Sociable

giovedì 13 ottobre 2016

Semi-Slav: Noteboom, Abrahams, Main Line, 14.O-O O-O

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 e6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nd7 13.Bd3 Ngf6 14.O-O O-O

Database: Big2011twic1142 (5,381,583 games)
Report: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 e6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nd7 13.Bd3 Ngf6 14.O-O O-O (776 games)
ECO: D31v [Semi-Slav: Noteboom, Abrahams, Main Line, 14.O-O O-O]
Generated by Scid vs. PC 4.14, 2016.10.13





1. Statistics and History

1.1 Statistics

                   Games     1-0     =-=     0-1    Score
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 All report games    778     285     215     278    50.4%
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1.2 Oldest games

1: 1-0(55) Fridstein -- Gusev, Moscow 1947 [13]
2: 1-0(45) Skema -- Borowski, Altenbeken 1948 [124]
3: =-=(18) Ksieski 2345 -- Bernard 2370, Rzeszow 1980.11.10 [1]
4: 0-1(34) Brinck Claussen 2380 -- Flear 2390, Esbjerg 1982 [57]
5: 0-1(42) Saeed 2395 -- Pliester 2300, Amsterdam 1982 [23]

1.3 Newest games

1: =-=(56) Hesham 2419 -- Abasov 2552, Baku AZE 2016.09.25 [79]
2: 1-0(39) Menon Jayadev 1837 -- de San Vicente 1670, Baku AZE 2016.09.09 [61]
3: =-=(55) Vakhidov 2583 -- Gundavaa 2492, Baku AZE 2016.09.08 [56]
4: =-=(36) Rinne 1751 -- de San Vicente 1670, Baku AZE 2016.09.05 [1]
5: 1-0(50) Petkov 2497 -- Glavina 2378, Linares ESP 2016.08.24 [76]

1.4 Current popularity

Year               1800-99 1900-49 1950-69 1970-79 1980-89 1990-99 2000-09

Once every X games   ---    34014    ---     ---    22354   6611    6324  

Frequency in all years: once every 6917 games
In the 10 years to today: once every 5922 games (up 17% from all years)
In the 5 years to today: once every 4930 games (up 40% from all years)
In the 1 year to today: once every 4600 games (up 50% from all years)

1.5 Most frequent players (White)

1:72001-200757%2410Ovod, Evgenija [40,49,50,52,61,62]
2:41999-200438%2656Sakaev, Konstantin [54,83,112,115]
3:41998-200988%2625Yermolinsky, Alex [94,110,112,118]
4:42003-200688%2569Svetushkin, Dmitry [112,114,120,139]
5:42001-200675%2557Yevseev, Denis [33,52,70,113]
6:42006-200850%2542Jianu, Vlad Cristian [106,119,138]
7:42001-2006100%2516Bagirov, Rufat [2,14,16]
8:41999-200350%2442Jakab, Attila [84,100,113]
9:41995-200663%2436Granados Gomez, Manuel [20,49]
10:41998-200475%2430Sebenik, Matej [84,131,143]

1.6 Most frequent players (Black)

1:61999-200967%2608Galkin, Alexander [49,119,121,138,143]
2:61998-200658%2486Schneider, Dmitry [2,67,105,110,111,127]
3:52012-201650%2572Sengupta, D [33,132,138]
4:52003-200630%2501Zinchenko, Yaroslav [2,49,70,84,120]
5:51982-199680%2495Flear, Glenn C [13,25,26,49,57]
6:51996-200990%2475Kuijf, Marinus [28,30,49,75,119]
7:52004-200660%2458Karakehajov, Kalin [25,92,106,113,139]
8:51989-199960%2301Trabert, Bettina [25,49,84]
9:41997-200488%2695Malakhov, Vladimir [40,68,100,111]
10:42002-200975%2627Burmakin, Vladimir [1,90,91,120]

2. Ratings and Performance

2.1 Average ratings and performance

White rating: 2324 (702 games); White performance: 2308 (49% vs 2315)
Black rating: 2315 (709 games); Black performance: 2310 (48% vs 2324)

2.2 Games with highest average rating

1: 0-1(35) Kasimdzhanov 2705 -- Grischuk 2810, Tbilisi GEO 2015 [119]
2: =-=(47) Andreikin 2737 -- Tomashevsky 2716, Tbilisi GEO 2015 [70]
3: 0-1(42) Onischuk 2674 -- Shirov 2739, Khanty Mansiysk 2007 [138]
4: 1-0(36) Van Wely 2677 -- Alekseev 2711, Foros 2008 [139]
5: 0-1(33) Hammer 2608 -- Nakamura 2775, Sandnes NOR 2013 [70]
6: =-=(44) Lenderman 2626 -- Tomashevsky 2744, Doha QAT 2015 [49]
7: 1-0(39) Babula 2554 -- Giri 2798, Skopje MKD 2015 [67]
8: 0-1(38) Piket 2619 -- Ivanchuk 2714, Monte Carlo 1999 [114]
9: 1-0(40) Jakovenko 2718 -- Grigoryan 2608, Aix-les-Bains 2011 [55]
10: 1-0(27) Sjugirov 2666 -- Dreev 2649, Rostov-on-Don RUS 2014 [69]

3. Result Trends

3.1 Result lengths and frequencies

                 Score      Game length             Frequency       
                          1-0    =-=    0-1    1-0     =-=     0-1  
 Report games    50.4%     39     40     40   36.7%   27.4%   35.8% 
 All games       53.7%     39     36     40   38.7%   29.8%   31.2% 

3.2 Shortest wins (White)

1: 1-0(22) Avrukh 2500 -- Marques 2210, Menorca 1996 [91]
2: 1-0(22) Prie 2465 -- Carton 2155, Paris 1998 [93]
3: 1-0(22) Gago Padreny 2216 -- Suarez Uriel 2123, Madrid 2008 [85]
4: 1-0(22) Gibson 2019 -- Husin 2012, Gibraltar 2008 [91]
5: 1-0(23) Krivoshey 2501 -- Wornath 2382, playchess.com 2004 [75]

3.3 Shortest wins (Black)

1: 0-1(24) Seitler 2226 -- Sosna 2367, Czech Rep CZE 2014 [86]
2: 0-1(24) Alperovich 2177 -- Milman 2380, Dos Hermanas 2004 [124]
3: 0-1(24) Surendran 2063 -- Jaiswal 2266, New Delhi 2011 [40]
4: 0-1(25) Jakab 2442 -- Krapivin 2339, Budapest 2003 [113]
5: 0-1(25) Cazzaniga 2174 -- Zimina 2377, Arvier 2007 [2]

4. Moves and Themes

4.1 Move orders reaching the report position

There were 150 move orders reaching this position. The top 8 are:
1: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.Bd3 Nbd7 14.O-O O-O (132)
2: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.e3 b5 6.a4 Bb4 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.Bd3 Nbd7 14.O-O O-O (66)
3: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.Bd3 O-O 14.O-O Nbd7 (60)
4: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.e3 b5 6.a4 Bb4 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.Bd3 O-O 14.O-O Nbd7 (39)
5: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.Bd3 Nbd7 14.O-O O-O (33)
6: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 e6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.Bd3 Nbd7 14.O-O O-O (27)
7: 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 c6 3.c4 e6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.Bd3 Nbd7 14.O-O O-O (16)
8: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 e6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.e3 b5 6.a4 Bb4 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.Bd3 Nbd7 14.O-O O-O (15)

4.2 Moves from the report position

    Move      Frequency    Score  AvElo Perf AvYear Draw ECO
 1: Re1       339: 43.5%   54.7%  2345  2365  2003  29%      
 2: Nd2       235: 30.2%   52.7%  2326  2331  2007  26%      
 3: Qc2       148: 19.0%   38.1%  2301  2225  2000  24%      
 4: c5         28:  3.5%   57.1%  2346  2370  2005  36%      
 5: Bc2        13:  1.6%   46.1%  2100  2083  2006  46%      
 6: Qe2         5:  0.6%   40.0%              1995  40%      
 7: Ne5         4:  0.5%   25.0%              2004   0%      
 8: [end]       2:  0.2%   50.0%              2003 100% D31v 
 9: e4          1:  0.1%    0.0%              1996   0%      
10: Qa4         1:  0.1%   50.0%              2000 100%      
11: Qb1         1:  0.1%    0.0%              2001   0%      
12: Ng5         1:  0.1%    0.0%              2001   0%      
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TOTAL:        778:100.0%   50.4%  2324  2314  2004  28%

4.3 Positional Themes

Frequency of themes in the first 20 moves of each game
Same-side castling 100% White Isolated Queen Pawn 0%
Opposite castling 0% Black Isolated Queen Pawn 5%
Queens exchanged 0% White Pawn on 5/6/7th rank 81%
Only one side has Bishop pair100% Black Pawn on 2/3/4th rank 100%
Kingside pawn storm 0% Open c/d/e file 28%

4.4 Endgames

Material at the end of each game:
PBNRR,BNQQ,BNQ,RQ,R,BN
Report games1%6%8%24%2%3%6%50%
All games 3%10%9%25%2%4%5%42%

5. Theory Table

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 e6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nd7 13.Bd3 Ngf6 14.O-O O-O: +285 =213 -278 (391.5/776: 50%)

