas 5.0
3-8 Torres Rosas, Grabinsky, Wang, Banawa, Turgut, Stearman 4.0
9 Jacobson 2.5
10 Zhou 2.0