1516171819202122
1 c51
Qc72
Bb53
Bc64
Ba4
Ne4
Qc2
f55
Rfc1
Bxa4
Qxa4
Ndf6
Ne5
Ng4
f3
Nxe56
54: 47%
2 Qc2
h67
e48
e59
c5
Rc810
Nxe511
Nxe5
dxe5
Nd7
Bd4
Qc7
f4
Rfd8
Rfc1
Nf812
26: 52%
3 ...
Qc7
c513
h614
e415
Rfe816
Nd217
Bc6
Nc4
a4
Nd6
Reb8
Bc4
Nf8
f4
Ne818
49: 44%
4 ...
...
Ne5
Nxe519
dxe5
Nd720
Bxh7+
Kh8
Rfd121
g622
Bxg6
fxg6
Qxg6
Nc5
Bd4
Nb323
17: 41%
5 ...
...
e4
e524
c525
exd426
Bxd4
h627
Rfc128
Bc6
Qb229
Rfe8
Re130
Qb731
Ne5
Nxe532
56: 26%
6 Nd2
Bc633
Bc234
Qc735
e436
e537
f4
exd4
e5
Qb638
Bf5
Ne8
Ne4
d3+
Kh1
Nc539
27: 54%
7 ...
Re8
f440
Nc541
Bc242
Nce443
Nf344
Qc745
Ne5
Nd7
Qh546
Re747
Qh4
Nf8
Rfd1
f648
40: 59%
8 ...
e5
Bc249
Qc750
Ba451
Rfd852
d553
Nb6
Rc1
Nxa4
Qxa4
Nd7
f4
Qb6
Rce1
Nc554
58: 52%
9 ...
Qc7
Bc255
e556
d557
Rfc858
e4
Ba6
Ba459
Nc5
Bc6
Bb7
Bxb7
Nxb7
f4
Nd760
47: 54%
10 ...
...
f4
a461
e462
a3
Bc1
Qd663
d5
exd564
cxd565
Nxd5
exd5
Qxd5
Nf3
b366
39: 51%
11 ...
...
...
...
Rb1
Rfd867
Qe2
b368
Ba169
Nb870
f571
Nc672
fxe6
fxe6
Rxf673
gxf674
24: 44%
12 Re1
Be475
Bxe476
Nxe4
Qc277
f578
c579
Qc7
Rec180
Qc6
Qa4
Rfc881
Qxc682
Rxc6
Ne1
Nb883
35: 49%
13 ...
Qc7
e484
e585
Nxe586
Nxe5
dxe5
Nd7
Qh587
Nc5
Bc288
b389
Bb1
Rfd8
Qf3
a490
35: 34%
14 ...
...
...
...
c5
exd491
Rc192
Ne593
c694
Ba695
Bxa696
Rxa697
Nxe598
Qxe5
c7
Rc899
37: 78%
15 ...
Re8
e4100
e5101
c5102
exd4103
Rc1104
Rc8105
Bb5106
Bxe4107
c6
Ne5
c7108
Qd5
Nxe5
Qxb5109
59: 56%
16 ...
...
c5
Bc6110
Bc2111
Ne4112
Ba4113
Qc7
Bxc6114
Qxc6
Qa4
Qd5115
Rec1116
Red8
Rd1
Qc4117
43: 63%
17 ...
Ne4
c5118
Qc7119
Qc2120
f5121
Bc4122
Rf6
Qb3
Rg6
Bxe6+
Kh8
Bd5
a4
Bxb7
Qxb7123
35: 49%
18 ...
...
Nd2
Nxd2124
Qxd2
Qc7125
c5126
f5127
f3
Nf6
Bc4128
Bd5
Bxd5129
Nxd5
e4
fxe4130
34: 50%
19 ...
...
Qc2
f5131
Nd2132
Nxd2133
Qxd2
Qg5134
Bf1135
Nf6
d5
exd5
Rxa5136
Rxa5
Qxb4
Raa8137
24: 56%
20 ...
...
...
...
c5
Bc6138
Bc4
Qe7139
Bb3
Ra7140
Ba4141
Bxa4
Rxa4
Rfa8
Rea1142
Qe8143
37: 54%
  1. 15.Bc2 Qc7 16.Nd2 e5 17.Re1 Rfe8 18.f3 h6 19.Bb3 exd4 20.exd4 Rxe1+ 21.Qxe1 Nb6 22.c5 Nbd5 23.Nc4 Bc6 =-=(26) Mareco 2599 -- Flores 2568, Buenos Aires ARG 2015; 17.f4 exd4 18.exd4 Nb6 19.Rc1 Rfe8 20.d5 Qc5+ 21.Kh1 Nbd7 22.Ba4 Re7 23.Nb3 Qc8 1-0(33) Ubiennykh 2282 -- Zakurdjaeva 2251, Sochi 2004; 17.c5 exd4 18.exd4 Bd5 19.Bb3 Qc6 20.Bxd5 Qxd5 21.Ra4 Nb8 22.Qb3 Qxb3 23.Nxb3 Nc6 =-=(31) Vogelbacher -- Mueller 2166, Ottenau 2005; 16...Rfe8 17.f3 e5 18.d5 Nc5 19.e4 Nfd7 20.f4 f6 21.fxe5 Nxe5 22.Bd4 Bc8 23.h3 Bd7 0-1(40) Natoli 1933 -- Astengo 2109, Genova 2006; 16.c5 Rfd8 17.Ba4 Bd5 18.Qe2 h6 19.Rfc1 Bc6 20.Nd2 Ra7 21.Nc4 Nb8 22.Nd6 Qd7 23.Qc2 Ne8 0-1(40) Natoli 2004 -- Ortega 2430, Porto San Giorgio 2004; 17...Bc6 18.Bxc6 Qxc6 19.Qa4 Qd5 20.Rfc1 Rdc8 21.Rd1 Ne4 22.Ne1 f5 23.Nd3 g5 1-0(27) Van der Lende 2333 -- Drogou 1980, Lille FRA 2015; 17.Nd2 e5 18.Re1 exd4 19.exd4 Qf4 20.g3 Qh6 21.f4 Qh3 22.Ne4 Nxe4 23.Bxe4 Nxc5 =-=(28) Mazzini 2106 -- Quaranta 2070, Milan 2007; 16.Bb3 Rfe8 17.Re1 e5 18.Nxe5 Nxe5 19.dxe5 Nd7 20.Qd6 Qc6 21.Qxc6 Bxc6 22.f4 a4 23.Bc2 Nc5 0-1(55) Bielicki 2085 -- Baldauf, Leipzig 1995; 16...Bc6 17.Nd2 Nb6 18.c5 Nbd5 19.Nc4 Bb5 20.Qc2 Ng4 21.g3 h5 22.Rfe1 h4 23.Nd6 hxg3 =-=(32) Roussel Roozmon 1755 -- Bachand-Fleurent 1935, Quebec 1999; 16.Ne5 Nxe5 17.dxe5 Nd7 18.Qh5 g6 19.Qh4 Nc5 20.Bd4 a4 21.f4 b3 22.Bb1 a3 23.f5 exf5 0-1(28) Laxman 2265 -- Doric 2299, playchess.com 2007; 15...Ne4 16.Nd2 Nxd2 17.Qxd2 Rc8 18.Qe2 g6 19.e4 Qe7 20.Bb3 e5 21.Qe3 Rfe8 22.Rfc1 Rcd8 23.f3 exd4 =-=(53) Cherednichenko 2225 -- Barglowski 2335, Krakow 2005; 16...Ndf6 17.f3 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 Qb6 19.Qd3 g6 20.Ba4 Rfd8 21.Qe2 Nd7 22.Rfc1 Bc6 23.Kf1 Bxa4 =-=(36) Rinne 1751 -- de San Vicente 1670, Baku AZE 2016; 15...Nb6 16.Nd2 Qe7 17.e4 Rfc8 18.e5 Ne8 19.Qe2 a4 20.Rfb1 a3 21.Bc1 Rd8 22.Qd3 Qh4 23.Rxb4 Rxd4 1-0(25) Evensen 1862 -- Sele 1533, Molde 2003.
    15.Qe2 Ne4 16.c5 Qc7 17.Rfc1 Bc6 18.Qc2 Nef6 19.e4 h6 20.Re1 a4 21.Bc1 Rfb8 22.g3 Qa5 23.Bd2 Qd8 0-1(46) Flumbort -- Schroter 2280, Zalakaros 1997; 15...Be4 16.Bxe4 Nxe4 17.Rfb1 Qc7 18.Qd3 =-= Ksieski 2345 -- Bernard 2370, Rzeszow 1980; 15...Re8 16.e4 e5 17.d5 Qc7 18.Qe3 a4 19.Rab1 Ba6 20.Rfc1 Qc5 21.Qg5 h6 22.Qg3 Nh5 23.Qh4 Nf4 =-=(37) Ushenina 2339 -- Palekha 2365, Sudak 2002; 15...a4 16.Rfb1 Ne4 17.Nd2 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 Qg5 19.f4 Qg4 20.Bc1 b3 21.Qf2 Qd1+ 22.Bf1 Be4 23.Rb2 Bc2 0-1(27) Krajewski -- Dudzinski, Polanica Zdroj 1999; 15...Qc7 16.e4 e5 17.c5 exd4 18.Rac1 Rac8 19.c6 Bxc6 20.Ba6 Rb8 21.Nxd4 Rb6 22.Nf5 Re8 23.Bd4 Rbb8 1-0(35) Nilsson 2145 -- Dearing 2185, Hallsberg 1996.
    15.Ne5 Nxe5 16.dxe5 Nd7 17.Qc2 h6 18.Bd4 Qc7 19.f4 Nc5 20.f5 Nxd3 21.Qxd3 Qc6 22.Rf3 exf5 23.Qxf5 Qc8 0-1(38) Schnider 2141 -- Burmakin 2564, Graz 2002; 19.Qb2 Nc5 20.Be2 Be4 21.f3 Bd3 22.Bxd3 Nxd3 23.Qc2 Nxe5 1-0(61) Gandolphe 1640 -- Gras 1690, France 1998; 17.Qh5 g6 18.Qh6 Qe7 19.Rfd1 Rfc8 20.Be2 a4 21.Bd4 a3 22.Qf4 b3 23.Rab1 b2 0-1(33) Topel 2004 -- Kosteniuk 2451, Plovdiv 2003; 17.Bd4 Qc7 18.f4 Nc5 19.Bc2 Rfd8 20.Qb1 h6 21.Qb2 Qc6 22.Bd1 Nd3 23.Qd2 Qxc4 0-1(54) Romanova 1935 -- Mirzaeva 1749, Moscow RUS 2012.
    15.Ng5 h6 16.Nh3 Qc7 17.f3 e5 18.d5 Qc5 19.Re1 Rfc8 20.g4 Ba6 21.Rc1 Qd6 22.f4 e4 23.Bf1 a4 0-1(42) Medina Carrasco 2205 -- Pons Morro, Vila Real 2001.
    15.Qb1 Qc7 16.e4 e5 17.d5 Rfe8 18.Nd2 Nc5 19.g3 a4 20.f4 Nxd3 21.Qxd3 Nd7 22.Qf3 f6 23.Ra2 a3 0-1(35) Garcia Campitelli 2138 -- Lievano Alvarado, Guaymallen 2001.
    15.Qa4 Ne4 16.Rfd1 Ndf6 17.Ne5 Qc7 18.Rac1 Rfd8 19.f3 Nd6 20.e4 Nd7 21.c5 Nxe5 22.cxd6 Qd7 23.Bb5 Nxf3+ =-=(33) Khedkar 2004 -- Charter 1739, Winnipeg 2000.
    15.e4 Bxe4 16.Bxe4 Nxe4 17.Qd3 Nef6 18.Qb3 Qb6 19.Rfc1 Rfc8 20.Nd2 Rcb8 21.Ra4 Qc7 22.Rca1 Ra7 23.f3 Rba8 0-1(57) Ramakrishna -- Doel, Canberra 1996.
  2. 15...Bc6 16.Bc2 Qc7 17.Ba4 Bd5 18.Nd2 e5 19.Qe2 exd4 20.Bxd4 Rfc8 21.Rfc1 Ne5 22.f4 Ned7 23.c6 Nf8 1-0(31) Keatinge Clay 2248 -- Poehlmann 2192, San Francisco 2003; 18...Rfd8 19.Qe2 Ne4 20.Nxe4 Bxe4 21.f3 Bc6 22.Rfc1 Nb8 23.e4 Bxa4 0-1(60) Ediyanto -- Halay 2346, Jakarta 2011; 18.c6 Bxc6 19.Qc2 Rfc8 20.Rfc1 Ra6 21.Bb5 Rb6 22.Rxa5 Qd8 23.Qe2 Nd5 =-=(41) Forestier -- Lafont de Sent 2265, Romans 1999; 18.h3 Rfd8 19.Nd2 Ne4 20.Nxe4 Bxe4 21.Qe2 Bc6 22.Rfe1 e5 23.Qh5 Re8 0-1(38) Alabort Pla 2033 -- Llorens Ferrer 2096, Valencia 2004; 17...Ne4 18.Qc2 f5 19.Rfc1 Bxa4 20.Qxa4 Ndf6 21.Qb3 Nd5 22.Ne5 Kh8 23.Rc2 Rfb8 =-=(61) Dreev 2653 -- Zhigalko 2648, Tashkent 2010; 17...Rfd8 18.Qe2 Ne4 19.Rfc1 Bxa4 20.Rxa4 Ndf6 21.Nd2 Nxd2 22.Qxd2 Ng4 23.g3 Ne5 0-1(25) Cazzaniga 2174 -- Zimina 2377, Arvier 2007; 17...Bxa4 18.Rxa4 Rfd8 19.Qe2 e5 20.Rfa1 exd4 21.exd4 Re8 22.Qb5 Reb8 23.Qd3 Rd8 1-0(47) Matthiesen 2255 -- Hellstrom 2245, Copenhagen 1996; 17.Re1 Ne4 18.Nd2 Nxd2 19.Qxd2 Rfd8 20.e4 Nf8 21.Re3 Ng6 22.Qe1 Qb7 23.h4 a4 =-=(45) Vezzosi 2350 -- Khenkin 2573, Bratto 2004; 17...Rfb8 18.Ba4 Ne4 19.Nd2 Bxa4 20.Rxa4 Ndxc5 21.dxc5 Nxc5 22.Qc2 Qd7 23.Qxc5 Qxa4 0-1(44) Pazdziora 2192 -- Kulon 2173, Szklarska Poreba 2007; 16.Qc2 h6 17.Rfb1 Qc7 18.e4 Rfb8 19.Nd2 a4 20.Nc4 a3 21.Bc1 e5 22.Bd2 Ba4 23.Qc1 exd4 1-0(42) Bagirov 2465 -- Meister 2473, Krasnodar 2001.
    15...Be4 16.Bb5 Qc7 17.Nd2 Bc6 18.Ba4 Ne4 19.Nc4 Bd5 20.Nd2 f5 21.f3 Nxd2 22.Qxd2 Nf6 23.Qd3 Bc6 1-0(41) Bagirov 2477 -- Krapivin 2466, Moscow 2006; 16.Bxe4 Nxe4 17.Qc2 f5 18.Rfc1 Qc7 19.Ne1 Qc6 20.Qa4 Nb8 21.Nd3 Qxa4 22.Rxa4 Nc6 23.f3 Nf6 1-0(41) Nosenko 2505 -- Zinchenko 2310, Simferopol 2003.
    15...Ba6 16.Bxa6 Rxa6 17.Ra4 Qa8 18.Qe2 e5 19.Rfa1 exd4 20.exd4 Nd5 21.Qb5 N7f6 22.Rxa5 Rxa5 23.Rxa5 Qc8 =-=(50) James 2253 -- Buckley 2190, Monmouth 2002; 17.Qe2 Qa8 18.Ra4 Qc6 19.Rfa1 Rfa8 20.Ne1 Nb8 21.Nd3 Qb5 22.Kf1 Nc6 23.Ne5 Qxe2+ =-=(45) Cazzaniga 2167 -- Quaranta 2070, Milan 2007.
    15...h6 16.Bb5 Ba6 17.Bxa6 Rxa6 18.Qe2 Qa8 19.Ra4 Rb8 20.Rfa1 Ne4 21.Ne1 Ndf6 22.Qd3 Rd8 23.Qb5 Rb8 0-1(61) Czerwonski 2375 -- Schneider 2382, Olomouc 2000.
  3. 16.Qc2 h6 17.e4 Rfc8 18.Rfc1 Bc6 19.Nd2 a4 20.Rcb1 Rcb8 21.Nc4 Ne8 22.Bc1 a3 23.Bd2 b3 1-0(69) Burmakin 2535 -- Grachev 2265, Ljubljana 1996; 16...Rfb8 17.Rfc1 Bc6 18.Ne5 Nxe5 19.dxe5 Nd7 20.Bxh7+ Kh8 21.Be4 a4 22.Bxc6 Qxc6 23.Bd4 b3 =-=(37) Sadek 2352 -- Abdalsalam, Cairo EGY 2013.
    16.Nd2 a4 17.Rc1 Qc6 18.e4 Ba6 19.Bxa6 Rxa6 20.Re1 Rb8 21.Re3 Ra7 22.Qe2 Nf8 23.h4 h5 1-0(43) Shvartz 2401 -- Vysochin 2467, Kiev 1999; 16...Rfd8 17.Nc4 a4 18.Nd6 a3 19.Bc1 Nb8 20.e4 Rxd6 21.Bf4 Nxe4 22.cxd6 Qc6 23.f3 Nc3 =-=(28) Kaufman 2261 -- Cornejo 2411, Fremont USA 2012.
    16.Re1 Be4 17.Bxe4 Nxe4 18.Qa4 Rfc8 19.Rec1 Qc6 20.Qxc6 Rxc6 21.Ra4 e5 22.Kf1 exd4 23.exd4 h6 =-=(28) Kantsler 2395 -- Haba 2484, Pardubice CZE 2016.
    16.Bc2 h6 17.Re1 Rfd8 18.Nd2 e5 19.f3 exd4 20.exd4 Qf4 21.Nc4 a4 22.Nd6 Bd5 23.Rxa4 Rxa4 1-0(35) Bykov 2186 -- Gorozhanin 2370, Moscow RUS 2015.
    16.Rc1 Bc6 17.Ne5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd5 19.Qh5 g6 20.Qh6 Kh8 21.f4 Nxe3 22.f5 Nxf5 23.Bxf5 gxf5 1-0(42) Alperovich -- Temkin, Netanya 1993.
    16.h3 Ne4 17.Nd2 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 Bc6 19.Bc4 Nf6 20.f3 Rfb8 21.e4 Qe7 22.Kh1 Rd8 23.Qe2 a4 0-1(43) Turunen -- Kopsa, Helsinki 1992.
  4. 16...Ng4 17.c6 Bxc6 18.Qc2 Rfc8 19.Rfc1 Nb8 20.d5 exd5 21.h3 Qb7 22.Qf5 Nf6 23.Bxf6 gxf6 =-=(37) Dziadyk -- Malahov 2289, Kiev 2002.
    16...Rfd8 17.Qe2 Ne4 18.Rfc1 Bd5 19.Ne1 f5 20.f3 Nef6 21.Qc2 g5 22.h3 h5 23.Bc4 Qc6 0-1(47) Lee Wang Sheng 2254 -- Zelesco 2145, Melbourne AUS 2013.
    =-= Ludvigsen 2330 -- Qvortrup 2210, Norway 1994.
  5. 18...Rfb8 19.Rfc1 Qb7 20.Ne1 Rc8 21.f3 Nef6 22.Nd3 Qa6 23.Bxc6 Qxc6 1-0(39) Guseva 2411 -- Trapeznikova 2092, Satka RUS 2015.
  6. 23.dxe5 Nxc5 1-0(64) Dreev 2688 -- Chirila 2485, Budva 2009.
  7. 15...Re8 16.Rfd1 Qc7 17.Ne5 g6 18.f4 Nxe5 19.fxe5 Nd7 20.e4 Bc6 21.Qf2 a4 22.d5 Bb7 23.Bd4 b3 1-0(43) Bosiocic 2308 -- Doric 2300, Kostrena 2004; 16...h6 17.e4 e5 18.dxe5 Ng4 19.c5 Qc7 20.Bb5 Bc6 21.Bxc6 Qxc6 22.Rxd7 Qxd7 23.h3 Ne3 1-0(52) Cazzaniga 2174 -- Grandadam 1903, Lugano 2007; 16.Ne5 Nxe5 17.dxe5 Nd7 18.Bxh7+ Kh8 19.Be4 b3 20.Qb1 Qc7 21.Rd1 Nc5 22.Bxb7 Qxb7 23.Rd4 Kg8 =-=(62) Brynell 2445 -- Bator 2435, Sweden 1996; 19...Bxe4 20.Qxe4 Nc5 21.Qg4 Qd2 22.Bd4 Nb3 23.Rad1 Qc2 0-1(59) Lemoine 1987 -- Salaun 2312, Avoine 2006; 16.c5 Qc7 17.Rfc1 Bc6 18.e4 a4 19.e5 Nd5 20.Bxh7+ Kh8 21.Re1 Nf8 22.Bd3 Reb8 23.Re4 Ng6 =-=(61) Vedrickas 2344 -- Zaibi 2214, Istanbul TUR 2012; 16.e4 e5 17.d5 Qc7 18.Rfc1 Nc5 19.Re1 a4 20.Re3 a3 21.Bxe5 Rxe5 22.Nxe5 Qxe5 23.Ree1 b3 0-1(27) Chanin -- Karell 2028, Parsipanny 2009.
    15...Bxf3 16.gxf3 Qc7 17.f4 Nb6 18.c5 Nbd5 19.Qd1 g6 20.Bc2 Nd7 21.Qd2 f5 22.f3 N7f6 23.Kh1 Nh5 1-0(46) Kelly 2423 -- Cobb 2275, England 1999; 17...Rfb8 18.f3 a4 19.Rfb1 a3 20.Bc1 h6 21.Bd2 Qb7 22.Rxb4 Qxf3 23.Rxb8+ Rxb8 =-=(32) Vojta 2203 -- Vichnar 2263, Prague CZE 2014; 17...Rfc8 18.f3 Nb6 19.Rfc1 a4 20.d5 exd5 21.Bxf6 gxf6 22.c5 Nc4 23.Qg2+ Kh8 0-1(37) Rybajlak 1973 -- Smolen 2328, Bratislava 2006; 17.Kh1 a4 18.Rxa4 Qc6 19.Rfa1 Qxf3+ 20.Kg1 Qg4+ 21.Kh1 Qf3+ 22.Kg1 Qg4+ 23.Kf1 Rab8 1-0(36) Michenka 2332 -- Barglowski 2302, Ostrava 2003; 17...e5 18.Rg1 Rfc8 19.Rg3 g6 20.Rag1 Nf8 21.dxe5 Ne8 22.h4 Qe7 23.h5 Ra6 0-1(39) Marotzke 1670 -- Schoettker 1935, Bad Woerishofen 2000; 17...Qc6 18.e4 Rfc8 19.Rg1 g6 20.Qd2 Qb7 21.Rg5 Qc7 22.h4 a4 23.Qxb4 Qf4 =-=(31) Sbitnev -- Razuvajeva 2223, Togliatti 2001.
    15...Ra7 16.e4 Qa8 17.d5 exd5 18.exd5 a4 19.Bd4 b3 20.Qb2 Ra5 21.Bf5 Qa6 22.Nd2 Nc5 23.Qa3 Qb6 0-1(39) Kavalenia 2289 -- Romanko Guseva 2303, Dimitrov 2007.
    15...g6 16.e4 e5 17.d5 Qe7 18.Rfc1 Rfc8 19.Qd1 Ne8 20.c5 Nxc5 21.Nxe5 f6 22.Ng4 h5 23.Bc4 Kh7 1-0(51) Kumsiashvili 2100 -- Sultan 1843, Maribor SLO 2012.
    =-= Eriksson 2310 -- Wikstrom 2130, Linkoping 1996.
  8. 16.c5 Bc6 17.e4 Ra7 18.Nd2 Qa8 19.f4 a4 20.f5 b3 21.Qc4 Nxe4 22.Nxe4 Bxe4 23.Bxe4 Qxe4 0-1(43) Marchand 2244 -- Zhukova 2462, Caleta 2010.
    16.Nd2 Qc7 17.e4 Rfc8 18.Rfc1 Ng4 19.e5 h5 20.Be4 Nh6 21.Qd1 g6 22.d5 Ng4 23.dxe6 Ndxe5 1-0(35) Schulz -- Charter, Winnipeg 1999.
  9. 16...Nh5 17.c5 Bc6 18.Bc4 Ndf6 19.Rfe1 a4 20.Ne5 Be8 21.Rad1 b3 22.Qc1 Nd7 23.Nxd7 Bxd7 1-0(39) Averkin 2470 -- Raicevic 2375, Cetinje 1991; 17.Rfe1 Nf4 18.Bf1 Qc7 19.Qd2 Ng6 20.e5 Rfd8 21.Bd3 Nb6 22.Rac1 Qe7 23.Qe3 Na4 0-1(46) Kurbonboeva 2295 -- Das 2411, Al-Ain UAE 2015; =-= Duebon -- Busch, Bad Bergzabern 1997.
    16...Qb6 17.e5 Nh5 18.Be4 Nf4 19.Rfe1 Bxe4 20.Rxe4 Ng6 21.Nh4 b3 22.Qe2 a4 23.Ba3 Nxh4 0-1(42) Hahn -- Aita, Marburg 2000.
    16...Qc7 17.d5 Nc5 18.Rfd1 Nfd7 19.Nd4 Nxd3 20.Rxd3 Rfc8 21.Rg3 Qxc4 22.Rxg7+ Kxg7 23.Nc6+ 1-0 Schinkowski 2183 -- Wild 2014, Kiel 2004.
    16...Qe7 17.e5 Ne8 18.Nd2 Nc7 19.Ne4 Nb6 20.Nd6 Bc6 21.f4 Ne8 22.f5 Nd7 23.f6 gxf6 1-0(31) Kouvatsos 2000 -- Papathanasiou 1805, Greece 2001.
  10. 17...Qc7 18.dxe5 Ng4 19.c6 Bxc6 20.h3 Ngxe5 21.Nxe5 Nxe5 22.Bxe5 Qxe5 23.Qxc6 Rfd8 1-0(46) Dambrauskas 2337 -- Garnelis 2141, Lithuania 2007.
  11. 18.Rfe1 exd4 19.Bxd4 Nxc5 20.Bxc5 Nd7 21.Bxf8 Rxc2 22.Bxb4 axb4 23.Bxc2 Nc5 =-=(27) Fedder 2400 -- Arnason 2235, Copenhagen 1990.
  12. 23.Be3 Bc6 0-1(54) Henttinen 2301 -- Lampen 2339, Finland 2003.
  13. 16.Rfc1 Rfc8 17.e4 e5 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 h6 20.e5 Nd5 21.e6 fxe6 22.Bh7+ Kh8 23.Bxg7+ Kxg7 0-1(35) Meskovs 2469 -- Przedmojski 2337, Warsaw POL 2016; 0-1(101) Savchenko 2644 -- Shulman 2623, Khanty Mansiysk 2009; 0-1(101) Savchenko 2644 -- Shulman 2623, Khanty-Mansiysk 2009; 20...Ne8 21.e6 fxe6 22.Qe2 Bd5 23.c6 Nb8 1-0(28) Orlov 2479 -- Bercys 2477, ICC INT 2011; 19...Qf4 20.Be3 Qg4 21.Nd2 Ne5 22.f3 Qd7 23.Bf1 Qc7 0-1(53) Berczes 2393 -- D'Costa 2321, Budapest 2003; 17.c5 Bc6 18.Ne5 Nxe5 19.dxe5 Nd7 20.Bxh7+ Kh8 21.Bd3 Nxe5 22.Qe2 Nxd3 23.Qxd3 Qd8 0-1(36) Zaitsev 2300 -- Popov 2523, Pardubice 1999; 18.e4 h6 19.Nd2 a4 20.Re1 Qb7 21.Bc4 Rcb8 22.Qd3 Bb5 23.Bxb5 Qxb5 0-1(42) Holst 2185 -- Schmitt 1933, Copenhagen 2010; 17.Ne5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd7 19.Bxh7+ Kh8 20.Be4 a4 21.Bxb7 Qxb7 22.Bd4 b3 23.Qb2 Nc5 0-1(29) Harasta 2190 -- Volodin 2296, Tatranska Lomnica 1999; 16...Qc6 17.Qb3 Rfd8 18.c5 Ne4 19.Bf1 Rdc8 20.Ra2 Qd5 21.Bc4 Qc6 22.Kf1 Ba6 23.Bxa6 Qxa6+ =-=(44) Rodrigues 2160 -- Andrade Ocana 2196, Aveiro 2000; 17...Ne4 18.Ne1 f5 19.f3 Nef6 20.Ra2 Kh8 21.Bf1 e5 22.Nd3 e4 23.fxe4 Nxe4 1-0(55) Fridstein -- Gusev, Moscow 1947; 17.d5 exd5 18.Nd4 Qc5 19.Nf5 dxc4 20.Qxc4 Qxc4 21.Bxc4 a4 22.f3 Rfb8 23.e4 a3 0-1(38) Gausel 2485 -- Stangl 2505, Reykjavik 1993; 16...Rfb8 17.Qd1 Re8 18.Bc2 Rec8 19.d5 Qd8 =-= Brito Garcia 2350 -- San Segundo Carrillo 2535, Zaragoza 1996; 16...Rfd8 17.Ne5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd7 19.c5 Rdc8 20.Bxh7+ Kh8 21.Be4 b3 22.Qc4 Bxe4 23.Qxe4 Nxc5 0-1(32) Freitag 2285 -- Landa 2570, Oberwart 1996; 16...h6 17.c5 Rfc8 18.e4 Qc6 19.Re1 a4 20.Qd2 a3 21.Bc1 Qa4 22.Bc2 Qb5 23.Bd3 Qa4 1-0(40) Strunski 2352 -- Garcia Espelta 1936, Barcelona ESP 2014.
    16.h3 h6 17.e4 e5 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 Rfe8 20.Rfe1 Bc6 21.e5 Nd5 22.e6 Rxe6 23.Rxe6 fxe6 0-1(37) Lanzani 2295 -- Bykhovsky 2520, Catania 1993; 18.dxe5 Nh5 19.g3 a4 20.Nd4 Nxe5 21.Ne2 Nf6 22.Rxa4 Nxe4 23.Qb3 Rxa4 =-=(31) Merino Garcia 2240 -- Ardelean, St Lorenzo 1995; 18.Nh4 exd4 19.Bxd4 Ne5 20.Nf5 Rfd8 21.Rad1 Bc8 22.f4 Nxd3 23.Qxd3 Bxf5 0-1(39) Churm 2168 -- Reefat 2377, Scarborough 1999; 18.Nxe5 Nxe5 19.dxe5 Nd7 20.Be2 Nc5 21.Bf3 a4 22.Rfd1 Bc6 23.Rd6 Rfb8 =-=(56) Markl -- Ploehn, Bayern 2000; 17.Rfd1 Qc6 18.e4 e5 19.dxe5 Nh7 20.Nd4 Qb6 21.Nf5 Nc5 22.Qe2 Ng5 23.Bd4 Rad8 1-0(47) Golding 2095 -- De Paolis 1878, London ENG 2016; 16...Qc6 17.Rfe1 Ne4 18.d5 exd5 19.Nd4 Qc7 20.f3 Nef6 21.cxd5 Qxc2 22.Bxc2 Bxd5 23.e4 Bc4 0-1(34) Zakharov 2433 -- Lastin 2552, St Petersburg 1999; 16...Bxf3 17.gxf3 e5 18.Bf5 exd4 19.Bxd4 Ne5 20.Kg2 Rfe8 21.f4 Qc6+ 22.f3 Nxc4 23.Kf2 b3 0-1(34) Meyer 2345 -- Kaufman 2400, Washington DC 1998; 16...Rfe8 17.Rfc1 h6 18.e4 Nh5 19.c5 Bc6 20.Bc4 Nhf6 21.Nd2 a4 22.d5 exd5 23.exd5 Nxd5 1-0(36) Sanchez Guirado 2380 -- Baron Rodriguez 2240, Spain 1998.
    16.Rfd1 Rfe8 17.Ne5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd7 19.Bxh7+ Kf8 20.Rd6 Nc5 21.Bd4 g6 22.Bxg6 b3 23.Qb1 fxg6 =-=(33) Grishchenko 2441 -- Tukhaev 2544, Sochi RUS 2015; 17.e4 e5 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 h6 20.Re1 Ng4 21.Bc4 Nde5 22.Nxe5 Nxe5 23.Bd5 Nc6 1-0(46) Ellers 2225 -- Lindner, Hamburg 1993; 16...Rfc8 17.Ne5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd7 19.Bxh7+ Kh8 20.Rd4 g6 21.Bxg6 fxg6 22.Qxg6 Nf8 23.Rh4+ Nh7 1-0(31) Kryakvin 2469 -- Yudin 2444, Moscow 2006; 18...Ng4 19.Bxh7+ Kf8 20.Rd6 Qxc4 21.Rd8+ Ke7 22.Qxc4 Rxc4 23.Rxa8 Bxa8 =-=(46) Cazzaniga 2125 -- Tencati 2099, Porto San Giorgio 2001; 16...Qc6 17.Qb1 Rfe8 18.d5 exd5 19.cxd5 Qd6 20.e4 h6 21.h3 Nh5 22.e5 Nxe5 23.Bxe5 Rxe5 1-0(64) Cori 2531 -- Drozdowski 2392, Maribor SLO 2012; 1-0(64) Cori 2531 -- Drozdowski 2392, Maribor SLO 2012.
    16.Rfe1 Rfe8 17.e4 e5 18.c5 h6 19.h3 exd4 20.Bxd4 Bc6 21.Nd2 =-= Dizdar 2500 -- Berebora 2390, Solin 1994; 19.Rac1 Rac8 20.dxe5 Ng4 21.Bb5 Re6 22.Bxd7 Qxd7 23.h3 Rec6 0-1(42) Casadei -- Andersen 2265, Cattolica 1993; 17.c5 Ba6 18.Bxa6 Rxa6 19.e4 e5 20.Rac1 Rc6 21.dxe5 Ng4 22.Red1 Ngxe5 23.Nxe5 Nxe5 =-=(47) Sadler 2465 -- Flear 2470, Aosta 1990; 17.Ne5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd7 19.Bxh7+ Kh8 20.Bd3 Nc5 21.Bd4 a4 22.Bxc5 Qxc5 23.f4 Red8 0-1(32) Shutler -- Hergott 2305, Swansea 1987; 16...Bxf3 17.gxf3 Qc6 18.e4 e5 19.f4 Nh5 20.fxe5 Nf4 21.Bf1 Qg6+ 22.Kh1 f6 23.exf6 Nxf6 0-1(31) Brustkern 2293 -- Baratosi 2433, Miercurea Ciuc 2008.
    16.Nd2 Rfe8 17.f4 Qc6 18.e4 a4 19.Rae1 Red8 20.Rf2 b3 21.Qc1 e5 22.fxe5 Ng4 23.Rf4 Ndxe5 1-0(41) Rabinovich 2255 -- Leskiewicz, Szeged 1994.
  14. 16...Bc6 17.e4 h6 18.Rfb1 a4 19.Nd2 Rfb8 20.Nc4 a3 21.Bc1 e5 22.Bd2 exd4 23.Bxb4 a2 0-1(39) Gusev 2388 -- Simantsev 2450, Donskoj 2007; 18.Rfe1 a4 19.Bc4 Rfb8 20.Nd2 Qb7 21.d5 exd5 22.exd5 Bxd5 23.Re7 Qc6 0-1(31) Borvander 2224 -- Matros 2562, Sweden 2002; 18.Qe2 Rfb8 19.Nd2 a4 20.Nc4 Bb5 21.Nd6 Bxd3 22.Qxd3 Ne8 23.Nxe8 Rxe8 =-=(41) Panczyk 2390 -- Dearing 2295, Hampstead 1998; 18.Nd2 a4 19.Rfb1 Rfb8 20.Bc1 Qb7 21.f3 Ne8 22.Nc4 Qc7 23.Bd2 b3 0-1(37) Harasta 2122 -- Mlynek 2190, Brno 2004.
    16...Rfb8 17.e4 e5 18.Rfc1 Rc8 19.h3 exd4 20.Bxd4 Ba6 21.c6 Nb8 22.e5 Bxd3 23.Qxd3 Ne8 =-=(31) Kirton -- Rasmussen, Winnipeg 1993; 18...b3 19.Qe2 exd4 20.c6 Bxc6 21.Nxd4 Rb6 22.Nxc6 Rxc6 23.e5 Re8 1-0(67) Swiercz 2281 -- Sosovicka 1875, Mureck 2007; 17...h6 18.h3 Bc6 19.Nd2 a4 20.Rae1 Qb7 21.Bc4 b3 22.Qd3 a3 23.Bc3 b2 0-1(32) Volodin 2245 -- Sosna 2406, Brno 2005.
    16...Ba6 17.Bxa6 Rxa6 18.e4 Rfa8 19.e5 Nd5 20.Ng5 Nf8 21.Qa4 Ng6 22.g3 h6 23.Ne4 Nge7 =-=(35) Kalantarian 2415 -- Baburin 2515, Kstovo 1994.
    16...Rfe8 17.Nd2 Qc6 18.f3 a4 19.Nc4 h6 20.Nd6 a3 21.Nxe8 Rxe8 22.Bc1 Ba6 23.Bd2 Bxd3 1-0(32) Bagirov 2516 -- Sulashvili 2254, Batumi 2002.
  15. 17.Bb5 Be4 18.Qa4 Rfd8 19.Ne1 Ng4 20.g3 Bd5 21.Ng2 Ngf6 22.f3 e5 23.e4 Be6 1-0(63) Engqvist 2440 -- Bator 2405, Osterskan 1994.
  16. 17...Bc6 18.Nd2 a4 19.Rfb1 Rfd8 20.Bc1 Qb7 21.Qc4 b3 22.f3 Ne8 23.Bb2 Ndf6 1-0(50) Bagirov 2465 -- Beshukov 2440, Krasnodar 2001; 19.Nc4 Rfb8 20.Qe2 Bb5 21.Nd6 Bxd3 22.Qxd3 Ne8 23.Nxe8 Rxe8 1-0(39) Elsness 2395 -- Leer Salvesen 2261, Gausdal 1999.
    17...e5 18.Rfc1 Rfc8 19.dxe5 Nh7 20.Bd4 Nhf8 21.Bc4 Ne6 22.Bxe6 fxe6 =-= Krizsany 2435 -- Berebora 2390, Medulin 1997.
  17. 18.Rfe1 e5 19.Rec1 Rac8 20.c6 Qxc6 21.Qxc6 Rxc6 22.Rxc6 Bxc6 23.d5 Nc5 =-=(41) Bielicki 2085 -- Stangl 2130, Germany 1996.
  18. 23.Nxf7 a3 0-1(40) Nordahl 2330 -- Christenson 2261, Fredrikstad 2003.
  19. 16...g6 17.f4 Rfc8 18.e4 Qd8 19.Nxd7 Qxd7 20.e5 Nh5 21.Qd2 Rcb8 22.Be2 Ng7 23.Rfd1 a4 1-0(36) Perez -- Nadera 2445, Manila 1997.
    16...h6 17.f4 Nxe5 18.fxe5 Nd7 19.Rf4 Bc6 20.Raf1 a4 21.d5 Bb7 22.d6 Qc8 23.Qf2 Qe8 1-0(33) Oei 2245 -- Van Wissen, Leeuwarden 1993.
    16...Rfc8 17.f4 g6 18.e4 b3 19.Qe2 a4 20.c5 Ra7 21.Ba3 Bc6 22.Nc4 Bb5 23.Nd6 Bxd3 =-=(31) Mihailovs 2171 -- Mlynek 2190, Brno 2004.
  20. 17...Ng4 18.Bxh7+ Kh8 19.Be4 Bxe4 20.Qxe4 f5 21.Qc2 Nxe5 22.c5 Nc6 23.f4 Kg8 1-0(34) Jerez Perez 2379 -- Moskalenko 2513, Barcelona 2002; 21.Qf4 a4 22.h3 Nh6 23.Rab1 Rfb8 0-1(60) Belc 2073 -- Velcheva 2302, Istanbul 2000; 19.Bd3 f5 20.Bd4 Nxe5 21.Be2 Nd7 22.f4 Nc5 23.Bh5 Kh7 =-=(66) Granados Gomez 2400 -- Apicella 2505, Zaragoza 1995; 19.h3 Qc6 20.f3 Nxe3 21.Qf2 Kxh7 22.Qxe3 Qxc4 23.Rfc1 Qh4 =-=(63) Vereggen 2147 -- Hummel 2006, Groningen NED 2013.
  21. 19.Be4 a4 20.Bxb7 Qxb7 21.Bd4 Qc6 22.f4 Kg8 =-= Hracek 2510 -- Matlak 2430, Czechia 1993; 21...b3 22.Qb2 Qb4 23.f4 a3 0-1(28) Ustinov 2154 -- Grachev 2268, Rybinsk 2000; 21.f4 a3 22.Bd4 b3 23.Qd1 b2 0-1(34) Gyimesi 2545 -- Soln 2340, Hungary 1996; 19...Nc5 20.Bxb7 Qxb7 21.Bd4 Rfc8 22.f4 Qe4 23.Qe2 Nb3 =-=(80) Pakhomov 2240 -- Khamitskiy 2343, Peterhof 2009.
    19.f4 Nc5 20.Bd3 Rfc8 21.Rfc1 a4 22.Qe2 Kg8 23.Bd4 b3 0-1(28) Dearing -- Ballon 2195, Isle of Man 1994; 20...a4 21.f5 a3 22.f6 axb2 23.Qf2 Be4 0-1(34) Probst 1981 -- Mittermeier 1990, Bayern 2002.
  22. 19...a4 20.Rd4 a3 21.Rh4 Rfd8 22.Bd4 Nf8 23.Bd3+ Kg8 1-0(34) Klauser 2370 -- Domont 2355, Chiasso 1991.
  23. 23.Qxe6 Qg7 0-1(42) Kubala 2265 -- Moroz 2485, Decin 1997; 23...Rg8 0-1(42) Saeed 2395 -- Pliester 2300, Amsterdam 1982.
    22...Rg8 23.Qh6+ Qh7 =-=(27) Urday Caceres 2480 -- Sarmiento Alfonso 2215, Mesa 1992.
  24. 16...h6 17.d5 exd5 18.exd5 Rfc8 19.Nd4 Ng4 20.Nf3 Bxd5 21.Be4 Bxe4 22.Qxe4 Qxc4 23.Qb7 Qc6 0-1(32) Stang 1861 -- Strehlow 2104, Berlin 2007; 17.e5 Nh5 18.Qd2 Bxf3 19.gxf3 f5 20.f4 Qd8 21.Qe3 g5 22.fxg5 Qxg5+ 23.Kh1 Qxe3 1-0(43) Kanep 2222 -- Vosu, Tallinn 2000.
    =-= Huzman 2520 -- Sevillano 2265, Biel 1993.
  25. 17.d5 Rfe8 18.c5 Qxc5 19.Qxc5 Nxc5 20.Bb5 Rec8 21.Bxe5 Ncxe4 22.d6 Bc6 23.Bxc6 Rxc6 0-1(42) Watanabe 2275 -- Kharlov 2450, Maringa 1991; 20...Nfd7 21.Rfc1 f6 22.Rxc5 Nxc5 23.Bxe8 Rxe8 0-1(52) Karl 2211 -- Pavlov 2362, Arco 2010; 19.Rfc1 Qxc2 20.Rxc2 Ba6 21.Bxa6 Rxa6 22.Rc6 Raa8 23.Rc7 a4 0-1(36) Mora Manez -- Krasenkow 2560, Oviedo 1993; 19.Qd2 Qb6 20.Rac1 Rac8 21.Qg5 h6 22.Qg3 Nc5 23.Rxc5 Rxc5 =-=(33) Alfred 2356 -- Barnes 2262, West Bromwich 2004; 18.Nh4 Nc5 19.Nf5 a4 20.f4 Nfd7 21.Qd1 Qb6 22.Kh1 a3 23.Bc1 exf4 0-1(43) Nemirovski 2365 -- Trabert 2200, Val Thorens 1989; 19...Nfd7 20.Qd2 f6 21.Bc2 Nb6 22.Qe2 Ba6 23.d6 Qb7 0-1(31) Straeter 2300 -- Trabert 2200, Dortmund 1998; 19.f4 Ng4 20.Bxe5 Nxe5 21.fxe5 Qxe5 22.Nf3 Qc3 23.Qxc3 bxc3 0-1(41) Ivakhinova -- Gorshkova, Smolensk 2001; 18.Nd2 Nc5 19.f4 Ng4 20.Rae1 Nxd3 21.Qxd3 Qc5+ 22.Kh1 f6 23.Qf3 Nh6 1-0(29) Zakarias 2265 -- Kovacs, Hungary 2004; 19.Rae1 a4 20.f4 Nfd7 21.Bxe5 Nxe5 22.fxe5 b3 23.Qc3 Qxe5 0-1(28) Halldorsson 2236 -- Ragnarsson 2118, Reykjavik 2002; 19.Nb3 Nfd7 20.Nxc5 Nxc5 21.f4 f6 22.fxe5 fxe5 23.Be2 a4 1-0(39) Blaha -- Schmidt 1930, Vienna 2006; 18.Rac1 Nc5 19.Nxe5 Rxe5 20.f4 Rxe4 21.Bxf6 Nxd3 22.Qxd3 Qc5+ 23.Kh1 Re3 0-1(36) Hoi 2430 -- Ligaard 2230, Roskilde 1998; 17...Ne8 18.Rfc1 Ba6 19.Qd2 f6 20.Be2 Nc5 21.Qe3 Nd6 22.Nd2 Bc8 23.Bd1 Bd7 1-0(42) Judin 2134 -- Kosov, Tula 2001.
    17.Nxe5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Ng4 19.Be2 Nxe5 20.f4 Nd7 21.e5 Nc5 22.f5 a4 23.e6 f6 0-1(48) Sanchez Guirado 2360 -- Bellon Lopez 2470, Barcelona 1989; 22.Bf3 a4 23.f5 a3 0-1(30) Artemov -- Kosov 2170, Tula 2004; 21...a4 22.Bd4 Nc5 23.Rad1 Be4 0-1(29) Libeau 2325 -- Sehner 2420, Germany 1990; 21.Rf3 Nc5 22.Rg3 f6 23.e5 Be4 0-1(40) Tallaksen -- Borchgrevink, Gausdal 1999; 19.Qe2 Nxe5 20.f4 Nxd3 21.Qxd3 a4 22.Qg3 f6 23.Rae1 a3 0-1(29) Petkov -- Karakehajov 2335, Sofia 2004; 19.Rfe1 Nxe5 20.Bf1 Bc6 21.Qb3 Qe7 22.Qg3 Ng6 23.f4 Bxe4 0-1(28) Hanevik -- Bjerke 2036, Oslo 2001.
    17.h3 exd4 18.Bxd4 Nc5 19.Bxc5 Qxc5 20.e5 Bxf3 21.exf6 Qg5 22.Bxh7+ Kh8 23.fxg7+ Qxg7 =-=(51) Puri -- Gentes, Winnipeg 1985; 22.g3 g6 23.Be4 Bxe4 0-1(38) Schulte Eversum -- Schroeder 2245, Germany 1996; 18...Nh5 19.c5 Nf4 20.Rfc1 Bc6 21.Bc4 Qb7 22.Re1 a4 23.Nh4 Ne6 1-0(41) Arbakov 2460 -- Stangl 2525, Berlin 1993; 18...h6 19.e5 Nh5 20.Bh7+ Kh8 21.Be4 Nf4 22.Bxb7 Qxb7 23.Qd2 Ne6 0-1(40) Jamaletdinov 2062 -- Kharitonov 2345, Cherepovets 2001; 17...Nh5 18.Rfc1 Nf4 19.c5 a4 20.d5 a3 21.Bxa3 Rxa3 22.Rxa3 bxa3 23.c6 Nb8 0-1(40) Tutulan 2023 -- Berzina 2231, Chalkidiki 2001.
    17.Rfe1 Rfe8 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 h6 20.e5 Nd5 21.e6 Rxe6 22.Rxe6 fxe6 23.Re1 Nf4 1-0(73) Mahia 2377 -- Chemin 2296, Dos Hermanas 2004; 20.h3 Bc6 21.e5 Nd5 22.e6 Rxe6 23.Rxe6 fxe6 0-1(37) Mezera 2260 -- Straka 2395, Czechia 2004; 18...Ba6 19.Bxa6 Rxa6 20.dxe5 Ng4 21.Red1 Ngxe5 22.Nxe5 Nxe5 23.Rd5 h6 0-1(40) Bellon Lopez 2435 -- Flear 2495, Bern 1992; 18.h3 Nh5 19.c5 Nf4 20.Bb5 Bc6 21.Bc4 exd4 22.Nxd4 Ne5 23.Nf5 Nxh3+ 1-0(100) Czebe 2497 -- Hera 2510, Hungary 2006; 18...exd4 19.Bxd4 Nh5 20.Bf1 Nc5 21.Nd2 Nf4 22.Bxc5 Qxc5 23.Nb3 Qe5 0-1(41) Anton 2079 -- Mammadov, Budva 2003.
    17.Rfc1 exd4 18.Bxd4 Rfe8 19.e5 Ng4 20.Bxh7+ Kh8 21.Ng5 Ndxe5 22.f4 Rad8 23.Be4 Rxd4 0-1(30) Floor 2278 -- Wirschell 2335, Utrecht 2000.
    17.dxe5 Ng4 18.Qd2 Ngxe5 19.Nxe5 Nxe5 20.Qg5 f6 21.Qg3 Qc5 22.Rad1 a4 23.Bc1 b3 1-0(56) Chistiakova 2064 -- Postnova, Nizhnij Novgorod 1999.
  26. 17...Ba6 18.Rfc1 exd4 19.Bxd4 Bxd3 20.Qxd3 Qc6 21.Bxf6 Nxf6 22.Rc4 Rfd8 23.Qc2 Rab8 0-1(40) Levitt 2465 -- Flear 2470, London 1990; 18.Bxa6 Rxa6 19.Rfc1 exd4 20.Bxd4 Re8 21.e5 Nd5 22.Ng5 Rg6 23.Qf5 Nf8 0-1(42) Garcia Cuenca 2246 -- Rada Equiza 2159, Mondariz 2002.
    17...Rfc8 18.Rfc1 exd4 19.Bxd4 h6 20.e5 Nd5 21.Bh7+ Kh8 22.Be4 Ra6 23.Bd3 Re6 0-1(92) Sriram 2375 -- Savchenko 2581, Dubai UAE 2014.
    17...Qc6 18.dxe5 b3 19.Qd2 Ne8 20.Rfc1 Qg6 21.Rxa5 Nc7 22.Rxa8 Rxa8 23.c6 Bxc6 1-0(24) Dumitrache 2420 -- Danilov 2335, Bucharest 1998.
    17...Rfe8 18.Rfe1 Ba6 19.Bxa6 Rxa6 20.Qc4 Raa8 21.c6 exd4 22.Rac1 Ne5 23.Nxe5 Rxe5 1-0(37) Marchand 2267 -- Astengo 2056, Bratto 2004.
  27. 18...Ng4 19.Rfc1 Bc6 20.Qb2 f6 21.Bc4+ Kh8 22.Bd5 Rfe8 23.Qa2 Nde5 0-1(28) Alonso Rosell 2285 -- Feller 2478, Banyoles 2007; 20.Bc4 a4 21.h3 Nge5 22.Nxe5 Nxe5 23.Bd5 Rfe8 0-1(38) Vogel 2218 -- Noetzel 2103, Berlin GER 2015; 19.Bb5 Nde5 20.Nxe5 Nxe5 21.Qb2 f6 22.Bxe5 fxe5 23.c6 Bc8 0-1(32) Zueger 2425 -- Klinger 2470, Bern 1991; 21.f4 Nc6 22.Bb2 Ba6 23.Bxa6 Rxa6 =-=(43) Kokolias 2137 -- Sigalas 2306, Athens 2005; 19.Bc4 Bc6 20.h3 Nge5 21.Nxe5 Nxe5 22.Bd5 Ng6 23.Qb2 Rfd8 =-=(66) Batsiashvili 2275 -- Paichadze 2066, Batumi 2003.
    18...Rfe8 19.e5 Ng4 20.Bxh7+ Kh8 21.Be4 Ndxe5 22.Nxe5 Nxe5 23.Bf5 Rad8 0-1(29) Rezasade 1981 -- You 2206, Winterberg 2002.
  28. 19.Rfe1 Rfe8 20.e5 Nh5 21.Bh7+ Kh8 22.Be4 Bxe4 23.Qxe4 Nxc5 0-1(40) Gallego Jimenez 2348 -- Narciso Dublan 2447, Palencia 1999; 20...Ng4 21.Be4 Bxe4 22.Qxe4 Ngf6 23.Qf5 Nh7 =-=(33) Rieck Perschonke -- Muysers 2210, Boeblingen 1995; 20.h3 Bc6 21.e5 Nd5 22.e6 Rxe6 23.Rxe6 fxe6 =-=(42) Candela Perez 2409 -- Tregubov 2615, Ubeda 2000.
    19.Rfd1 Bc6 20.Qb2 Rfe8 21.h3 Re6 22.Nh4 Ne5 23.Bb1 Nxe4 =-=(36) Ikonnikov 2480 -- Sherbakov 2525, Cheliabinsk 1991.
    19.Rac1 Bc6 20.e5 Nh5 21.Bh7+ Kh8 22.Qf5 Bxf3 23.Qxf3 Kxh7 0-1(36) Baburin 2559 -- Zilberstein 2410, San Fransisco 2007.
    19.e5 Nd5 20.e6 fxe6 21.c6 Bxc6 22.Rfc1 Ne7 23.Bh7+ Kh8 0-1(37) Zaichko -- Karpeshov 2441, Ufa 1999.
    19.h3 Ba6 20.e5 Bxd3 21.Qxd3 Nd5 22.Bb2 Nf4 23.Qe4 Ne6 0-1(42) Fattoumi 2155 -- Kuijf 2470, Issy les Moulineaux 1996.
  29. 20.e5 Nd5 21.Bc4 Rfe8 22.Qe4 Qb7 23.Qg4 Re6 0-1(42) Jasnikowski 2450 -- Sherbakov 2495, Katowice 1992.
  30. 21.e5 Ng4 22.Bf5 Ndxe5 23.Nxe5 Nxe5 0-1(38) Haba 2520 -- Kuijf 2475, Germany 1997.
    21.Nd2 Ne5 22.Bb1 g5 23.f3 Nh5 0-1(37) Monteleone 2165 -- Ortega 2475, Vitinia 1998.
  31. 21...Bxe4 22.Bxe4 Rxe4 23.Rxe4 Nxe4 0-1(53) Dragiev 2260 -- Semkov 2465, Elenite 1993.
  32. 23.Bxe5 Qe7 =-=(26) Braunlich -- Milman 2383, Connecticut 2004.
  33. 15...Nc5 16.Bc2 Nce4 17.f3 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 Ba6 19.Bd3 Bb7 20.Rfc1 Qe7 21.c5 Bc6 22.Bc2 Rfb8 23.Ba4 Qd7 1-0(39) Yevseev 2540 -- Kashtanov 2392, St Petersburg 2002; 18...Qe7 19.e4 Rfd8 20.e5 Nd7 21.f4 Qh4 22.Rae1 Nc5 23.Re3 g6 1-0(38) Meissner -- Schneider, Karlsruhe 1992; 18...Bc6 19.e4 Qe7 20.Kh1 Rfb8 21.d5 Bd7 22.Qd3 Ne8 23.e5 g6 1-0(31) Richter 2255 -- Patelli 2205, Budapest 1995; 17.Nxe4 Bxe4 18.Ba4 Qc7 19.f3 Bc6 20.Qb3 Nd7 21.Bxc6 Qxc6 22.c5 e5 23.Ra4 exd4 0-1(43) Phillips 2230 -- Cobb 2300, Bristol 1998; 19...Bb7 20.Rc1 Rfd8 21.Kh1 Bc6 22.e4 Nd7 23.c5 Bxa4 =-=(56) Scharrer -- Streck 2265, Wuerttemberg 1998; 19.Qe2 Rfc8 20.c5 Bc6 21.Rfc1 Nd7 22.Qd1 Bd5 23.f3 f5 =-=(46) Littlewood 2430 -- Cobb 2275, England 1999.
    15...h6 16.f3 Qc7 17.Re1 Rfd8 18.Bc2 Bc6 19.e4 e5 20.d5 Bb7 21.f4 exf4 22.e5 Nxd5 23.cxd5 Bxd5 0-1(38) Grover 2516 -- Sengupta 2539, Kolkata IND 2012; 16...Re8 17.Qb3 Qe7 18.c5 Reb8 19.Qc2 Bc6 20.Bc4 a4 21.Rad1 Nd5 22.Rfe1 Qg5 23.Nf1 b3 0-1(34) Skirpan -- Passov 2178, Arlington 2000; 16.Qc2 Qc7 17.e4 e5 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 Rfc8 20.Rfc1 Ng4 21.Nf1 Nf8 22.Qe2 Ne5 23.Bb5 Ne6 0-1(54) Akshat 2411 -- Sengupta 2572, Canberra AUS 2012; 17.f3 e5 18.c5 Bc6 19.Nc4 exd4 20.Bxd4 Bd5 21.Nd6 a4 22.e4 Be6 23.f4 Ra5 0-1(43) Thorarinsson 2218 -- Gretarsson 2548, Reykjavik ISL 2014; 16.Bc2 Qc7 17.f3 Rfe8 18.Kh1 e5 19.d5 Ba6 20.Ba4 Re7 21.f4 exf4 22.exf4 Qb6 23.Bc6 Bb7 1-0(30) Thorfinnsson 2465 -- Sengupta 2548, Glasgow SCO 2012.
    15...Qe7 16.f4 Rfd8 17.Qe2 a4 18.Rab1 g6 19.e4 a3 20.Ba1 Nb6 21.c5 Na4 22.Rxb4 Nxc5 23.dxc5 Qxc5+ 1-0(34) Shishkin 2498 -- Stepinski 1992, Lubawka 2009; 17.Bc2 Nb6 18.Re1 Qc7 19.Bd3 a4 20.c5 Nbd7 21.Nc4 Bc6 22.Qe2 Rdb8 23.Qf2 Bb5 1-0(45) Bialy 2155 -- Dziadon 2070, Ostrow Wlkp 1996; 16...Nb6 17.e4 a4 18.d5 exd5 19.Bxf6 Qxf6 20.e5 Qe7 21.Nf3 h6 22.cxd5 Nxd5 23.f5 Ne3 0-1(32) Pascua 2423 -- Deshpande 2232, Dubai UAE 2015.
    15...Ra7 16.Bc2 Re8 17.Re1 e5 18.Ba4 exd4 19.Bxd4 Ra8 20.c5 Re6 21.Nc4 Qc7 22.Nd6 Ne5 23.Nxb7 Qxb7 1-0(43) Sarkar 2437 -- Fridman 2634, Rockville USA 2013; 16...Qc7 17.f4 Rfa8 18.e4 a4 19.Rxa4 Rxa4 20.Bxa4 Nxe4 21.Nxe4 Bxe4 22.Bb3 Nb6 23.Qe1 Bd3 =-=(46) Malinin 2353 -- Garnelis 2166, Panevezys 2008.
  34. 16.e4 Nc5 17.Qe2 Na4 18.Rxa4 Bxa4 19.e5 Ne8 20.Qe4 g6 21.d5 Ng7 22.Qf4 f5 23.exf6 Nh5 1-0(31) O'Donnell 2303 -- Walton 2216, Bunratty IRL 2016.
    16.Qc2 a4 17.f4 Ng4 18.d5 exd5 19.Bxh7+ Kh8 20.Rf3 Nxe3 21.Rxe3 Qb6 22.c5 Qxc5 23.Qxc5 Nxc5 0-1(40) Wiewiora 2124 -- Swiech 2269, Krakow POL 2011.
    16.f3 a4 17.e4 a3 18.Bc1 Nc5 19.dxc5 Qxd3 20.Nb3 Qxc4 21.Bg5 Ba4 22.Bxf6 gxf6 23.Qc1 Bxb3 0-1(36) Lane 2157 -- Ottosen 2114, ICC 2000.
  35. 16...Nb6 17.e4 a4 18.d5 exd5 19.exd5 Bd7 20.Ne4 Nxe4 21.Bxe4 f5 22.Qd4 Qf6 23.c5 a3 0-1(40) Nogues 2221 -- Giaccio 2470, Buenos Aires 2006; 17.c5 Nbd5 18.Ba4 Ne7 19.Nc4 Bxg2 20.Kxg2 Qd5+ 21.Qf3 Qxc4 22.e4 Qa6 23.h4 h6 0-1(72) Borowicz 1917 -- Gora 1678, Warsaw 2008.
  36. 17.Re1 Ra7 18.e4 e5 19.d5 Bb7 20.f4 Rfa8 21.fxe5 Nxe5 22.Bd4 Ra6 23.c5 Re8 1-0(91) Baraeva 2204 -- Zasypkina 1874, Samara RUS 2011.
    17.h3 Ra7 18.e4 e5 19.d5 Bb7 20.f4 exf4 21.Bd4 Ra6 22.Ba4 Nc5 23.Bb5 Raa8 1-0(42) Milovanova 1945 -- Alieva 1963, St Petersburg RUS 2015.
  37. 17...a4 18.Bxa4 Nxe4 19.Nxe4 Bxe4 20.Re1 Bc6 21.Bc2 Rxa1 22.Bxa1 Bb7 23.d5 e5 1-0(32) Nechepurenko 2527 -- Frolyanov 2586, Dagomys 2010.
    17...Rfd8 18.f4 Qb6 19.Kh1 b3 20.Bb1 a4 21.e5 Ne8 22.f5 Nxe5 23.fxe6 Rxd4 1-0(30) Sitanggang 2383 -- Ediyanto, Jakarta 2011.
  38. 19...Ne8 20.Bxd4 Qb7 21.Qb1 h6 22.Ne4 Nc7 23.Nd6 Qa6 1-0(45) Genser 2255 -- Hatzl 2132, Austria AUT 2015.
  39. 23.Nxc5 Qxc5 0-1(40) Popov 2327 -- Bilguun 2343, Khanty-Mansiysk RUS 2015.
  40. 16.Bc2 Qc7 17.f4 Nb6 18.Qe2 a4 19.e4 a3 20.Bc1 Nxc4 21.Nxc4 Bxe4 22.Bb3 Red8 23.Be3 Qb7 =-=(36) Klimov 2498 -- Matlakov 2452, St Petersburg 2007; 18...Rec8 19.Rac1 a4 20.Bd3 b3 21.Ba3 Rd8 22.c5 Nbd5 23.Nc4 Bc6 =-=(79) Ovod 2356 -- Melnikova 2167, St Petersburg 2001; 18.Rc1 a4 19.Bd3 Red8 20.Ba1 a3 21.Qb3 Na4 22.Qxb4 Ng4 23.Rfe1 e5 1-0(33) Sulypa 2513 -- Arzumanian 2424, Alushta 2002; 18.Bd3 a4 19.Rb1 b3 20.Ba1 Ba6 21.Qe2 Rac8 22.Rbc1 Nbd5 23.Bb2 Nb4 1-0(34) Grandadam 2317 -- Botta 2334, Flims SUI 2012; 18.c5 Nbd5 19.Re1 Bc6 20.Nc4 Red8 21.Ne5 Bb5 22.Qd2 Nd7 23.Nf3 N5f6 0-1(51) Smirnov 2216 -- Matlakov 2295, St Petersburg 2002; 18.d5 Nxc4 19.Nxc4 Qxc4 20.Bxf6 gxf6 21.Rc1 Qxd5 22.Qg4+ Kh8 23.Qh3 f5 0-1(31) Tjoelsen 2121 -- Gasik 2211, Gaziantep 2008; 17.e4 e5 18.f4 exd4 19.e5 d3 20.Bxd3 Nc5 21.Qe2 Nxd3 22.Qxd3 Qc6 23.Qg3 Nh5 0-1(24) Surendran 2063 -- Jaiswal 2266, New Delhi 2011; 17.f3 Nb6 18.Rc1 a4 19.Bb1 Qe7 20.e4 b3 21.c5 Nc8 22.Nc4 Ba6 23.Ba3 Na7 1-0(52) Tate 2320 -- Klein 2000, Douglas ENG 2014; 16...e5 17.Ba4 Qc7 18.d5 Rec8 19.f4 e4 20.Bxd7 Nxd7 21.Nxe4 Nc5 22.Qg4 f5 23.Nf6+ Kf7 1-0(25) Aseev 2591 -- Sudakova 2354, St Petersburg 2002; 17...Re7 18.Nb3 Qc7 19.Bb5 exd4 20.Bxd4 Ne4 21.Qh5 Re6 22.Bxd7 Qxd7 23.Nxa5 Rh6 1-0(26) Sulypa 2505 -- Moreno Tejera 2365, Villa de Albox 2002; 17...exd4 18.exd4 Re7 19.d5 Ne5 20.Qb3 Nfd7 21.Qg3 Ra6 22.Bc2 f6 23.Rfe1 Qe8 1-0(34) Sorm 2353 -- McLaren 2167, Acqui Terme ITA 2015; 17...Re6 18.d5 Re7 19.f4 Qb6 20.Qf3 exf4 21.Bd4 Qd6 22.exf4 Nc5 23.Bc2 a4 0-1(55) Schaeffner 2164 -- Bachmayr 2285, Bayern 2004; 16...Nb6 17.f4 Ba6 18.Bd3 a4 19.Rc1 Qd7 20.Qe2 Rec8 21.e4 a3 22.Ba1 Na4 23.Nb3 Bb7 1-0(49) Geller 2483 -- Krapivin 2422, Moscow 2005; 17.c5 Nbd7 18.Ba4 Qc7 19.h3 Red8 20.Qc2 Bc6 21.Nc4 Be4 22.Qb3 Bd5 23.Rfc1 e5 =-=(58) Ovetchkin 2542 -- Khegay 2348, Pavlodar KAZ 2013.
    16.Qc2 e5 17.f3 Qc7 18.Rfc1 h6 19.c5 Bc6 20.Nc4 exd4 21.Bxd4 Nd5 22.Nb6 Rad8 23.Bc4 Nxe3 0-1(42) Tihonov 2400 -- Malakhov 2535, Minsk 1998; 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 Ne5 20.Bb5 Bc6 21.Ba4 Nd5 22.e4 Bxa4 23.Rxa4 Nc3 0-1(29) Lund -- Antonsen 2428, Borup 2009; 17...h6 18.Rfd1 Qc7 19.Nf1 e4 20.Be2 Nb6 21.Qb3 Qe7 22.d5 Nbd7 23.Bd4 Nc5 1-0(48) Izzat 2491 -- Solomon 2367, Ballarat AUS 2016; 17...Qe7 18.Bf5 Qd6 19.Rfd1 exd4 20.exd4 Bc6 21.Ne4 Nxe4 22.fxe4 Nf8 23.c5 Qc7 1-0(28) Verdihanov 2405 -- Sharovatova, Decin 1997; 17.c5 exd4 18.exd4 Qc7 19.Nc4 Bd5 20.Ne3 h6 21.Bb5 Re6 22.Qf5 Be4 23.Qh3 Nd5 0-1(32) Ikeda 2201 -- Solomon 2468, Parramatta 2008; 16...Qc7 17.f4 Qc6 18.e4 Rec8 19.Rf3 h6 20.e5 Ne8 21.f5 Qb6 22.fxe6 fxe6 23.Bh7+ Kh8 1-0(28) Drenchev 2444 -- Sofranov, Sofia 2007.
    16.f3 e5 17.Kh1 Qe7 18.Qc2 e4 19.fxe4 Nxe4 20.Nf3 h6 21.d5 Ndc5 22.Nd4 g6 23.Bxe4 Nxe4 0-1(39) Bernasek 2487 -- Sandipan 2618, Pardubice CZE 2012; 17...Qc7 18.Qc2 exd4 19.exd4 a4 20.Rxa4 Ng4 21.fxg4 Qc6 22.d5 Qxa4 23.Bxh7+ Kh8 1-0(30) Kanep 2521 -- Franssila 2204, Jyvaskyla FIN 2012; 17.Qc2 Qc7 18.c5 Bc6 19.Nc4 exd4 20.Bxd4 a4 21.Nd6 Rf8 22.e4 b3 23.Qc4 Ra5 0-1(42) Ionov 2525 -- Volkov 2380, Novgorod 1995; 17.Bc2 Qc7 18.Kh1 h6 19.d5 Nc5 20.f4 e4 21.Bxf6 gxf6 22.Qg4+ Kf8 23.Qh4 Qd6 0-1(56) Li 2261 -- Zhao Zong Yuan 2537, Cammeray AUS 2013.
    16.Kh1 e5 17.d5 Nc5 18.Bc2 Bc8 19.f4 e4 20.Bd4 Qd6 21.Nb3 Nxb3 22.Bxb3 Nd7 23.Ba4 Rd8 =-=(53) Mirzoeva 2276 -- Girya 2467, Khanty-Mansiisk RUS 2012.
  41. 16...Bc6 17.Bc2 Nb6 18.Re1 Qd7 19.e4 a4 20.d5 exd5 21.Bxf6 gxf6 22.exd5 Rxe1+ 23.Qxe1 Bb7 1-0(26) Madina Yadarola 2250 -- Collado Barbas 2055, Collado Villalba 2009; 18.e4 Re7 19.d5 exd5 20.Bxf6 gxf6 21.exd5 Bd7 22.Qh5 f5 23.Qg5+ Kf8 1-0(35) Phan Koshnitsky 2178 -- Stolarczyk 2067, Bled 2002; 18.f5 exf5 19.Rxf5 a4 20.d5 Bd7 21.Rxf6 gxf6 22.Qh5 f5 23.Qh6 f6 1-0(25) Olund 2175 -- Sultan 1843, Maribor SLO 2012.
    16...Kh8 17.Qc2 Ng4 18.Rae1 a4 19.h3 Ngf6 20.e4 b3 21.Qc1 Nc5 22.Bb1 Na6 23.e5 Nh5 1-0(48) Neumair 2007 -- Rigolot 1806, La Fere 2009.
    16...Nf8 17.e4 N6d7 18.e5 f5 19.exf6 Nxf6 20.g4 Bc6 21.g5 N6d7 22.Qg4 Nb6 23.f5 exf5 1-0(32) Leib -- Bleckmann, Uelzen 1999.
  42. 17.Qc2 Nxd3 18.Qxd3 a4 19.Rae1 b3 20.Ba3 e5 21.fxe5 Rxe5 22.e4 Rh5 23.d5 Qb6+ 1-0(37) Adla 2440 -- Hernandez Estevez 2245, Mondariz 1996.
    17.Bxh7+ Kxh7 18.dxc5 Kg8 19.Bd4 Ne4 20.Nf3 f6 21.Nh4 e5 22.fxe5 fxe5 23.Qh5 Nf6 1-0(39) Denderski 2223 -- Heberla 2433, Bartkowa 2002.
    =-= Saljova 2235 -- Koutsin 2435, Hlohovec 1996.
  43. 17...Nfe4 18.Nxe4 Nxe4 19.Ba4 Rf8 20.Qe2 f5 21.Rfd1 Qc7 22.d5 exd5 23.cxd5 Ba6 =-=(40) Taras 2285 -- Malureanu 2128, Eforie Nord 2010.
  44. 18.Ba4 Nxd2 19.Qxd2 Ne4 20.Qe2 f5 21.Rfd1 Re7 22.d5 exd5 23.cxd5 Ba6 1-0(45) Becker 2150 -- Lindner, Pinneberg 1996.
  45. 18...Nd7 19.Ba4 Rf8 20.Bc2 h6 21.Bd3 f5 22.Ra2 Qc7 23.Ne5 Nxe5 0-1(31) Tjomsland 2220 -- Kobalia 2495, Rimavska Sobota 1996.
    18...Ng4 19.Qe2 f5 20.Rfc1 Re7 21.h3 Ngf6 22.Ne5 Nd7 23.Ba4 Nxe5 0-1(60) Gomez Jurado 2299 -- Ravot 2236, Barbera del Valles 2008.
  46. 20.d5 Ndf6 21.Rc1 exd5 22.cxd5 Qd6 23.Bxe4 Nxe4 =-=(33) Hoie 2039 -- Borchgrevink 2249, Moss 2006.
  47. 20...Nf8 21.Rfc1 f6 22.Nf3 Ng6 23.Ba4 Re7 1-0(51) Gonzalez Garcia 2447 -- Solomon 2435, Mallorca 2004.
  48. 23.Nf3 Qxc4 0-1(40) Pham Minh Hoang 2397 -- Bui Vinh, Thua Thien Hue 2000.
  49. 16.f4 exd4 17.exd4 Re8 18.Nf3 Be4 19.Ne5 Nxe5 20.fxe5 Bxd3 21.Qxd3 Rxe5 22.d5 Rg5 23.Bxf6 gxf6 0-1(46) Zajtsev 2401 -- Galkin 2607, chessassistantclub.com 2004; 19.Be2 Qb6 20.Ne5 Qa7 21.Kh1 a4 22.d5 a3 23.Bd4 Qb7 =-=(58) Kiesekamp 2165 -- Bagirov 2460, Deizisau 1998; 18.Bc2 Qc7 19.Kh1 Ne4 20.Bxe4 Bxe4 21.Re1 Qxf4 22.d5 Nc5 23.Rf1 Qg5 1-0(41) Skatchkov 2495 -- Melnikova 2246, St Petersburg 2003; 18.d5 Nc5 19.Bc2 Ba6 20.Qf3 Rc8 21.Bf5 Ra8 22.Bd4 Ne6 23.Bf2 Bb7 1-0(42) Granados Gomez 2436 -- Cubas Pons 2211, Leon 2006; 17...Qe7 18.Rf2 Rfc8 19.h3 h6 20.Bf5 Re8 21.Qc2 Nb6 22.d5 Qc5 23.Bxf6 gxf6 =-=(53) Jakovljevic 2440 -- Solodovnichenko 2582, Banja Luka 2007; 18...Bc6 19.Bc2 Nb6 20.d5 Bd7 21.Bd4 Rfb8 22.d6 Qxd6 23.Be5 Qc6 0-1(38) Granados Gomez 2413 -- Escuder Vilaltella 2228, Barcelona 2003; 18.Re1 Qd6 19.Re5 a4 20.Rb1 b3 21.Ba1 Nxe5 22.fxe5 Qe6 23.Qe2 Nd7 0-1(43) Torrecillas Martinez 2355 -- Kuijf 2475, Benasque 1996; 18.Kh1 Qe3 19.Bf5 a4 20.d5 Rfe8 21.Bxd7 Nxd7 22.Qg4 g6 23.Qxd7 Qxd2 1-0(31) Erenberg 2306 -- Moskovich 2164, Jerusalem ISR 2015; 17...Qc7 18.d5 Ra6 19.Bd4 Nc5 20.Bc2 Bc8 21.Qb1 Re8 22.Nb3 Nxb3 23.Qxb3 Bb7 1-0(35) Tan Zhongyi 2488 -- Goryachkina 2486, Ningbo CHN 2015; 18...Qb6+ 19.Kh1 Nc5 20.Bc2 Bc8 21.Bd4 Qd6 22.Qf3 Bd7 23.Qf2 Rfc8 1-0(30) Granados Gomez 2358 -- Trabert 2301, Paretana 1999; 17...Nc5 18.Bc2 Nce4 19.Nxe4 Bxe4 20.Ba4 Qc8 21.Rc1 Bc6 22.Bxc6 Qxc6 23.d5 Qc5+ =-=(28) Touzane 2495 -- Flear 2435, Toulouse 1996; 17.Bxd4 Re8 18.Bf5 Qc7 19.c5 a4 20.Rc1 Qc6 21.Rf3 b3 22.Rg3 g6 23.Bxd7 Nxd7 0-1(61) Ovod 2378 -- Geller 2433, St Petersburg 2002.
    16.d5 Qc7 17.f4 Rfe8 18.Bc2 Qc5 19.fxe5 Qxe3+ 20.Kh1 Nxe5 21.Rxf6 gxf6 22.Ne4 Ra6 23.Qh5 Ng6 0-1(49) Ajrapetjan 2384 -- Zinchenko 2499, Alushta 2006; 17...exf4 18.Rxf4 Rfe8 19.Ne4 Nxe4 20.Bxe4 Nc5 21.Bxh7+ Kxh7 22.Qh5+ Kg8 23.Bxg7 Kxg7 1-0(33) Lahiri 2395 -- Dinesh Kumar, Mumbai 1999; 17...e4 18.Nxe4 Nxe4 19.Bxe4 Nc5 20.Qd4 f6 21.d6 Qc8 22.Bxb7 Nxb7 23.Qd5+ Kh8 =-=(30) Kolendo 2185 -- Popczynski 2110, Lublin 1999; 17.Bc2 Rfd8 18.f4 Ra6 19.Ba4 exf4 20.Rxf4 Ne5 21.Qf1 Nfg4 22.Bd4 Rg6 23.h3 Nh6 1-0(34) Frolyanov 2571 -- Galkin 2608, St Petersburg 2009; 16...Re8 17.f4 Qe7 18.Bc2 Qd6 19.Kh1 e4 20.Ba4 Rec8 21.Bxd7 Nxd7 22.Qg4 Nf6 23.Nxe4 Nxg4 =-=(44) Lenderman 2626 -- Tomashevsky 2744, Doha QAT 2015; 17.Kh1 Qb6 18.Bc2 Re7 19.e4 Ne8 20.f4 f6 21.fxe5 fxe5 22.Ba4 Nc5 23.Rf5 Nd6 =-=(28) Wenninger 2347 -- Milov 2465, Schwaebisch Gmuend GER 2016; 16...Qb6 17.Kh1 Rfe8 18.Bc2 Re7 19.f4 e4 20.Bd4 Qd6 21.g4 Nc5 22.Nb3 Nxb3 23.Bxb3 Nd7 0-1(44) Broadley 1953 -- Burnett 2117, Torquay ENG 2013; 17.Bc2 Rfe8 18.Ba4 Re7 19.Nb3 Nc5 20.Nxc5 Qxc5 21.Bb5 Nxd5 22.cxd5 Qxb5 23.e4 f6 0-1(34) Gibbs 1795 -- Burnett 2172, Hastings ENG 2012; 16...Nc5 17.Bc2 Qe7 18.Kh1 Bc8 19.Nb3 Nxb3 20.d6 Qe6 21.Bxb3 Ba6 22.Qc2 Qxd6 23.Rxa5 Bxc4 =-=(49) Rossiter 2330 -- Muir 2360, Dundee 1993; 18.Nb3 Nxb3 19.Bxb3 Nd7 20.f4 exf4 21.exf4 f6 22.Bd4 Nc5 23.Re1 Qc7 1-0(32) Hawkins 2499 -- Burnett 2174, North Shields ENG 2012; 16...Qe7 17.Bc2 Rfc8 18.Ra2 Nb6 19.Bb3 Nfd7 20.Qa1 Nc5 21.Bxe5 f6 22.Bd4 Nxb3 23.Nxb3 Nxc4 0-1(39) Tahayasen -- Kroeze 2374, Netherlands 2001.
    16.dxe5 Nxe5 17.Bxh7+ Nxh7 18.Bxe5 Qg5 19.Bg3 Rfd8 20.Qc2 a4 21.Qb2 Qe7 22.Rfc1 Qc5 23.Rab1 b3 =-=(31) Tallaksen -- Bjerke, Gausdal 1999; 21...b3 22.Nb1 Qg4 23.Qc3 Qe2 0-1(26) Iskandar 1991 -- Moskovich 2188, Penang MAS 2012; 21.Nf3 Bxf3 22.gxf3 b3 23.Qc3 Qh5 0-1(28) Aubry 2240 -- Migot 2399, Sautron FRA 2015; 20...Qc5 21.Nb3 Qc6 22.f3 a4 23.Nd4 Qe8 =-=(48) Van Beers 2205 -- Shumiakina 2350, Cappelle la Grande 1995; 20...Nf6 21.Rfd1 Re8 22.Nf3 Qg4 23.Rd4 Qe6 1-0(44) Magnussen 2039 -- Tempelman, Maastricht 2008; 17...Kxh7 18.Bxe5 Qd3 19.Nb3 Qe4 20.Qb1 Qxb1 21.Rfxb1 Be4 22.Rb2 Rfc8 23.f3 Bd3 1-0(57) Behm 2000 -- Haecker 2265, Stuttgart 2003; 17.Bc2 Qc7 18.f4 Nxc4 19.Bxf6 Nxe3 20.Bxh7+ Kxh7 21.Qh5+ Kg8 22.Qg5 Nf5 23.Qxf5 Qb6+ 0-1(33) Golovchenko 2243 -- Bistrikova 2139, St Petersburg 2001.
    16.Qc2 Qc7 17.f4 exd4 18.exd4 Rfc8 19.Nf3 Nb6 =-= Getmanchuk 2175 -- Goloshchapov 2400, Moscow 1998; 17.f3 Bc6 18.d5 Bb7 19.f4 Qb6 20.Rf3 exf4 21.Bd4 Nc5 22.Rxf4 h6 23.Rxf6 gxf6 1-0(26) Somerset -- Dougherty 2073, London 2000; 17.h3 a4 18.dxe5 Nxe5 19.Bxe5 Qxe5 20.Rxa4 Rxa4 21.Qxa4 Qc3 22.Nb3 Qxd3 23.Nc5 Qa3 0-1(52) Tempelman -- Nabuurs 2093, Maastricht 2008; 16...Qe7 17.Bf5 Rfe8 18.Rfc1 exd4 19.exd4 Qe2 20.d5 Nc5 21.Bd4 Nfe4 22.Nxe4 Qxc2 23.Rxc2 Nxe4 =-=(42) Mikheev 2244 -- Solodovnichenko 2538, Kazan 2008.
    16.Re1 Re8 17.Nf1 Qc7 18.f3 e4 19.Be2 Nb6 20.Rc1 a4 21.d5 Nbd7 22.Nd2 exf3 23.Bxf3 Nc5 0-1(52) Haag 2310 -- Naumann 2465, Berlin 1998; 18.Ng3 a4 19.Rb1 e4 20.Bf1 Qa5 21.Qd2 Rab8 22.Ba3 Qg5 23.Bxb4 Re6 1-0(25) Garcia 2365 -- Albarran 2275, Buenos Aires 2002.
    16.Bf5 Qc7 17.Qc2 a4 18.dxe5 Nxe5 19.f4 Qc6 20.Ne4 Nxe4 21.Bxe5 Rfd8 22.Rfd1 a3 23.Qe2 Nf6 0-1(36) Kazimova 2208 -- Kashlinskaya 2334, Kazan RUS 2013.
    16.f3 Bc6 17.Bc2 exd4 18.exd4 Nb6 19.d5 Bb7 20.Re1 Nfd7 21.Nf1 Qc7 22.Qd3 g6 23.Ne3 Nc5 =-=(48) Van Dongen -- Van Beek, Leiden 1998.
  50. 16...exd4 17.exd4 Qc7 18.Ba4 Bc6 19.Bc2 Qf4 20.d5 Bb7 21.Re1 Rfe8 =-= Mensch 2359 -- Doric 2488, Biel 2007; 18...Rfd8 19.d5 Qf4 20.g3 Qh6 21.Bd4 Qh3 22.f3 Qf5 23.Bc2 Qh5 1-0(69) Ovod 2410 -- Fakhiridou 2293, Dresden 2007.
  51. 17.d5 Rfe8 18.Kh1 e4 19.f4 Nc5 20.Nb3 Nfd7 21.Qg4 f6 22.Nxc5 Nxc5 23.Bxf6 b3 =-=(41) Demuth 2478 -- Solodovnichenko 2586, Rochefort FRA 2014; 18.f4 Ra6 19.Ba4 Rc8 20.Bb5 Raa8 21.fxe5 Nxe5 22.Rxf6 gxf6 23.Ne4 Qe7 1-0(27) Krysa 2446 -- Jodorcovsky 2170, Praia da Pipa BRA 2014; 17...Qc5 18.Kh1 Qe7 19.f4 exf4 20.e4 Rfc8 21.Rxf4 Ne5 22.Qf1 Nfd7 23.Rf5 f6 0-1(78) Timofeev 2664 -- Yudin 2531, Tomsk 2008; 17...Ba6 18.Rc1 Qb6 19.Kh1 b3 20.Bf5 a4 21.Ra1 Bb7 22.f4 Rfe8 23.fxe5 Nxe5 =-=(32) Wiersma 2419 -- Kuijf 2412, Netherlands 2011; 17...Nb6 18.f4 Nxc4 19.Nxc4 Qxc4 20.Rf2 Qxd5 21.Rd2 Qc5 22.Bxe5 Qxe3+ 23.Kh1 Ne4 0-1(32) Mason 2162 -- Sowray 2324, Birmingham ENG 2016.
    17.f4 exd4 18.exd4 Rfe8 19.d5 Rac8 20.Rc1 Qb6+ 21.Kh1 Ba6 22.Bf5 Rcd8 23.Nf3 Nc5 0-1(45) Zhigalko 2542 -- Zhigalko 2487, Minsk 2006; 20.Ba4 Re3 21.Nb3 Qxc4 22.Bxd7 Nxd7 23.Nxa5 Qxd5 =-=(61) Smirnov 2415 -- Melnikova 2223, St Petersburg 2004; 19...Qb6+ 20.Kh1 Nc5 21.Bd4 Qd6 22.Qf3 Nfd7 23.Rab1 Ba6 1-0(55) Rantanen 2355 -- Ebeling 2350, Salo FIN 2012; 18...Rfc8 19.Rc1 Qb6 20.Kh1 b3 21.Bf5 a4 22.d5 Nc5 23.Rf3 Re8 1-0(50) Vijayalakshmi 2414 -- Apicella 2553, Paris 2005.
    17.Ra2 exd4 18.exd4 Rfe8 19.d5 Qd6 20.h3 Nb6 21.Bb3 Ne4 22.Bd4 Nc5 23.Qg4 g6 0-1(60) Grabarczyk 2505 -- Velcheva 2300, Pula 1998.
  52. 17...Nb6 18.Bb5 a4 19.dxe5 Nfd7 20.f4 Nc5 21.Bd4 b3 22.f5 Nbd7 23.f6 Nxe5 1-0(40) Yevseev 2553 -- Arzumanian 2455, Nefteyugansk 2002; 19.Rc1 Rfd8 20.Qe2 Ne4 21.Nxe4 Bxe4 22.f3 Bg6 23.Ba1 Qe7 0-1(44) Ovod 2357 -- Zakurdjaeva 2244, Dresden 2004; 18...exd4 19.exd4 Ba6 20.Rxa5 Nxc4 21.Rxa6 Nxb2 22.Qb3 Qc3 23.Rb1 Rxa6 =-=(28) Janssen 2501 -- Kharlov 2619, Amsterdam 2005.
    17...exd4 18.exd4 Nb6 19.Bb5 Ne4 20.Nxe4 Bxe4 21.Re1 Bc6 22.d5 Bxb5 23.Qd4 f6 1-0(41) Ivanov 2556 -- Eriksson 2217, Stockholm 2003; 18.Bxd4 Ra6 19.f3 Nc5 20.Bb5 Re6 21.Nb3 Nxb3 22.Qxb3 Ra8 23.Rfd1 h5 1-0(36) Ovod 2296 -- Stepovaia Dianchenko 2394, Elista 2003.
  53. 18.Bb5 exd4 19.exd4 Qf4 20.h3 Nb6 21.c5 Qg5 22.Nf3 Bxf3 23.Qxf3 Nbd5 1-0(40) Turova 2384 -- Shumiakina 2322, St Petersburg 2009.
    18.Qe2 Ba6 19.Rfc1 Nb6 20.Bb5 exd4 21.Bxd4 Nbd7 22.Nb3 Bb7 23.f3 Ne8 1-0(35) Nguyen Hoai Nam -- Nguyen Huynh Minh 2143, Can Tho 2003.
  54. 23.Qd1 Nd3 =-=(35) Sakaev 2656 -- Timofeev 2578, Moscow 2004.
  55. 16.f3 e5 17.Qc2 Rfe8 18.Rfc1 exd4 19.exd4 Qf4 20.Nf1 Ra7 21.Qd1 Rc8 22.Ra2 Nb6 23.c5 Nbd5 1-0(46) Khademalsharieh 2403 -- Stefanova 2509, Tehran IRI 2016; 18...h6 19.Nf1 e4 20.Be2 Rec8 21.Ng3 Re8 22.Nf1 Ra7 23.Ra2 Rea8 0-1(48) Premnath 2229 -- Saptarshi 2417, Dindigul 2007; 18.c5 exd4 19.exd4 Bd5 20.Nc4 h6 21.Rfc1 Reb8 22.Qd1 Bc6 23.Bc2 Nd5 0-1(39) Shishkin 2492 -- Aliavdin 2382, Lazy POL 2012; 17...exd4 18.exd4 Rfc8 19.Ne4 Bxe4 20.fxe4 Ng4 21.e5 g6 22.Qe2 Nh6 23.Bc1 Nf5 =-=(47) Mikhailenko -- Mazurchak 2075, Kiev 2004; 17.Kh1 Rfe8 18.Qc2 h6 19.Rfd1 exd4 20.exd4 Qf4 21.Nf1 Nh5 22.Bc1 Qh4 23.Be3 Nf4 1-0(40) Jakovenko 2718 -- Grigoryan 2608, Aix-les-Bains 2011; 17...exd4 18.exd4 Ra6 19.d5 Nc5 20.Bc2 Nfd7 21.f4 Re8 22.Qg4 Nf6 23.Rae1 Rxe1 1-0(36) Ganguly 2650 -- Delchev 2623, Khanty-Mansiysk 2010; 17.Re1 Rfe8 18.Bc2 h6 19.Ba4 exd4 20.exd4 Rxe1+ 21.Qxe1 Bc6 =-= Seifert 2311 -- Lehmann 2215, Senden 2002; 16...Rfd8 17.Re1 e5 18.Bc2 Nb6 19.c5 Nbd5 20.Nc4 exd4 21.exd4 Nf4 22.Nd6 Bd5 23.Bb3 Rxd6 0-1(34) Murtazin 2342 -- Potkin 2605, Sochi RUS 2015; 17...Qc6 18.Bc2 Qc7 19.Kh1 e5 20.Bb3 exd4 21.exd4 Qf4 22.d5 Ra6 23.Ne4 Nxe4 1-0(34) Severina 2212 -- Bivol 2245, Loo RUS 2014; 17.Kh1 Bc6 18.Bc2 Ne8 19.e4 e5 20.d5 Bb7 21.f4 exf4 22.Qg4 Ra6 23.Qxf4 Qxf4 1-0(43) Mirzoeva 2244 -- Zasypkina 1994, Yekaterinburg RUS 2013; 17.Qc2 Ra7 18.f4 Rda8 19.e4 h6 20.e5 Ne8 21.f5 Nf8 22.fxe6 Nxe6 23.d5 Nc5 1-0(35) Vasenina 2100 -- Ghukasyan 2014, Moscow RUS 2014; 16...Bc6 17.Bc2 Rfb8 18.Kh1 b3 19.Bxb3 a4 20.d5 exd5 21.cxd5 Nxd5 22.Bxd5 Bxd5 23.Ba3 Ne5 =-=(63) Rahman 2340 -- Rahman 2525, Dhaka BAN 2012; 17...Nb6 18.e4 Rfd8 19.Qe1 a4 20.Qh4 Ne8 21.e5 g6 22.Rfb1 Rdb8 23.Bc1 b3 =-=(69) Touzane 2382 -- Curtacci, Internet 2001; 17...Qa7 18.Kh1 a4 19.e4 a3 20.d5 exd5 21.exd5 Ba4 22.Bxf6 Bxc2 23.Qxc2 Nxf6 =-=(36) Mirzoeva 2262 -- Trapeznikova 2092, Satka RUS 2015; 17.e4 e5 18.d5 Nc5 19.Bc2 Bd7 20.f4 Ng4 21.Qe2 f6 22.h3 Nh6 23.fxe5 fxe5 =-=(48) Grover 2506 -- Rahman 2520, Mumbai IND 2012; 16...h6 17.Kh1 Rfd8 18.Re1 Bc6 19.Bc2 Rdb8 20.Bb3 Re8 21.e4 e5 22.d5 Bb7 23.Ba4 h5 1-0(36) Nyback 2627 -- Richter 2484, Berlin GER 2012; 16...Rfc8 17.Rf2 h6 18.c5 Bc6 19.Bc2 Rd8 20.Nc4 Nxc5 21.Qc1 Ncd7 22.Bd3 a4 23.Rc2 Qb8 1-0(46) Egorov 2161 -- Tugarin 2230, Voronezh RUS 2015; 16...Rfb8 17.e4 e5 18.f4 exd4 19.e5 Nc5 20.exf6 Nxd3 21.Qg4 g6 22.Bxd4 Qd8 23.f5 Ra6 1-0(37) Lichman 2285 -- Domnin 2085, Alushta 2004.
    16.e4 e5 17.f4 exd4 18.e5 Qc6 19.Nf3 Ne4 20.Nxd4 Qb6 21.Kh1 Ndc5 22.f5 Ng3+ 23.hxg3 Qh6+ =-=(53) Hesham 2374 -- Geller 2542, Al-Ain UAE 2013; 21.Bxe4 Bxe4 22.f5 Nxe5 23.Qe2 Nd3 0-1(39) Derjabin 2209 -- Arzumanian 2437, Alushta 2001; 19.Rf3 Nc5 20.exf6 Nxd3 21.Rg3 g6 22.Bxd4 Rfd8 23.Nb3 Nxf4 0-1(40) Lie 2558 -- Smith 2428, Malmo 2008; 19.Rf2 Nc5 20.Bf5 Nfe4 21.Nxe4 Nxe4 22.Bxe4 Qxe4 23.Qd2 Rfd8 0-1(36) Bucher 2080 -- Ammann 2280, Switzerland 1997; 18...Ne8 19.Bxd4 Nc5 20.Bb1 Qc6 21.Rf2 f5 22.Bxc5 Qxc5 23.Nb3 Qb6 0-1(51) Horvath 2019 -- Vahtra 1961, Beijing 2008; 20.Bc2 a4 21.Qb1 Rd8 22.Be3 b3 23.Bxh7+ Kh8 0-1(33) Moya Mallafre 1980 -- Schmidt 1979, Benidorm 2006; 17.d5 Nc5 18.Bc2 Nfd7 19.f4 f6 20.Nf3 exf4 21.Nd4 Ba6 22.Nf5 Bxc4 23.d6 Qb7 1-0(32) Telea 2123 -- Chirila 2323, Amara 2007.
    16.Re1 Rfe8 17.c5 Bc6 18.Bc2 Red8 19.Ba4 Ne4 20.Bxc6 Qxc6 21.Nxe4 Qxe4 22.Qa4 Nf6 23.f3 Qd3 1-0(45) Molina Morena 2293 -- Ali 2274, Abu Dhabi 2001.
    16.Qc2 h6 17.f3 Bc6 18.e4 e5 19.f4 exd4 20.e5 Ng4 21.Bxd4 h5 22.h3 Nh6 23.Rae1 a4 1-0(52) Rifelj 1999 -- Medvesek 1507, Otocec SLO 2016.
  56. 16...Rfd8 17.f4 Nb6 18.c5 Nbd5 19.Re1 Bc6 20.Nc4 Ra7 21.Nd6 Qd7 22.e4 Ne7 23.Re3 a4 1-0(29) Molina 2189 -- Husin 2012, Gibraltar 2008; 19...Ne7 20.Nc4 Be4 21.Bxe4 Nxe4 22.Nb6 Ra7 23.Qc2 f5 0-1(62) Ramya 1971 -- Digesh 2217, Chennai 2004; 17.Re1 Qd6 18.f3 e5 19.Ba4 exd4 20.exd4 Qf4 21.Bb5 Nb6 22.Nb3 a4 23.Nc5 Qc7 =-=(55) Vakhidov 2583 -- Gundavaa 2492, Baku AZE 2016; 17.Kh1 Qd6 18.f3 e5 19.d5 Nc5 20.f4 Nxd5 21.fxe5 Nxe3 22.exd6 Nxd1 23.Rfxd1 Rxd6 =-=(70) Berczes 2472 -- Englert 2304, Budapest HUN 2014; 17.Qe2 e5 18.Ba4 exd4 19.exd4 Re8 20.Qd3 Bc6 21.Bc2 Qd6 22.d5 Nc5 23.Qd4 Bd7 0-1(54) Mohannad Farhan 2284 -- Sengupta 2466, Dubai 2009.
    16...Rfc8 17.c5 Rd8 18.Re1 e5 19.Bb3 exd4 20.exd4 Qf4 21.g3 Qh6 22.Re2 Bc6 23.Ba4 Bd5 =-=(103) Goldbar 2497 -- Zorro Z 2406, playchess.com 2007; 17...e5 18.Re1 exd4 19.exd4 Re8 20.Rxe8+ Rxe8 21.Nc4 Ra8 22.Nd6 Bd5 23.Bc1 Nf8 1-0(36) Gutman 2468 -- Sorm 2347, Pardubice CZE 2015; 17.f3 Nb6 18.c5 Nbd5 19.Re1 Ba6 20.Qb1 Rcb8 21.Bb3 Nc3 22.Qc2 Nfd5 23.g3 Bb5 0-1(42) Vavra 2351 -- Sosna 2367, Poruba CZE 2014; 17.f4 Nb6 18.c5 a4 19.e4 a3 20.Bc1 Qd7 21.Nf3 Nc4 22.e5 Ne4 23.Qe2 Qd5 1-0(55) Krysa 2438 -- Caetano 2109, Athens GRE 2012; 17.Rc1 Bc6 18.e4 e5 19.d5 Bb7 20.Nf3 Re8 21.Ba4 Qc5 22.Ne1 Rec8 23.Nd3 Qd6 1-0(43) Rej 2283 -- Klein 2205, Parramatta 2008.
    16...Nb6 17.Rc1 a4 18.c5 Qc6 19.e4 a3 20.Ba1 Nbd7 21.Re1 Rfe8 22.Nb3 Red8 23.d5 exd5 1-0(28) Ronka 2183 -- Verhelst 2042, Pune IND 2014.
  57. 17.Ba4 Rfd8 18.Qe2 exd4 19.exd4 Re8 20.Qd3 Bc6 21.Bc2 Bb7 22.Ba4 Bc6 23.Bc2 Qd6 =-=(47) Nezad 2405 -- Yilmaz 2582, Biel SUI 2015; 17...exd4 18.exd4 Qf4 19.Bb5 Rfd8 20.h3 Nf8 21.Nb3 Ng6 22.f3 Qg5 23.Bc1 Qg3 =-=(74) Schmakel 2192 -- Gerzhoy 2469, Wheeling USA 2013; 17...Nb6 18.Bb5 Rfd8 19.Qe2 Bc6 20.dxe5 Nfd7 21.e6 fxe6 22.Qg4 Nc5 23.Bxc6 Rxd2 1-0(43) Kenneskog 2249 -- Skawinski 2355, Warsaw POL 2016.
    17.f3 Rfc8 18.Re1 h6 19.Bb3 Re8 20.Qc2 exd4 21.exd4 Bc6 22.Ne4 Qa7 23.Ba4 Bxa4 =-=(32) So -- Porper 2423, Calgary CAN 2013.
    17.f4 exf4 18.exf4 Rfe8 19.d5 Rac8 20.Rc1 Qb6+ 21.Kh1 Re7 22.Bf5 Rd8 23.Nf3 Qa6 0-1(34) Brinck Claussen 2380 -- Flear 2390, Esbjerg 1982.
  58. 17...Nc5 18.f4 Nfd7 19.fxe5 Nxe5 20.Bxh7+ Kxh7 21.Qh5+ Kg8 22.Bxe5 Qe7 23.Bd4 Nd7 1-0(36) Grinev 2399 -- Polishchuk 2210, Ternopol UKR 2014.
    17...Qc5 18.Kh1 Qe7 19.f4 exf4 20.exf4 Rfe8 21.Ba4 Rec8 22.Re1 Qd8 23.Bc2 Qb6 0-1(45) Van Hoolandt 2134 -- Quintiliano Pinto 2429, Cappelle la Grande FRA 2016.
  59. 19.Rc1 Rab8 20.Ba1 Nc5 21.f4 Nfd7 22.Rf3 Rb6 23.Rg3 Rg6 0-1(28) Lacrosse 2181 -- Nezad 2420, Caleta 2011.
  60. 23.Qg4 Nbc5 0-1(55) Hilverda 2384 -- Richter 2517, Berlin GER 2015.
  61. 16...Rfd8 17.Qe2 a4 18.e4 a3 19.Bc1 Nc5 20.dxc5 Qxc5+ 21.Kh1 Qd4 22.Nb3 Qxd3 23.Qxd3 Rxd3 0-1(27) Dutreuil 2204 -- Viennot 2241, Gonfreville FRA 2016; 19...Nf8 20.e5 Ne8 21.Nb3 Bc6 22.Be3 Ba4 23.Nc5 Rdb8 =-=(60) Klawonn -- Bjerke, Tjele 1998; 18.Rab1 Qd6 19.e4 Ne8 20.e5 Qe7 21.f5 exf5 22.Rxf5 b3 23.Rbf1 f6 1-0(40) Mason 2138 -- Hegarty 2075, Coventry ENG 2015; 18...b3 19.Ra1 Nb8 20.Ra3 Nc6 21.d5 Nb4 22.e4 exd5 23.exd5 Qc5+ =-=(65) Hoboobi -- Deljou 2205, Iran 1997; 18.Rac1 Rab8 19.e4 Ba8 20.e5 Ne8 21.f5 exf5 22.Rxf5 Nf8 23.Rcf1 f6 1-0(27) Ovod 2404 -- Trofimova 2261, Elista 2001; 17...Ne8 18.Kf2 f6 19.Ke1 e5 20.fxe5 fxe5 21.Bxh7+ Kh8 22.Bc2 Nef6 23.Nf3 e4 1-0(38) Klawonn -- Schnabel, Hamburg 1997; 17.e4 Nc5 18.Qe2 Nxd3 19.Qxd3 a4 20.d5 exd5 21.exd5 Nd7 22.Ne4 f6 23.Bd4 Ba6 1-0(31) Sitnik 2303 -- Folkova 2149, Pardubice 2005; 18.Qc2 b3 19.Nxb3 Nxd3 20.Qxd3 Bxe4 21.Qc3 a4 22.Nc5 Bc6 23.f5 Ne4 =-=(45) Wilhelms -- Rosa Joeval, Brazil 1999; 17.Qc2 Qc6 18.e4 a4 19.Rab1 b3 20.Qc1 Nc5 21.Be2 Ncxe4 22.Nxe4 Nxe4 23.Bf3 Qc7 1-0(39) Menon Jayadev 1837 -- de San Vicente 1670, Baku AZE 2016; 17...h6 18.e4 Ng4 19.Rf3 Rac8 20.Qa4 Ra8 21.Qd1 e5 22.h3 Ngf6 23.fxe5 Ne8 1-0(35) Skvortsov 2127 -- Yakovenko, Krasnodar 2004; 17.Bc2 Ba6 18.Qe2 Nd5 19.Rfc1 f5 20.Bd3 N7f6 21.Ra2 Bb7 22.Rca1 Ra7 23.Bc2 Rda8 0-1(44) Beck 2300 -- Klinger 2430, Austria 1997; 17.Qb3 Qd6 18.Qd1 Nc5 19.Bc2 a4 20.Nf3 Qc6 21.Qe2 a3 22.Bc1 Nce4 23.Ne5 Qb6 0-1(32) Wesolowski 2106 -- Seifert 2277, Wysowa 2003.
    16...Bc6 17.e4 a4 18.d5 Nc5 19.Bb1 Rfd8 20.Bxf6 gxf6 21.dxc6 b3 22.Qg4+ Kh8 23.Nf3 a3 1-0(30) Lima 2497 -- Souza Neves 2109, Manaus BRA 2011; 17...Qb7 18.Qe2 a4 19.d5 exd5 20.cxd5 Qa7+ 21.Kh1 Bb7 22.Nc4 a3 23.e5 Nxd5 =-=(27) Beaton 2175 -- MacDonald 1870, Clarkston 2003.
    16...Ne8 17.e4 f5 18.exf5 exf5 19.Qc2 Nd6 20.c5 Ne4 21.Nxe4 fxe4 22.Bxe4 Bxe4 23.Qxe4 a4 0-1(39) Voracek -- Zentai 2065, Hollabrunn 1998.
    16...Qc6 17.e4 a4 18.Qe2 Rfd8 19.e5 Ne8 20.f5 a3 21.fxe6 Qxe6 22.Bc1 g6 23.Nb3 Ba6 1-0(39) Oosterom 2194 -- Roggeveen 1966, Vlissingen 2006.
    16...Qb6 17.e4 Qc6 18.d5 Qb6+ =-= Hamrakulova 2103 -- Arnavaie Yazd, Teheran 2004.
    16...Nb6 17.e4 Ba6 18.Qe2 a4 19.c5 Bxd3 20.Qxd3 Nbd7 21.Qc4 Rfb8 22.Rf3 Qc6 23.Re3 Nh5 0-1(39) Lysukha 1759 -- Andreeva 1928, St Petersburg RUS 2012.
  62. 17.Rc1 Rfd8 18.Qe2 Rdb8 19.e4 Nf8 20.e5 N6d7 21.f5 exf5 22.Rxf5 Bc6 23.Rcf1 a3 1-0(31) Shabtai 2330 -- Kristensen 2280, Copenhagen 1995; 18...Nf8 19.e4 b3 20.d5 exd5 21.cxd5 Qb6+ 22.Kh1 Re8 23.Nc4 Qd8 =-=(50) Nelyubin 2004 -- Ivanov 2407, Izhevsk 2009; 18...Bc6 19.e4 Qb7 20.d5 exd5 21.cxd5 Qa7+ 22.Kh1 Bb7 23.d6 Ba6 0-1(35) De Andres Gonalons 2150 -- Curien 2195, Biel 2002; 18.Bb1 Bc6 19.e4 a3 20.Ba1 a2 21.Bc2 b3 22.Bxb3 Nxe4 23.Nxe4 Bxe4 =-=(30) Malinin -- Larichev 2174, Dagomys 2004; 17...Rfb8 18.e4 a3 19.Ba1 b3 20.Qxb3 Bxe4 21.Qc2 Bxd3 =-= Ris 2408 -- Erdos 2638, Riga LAT 2014; 20.Nxb3 Bxe4 21.Bxe4 Nxe4 22.Nd2 Ndf6 23.Nxe4 Nxe4 =-=(48) Ovod 2357 -- Mietzner 2201, Dresden 2004; 17...a3 18.Ba1 Bc6 19.e4 Qb7 20.e5 Ne4 21.Nb3 f5 22.exf6 Ndxf6 23.f5 Ba4 0-1(41) Thinius 2310 -- Stangl 2530, Germany 1997.
    17.d5 a3 18.Bxf6 Nxf6 19.e4 e5 20.fxe5 Nd7 21.e6 fxe6 22.Kh1 Ne5 23.Nb3 Rxf1+ 0-1(42) Haimovich 2255 -- Kaspi 2425, Ramat Hasharon 1992; 19...exd5 20.exd5 Rfe8 21.Kh1 Bc8 22.Nb3 =-= Henriksson 2210 -- Axelson 2182, Stockholm 2005.
    17.Qe2 Rfe8 18.e4 a3 19.Bc1 Nf8 20.e5 N6d7 21.Nb3 Bc6 22.Bd2 Ba4 23.Rfb1 Reb8 0-1(51) Tjoelsen 2194 -- Endress 2090, Kemer 2009; 17...a3 18.Bc1 Qb6 19.Nb3 Ne4 20.Bd2 Bc6 21.Rfb1 Rfb8 22.Be1 f5 23.Nc5 Ndxc5 1-0(41) Seppanen 2005 -- Kilpi 2135, Finland FIN 2014.
    17.Rf2 a3 18.Bc1 Bc6 19.e4 Qb7 20.Re2 Qa7 21.Nb3 e5 22.fxe5 Nxe5 23.Bc2 Rfd8 =-=(44) Averkin 2455 -- Baranov, Krasnodar 1996.
    17.Kh1 Rfd8 18.Qe2 Nf8 19.Qf2 N6d7 20.e4 f6 21.Qg3 a3 22.Bc1 Nb6 23.d5 Ba6 0-1(33) Tonoian 2400 -- Wang Li 2226, Yerevan 2006.
    17.c5 Nd5 18.Qe2 a3 19.Bc1 Nc3 20.Qe1 Bc6 21.Nb3 Nf6 22.Bd2 Rfb8 23.Bxc3 bxc3 0-1(43) Krabbe -- Campayo Hernandez 2014, playchess.com 2004.
  63. 18...Qb6 19.c5 Nxc5 20.Nc4 Qc7 21.dxc5 Bxe4 22.Be3 Rfd8 23.Nd6 Rxd6 1-0(60) Jahnel 2240 -- David 2260, Germany 1998; 20...Qd8 21.dxc5 Nxe4 22.Be3 Nf6 23.Nb6 Nd5 1-0(32) Jalal 2212 -- Atia 2241, Amman 2008.
    18...Rfb8 19.e5 Ne8 20.f5 exf5 21.Rxf5 Nf8 22.Nb3 Bc6 23.Qf1 g6 1-0(34) Egiazarian 2450 -- Getmanchuk 2165, Moscow 1995.
    18...Nb6 19.e5 Qd8 20.Kh1 Qxd4 21.Nb3 Qc3 22.exf6 Rfd8 23.Qg4 g6 0-1(36) Buckley 2374 -- Richmond 2237, Birmingham 2001.
  64. 19...Nc5 20.Bc2 Qb6 21.Kh1 exd5 22.cxd5 Rfe8 =-= Toth 2377 -- Santiago 2205, Sao Paulo 2000.
  65. 20.exd5 Nc5 21.Bb1 Ba6 22.Kh1 Rfe8 23.Ba2 Rab8 =-=(113) Vianello 2086 -- Frigeri 2060, Verona 2006.
  66. 23.Bxa3 Rxa3 =-=(49) Touzane 2340 -- Amigues 2252, France 2002.
  67. 17...Qd6 18.Qe2 Rfd8 19.e4 Nc5 20.e5 Qc6 21.dxc5 Rxd3 22.exf6 Rad8 23.Nf3 Qxc5+ 1-0(39) Babula 2554 -- Giri 2798, Skopje MKD 2015; 18...b3 19.Ra1 Rfd8 20.Bc3 Nf8 21.e4 Qc7 22.f5 e5 23.dxe5 Ng4 0-1(32) Terrieux 2446 -- Krasenkow 2612, Cappelle la Grande FRA 2016.
    17...Ne8 18.Bc1 b3 19.Ba3 Nd6 20.e4 Rfd8 21.Qe2 Re8 22.Rbc1 f5 23.e5 Nf7 1-0(48) Volkov 2594 -- Girya 2414, Paleochora GRE 2012.
    17...Rfb8 18.e4 Nf8 19.e5 N6d7 20.f5 exf5 21.Rxf5 Nb6 22.d5 Nxd5 23.cxd5 Bxd5 =-=(51) Horvath 2386 -- Berczes 2528, Budapest HUN 2012.
    17...b3 18.Ba3 Rfd8 19.Qe2 Nb8 20.Qf2 Nc6 21.h3 Qa5 22.Rbc1 Rab8 23.c5 Ba6 0-1(37) Tapia 2329 -- Schneider 2466, Minneapolis 2005.
    17...Bc6 18.e4 a3 19.Ba1 Ba4 20.Qe2 Rfb8 21.e5 Ne8 22.Nb3 Nf8 23.f5 exf5 1-0(40) Kristiansen 2441 -- Klein 2241, Helsingor 2008.
  68. 18...Nf8 19.e4 N6d7 20.e5 g6 21.Rfc1 Nb8 22.Be4 b3 23.Ba1 Na6 0-1(48) Grachev 2508 -- Malakhov 2695, Sochi 2004; 20...f5 21.exf6 Nxf6 22.Qe3 Ra5 23.h3 Qd6 0-1(92) Breder 2435 -- Rombaldoni 2465, Budapest 2009; 19.Ba1 b3 20.f5 e5 21.dxe5 Ng4 22.Nf3 Nd7 23.f6 g6 0-1(31) Soppe 2480 -- Varela 2290, Boca 1997.
    18...Rab8 19.e4 Ne8 20.Rf3 Ba8 21.Rg3 a3 22.Ba1 Qxf4 23.e5 g6 =-=(27) Van der Werf 2400 -- Hansen 2615, Reykjavik 1996.
    18...Qb6 19.e4 Nc5 20.e5 Qc6 21.dxc5 Ng4 22.Nf3 Qxc5+ 23.Kh1 Qe3 0-1(43) Shishkin 2506 -- Kalinitschew 2456, Police 2008.
    18...a3 19.Ba1 Nb6 20.Rxb4 Na4 21.Bc2 Bc6 22.e4 Qd6 23.Rb3 Nb2 =-=(35) Segura Ariza 2140 -- Redondo Pomar, Binissalem 2002.
  69. 19.Ra1 Nb8 20.f5 Nc6 21.fxe6 fxe6 22.Ne4 Nxe4 23.Bxe4 Nb4 1-0(27) Sjugirov 2666 -- Dreev 2649, Rostov-on-Don RUS 2014; 19...Qb6 20.f5 Re8 21.c5 Qc7 22.Nc4 Bd5 23.Nd6 Rf8 1-0(32) Lomineishvili 2364 -- Ghukasyan 2100, Chakvi GEO 2015.
    19.Bc3 Qd6 20.e4 e5 21.d5 exf4 22.Nf3 Re8 23.Bd4 Ng4 0-1(63) Grandadam 2249 -- Nezad 2398, Biel 2010.
  70. 19...Nf8 20.e4 N6d7 21.Kh1 Re8 22.Qg4 Ng6 23.Qg3 Rad8 =-=(47) Andreikin 2737 -- Tomashevsky 2716, Tbilisi GEO 2015.
    19...Qd6 20.e4 Nc5 21.e5 Qc6 22.exf6 Nxd3 23.Qg4 g6 0-1(33) Hammer 2608 -- Nakamura 2775, Sandnes NOR 2013.
    19...Qb6 20.Kh1 Nf8 21.f5 Re8 22.e4 exf5 23.Rxf5 Rad8 1-0(38) Yevseev 2557 -- Zinchenko 2501, Cappelle la Grande 2006.
    19...Ne8 20.e4 f6 21.c5 Qc8 22.Bc4 Nf8 23.f5 Ba6 1-0(36) Malisauskas 2455 -- Warakomska 2095, Warsaw POL 2013.
  71. 20.e4 Nc6 21.d5 Nb4 22.Rf3 exd5 23.exd5 Qb6+ 0-1(39) Cramling 2488 -- Turova 2413, Dresden 2004.
    20.d5 Nbd7 21.e4 Nc5 22.Rf3 Nfd7 23.Rg3 e5 0-1(51) Duzhakov 2267 -- Kosov 2405, Peterhof 2008.
  72. 20...Nbd7 21.fxe6 fxe6 22.Nf3 Be4 23.Ng5 Bxd3 0-1(46) Har Zvi 2510 -- Kantsler 2475, Tel Aviv 1996.
  73. 22.Bc3 Qe7 23.Ne4 Nxe4 1-0(33) Obolentseva 2324 -- Kalabukhov 2056, Kazan RUS 2016.
  74. 23.Qg4+ Qg7 =-=(34) Jakovljevic 2461 -- Delabaca 2164, Kemer 2007.
  75. 15...Bxf3 16.gxf3 Qc7 17.e4 e5 18.f4 exd4 19.e5 Ne8 20.Be4 Ra6 21.Bxd4 Nc5 22.Bd5 Kh8 23.f5 Rh6 1-0(45) David 2180 -- Schaller, Herborn 1994; 16...Re8 17.f4 Qc7 18.c5 Reb8 19.Bf1 Nd5 20.Qb3 f5 21.Ra4 N7f6 22.Bc4 Kh8 =-= Chan 2114 -- Aw, Bandar Seri Begawan 2003; 16.Qxf3 a4 17.Qd1 a3 18.Bc1 Qe7 19.Qb3 Rfb8 20.Bd2 e5 21.c5 Qd8 22.Bc4 Nxc5 23.Bxf7+ Kh8 1-0(72) Lutz 2325 -- Salvetti 2210, Switzerland SUI 2012.
    15...h6 16.e4 e5 17.c5 exd4 18.Bxd4 Re8 19.Bb5 Re6 20.e5 Nd5 21.Qa4 Nxc5 22.Bxc5 Nc3 23.Red1 Qc7 0-1(34) Delemarre 2405 -- Kuijf 2475, Wijk aan Zee 1997; 18.Rc1 Rc8 19.Bxd4 Re8 20.e5 Nd5 21.Be4 Nf8 22.Nd2 Ne6 23.Nc4 Nxd4 =-=(41) Pajeken 2270 -- Delemarre 2395, Groningen 1997.
    15...Qe7 16.e4 e5 17.c5 Rfe8 18.Rc1 Rec8 19.Bb5 Bc6 20.Bc4 exd4 21.e5 Ne8 22.e6 Nef6 23.exf7+ 1-0 Krivoshey 2501 -- Wornath 2382, playchess.com 2004; 16...Rfc8 17.e5 Ne8 18.Bc1 Nf8 =-= Ismailov 1915 -- Issabayev 2257, Maralsay 2008.
    15...Ra7 16.e4 Qa8 17.e5 Ne4 18.d5 exd5 19.Bd4 dxc4 20.Bxa7 cxd3 21.Rxa5 Qd8 22.Ra1 Ndc5 23.Bxc5 Nxc5 0-1(32) Candela Perez 2426 -- Carretero Calzon 2192, Collado Villalba 2002.
    15...Nb6 16.c5 Nbd5 17.Ne5 Qe8 18.Qa4 Ne7 19.Bb5 Qd8 20.Nc4 Nfd5 21.Nxa5 Nc6 22.Bxc6 Bxc6 23.Nxc6 Rxa4 1-0(39) Hillmann 1763 -- Victor 1628, Willingen 2003.
    =-= Olafsson 2525 -- Bareev 2550, Sochi 1988; =-= Shabtai 2370 -- Tyomkin, Netanya 1993.
  76. 16.Bf1 Qc7 17.Nd2 Bb7 18.e4 e5 19.f4 exd4 20.e5 Ne8 21.Bxd4 Nc5 22.Nb3 Ne6 23.Be3 f5 0-1(31) Meier 2558 -- Tregubov 2609, Merida 2007; 18.Bd3 e5 19.Bc2 Rfe8 20.h3 Re7 21.Ba4 Bc6 22.c5 Qb7 23.Bxc6 Qxc6 1-0(50) Petkov 2497 -- Glavina 2378, Linares ESP 2016.
    16.Be2 Qc7 17.Nd2 Bc6 18.Qc2 a4 19.d5 exd5 20.cxd5 Nxd5 21.Rec1 Rfc8 22.Bf3 Qd6 23.Qf5 Ne7 0-1(32) Picart 2034 -- Illien 2112, France 2005; 17...Bb7 18.Bd3 e5 19.f3 Rfe8 20.Bc2 e4 21.f4 Nb6 22.Bb3 Qd7 23.c5 Nbd5 1-0(60) Ziese 2030 -- Pauscher 1842, Leipzig 2009.
    16.Bc2 Qc7 17.Nd2 Bxc2 18.Qxc2 Qc6 19.e4 e5 20.dxe5 Ng4 21.Nf3 Rfe8 22.Nd4 Qh6 23.h3 Ngxe5 0-1(50) Chibukhchian 2446 -- Fridman 2604, Yerevan ARM 2014; 18...Ra6 19.c5 e5 20.Nc4 exd4 21.exd4 Ng4 22.g3 Rh6 23.h4 f5 1-0(31) Boukobza 2164 -- Becker 2310, Paris 2005.
    16.c5 Bxd3 17.Qxd3 Nxc5 18.Qb5 Nce4 19.Ne5 Qd5 20.Qxd5 Nxd5 21.Nc6 Rac8 22.f3 Rxc6 23.fxe4 Nb6 0-1(29) Trindade -- Costa 2228, Serra Negra 2002.
  77. 17.Nd2 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 Qc7 19.Rec1 Rfb8 20.Qd1 Qc6 21.f4 Qe4 22.Kf2 Nb6 23.Qd2 a4 0-1(59) Stavrianakis 2055 -- Sosna 2429, Stare Mesto 2005; 19.Qc2 e5 20.Rec1 exd4 21.exd4 Rfc8 22.c5 Nf6 23.Ra4 Nd5 1-0(41) Kilpi 2170 -- Jantti, Jyvaskyla 1998.
  78. 17...Ndf6 18.Ne5 Qc7 19.c5 Nd6 20.Qa4 Nf5 21.Qc6 Qa7 22.Ra4 Ne7 23.Qf3 Qc7 1-0(45) Meenakshi 2327 -- Eric 2126, Belgrade 2009; 19...Rfb8 20.Ra4 Nd6 21.Qd3 Nb7 22.Rc1 Nd8 23.Rca1 Nd5 1-0(35) Meskovs 2302 -- Foster 2018, Albena BUL 2011; 19.f3 Nd6 20.e4 Nd7 21.Nxd7 Qxd7 22.c5 Nb5 23.Qc4 Nc7 0-1(33) Halai -- Grachev 2235, Oropesa del Mar 1998; 18...Qe7 19.c5 Rfc8 20.Qd3 a4 21.f3 a3 22.fxe4 axb2 23.Rab1 Ra3 1-0(39) Koshevoj 2284 -- Shitov 2124, Moscow 2008.
    17...Nef6 18.e4 Rc8 19.Qe2 Qc7 20.e5 Ne8 21.Rec1 g6 22.c5 Ng7 23.Nd2 Ra8 1-0(58) Chekhov 2495 -- Krug 2220, Berlin East 1986.
  79. 18.Red1 Qc7 19.Ne1 Rfc8 20.c5 Qb7 21.Nd3 Nef6 22.Rdc1 Nd5 23.Qa4 Ra6 =-=(56) Hesham 2419 -- Abasov 2552, Baku AZE 2016; 19...Nb6 20.f3 Nf6 21.c5 Nbd5 22.Qe2 a4 23.e4 fxe4 0-1(26) Pichler 2205 -- Egartner 2145, Austria 1998.
    18.Rec1 Qb6 19.Qa4 Qc7 20.c5 Ndf6 21.Ne5 Ng4 22.f3 Nxe5 23.dxe5 Ng5 =-=(49) Akesson 2467 -- Koziak 2453, Rewal 2006; 18...Qc7 19.Ne1 Rfb8 20.f3 Nef6 21.Nd3 Qc6 22.Qd2 Nb6 23.Ne5 Qe8 =-=(57) De Filomeno 2422 -- Tan 2438, Rhodes GRE 2013.
  80. 19.c6 Nb6 20.Ne5 a4 21.f3 Nd6 22.e4 fxe4 23.fxe4 Ra5 0-1(40) Brynell 2495 -- Khenkin 2620, Helsingor DEN 2011; 22.Rab1 Ra5 23.e4 f4 1-0(33) Motoc 2326 -- Dragomirescu 2306, Bucharest 2003.
    19.Qb3 Qc6 20.Ra4 Ra6 21.Rea1 Rfa8 22.Qd1 Qd5 23.Ne1 Nb8 0-1(40) Scalcione 2292 -- Zaja 2476, Reggio Emilia 2002.
  81. 20...Qd5 21.Ne1 f4 22.f3 Nd2 23.e4 Qb3 0-1(29) Brynell 2492 -- Gdanski 2542, Sweden 2011.
  82. 21.Ne1 Qxa4 22.Rxa4 Nb8 23.Kf1 Nc6 0-1(44) Studnicka 2334 -- Londyn 2216, Karlovy Vary 2004.
  83. 23.Nd3 Rca6 0-1(39) Sakaev 2637 -- Kharlov 2639, Tomsk 2001.
  84. 16.c5 Bc6 17.Bc2 Rfb8 18.Bb3 Qb7 19.Nd2 Rd8 20.f3 Qc7 21.Qc2 e5 22.Nc4 exd4 23.exd4 Bd5 0-1(33) Bae 2404 -- Van der Werf 2414, Kallithea 2008; 17...Qb7 18.Ba4 Ne4 19.Nd2 Nxd2 20.Qxd2 Bxa4 21.Rxa4 Qb5 22.Rea1 Ra6 23.Qe1 Rfa8 =-=(48) Jakab 2328 -- Trabert 2301, Budapest 1999; 17.e4 a4 18.e5 Nd5 19.Ng5 g6 20.Bc1 h6 21.Nxe6 fxe6 22.Qg4 Rf7 23.Qxg6+ Rg7 =-=(39) Bjerke 2161 -- Zepeda 2036, Turin 2006; 16...Be4 17.Bb5 Rfb8 18.Ba4 Rd8 19.Nd2 Bc6 20.Qe2 Bxa4 21.Rxa4 e5 22.Nb3 exd4 23.Bxd4 Ne5 =-=(79) Malaniuk 2560 -- Raicevic 2375, Kecskemet 1989; 17.Qc2 Qc6 18.Nd2 Bxd3 19.Qxd3 a4 20.Reb1 Rfb8 21.Qc4 Ne4 22.Bc1 Nxd2 23.Bxd2 b3 1-0(69) Haitbaev -- Zinchenko 2322, Denizli 2003; 16...Rfe8 17.Nd2 a4 18.Nc4 Bc6 19.Bc2 b3 20.Bd3 Nd5 21.e4 Nf4 22.Bb1 f5 23.Nd6 Rf8 0-1(39) Webster 2415 -- Bellin 2360, Les Dicqs 2002; 16...h6 17.e4 Bc6 18.Bc2 Rfb8 19.Nd2 Qb7 20.Re3 Ra7 21.f4 Qa8 22.Ba4 Bxe4 23.Nxe4 Nxe4 =-=(32) Jirovsky 2480 -- Trabert 2220, Berlin 1997; 16...Rfd8 17.Qc2 h6 18.Bb5 Bc6 19.Bxc6 Qxc6 20.Qa4 Qc7 21.h3 Nd5 22.Nd2 e5 23.Ne4 Re8 =-=(47) Lomineishvili 2370 -- Datuashvili 2175, Batumi 2002; 16...Ne4 17.Qc2 f5 18.Bb5 Bd5 19.Bc4 Qc6 20.Bxd5 Qxd5 21.Ra4 Qc6 22.Rea1 f4 23.Rxa5 fxe3 =-=(42) Reischl 2042 -- Spiess 2128, Bayern 2008.
    16.Qc2 Rfe8 17.Ne5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd7 19.Bxh7+ Kh8 20.Be4 Bxe4 21.Qxe4 a4 22.Rab1 Nc5 23.Qh4+ Kg8 0-1(30) Kron 2407 -- Belozerov 2541, Tomsk 2003; 16...h6 17.e4 e5 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 Ba6 20.e5 Bxd3 21.Qxd3 Nh7 22.Qc4 Kh8 23.e6 fxe6 1-0(30) Sebenik 2150 -- Milanesi, Finkenstein 1998.
    16.Nd2 e5 17.d5 Rfe8 18.Bc2 Nb6 19.Ba4 Nxa4 20.Qxa4 Nd7 21.Ne4 Nb6 22.Qb5 Nxc4 23.Rec1 Rec8 0-1(29) Blackburn 2143 -- Smeets 2183, Dublin 2000; 16...a4 17.Bc2 a3 18.Bc1 Nb6 19.Bb3 e5 20.c5 Nbd5 21.Nc4 Nc3 22.Qc2 exd4 23.exd4 Be4 =-=(51) Subramanian 1938 -- Poulsen 2092, Helsingor DEN 2014.
    16.h3 Ne4 17.Qc2 f5 18.Nd2 Ndf6 19.f3 Nxd2 20.Qxd2 Qe7 21.c5 Qc7 22.e4 f4 23.Bc4 Rfe8 1-0(46) Luzikova 1769 -- Skakun 1884, Prague CZE 2012.
  85. 16...Nb6 17.e5 Nfd7 18.Bxh7+ Kh8 19.Ng5 g6 20.Qg4 Qxc4 21.Bxg6 Kg7 22.Bd3 1-0 Gago Padreny 2216 -- Suarez Uriel 2123, Madrid 2008.
    16...Rfd8 17.e5 Nh5 18.Ng5 h6 19.Nxf7 Kxf7 20.Qxh5+ Kg8 21.Re3 Nf8 22.Rg3 Kh8 23.Rc1 a4 1-0(29) Livschitz -- Zeynalova, Oropesa del Mar 2001.
  86. 17.h3 Rfe8 18.dxe5 Nh5 19.Ng5 g6 20.Be2 Nf4 21.e6 Nxe6 22.Nxe6 Rxe6 23.Bg4 Rd6 =-=(112) Motoc 2387 -- Zawadzka 2275, Balatonlelle 2003; 19.e6 fxe6 20.e5 Nf4 21.Be4 Nc5 22.Bxb7 Qxb7 23.Bd4 Red8 0-1(24) Seitler 2226 -- Sosna 2367, Czech Rep CZE 2014; 17...h6 18.dxe5 Nh7 19.Re3 Nc5 20.Bc2 Rfd8 21.Qe1 Qe7 22.Nh2 Rd7 23.f4 Qd8 0-1(44) Marinelli 2425 -- Van der Werf 2400, Vienna 1996; 17...Rfd8 18.Qc2 h6 19.c5 exd4 20.Bxd4 Bc6 21.e5 Nh5 22.Nh4 Nf8 23.Nf5 Ne6 1-0(47) Jimenez Ruano 2053 -- Deshpande 2268, Barbera del Valles ESP 2015.
    17.d5 Rfe8 18.Nd2 Nc5 19.Bc2 Bc8 20.Bc1 Bd7 21.Nb3 Rec8 22.Nxc5 Qxc5 23.Bb3 Qd6 =-=(39) Khaziyeva -- Gorshkova 2046, Orsk 2000; 19...Nfd7 20.f4 a4 21.Bxa4 Nd3 22.Qe2 Nxb2 23.Bxd7 Qxd7 0-1(51) Moyse 2000 -- Barlocco 2106, Caorle 1984; 19.Bf1 a4 20.Rb1 Na6 21.h4 Rac8 22.Bd3 g5 =-= Andersen -- Freudenberg 2105, Neumuenster 1998; 18.c5 Qxc5 19.Rc1 Qd6 20.Bb5 Rec8 21.Rxc8+ Rxc8 22.Qa1 Re8 23.Bxd7 Nxd7 1-0(26) Deak 1980 -- Hudec 2120, Slovakia 1997.
    17.Rc1 exd4 18.c5 Bc6 19.Nxd4 Ne5 20.Nf5 Rfd8 21.Nd6 Nfd7 22.Bb1 a4 23.f4 Ng6 0-1(38) Johansen 2211 -- Christenson 2168, Norway 2000.
  87. 19.f4 Nc5 20.Bc2 Rfd8 21.Qg4 Rd2 22.Re2 Rxe2 23.Qxe2 a4 0-1(37) Harasta 2145 -- Vavrak 2170, Slovakia 1997; 21...Rd7 22.Re2 Rad8 23.Rf1 Ba6 0-1(46) Jimenez Ruano 1851 -- Messina 2057, Barbera del Valles ESP 2014; 20.Qf3 Rfd8 21.Bc2 a4 22.Red1 Rxd1+ 23.Qxd1 Rd8 0-1(33) Hochgraefe -- Van Gisbergen, Hamburg 1989.
    19.Re3 Nxe5 20.Qh5 f6 21.Bc2 Bc8 22.f4 Nxc4 23.Qd5+ Kh8 0-1(28) Sareen 2303 -- Neelotpal 2410, Jamshedpur 2000.
    19.e6 fxe6 20.e5 Nc5 21.Bc2 Qc6 22.f3 a4 23.Qd6 Rfd8 0-1(31) Templier 2155 -- Bogdanovich 2400, Issy les Moulineaux 1997.
    19.Bf1 Nc5 20.Qd6 Qxd6 21.exd6 a4 22.Rad1 a3 23.Bd4 Nb3 0-1(34) Zhang 2106 -- Cormier 2009, Aurora CAN 2013.
  88. 20.Re3 Rfd8 21.Bc2 Rd2 22.Rh3 h6 23.e6 Nxe6 0-1(26) Mchedlishvili 2370 -- Rabinovich 2295, Rimavska Sobota 1996.
    20.Rad1 Rad8 21.Bb1 a4 22.Rd6 Ne6 23.Qh4 a3 0-1(32) Esirkepova -- Trofimova, Szeged 1994.
  89. 20...Ne6 21.Bb3 Rad8 22.Rad1 Rxd1 23.Qxd1 Rd8 0-1(29) Villani 2060 -- Martorelli 2225, Porto San Giorgio 2009.
  90. 23.Qc3 Qa5 0-1(45) Braun 2336 -- Burmakin 2575, Schwaebisch Gmuend 2003.
  91. 17...Rfe8 18.Rc1 Ba6 19.c6 Nb6 20.Bxa6 Rxa6 21.Nxe5 a4 22.d5 Qd6 23.Nd3 Rxe4 1-0(27) Milat 2185 -- Hallam, Vancouver 1998; 22...Rd8 23.Ng4 Ne8 1-0(26) Twyble 2216 -- Dougherty 2046, London 1999; 21.dxe5 Ng4 22.h3 Nh6 23.Nd4 Rxe5 1-0(31) Johannessen 2525 -- Hasling 2040, Copenhagen 2003; 20.d5 Nc8 21.Bxa6 Rxa6 22.Qd3 Ra8 23.Nxe5 Rxe5 0-1(28) Bykhovsky 2383 -- Zaitsev 2453, playchess.com 2006; 19...Nf8 20.Bxa6 Rxa6 21.d5 Ng6 22.d6 Qb6 23.d7 1-0 Bischof 2262 -- Lehmann 2182, Germany 2004; 1-0 Avrukh 2500 -- Marques 2210, Menorca 1996; 21...Qd6 22.Bxe5 Rxe5 23.Nxe5 Qxe5 1-0(24) Chuchelov 2540 -- Bogdanovich 2390, Berlin 1997; 19...exd4 20.cxd7 Qxd7 21.e5 Nh5 22.Bxa6 Rxa6 23.g3 a4 1-0(38) Masse 2176 -- Khassanov 2312, Montreal 2006; 18...exd4 19.c6 Bxc6 20.Nxd4 Ne5 21.Bb5 Rad8 22.Qc2 b3 23.Qxb3 a4 1-0(25) Goh Koong Jong 2314 -- Bui Vinh 2463, Ho Chi Minh City 2003; 20.Bb5 Rxe4 21.Rxe4 Nxe4 22.Bxc6 1-0 Gibson 2019 -- Husin 2012, Gibraltar 2008; 19...a4 20.cxb7 Qxb7 21.e5 Nd5 22.Bxd4 b3 23.Rb1 Reb8 1-0(32) Tyomkin 2450 -- Pasquier, Creon 1997; 18...Bc8 19.c6 Nf8 20.Nxe5 Ng6 21.Nxg6 hxg6 22.h3 Nh5 23.d5 Nf4 1-0(39) Smirnov 2210 -- Smirnov 2353, St Petersburg 2000; 18...a4 19.c6 Bxc6 20.d5 a3 21.dxc6 axb2 22.cxd7 Qxd7 23.Rb1 Red8 0-1(31) Gireada 2193 -- Danilov 2336, Baile Tusnad 2000; 18.dxe5 Ng4 19.Bb5 Red8 20.c6 Bxc6 21.Bxc6 Qxc6 22.Nd4 Qg6 23.Nf5 Kf8 1-0(44) Wiedermann 2169 -- Karlsen, Gausdal 2000.
    17...Ba6 18.Rc1 Bxd3 19.Qxd3 Rfd8 20.c6 Nf8 21.Nxe5 a4 22.d5 Ne8 23.Nf3 Qa5 1-0(31) Huzman 2575 -- Reefat 2465, Yerevan 1996; 19...exd4 20.e5 Nd5 21.Ng5 g6 22.Qxd4 Nc3 23.Bxc3 bxc3 1-0(32) Petran 2395 -- Mencinger 2360, Austria 1998; 18...exd4 19.c6 Ne5 20.Bxa6 Rxa6 21.Nxd4 Rb8 22.Qe2 Raa8 23.Nb5 Qe7 =-=(33) Pogorelov 2441 -- Burmakin 2568, Seville 2007; 18...Rfd8 19.c6 Nf8 20.Bxa6 Rxa6 21.Nxe5 a4 22.d5 b3 23.Ng4 Ne8 1-0(28) Gormally -- Bromann 2230, Tastrup 1997.
    17...Rfc8 18.Rc1 exd4 19.c6 Bxc6 20.e5 Nd5 21.Nxd4 Qb7 22.Nf5 Nf8 23.Rxc6 Rxc6 =-=(41) Bromberger 2320 -- Birk 2315, Germany 1998.
  92. 18.Bxd4 Rfe8 19.e5 Nd5 20.Ng5 Nf8 21.Qg4 Bc6 22.e6 f6 23.Nh3 Rad8 0-1(37) Pogorelov 2460 -- Candela Perez 2399, Seville 2002; 20.Bxh7+ Kxh7 21.Ng5+ Kg8 22.e6 fxe6 23.Nxe6 Rxe6 0-1(27) Liedl 2230 -- Lendwai 2395, Oberwart 1994; 18...Ba6 19.e5 Bxd3 20.Qxd3 Nd5 21.Ng5 g6 22.Qh3 h5 23.e6 N7f6 =-=(83) Kolesnikov 2361 -- Frolyanov 2286, Togliatti 2001.
    18.e5 Nd5 19.Bxh7+ Kxh7 20.Ng5+ Kg8 21.Qh5 N5f6 22.exf6 Nxf6 23.Qh4 Qd7 =-=(33) Dumitrache 2506 -- Vojinovic 2456, Bijeljina Dvorovi 2002; 21...N7f6 22.Qh4 Qd7 23.exf6 Nxf6 =-=(29) Nikolov 2419 -- Karakehajov 2289, Sunny Beach 2004.
  93. 18...Bc6 19.e5 Nd5 20.Nxd4 Ne7 21.e6 Ne5 22.exf7+ Rxf7 23.Ne6 Nxd3 1-0(25) Dizdar 2550 -- Nikolov 2370, Pula 1997; 20...Nf4 21.Nxc6 Nxd3 22.Ne7+ Kh8 23.Qxd3 Nxc5 1-0(27) Oral 2245 -- Vavrak 2435, Prievidza 1997; 19...Bxf3 20.Qxf3 Nxe5 21.Qg3 Rfe8 22.Bxd4 Nxd3 23.Qxc7 Nxc1 1-0(31) Gladyszev 2447 -- Triger 2108, Val Thorens 2009.
    18...Rac8 19.c6 Bxc6 20.e5 Nd5 21.Nxd4 Nxe5 22.Nxc6 Nc3 23.Bxc3 Nxd3 1-0(31) Riemersma 2435 -- Kroeze 2390, Enschede 1996; 20...Bxf3 21.Qxf3 Nxe5 22.Qh3 Nxd3 23.Rxc7 1-0 Bukal 2411 -- Tencati 2099, Porto San Giorgio 2001.
    18...Nxc5 19.Bxd4 Nfd7 20.Bb5 Rfc8 21.Bxd7 Qxd7 22.Rxc5 Rxc5 23.Bxc5 Qxd1 =-=(53) Wytiko 2323 -- Lukulus 2433, playchess.com 2008.
    18...Ng4 19.c6 Bxc6 20.Bb5 Nde5 21.Nxd4 Qd8 22.Nxc6 1-0 Prie 2465 -- Carton 2155, Paris 1998.
  94. 19.Nxe5 Qxe5 20.c6 Bc8 21.Bc4 Rd8 22.c7 Qxc7 23.e5 Ng4 1-0(43) Yermolinsky 2527 -- Bercys 2434, Indianapolis 2009.
  95. 19...Bc8 20.Bxd4 Nfg4 21.Nxe5 Nxe5 22.Bb1 Re8 23.Qh5 Qd6 =-=(69) Ellers 2260 -- Sehner 2390, Germany 1997.
  96. 20.Nxe5 Qxe5 21.Bxa6 Rxa6 22.Qd3 Raa8 23.Bxd4 Qe6 =-=(39) Bareev 2655 -- Sveshnikov 2535, Vienna 1996.
  97. 20...Nxf3+ 21.Qxf3 Rxa6 22.e5 Ne8 23.Bxd4 Qc8 1-0(25) Huzman 2575 -- Koutsin 2435, Olomouc 1996.
  98. 21.Nxd4 Nxc6 22.e5 Nd7 23.e6 Nf6 1-0(26) Eriksson 2315 -- Hellstrom 2115, Haninge 1997.
  99. 23.Bxd4 Qe7 1-0(31) Fuchs -- Froehlich 2275, Regensburg 1997.
  100. 16.Qc2 Qc7 17.e4 e5 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 h6 20.h3 Bc6 21.Nh4 Ne5 22.Bf1 Nxe4 23.Rxe4 b3 0-1(33) Aseev 2565 -- Popov 2505, St Petersburg 1998; 21.e5 Nd5 22.e6 fxe6 23.Bh7+ Kh8 1-0(46) Fernando Gros 2070 -- Laliena Solares 2191, Aragon 2005; 20.e5 Ng4 21.Bh7+ Kh8 22.Be4 Bxe4 23.Qxe4 Ngf6 1-0(45) Motoc 2387 -- Bashkite 2117, Budva 2003; 19...Ng4 20.Bc4 Nde5 21.Nxe5 Nxe5 22.Bd5 Bc6 23.Qb3 Rad8 1-0(36) Cramling 2520 -- Ioseliani 2520, Groningen 1997; 17.h3 h6 18.Red1 Rec8 19.e4 e5 20.dxe5 Ne8 21.Be2 Nc5 22.Rd5 a4 23.Nd2 a3 0-1(34) Nedela 2385 -- Haba 2461, Czechia 2001; 17...Bxf3 18.gxf3 e5 19.f4 exf4 20.e4 Nf8 21.e5 N6d7 22.c5 Ng6 23.Be4 Ra7 1-0(49) Rau 2388 -- Sermier 2373, Niederbronn 2003; 17.c5 Bc6 18.e4 h6 19.Bc4 a4 20.d5 exd5 21.exd5 Nxd5 22.Rxe8+ Rxe8 23.Bxd5 Bxd5 0-1(33) Duesterwald 2227 -- Leer Salvesen 2331, Gausdal 2003.
    16.Bc2 Qc7 17.c5 Red8 18.Qb1 Bc6 19.Ba4 Qb7 20.Rc1 Rdc8 21.Ne1 Bxa4 22.Rxa4 Qb5 23.Ra2 a4 1-0(58) Irwanto 2407 -- Bilguun 2284, Jakarta INA 2013; 18.Nd2 Bc6 19.h3 Qb7 20.Nc4 Bxg2 21.Nd6 Qc6 22.e4 Bxh3 23.Ba4 Qc7 1-0(28) Shinkevich 2458 -- Tarasov 2212, Kaluga 2003; 17...Ne4 18.Ba4 Bc6 19.Qc2 f5 20.Red1 Rec8 21.Ne1 Bxa4 22.Qxa4 Nb8 23.Nd3 Nc6 0-1(47) Nikolac 2421 -- Doric 2420, Sibenik 2006; 17...Ng4 18.e4 e5 19.h3 Ngf6 20.dxe5 Nh5 21.Ng5 Nf4 22.Qf3 h6 23.Nxf7 Kxf7 1-0(33) Mah 2245 -- Musson 2090, England 1997; 17...Bc6 18.e4 Qb7 19.e5 Nd5 20.Ba4 Nb8 21.Bxc6 Nxc6 22.Qc2 Ra7 23.Ra4 Qb5 0-1(33) Zhiljaeva -- Tejaswini 1602, Kemer 2009; 17.e4 Qxc4 18.Bd3 Qc7 19.e5 Bxf3 20.Qxf3 Nd5 21.Re4 Nf8 22.Bb5 Rec8 23.h4 Qb6 0-1(29) Zakharevich 2415 -- Neverov 2470, St Petersburg 1994.
    16.h3 h6 17.c5 Bc6 18.Bc2 Qc7 19.Ba4 Bxa4 20.Rxa4 Qc6 21.Qb3 Ne4 22.Rea1 Qb5 23.Qd1 Ndf6 =-=(59) Jakab 2328 -- Kaeser 2334, Lohmar 1999; 19...Reb8 20.Bxc6 Qxc6 21.Qa4 Qd5 22.Rec1 Ne4 23.Qc2 Qc6 =-=(107) Barkhagen 2445 -- Landgren 2172, Sweden SWE 2012; 17...Qc7 18.Bb5 Bc6 19.Bxc6 Qxc6 20.Qa4 Qc7 21.c6 Nb6 22.Qb5 Nbd5 23.e4 Reb8 1-0(39) Jakab 2210 -- Szelenyi 2340, Hungary 1999; 16...Qc7 17.e4 e5 18.dxe5 Nh5 19.Ng5 =-= Sherbakov 2360 -- Sorokin 2420, Cheliabinsk 1989; 16...Bxf3 17.Qxf3 Qc7 18.g4 e5 19.Qg3 a4 20.g5 Nh5 21.Qf3 g6 22.Be4 Ra5 23.Bd5 Re7 1-0(53) Juhasz 2037 -- Horvath 2309, Budapest 2011.
    16.Rc1 a4 17.e4 a3 18.Ba1 e5 19.c5 Bc6 20.d5 Ba4 21.Qd2 Qa5 22.c6 Nc5 23.Nxe5 Nb3 0-1(38) Ivanov 2528 -- Solovjov 2447, St Petersburg 1999; 17...e5 18.c5 a3 19.Ba1 Bc6 20.d5 Ba4 21.Qe2 Qa5 22.c6 Nc5 23.Bxe5 b3 =-=(45) Koutsin 2415 -- Teske 2515, Wattens 1999; 16...e5 17.Nxe5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd7 19.e6 fxe6 20.Qh5 Nf6 21.Bxf6 Qxd3 22.Qg5 Qg6 23.Qxg6 hxg6 0-1(54) Ivanov 2528 -- Malakhov 2557, Cappelle la Grande 1999.
  101. 16...Nb6 17.e5 Nfd7 18.Bc1 h6 19.Bc2 Nxc4 20.Qd3 Ncb6 21.Qh7+ Kf8 22.Qh8+ Ke7 23.Qxg7 Rg8 1-0(27) Goetzee 1949 -- Bellon Fernandez 1863, Malaga 2009.
    16...Nf8 17.e5 N6d7 18.Nd2 Nb6 19.Ne4 Bxe4 20.Rxe4 Qe7 21.Rg4 Rec8 22.Qf3 a4 23.Bc1 a3 1-0(27) Botsari 2330 -- Hernandez, Moscow 1994.
  102. 17.dxe5 Ng4 18.Bf1 Qe7 19.Rc1 Ndxe5 20.Nxe5 Nxe5 21.f4 Rad8 22.Qh5 Qc5+ 23.Kh1 Nd3 0-1(29) Scholz 2240 -- Sermier 2355, Biel 1997; 19.h3 Ngxe5 20.Nxe5 Nxe5 21.f4 Red8 22.Qb3 Ng6 23.f5 Ne5 0-1(48) Wornath 2230 -- Reefschlaeger 2345, Bad Wiessee 1997; 18.Bc2 Ngxe5 19.Ba4 Bc6 20.Bxc6 Nxc6 21.Qd5 Qc7 22.e5 Nf8 23.Ng5 Rad8 0-1(36) Kosyrev 2565 -- Meister 2494, Moscow 2002; 18.e6 Rxe6 19.g3 Rd6 20.Qe2 Nc5 21.Bc2 Nd3 22.Bxd3 Rxd3 23.Nd4 Ne5 0-1(27) Alexander 2180 -- Kniest 2300, Bled 1998; 17...Nc5 18.Bd4 Nfxe4 19.Bc2 Qd7 20.Qe2 Qc6 21.Nh4 b3 22.Bxe4 Qxe4 23.Bxc5 Qxh4 0-1(31) Swiech 2213 -- Kukawski 2338, Warsaw POL 2011; 0-1(31) Swiech 2213 -- Kukawski 2338, Warsaw POL 2011.
    17.Qc2 Qc7 18.c5 exd4 19.Bxd4 h6 20.h3 Bc6 21.e5 Nd5 22.Be4 =-= Polak 2500 -- Matlak 2430, Czechia 1997; 21.Nh4 Ne5 22.Nf5 Nxd3 23.Qxd3 Bxe4 =-=(44) Krouzel 2330 -- Trexlerova 1800, Czechia 2004; 19...Ng4 20.Bb5 Bc6 21.Bxc6 Qxc6 22.e5 Re6 23.Ng5 Rg6 0-1(47) Friess 2055 -- Collas 2414, Le Touquet 2001; 18...h6 19.h3 exd4 20.Bxd4 Ba6 21.e5 Bxd3 22.Qxd3 Nd5 23.Rad1 Nf4 0-1(36) Urday Caceres 2475 -- Mikhaletz 2495, Berlin 1998.
    17.d5 Qc7 18.Bf1 Qd6 19.Ra2 Nc5 20.Qa1 a4 21.Bxe5 Rxe5 22.Qxe5 Qxe5 23.Nxe5 a3 1-0(41) Bernard 2372 -- Solakian 2280, France 2002; 18.Nh4 Nc5 19.Nf5 a4 20.Qd2 h6 21.Qe3 Kh7 22.Bc2 Ng8 23.f4 f6 1-0(32) Kudin 2138 -- Trimbashevskij 2376, Ilyichevsk 2003; 18.Nd2 Nc5 19.Bc2 Nfd7 20.Nb3 Ra6 21.Nxc5 Nxc5 22.Ba4 Rd8 23.Bb5 Rg6 0-1(32) Hansen 2257 -- Ligaard 2230, Denmark 2009.
    17.Nxe5 Nxe5 18.dxe5 Nd7 19.f4 Nc5 20.Bc2 Qxd1 21.Raxd1 a4 22.Ra1 Red8 23.Red1 Rxd1+ 0-1(28) Aronov -- Kobalia 2430, Guarapuava 1995; 19.Bc2 Nc5 20.Qd6 Qc8 21.Bd4 Ne6 22.Bb6 Nf4 23.Rxa5 Qg4 1-0(49) Dziadyk 2261 -- Fedosenko 2242, Kiev 2003.
    17.Qd2 Qc7 18.Qg5 h6 19.Qh4 a4 20.Bc1 a3 21.Bxh6 gxh6 22.c5 Nh7 23.Bc4 Qd8 1-0(40) Gormally 2425 -- Dearing 2210, Newport 1997.
    17.Bc2 Qc7 18.dxe5 Nh5 19.Nd4 Qxe5 20.Rb1 Nhf6 21.Nb5 Qb8 22.Nd6 Ne5 23.f4 Nxc4 1-0(31) Kowsarinia 1980 -- Fenil 2124, Kemer 2007.
  103. 17...Qc7 18.Rc1 Ba6 19.c6 Nf8 20.Bxa6 Rxa6 21.Nxe5 a4 22.d5 Rd8 23.Qd3 a3 1-0(32) Kornev 2566 -- Skatchkov 2471, Nefteyugansk 2002; 18...exd4 19.c6 Bxc6 20.Bb5 Nb8 21.Nxd4 Rd8 22.Qf3 Bxe4 23.Rxe4 Qb6 1-0(31) Lavrov 2451 -- Konnov 2325, Cheliabinsk 2005.
    17...h6 18.Bb5 Ba6 19.Ba4 exd4 20.Qxd4 Re7 21.e5 Nxc5 22.Qxc5 Nd7 23.Bxd7 Rxd7 1-0(28) Cooksey 2220 -- Richmond 2190, England 1999.
  104. 18.Bb5 Rc8 19.Qxd4 Rxe4 20.Rxe4 Bxe4 21.Rd1 Bd5 22.Rc1 Nf8 23.Ne5 Ne6 1-0(42) Adrian 2295 -- Margot, Belfort 1992; 21...Bxf3 22.gxf3 Qf8 23.Bxd7 Nxd7 1-0(38) Cordes 2289 -- Sroka 2088, Korbach GER 2013; 18...Bxe4 19.Qxd4 Qc7 20.c6 Nf8 21.Ne5 Bf5 22.Rec1 Red8 23.Qe3 Be6 =-=(55) Avrukh 2614 -- Zhigalko 2473, Izmir 2004; 19...Bxf3 20.gxf3 Rxe1+ 21.Rxe1 Nf8 22.Qc4 Ne6 23.Be5 Qd2 =-=(24) Cooksey 2220 -- Borg 2151, England 1999.
    18.Qc2 b3 19.Qc4 Ba6 20.Qxd4 Bxd3 21.Qxd3 Nxc5 22.Qc3 Qb6 23.e5 Nd5 =-=(32) Wu 2167 -- Beshukov 2466, Hastings 2003; 18...Qc7 19.Bxd4 h6 20.e5 Nd5 21.e6 Rxe6 22.Rxe6 fxe6 23.Bh7+ Kf8 1-0(28) Matthiesen 2281 -- Troyan, Dos Hermanas 2003.
  105. 18...Bxe4 19.c6 Bxf3 20.Qxf3 Rxe1+ 21.Rxe1 Nb6 22.c7 Qxc7 23.Bxd4 Rd8 1-0(27) Krivoshey 2475 -- Bogdanovich 2400, Leutersdorf 1998; 23...Nfd7 1-0(26) Vavrak 2388 -- Schneider 2453, Dallas 2004; 22.Qf4 Rc8 23.Rc1 Nbd5 =-=(29) Guimaraes 2260 -- Matlak 2430, Rio de Janeiro 1998; 19...Nb6 20.c7 Qd7 21.Bxd4 Bxd3 22.Rxe8+ Rxe8 23.Bxb6 Bf5 1-0(34) Georgescu 2356 -- Posedaru 2255, Cluj 2008; 20.Bxe4 Nxe4 21.c7 Qd7 22.Bxd4 Nd5 23.Ne5 Qf5 0-1(40) Dimitrijeski 2205 -- Lipinsky 2405, Berlin 1997.
  106. 19.Bxd4 Bc6 20.Qc2 Nf8 21.Ba1 a4 22.Nd4 b3 23.Qc4 Bxe4 =-=(32) Jianu 2502 -- Karakehajov 2458, Bucharest 2006; 19...Nxe4 20.Qa4 Bc6 21.Qa1 Ndxc5 22.Bxe4 Nxe4 23.Bxg7 Nd2 =-=(28) Jianu 2502 -- Moldovan 2450, Predeal 2006.
  107. 19...Bc6 20.Bxc6 Rxc6 21.Qxd4 Re7 22.Nh4 Re5 23.Qd3 Ree6 1-0(70) Sorsa -- Lehtinen 2155, Tampere 1999.
  108. 21.Nxd4 Qb6 22.c7 Ned7 23.Bxd7 Nxd7 =-=(42) Grigorov 2423 -- Tzekov 2252, Pleven 2006.
  109. 23.Qxd4 =-= Georgescu 2385 -- Baratosi 2331, Mangalia 2007.
  110. 16...Qc7 17.e4 e5 18.Rc1 Ba6 19.c6 Nb6 20.Bxa6 Rxa6 21.dxe5 Nh5 22.Nd4 Qxe5 23.Ba1 Qg5 1-0(34) Tozer 2305 -- Musson 2109, England 1998; 21...Ng4 22.Nd4 Nxe5 23.Nb5 Qe7 1-0(37) Gibson 2019 -- Gandrud, Gibraltar 2008; 18...a4 19.c6 Bxc6 20.d5 a3 21.dxc6 axb2 22.cxd7 Qxd7 23.Rb1 Ra3 1-0(40) Atalik 2595 -- Mikhaletz 2435, Budapest 1998; 18...exd4 19.c6 Bxc6 20.Nxd4 Nb8 21.Bb5 Rd8 22.Bxc6 Nxc6 23.Rxc6 Qxc6 1-0(31) Zierke 2327 -- Verdaguer Muntanya 2142, Rewal 2008; 17...h6 18.Nd2 e5 19.Rc1 exd4 20.c6 Bxc6 21.Bb5 Re6 22.Bc4 Ree8 23.Bb5 Re6 =-=(24) Yermolinsky 2625 -- Schneider 2270, Philadelphia 1998; 19.Nc4 exd4 20.Nd6 Re6 21.Bxd4 Ne5 22.Bc2 Nc6 23.Bb2 Rd8 1-0(31) Cebalo 2515 -- De Kleuver 2180, Saint Vincent 1998; 18.Qd2 Bc6 19.Bc2 Reb8 20.Qd3 a4 21.d5 exd5 22.exd5 Bxd5 23.Re7 Qxc5 0-1(30) Pelletier 2470 -- Van der Werf 2420, Cannes 1997; 17...Bc6 18.e5 Nd5 19.Bc2 Nf8 20.Nd2 Ra7 21.Nc4 Rea8 22.Ba4 Ng6 23.g3 Nge7 =-=(24) Malaniuk 2610 -- Goloshchapov 2455, Swidnica 1997; 18.Bc2 Qb7 19.Nd2 Red8 20.f4 b3 21.Bxb3 a4 22.d5 exd5 23.Bxf6 Nxf6 =-=(31) Radnetter 2278 -- Reichmann 2269, Wolfsberg AUT 2012; 17.Qc2 Bc6 18.e4 h6 19.Nd2 a4 20.Nc4 a3 21.Bc1 e5 22.Nd6 exd4 23.Nxe8 Rxe8 0-1(63) Volodin 2305 -- Goloshchapov 2400, Pardubice 1998; 17...h6 18.e4 Bc6 19.e5 Nd5 20.Re4 f5 21.exf6 N7xf6 22.Rh4 Nf4 23.d5 N4xd5 1-0(36) Swiech 2244 -- Stachowiak 2425, Mrzezyno POL 2011.
    16...e5 17.Bb5 Qc7 18.c6 Bxc6 19.Qc2 Re6 20.Ng5 Qb6 21.Nxe6 Bxb5 22.dxe5 Ng4 23.Qe4 Re8 1-0(30) Roussel Roozmon 2218 -- Palsson 2106, Montreal 2002.
  111. 17.e4 a4 18.Bc2 a3 19.Bc1 Qc7 20.e5 Nd5 21.Ng5 Nf8 22.Qd3 f5 23.exf6 Nxf6 =-=(41) Tyomkin 2390 -- Malakhov 2540, Tallinn 1997; 18...Qc7 19.e5 b3 20.Bb1 Bxf3 21.Qxf3 Nd5 22.Be4 Qc6 23.g4 f6 =-=(44) Kogan 2505 -- Nikolov 2415, Bled 1998; 18...b3 19.Bb1 Qc7 20.Nd2 Red8 21.e5 Ne8 22.Qh5 Nf8 23.Nc4 Qb7 =-=(37) Jelen 2395 -- Pavasovic 2510, Kranj 1999; 17...h6 18.Bc2 Qc7 19.Qd3 Reb8 20.d5 exd5 21.exd5 Bb5 22.Qf5 Qxc5 23.Nd4 a4 0-1(31) Finegold 2531 -- Schneider 2453, San Diego 2004; 17...e5 18.d5 Nxc5 19.Nxe5 Bd7 20.Bd4 Qb8 21.f4 Rc8 22.Nxd7 Nfxd7 23.Qg4 g6 1-0(31) Chuchelov 2545 -- Van Wissen 2160, Zwolle 1998.
  112. 17...Qc7 18.Nd2 Red8 19.e4 Qf4 20.g3 Qh6 21.f4 Qh3 22.Re2 Bb5 23.Ba4 Bd3 0-1(70) Sakaev 2648 -- Lastin 2552, Vrnjacka Banja 1999; 21.e5 Nd5 22.Ne4 f5 23.exf6 N5xf6 1-0(32) Yermolinsky 2588 -- Lastin 2552, Budapest 1999; 19...h6 20.Re3 Qb7 21.Rg3 Kf8 22.Re3 Ra7 23.f3 Qa8 1-0(35) Svetushkin 2514 -- Palekha 2345, Nikea 2005; 18...e5 19.Nc4 exd4 20.Bxd4 Ne4 21.Qg4 g6 22.Nb6 Nxb6 23.cxb6 Qe7 0-1(41) Nikolov 2415 -- Sveshnikov 2595, Nova Gorica 1998; 21...Ndf6 22.Qh4 b3 23.Bxb3 Bd5 1-0(43) Cherednichenko 2237 -- Kulon 2217, Ustron 2008; 18.e4 Qb7 19.e5 Nd5 20.Nd2 f5 21.exf6 N5xf6 22.Nc4 Bxg2 23.Nd6 Qd5 1-0(31) Beim 2535 -- Kniest 2240, Schwarzach 1997; 18...h6 19.Nd2 e5 20.d5 Bb5 21.c6 Nb6 22.f4 Nfxd5 23.exd5 Nxd5 1-0(43) Sammalvuo 2383 -- Hamalainen 2159, Helsinki 2000; 18.Ba4 e5 19.Bxc6 Qxc6 20.Qa4 Qxa4 21.Rxa4 exd4 22.Bxd4 Rec8 23.Rea1 Nxc5 =-=(59) Bjerke 2137 -- Borchgrevink 2259, Sandnes 2005.
    17...Qb8 18.e4 h6 19.Nd2 Qa7 20.Ba4 Qa6 21.Qe2 Qxe2 22.Rxe2 Nb8 23.Nb3 Rd8 1-0(53) Prie 2470 -- Van der Worm 2405, Andorra 1997.
    17...e5 18.Bb3 exd4 19.Nxd4 Be4 20.f3 Bd5 21.Bxd5 Nxd5 22.Nc6 Qg5 23.h4 Qh5 1-0(43) Janssen 2448 -- Middelburg 2326, Apeldoorn 1999.
    17...Ra7 18.e4 h6 19.Qd3 Qb8 20.e5 Bb5 21.Qe3 Nd5 22.Qe4 Nf8 23.Bc1 Ne7 1-0(42) Marques 2260 -- Fernandez, Santa Barbara d'Oeste 1998.
  113. 18.Qb1 f5 19.Qd1 Qc7 20.Bb3 Qb7 21.Qc2 Bd5 22.Bxd5 Qxd5 23.Qa4 Rec8 0-1(42) Yevseev 2513 -- Meister 2450, St Petersburg 2001; 20.h3 Ra6 21.Bb3 Bd5 22.Ba4 Rea8 23.Qc2 Nef6 1-0(58) Dimitrov 2449 -- Karakehajov 2429, Svilengrad 2006; 20.Nh4 g5 21.d5 gxh4 22.Bxe4 exd5 23.Bxd5+ Kf8 1-0(34) Tyomkin 2495 -- Kluth 2180, Hamburg 1999.
    18.Re2 Qc7 19.Nd2 =-= Ionov 2530 -- Popov 2505, St Petersburg 1998.
    18.Nd2 Nxd2 19.Qxd2 Nxc5 20.Qe2 Ne4 21.f3 Nf6 22.e4 a4 23.Qc4 Qb6 0-1(25) Jakab 2442 -- Krapivin 2339, Budapest 2003.
    =-= Paronjan 2419 -- Arzumanian 2416, Tula 2004.
  114. 19.Nd2 Bxa4 20.Rxa4 Ndxc5 21.dxc5 Rad8 22.Bd4 Nxd2 23.Qxd2 e5 0-1(38) Piket 2619 -- Ivanchuk 2714, Monte Carlo 1999; 22...Nc3 23.Bxc3 bxc3 0-1(56) Gretarsson 2320 -- Tikkanen 2447, Rekjavik 2009; 19...Nxd2 20.Qxd2 e5 21.Bc2 Rad8 22.Qe2 exd4 23.Bxd4 Nf8 =-=(48) Pantsulaia 2584 -- Sulashvili 2431, Istanbul 2006.
    19.Qc2 Rec8 20.Rec1 Qb7 21.Ne1 Nef6 22.f3 Nd5 23.e4 Nf4 1-0(43) Svetushkin 2569 -- Tzermiadianos 2462, Litohoro 2006; 19...Reb8 20.Rec1 Qb7 21.Ne1 Nef6 22.f3 Rc8 23.Qd2 Bb5 0-1(36) Bjerke 2094 -- Lahlum 2254, Copenhagen 2004.
  115. 20...Rec8 21.Qxc6 Rxc6 22.Ra4 Rca6 23.Rea1 f5 1-0(38) Sakaev 2648 -- Popov 2523, St Petersburg 1999.
    20...Qxa4 21.Rxa4 Ndxc5 22.dxc5 Nxc5 23.Raa1 a4 =-=(30) Gershon 2558 -- Geller 2417, Moscow 2002.
  116. 21.Red1 Rec8 22.Ne1 f5 23.Nd3 e5 =-=(104) Goh Koong Jong 2419 -- Kanep 2475, Mallorca 2004.
  117. 23.Rdc1 Qd5 1-0(47) Popov 2557 -- Bets 2361, Kharkov 2000.
  118. 16.Bxe4 Bxe4 17.Nd2 Bb7 18.e4 e5 19.d5 Qc7 20.f4 f6 21.fxe5 Nxe5 22.Bxe5 fxe5 23.Kh1 Bc8 1-0(51) Pogorelov 2462 -- Campayo Hernandez 2114, La Roda 2007; 19.Re3 exd4 20.Bxd4 Qe7 21.Qh5 Nf6 22.Bxf6 Qxf6 23.Rxa5 Qd4 0-1(38) Mironiuk -- Palecha 2138, Kiev 2000; 18.c5 Bc6 19.e4 a4 20.Rc1 Qg5 21.Ba1 f6 22.Nf3 Qh5 23.d5 exd5 1-0(50) Yermolinsky 2574 -- Strugatsky 2431, Seattle 2002; 17...Bc6 18.e4 e5 19.d5 Bb7 20.Nb3 Qb6 21.Rc1 Rfc8 22.Qg4 Nf6 23.Qf5 Re8 1-0(45) Elsness 2349 -- Lahlum 2218, Langesund 1999; 17...Bg6 18.e4 Qe7 19.c5 Rfc8 20.Nc4 Qd8 21.Qa4 Ra6 22.Qb5 Rca8 23.d5 exd5 1-0(37) Hauschild 2295 -- Milanesi, Finkenstein 1997.
    16.Bc2 Nb6 17.Qd3 f5 18.Ne5 Nd7 19.Nxd7 Qxd7 20.f3 Nd6 21.Ba4 Bc6 22.Bxc6 Qxc6 23.c5 Ne8 1-0(40) Ayupov 2330 -- Kornilov 2371, Essentuki 2003; 16...Qc7 17.Qd3 f5 18.Bb3 Kh8 19.Rec1 Rfe8 20.Qc2 Nef6 21.Qe2 Ne4 22.Ne1 Nef6 23.Nd3 Ng4 1-0(24) Sergeyev 2346 -- Curien 2196, Piestany SVK 2011.
    16.Qe2 Ndf6 17.Ne5 Qc7 18.f3 Nd6 19.e4 Rfc8 20.Rec1 Nd7 21.Ng4 Nf8 22.e5 Ne8 23.f4 Qc6 =-=(33) Klipper 2055 -- Jakusheva, Mureck 1998.
  119. 16...Bc6 17.Qc2 f5 18.Bc4 Qe7 19.Bb3 Kh8 20.Red1 Qe8 21.Ba4 Bxa4 22.Rxa4 Ndf6 23.Rda1 Qb5 0-1(35) Kasimdzhanov 2705 -- Grischuk 2810, Tbilisi GEO 2015; 19...Ra7 20.Rec1 Rfa8 21.Ba4 Bxa4 22.Qxa4 Qe8 23.Ne1 Nef6 =-=(38) Peralta 2546 -- Bellini 2499, Badalona 2006; 19.Qb3 Kh8 20.Bxe6 Ndxc5 21.dxc5 Nxc5 22.Qc4 Bxf3 23.Bxf5 Rxf5 0-1(47) Bykhovsky 2375 -- Galkin 2590, playchess.com 2007; 19.Nd2 Nxd2 20.Qxd2 Nf6 21.f3 Kh8 22.Qd3 a4 23.e4 fxe4 0-1(37) Berry 2268 -- Cobb 2406, West Bromwich 2004; 18...Qe8 19.Qb3 Rf6 20.d5 Ndxc5 21.Qd1 Ba4 22.Rxa4 Nxa4 23.Bxf6 gxf6 0-1(33) Sica 2018 -- Barrionuevo 2298, Buenos Aires ARG 2014; =-= Jianu 2542 -- Slovineanu 2423, Predeal 2007; 18...Re8 19.Bb3 Qc7 20.Red1 Bd5 21.Ba4 g5 22.Bxd7 Qxd7 23.Ne5 Qc7 =-=(27) Gozzoli 2502 -- Ninov 2515, La Fere 2008; 17.Bc2 Qc7 18.Nd2 Nxd2 19.Qxd2 Rfd8 20.e4 Nf8 21.Re3 Qb7 22.h4 a4 23.Rb1 b3 1-0(40) Gershon 2556 -- Reefschlaeger 2328, Bad Wiessee 2001; 21.Qg5 f6 22.Qg4 Qd7 23.Ba4 f5 =-= Bosboom Lanchava 2358 -- Kuijf 2420, Netherlands 2009; 18.Ba4 Rfc8 19.Bxc6 Qxc6 20.Qa4 Qxa4 21.Rxa4 Ndxc5 22.dxc5 Nxc5 23.Raa1 a4 0-1(34) Van Beers 2275 -- Kroeze 2395, Netherlands 1998; 17.Nd2 Ndxc5 18.Nxe4 Bxe4 19.Bb5 Nb7 20.f3 Nd6 21.fxe4 Nxb5 22.d5 Qb6 23.Qh5 Nc3 0-1(32) Ernst 2497 -- Smeets 2461, Groningen 2002.
    16...Bd5 17.Nd2 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 f5 19.f3 Qg5 20.Qe2 Nf6 21.Bc1 Qh4 22.Bd2 Kh8 23.Rec1 g5 =-=(46) Azmaiparashvili 2671 -- Liang Chong 2524, Xiapu 2005; 19...Nf6 20.e4 fxe4 21.fxe4 Bc6 22.Bc4 Nxe4 23.Bxe6+ Kh8 0-1(47) Galkin 2608 -- Frolyanov 2571, St Petersburg 2009; 17.Bb5 f5 18.Re2 g5 19.Ne1 g4 20.f3 Nef6 21.Bd3 Bc6 22.e4 fxe4 23.fxe4 a4 0-1(57) Berkvens 2467 -- Smeets 2392, Amsterdam 2002; 17.c6 Bxc6 18.Qc2 Nc3 19.e4 Rc8 20.Bxc3 Ba8 21.Qa4 Rxc3 22.Bb1 b3 23.d5 exd5 0-1(41) Konings 2283 -- Kuijf 2401, Netherland NED 2013.
  120. 17.Bb5 Bc6 18.Ba4 Ra6 19.Qc2 Rfa8 20.Rec1 Bxa4 21.Qxa4 Ndf6 22.Ne5 Nd5 23.Qc2 Nec3 1-0(50) Svetushkin 2543 -- Krasenkow 2609, Istanbul 2003; 18.Bxc6 Qxc6 19.Qa4 Qc7 20.Red1 f5 21.Ne1 Nb8 22.Nd3 Nc6 23.Qb3 Qf7 0-1(54) Bjerke 2161 -- Zimina 2404, Turin 2006; 18.Qa4 Rfc8 19.Bxc6 Qxc6 20.Qxc6 Rxc6 21.Ra4 Ndxc5 22.dxc5 Nxc5 23.Raa1 a4 1-0(32) Buckley 2380 -- Jeanne 2174, Uxbridge 2010.
    17.Rc1 Bc6 18.Bxe4 Bxe4 19.Nd2 Bc6 20.e4 a4 21.d5 exd5 22.exd5 Bxd5 23.c6 Nb6 =-=(28) Barria Zuniga 2426 -- Burmakin 2627, Sitges 2009; 17...Bd5 18.Bb5 Bc6 19.Ba4 Rfb8 20.Qb3 Bd5 21.Qd3 Bc6 22.Qb3 =-= Olsen 2270 -- Lahlum 2215, Copenhagen 1998.
    17.Nd2 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 e5 19.Qc2 h6 20.Bc4 a4 21.f3 exd4 22.Bxd4 Ne5 =-= Mankeyev 2381 -- Zinchenko 2499, Alushta 2006; 18...f5 19.Rec1 Bd5 20.f3 Nf6 21.Bb5 Bc6 22.Ba4 Qd7 23.Qc2 Rfc8 =-=(30) Bykhovsky 2447 -- Vydeslaver 2399, Israel 2008.
    17.Bc2 Bc6 18.Ba4 Ra6 19.Qc2 Rfa8 20.Rec1 h6 21.Ne1 f5 22.Nd3 Ndf6 23.f3 Ng5 1-0(41) Tarasova 2294 -- Cheremnova 2260, Moscow RUS 2012.
  121. 17...Qc6 18.Ra4 Ra7 19.Rea1 Rfa8 20.Ne1 Nef6 21.f3 Nb8 22.Qe2 Qd7 23.Bb5 Bc6 =-=(35) Gupta 2380 -- Galkin 2598, Port Erin 2005.
  122. 18.Nd2 Nxd2 19.Qxd2 Nf6 20.f3 Rfb8 21.Qc2 Qc6 22.e4 fxe4 23.fxe4 Ba6 =-=(44) Demuth 2331 -- Geirnaert 2361, Rochefort 2009.
    18.Bb5 Bc6 19.Ba4 Rfb8 20.Rec1 h6 21.Ne1 Nef6 22.f3 Nd5 23.Qb3 Re8 0-1(34) Georgescu 2182 -- Raceanu 2398, Predeal 2006.
  123. 23.c6 Qxc6 1-0(31) Gladyszev 2447 -- Luukkonen 2306, Jyvaskyla 2009.
  124. 16...f5 17.f3 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 Qc7 19.Be2 Nf6 20.Rac1 Qd7 21.d5 Qd6 22.Bd3 Rac8 23.Ra1 Ra8 =-=(83) Pingugator 2468 -- Noritano 2464, playchess.com 2007; 19.c5 Rfb8 20.e4 fxe4 21.Bxe4 Bxe4 22.Rxe4 Nf8 23.Rc1 Rd8 0-1(60) Dergatschova Daus 2250 -- Stepovaia Dianchenko 2394, Istanbul 2003; 19.e4 fxe4 20.fxe4 e5 21.d5 Nc5 22.Bc2 Qd6 23.Qe3 Rfe8 0-1(57) Hansen -- Svendsen, Norway 2000; 18...Qb6 19.Rab1 Bc6 20.Kh1 Nf6 21.e4 fxe4 22.fxe4 Ng4 23.Rf1 Qc7 1-0(35) Thorfinnsson 2431 -- Kosteniuk 2511, Biel 2004; 18...Nf6 19.Rec1 Qe7 20.Bc2 Bc6 21.d5 Nxd5 22.cxd5 Bxd5 23.Ba4 Qb7 1-0(27) Van Beers 2320 -- Janssen 2445, Lommel 1999; 18...Qg5 19.Qd1 Qh4 20.e4 Rf6 21.Qa4 Nf8 22.Qb5 Bc8 23.Qc6 Rb8 1-0(45) Skema -- Borowski, Altenbeken 1948; 17.Nf1 Qh4 18.g3 Qh3 19.Bxe4 fxe4 20.Qa4 Qf5 21.Re2 Nb6 22.Qb3 Rfc8 23.Nd2 Qh5 1-0(34) Colin 2336 -- Heurtebize 2203, Le Mans 2002; 17.Bxe4 fxe4 18.Qg4 Qf6 19.Qg3 a4 20.Rab1 Qf7 21.c5 Bd5 22.Rec1 Nf6 23.Nc4 Bxc4 =-=(38) D'Apa 2055 -- Sartorio 1901, Crema 2007.
    16...Ndc5 17.Nxe4 Bxe4 18.Bxe4 Nxe4 19.c5 Qc7 20.Qc2 Nf6 21.e4 Rfc8 22.Qa4 Nd7 23.Rec1 Qc6 =-=(29) Leniart 2391 -- Wcislo 2216, Polanica Zdroj 2008; 19.d5 Qh4 20.g3 Qg5 21.Qd4 exd5 22.cxd5 Qf6 23.f3 Qxd4 =-=(52) Sanders 2136 -- Brault 1849, Le Touquet FRA 2011; 17.Bb1 Nxd2 18.Qxd2 f5 19.Qc2 Be4 20.Qd1 Bxb1 21.Qxb1 Nb3 22.Ra2 a4 23.Qd3 Qd7 0-1(24) Alperovich 2177 -- Milman 2380, Dos Hermanas 2004.
  125. 17...e5 18.Qc2 h6 19.Bf5 Qc7 20.Bxd7 Qxd7 21.d5 e4 22.Qxe4 a4 23.Qd4 f5 =-=(56) Kostiuk 2313 -- Guseva 2264, Chisinau 2005; 18...Qh4 19.dxe5 Nc5 20.Bd4 b3 21.Qe2 Nxd3 22.Qxd3 a4 23.f4 Ra6 =-=(26) Ivana Maria 2116 -- Pratyusha 2159, Kolkata IND 2013; 18.f4 e4 19.Be2 f6 20.Rec1 Kh8 21.c5 Nb8 22.Bb5 Bd5 23.c6 Na6 1-0(46) Lalic 2501 -- Conquest 2563, Southend 2001; 18.d5 Qb6 19.Bf5 Nc5 20.Bxe5 a4 21.Qd4 f6 22.Bg3 b3 23.d6 b2 0-1(29) Al Kaabi -- Ibrahim 2170, Fujairah 2007.
    17...Qe7 18.c5 f5 19.Qc2 Bc6 20.e4 fxe4 21.Bxe4 Bxe4 22.Qxe4 Nf6 23.Qc6 Rfe8 0-1(34) Heinis 2116 -- Crut 2316, Pau 2008; 18...Qg5 19.f4 Qd5 20.e4 Qc6 21.Rac1 Nf6 22.f5 exf5 23.d5 Qc8 1-0(31) Schulz 1498 -- Frey 1790, Willingen 2007; 18.Qc2 h6 19.e4 Rfc8 20.f3 e5 21.Bf1 exd4 22.Qd2 Nc5 23.Qxd4 Ne6 0-1(32) Tugarov -- Kuryshkin 1976, Obninsk 2009.
    17...f5 18.f3 Nf6 19.Qc2 Qe7 20.Qa4 Qc7 21.Qb3 Bc6 22.d5 Bd7 23.Rec1 exd5 =-=(62) Pingugator 2583 -- MiniCooperSS 2418, playchess.com 2007; 18.c5 Nf6 19.f3 Qc7 20.Bc4 Bd5 21.Bb5 Bc6 22.Bc4 Qd7 23.Qc2 a4 =-=(49) Chalmeta Ugas 2182 -- Rosner 2333, Sunny Beach BUL 2012.
    17...Qg5 18.f4 Qe7 19.e4 a4 20.c5 Rfb8 21.Bc1 a3 22.Kh1 Qf6 23.e5 Qh4 0-1(32) Jacimovic 2422 -- Samani 2083, Nis SRB 2016; 19.Bc2 Rfc8 20.Qd3 f5 21.d5 Nc5 22.Qd4 Rd8 23.Qe5 Bxd5 =-=(36) Schroeder 2228 -- Namyslo 2204, Markdorf 2004.
    17...Re8 18.f4 f6 19.e4 e5 20.fxe5 fxe5 21.c5 exd4 22.Bb5 Nxc5 23.Bxe8 Qxe8 =-=(73) Burnett 2117 -- Strutinskaya 2300, Dresden GER 2013.
  126. 18.Rec1 Rfb8 19.c5 a4 20.c6 Bxc6 21.Be4 a3 22.Rxc6 axb2 23.Rb1 Qd8 1-0(53) Nguyen Anh Dung 2551 -- Sandipan 2478, Jodhpur 2003; 18...f5 19.f3 Nf6 20.Bc2 Qe7 21.Ba4 Rfc8 22.Bb5 Bc6 23.Bxc6 Rxc6 1-0(48) Gupta 2412 -- Grigorov 2321, Kochin 2004; 18...e5 19.c5 Bc6 20.Bc4 exd4 21.exd4 Be4 22.Re1 Bg6 23.Re7 Qd8 =-=(35) Radnetter 2269 -- Lehner 2453, Baden AUT 2012.
    18.Rac1 f5 19.f3 Nf6 20.h3 Qg3 21.d5 exd5 22.c5 Bc6 23.Bxf5 Qg5 0-1(35) Vareille 2424 -- Khenkin 2622, France 2000.
    18.e4 e5 19.Re3 exd4 20.Bxd4 Ne5 21.f4 Nxd3 22.Qxd3 Qxf4 23.Rf1 Qh4 0-1(40) Ellers 2405 -- Stangl 2530, Germany 1997.
    18.Qc2 h6 19.f4 f5 20.d5 Nc5 21.Rad1 Rad8 22.Be5 Qf7 23.dxe6 Nxe6 1-0(30) Fodor 2076 -- Senk 2116, Budapest 2004.
  127. 18...Rfb8 19.Rac1 Qc6 20.e4 a4 21.Qxb4 Ba6 22.d5 exd5 23.exd5 Qh6 1-0(27) Onischuk 2650 -- Schneider 2486, San Diego 2006.
    18...h6 19.Rac1 Qc6 20.f3 Nf6 21.e4 Rfd8 22.Red1 Rab8 23.Qe1 Rbc8 =-=(31) Duong The Anh 2393 -- Wang Li 2226, Singapore 2006.
  128. 20.Qc2 Bc6 21.Bc4 Qf7 22.Bb3 Nd5 23.e4 fxe4 =-=(36) Podolchenko 2475 -- Sidorenja 2362, Minsk 2009.
  129. 21.Bb5 Bc6 22.Ba4 Rfb8 23.Qc2 Qb7 =-=(45) Doric 2482 -- Smolen 2327, Szeged 2007.
  130. 23.fxe4 Nf6 0-1(39) Sadler 2650 -- Krasenkow 2660, Germany 1998.
  131. 16...Ndf6 17.Ne5 Nd6 18.c5 Nde8 19.e4 Nh5 20.c6 Bc8 21.Qc5 Nf4 22.Bf1 Qg5 23.g3 Nf6 1-0(25) Matthiesen 2316 -- Jessen 2014, Helsingor DEN 2016; 17...Qc7 18.f3 Nd6 19.c5 Rfc8 20.Rec1 Nde8 21.Qe2 Rcb8 22.Bb5 Ra7 23.Ra4 Rba8 1-0(49) Sebenik 2150 -- Jovan 1870, Bled 1998.
    =-= Rusev 2508 -- Krivoshey 2504, Ourense 2008.
  132. 17.Red1 Qc7 18.c5 Bd5 19.Ne1 Qc6 20.f3 Nef6 21.Bc4 a4 22.Nd3 Rfb8 23.Rdb1 b3 1-0(44) Komljenovic 2431 -- Tregubov 2612, Cergy Pontoise 2003; 18.Ne1 Nef6 19.f3 g6 20.Be2 Rfc8 21.Rdc1 Qb6 22.Qb3 Kf7 23.Nd3 Bc6 0-1(34) Cao Armillas 2170 -- Vazquez Igarza 2540, Collado Villalba 2008; 18.h3 Rfc8 19.Nd2 Nxd2 20.Qxd2 Nb6 21.Rdc1 Qe7 22.c5 Nd5 23.Bb5 Bc6 =-=(48) Santoshkashyap 2038 -- Sengupta 2562, Panaji IND 2012; 18.Qb3 Rf6 19.Nd2 Nxf2 20.Kxf2 Qxh2 21.d5 Rg6 22.Bf1 Nc5 23.Qc2 exd5 0-1(29) Santoshkashyap 2003 -- Saptarshi 2395, Pattaya 2011; 17...Qe7 18.Ne1 Qg5 19.Qe2 a4 20.f3 a3 21.fxe4 fxe4 22.Bb1 axb2 23.Rxa8 Bxa8 1-0(59) Marikova 2094 -- Dudas 2227, Ruzomberok SVK 2014; 17...Ng5 18.Nd2 Nf6 19.f3 Qc7 20.Re1 Kh8 21.Re2 h6 22.e4 fxe4 23.fxe4 Nh5 0-1(34) Sviridovitch 1790 -- Kagramanov 2067, Toronto 2002.
    17.Rec1 Ng5 18.Ne1 Qb6 19.c5 Qc6 20.Qe2 Ba6 21.Bxa6 Rxa6 22.Nd3 Rb8 23.Rcb1 a4 =-=(50) Galojan 2366 -- Manakova 2319, Moscow RUS 2012; =-=(50) Galojan 2366 -- Manakova 2319, Moscow RUS 2012; 17...Qe7 18.Qd1 Rfd8 19.Ne1 Qh4 20.Qc2 Qh6 21.Rcb1 Bc6 22.Bc1 Qg6 23.f3 Nc3 1-0(69) Dao Thien Hai 2590 -- Irwanto 2413, Ho Chi Minh City 2003.
    17.Re2 Qc7 18.Ne1 a4 19.f3 b3 20.Qc1 Nef6 21.c5 Nd5 22.Bc4 Qc6 23.Nd3 Ba6 0-1(46) Spiess 2429 -- Bartel 2599, Aue 2011; 18.d5 exd5 19.Nd4 Ndc5 20.cxd5 Bxd5 21.Bc4 Bxc4 22.Qxc4+ Qf7 23.Qxf7+ Rxf7 =-=(34) Weisshaupt 2174 -- Schroeder 2227, Gelsenkirchen 2000.
  133. 17...Qh4 18.Nf1 Ndf6 19.f3 Ng5 20.Qf2 Qh6 21.h4 Nf7 22.d5 exd5 23.c5 Nd7 1-0(47) Almagro Llamas 2429 -- Fiala 2217, Caleta ENG 2016.
    17...Ndf6 18.f3 Nxd2 19.Qxd2 Qd7 20.e4 fxe4 21.fxe4 e5 22.h3 exd4 23.e5 Nh5 1-0(42) Swiech 2166 -- Gora 1848, Chotowa 2010.
  134. 18...Qc7 19.f3 Nf6 20.Qc2 Qc6 21.Qb3 =-= Werle 2310 -- Smeets 2180, Amsterdam 2000; 19.c5 Bd5 20.f3 e5 21.Bb5 e4 22.f4 Rfb8 23.Ba4 Nf6 =-=(49) Molina Morena 2198 -- Al Argha 2244, Dubai 2001.
    18...Nf6 19.f3 Qe7 20.e4 fxe4 21.Bxe4 Nxe4 22.fxe4 a4 23.d5 exd5 =-=(43) Nazarenus -- Figura, Bad Homburg 2000; 19...Qc7 20.Qc2 Ra7 21.Rf1 Bc6 22.e4 fxe4 23.fxe4 Ng4 1-0(28) Uwira 2256 -- Pietsch 1956, Bad Homburg 2006.
  135. 19.f4 Qg6 20.e4 fxe4 21.Bf1 Qf5 22.g3 Rfc8 23.Re3 Nf6 0-1(49) Kromhout -- Bouah 2175, Port Elizabeth 2000.
    =-= Rasche 2033 -- Zimmermann 2117, Hanau 2008.
  136. 21.Qd4 Kh8 22.Qb6 Rab8 23.Qxa5 dxc4 1-0(51) Swiech 2244 -- Dudzinski 2310, Mrzezyno POL 2011.
  137. 23.Qxb7 dxc4 0-1(39) Wukits 2288 -- Kiik 2439, Rethymnon 2003.
  138. 17...Qc7 18.Bc4 Bd5 19.Bb3 Ra6 20.Ba4 Rfa8 21.Rec1 Bc6 22.Ne1 Nef6 23.Nd3 Nd5 1-0(54) Rajesh 2358 -- Sengupta 2554, Dubai UAE 2016; 20.Red1 Bxb3 21.Qxb3 Ndf6 22.Ne5 Nd5 23.f3 Nec3 1-0(41) Goganov 2356 -- Melnikov 2280, St Petersburg 2008; 18...Rfe8 19.Ra2 Kh8 20.Rea1 Ra7 21.h3 Nef6 22.Ne1 Bc6 23.Bb3 Nd5 =-=(28) Popov 2582 -- Galkin 2507, St Petersburg 1999; 18...Rf6 19.Qb3 Nf8 20.Red1 Rg6 21.Kf1 Kh8 22.Rac1 Bc6 23.d5 Nxc5 1-0(49) Rudd 2213 -- Fodor 2505, Bournemouth ENG 2016; =-= Korotylev 2618 -- Tregubov 2563, Sochi 2006; 18.Bb5 Bd5 19.Qe2 Ndf6 20.h3 g5 21.Ne5 g4 22.hxg4 fxg4 23.Nd3 Qg7 0-1(42) Onischuk 2674 -- Shirov 2739, Khanty Mansiysk 2007; 19.Qa4 Ndf6 20.h3 g5 21.Ne5 Qg7 22.f3 g4 23.fxe4 gxh3 1-0(43) Goganov 2442 -- Molchanova 2316, St Petersburg 2009; 18...Bc6 19.Ba4 Bxa4 20.Qxa4 Rfc8 21.Ra2 Ra6 22.Rea1 Rca8 23.Ne1 Nef6 0-1(41) Vaisser 2564 -- Bacrot 2592, Besancon 1999; 20...Ra6 21.Rec1 Ndf6 22.Ne5 Nd5 23.Qb5 Rfa8 =-=(47) Iotov 2433 -- Grigorov 2361, Pleven 2005; 18...Ndf6 19.Ne5 Bd5 20.f3 Nd6 21.Ba4 Rfc8 22.Rac1 Qb7 23.Qd3 Nf7 1-0(31) San Segundo Carrillo 2508 -- Nielsen 2585, Ohrid 2001; 18.Nd2 Ndf6 19.f3 Nxd2 20.Qxd2 Bc6 21.Bc2 Nd5 22.e4 fxe4 23.fxe4 Nf4 =-=(47) Arcuti 2280 -- Haria 2445, Porto Carras GRE 2015; 19.Nf1 Bd5 20.f3 Ng5 21.h4 Nf7 22.e4 fxe4 23.fxe4 Bb7 0-1(54) Naumann 2380 -- Lipinsky 2290, Magdeburg 1997; 18.Qa4 Bc6 19.Bb5 Rfc8 20.Rec1 Qb7 21.Bxc6 Qxc6 22.Qxc6 Rxc6 23.Ra4 Rca6 =-=(28) Kumsiashvili 2100 -- Ebeling 2359, Maribor SLO 2012.
    17...Bd5 18.Bb5 Qc7 19.Rec1 Ndf6 20.h3 =-= Rogozenco 2562 -- Apicella 2509, Bucharest 2000; 20.Ne5 Ng4 21.f3 Nxe5 22.dxe5 Nc3 23.Bxc3 Qxc5 =-=(42) Jianu 2530 -- Baratosi 2441, Bucharest 2008; 19.h3 Rfb8 20.Ba4 g5 21.Bxd7 Qxd7 22.Ne5 Qb5 23.f3 b3 1-0(24) Van Wely 2622 -- Esserman 2391, Ledyard 2009; 19.Bxd7 Qxd7 20.Ne5 Qc7 21.f3 Nf6 22.e4 fxe4 23.fxe4 Bc6 0-1(55) Skomorokhin 2413 -- Frolyanov 2564, Kazan 2009; 19.Qa4 Ndf6 20.h3 Rfb8 21.Ne5 Nd2 22.Bd3 Bb3 23.Qc6 Qe7 =-=(28) Guo Qi 2358 -- Goryachkina 2361, Athens GRE 2012; 18...Ra7 19.Re2 Qc7 20.Ne1 Rb8 21.Ba4 b3 22.Qc1 Bc6 23.Nd3 Bxa4 1-0(40) Ionov 2553 -- Karasev 2373, St Petersburg 1999; 18...Nef6 19.Nd2 Qc7 20.f3 Ra7 21.e4 fxe4 22.fxe4 Ba8 23.Qb3 Nxc5 1-0(26) De Haan 2364 -- Pergericht 2291, Belgium 2009; 18.Rec1 Qc7 19.Bb5 Rfd8 20.Qa4 Ndf6 21.Ne5 Nd2 22.Nc4 Ng4 23.g3 Nf3+ 0-1(28) Manoeuvre 2232 -- Crut 2335, Nimes 2009; 19.c6 Nb6 20.Ne5 a4 21.f3 Bb3 22.Qe2 Nf6 23.Rab1 Ba2 1-0(30) Gralka 2283 -- Mammadov 2200, Ustron 2003; 18.Bc4 Qc7 19.Rec1 Rfc8 20.Ne1 Qb7 21.f3 Nd6 22.Bb3 Nf7 23.Qd1 Bxb3 1-0(46) Skurikhin 2354 -- Posedaru 2315, Belgrade SRB 2012.
  139. 18...Rf6 19.Red1 Qe7 20.d5 exd5 21.Bxd5+ Bxd5 22.Rxd5 Rc6 23.Rxf5 Ndxc5 =-=(74) Svetushkin 2514 -- Grigorov 2400, Kavala 2005; 19.d5 exd5 20.Bxf6 Qxf6 21.Bd3 a4 22.Bxe4 fxe4 23.Nd4 Ne5 0-1(56) Katov 2262 -- Karakehajov 2433, Pleven 2006.
    18...Re8 19.Bb3 Qc7 20.Red1 Kh8 21.Ne1 Nef6 22.Nd3 Bd5 23.Ba4 Nb8 1-0(36) Van Wely 2677 -- Alekseev 2711, Foros 2008.
    18...Qe8 19.Bb3 Ndf6 20.Ba4 Bxa4 21.Rxa4 =-= Rusev 2409 -- Grigorov 2405, Svilengrad 2006.
  140. 19...g5 20.Red1 g4 21.Ne1 Ndf6 22.Ba4 Bxa4 23.Rxa4 Nd5 0-1(55) Flament 2131 -- Couche 2131, France 2003; 20.Rec1 g4 21.Ne1 Ndf6 22.Ra2 Nd5 23.Rca1 Qh4 0-1(53) Brain-damage -- Klosterfrau, playchess.com 2007.
    19...Rfc8 20.Ra2 Nexc5 21.dxc5 Nxc5 22.Bc4 Be4 23.Qd2 Bxf3 1-0(38) Avrukh 2582 -- Moreno Tejera 2365, Andorra 2002; 20.Ba4 Bd5 21.Bxd7 Qxd7 22.Ne5 Qb7 23.f3 Nf6 0-1(40) Redmond 2236 -- Vaarala 2258, Dublin IRL 2013.
    19...Nef6 20.Nd2 Nd5 21.Ba4 Nb8 22.Nc4 Qc7 23.Ne5 Bb7 1-0(57) Hundack 2147 -- Rust 2236, Germany 2008.
  141. 20.Ra2 Rfa8 21.Rea1 a4 22.Rxa4 Bxa4 23.Rxa4 Rxa4 =-=(36) Eriksson 2474 -- Matros 2573, Sweden 2000.
  142. 22.Rc1 Qe8 23.Ne1 Nb8 =-=(32) Bets 2357 -- Melnikova 2235, Serpukhov 2003.
  143. 23.Qc4 Ndf6 0-1(55) Azmaiparashvili 2673 -- Galkin 2587, Saint Vincent 2000.
    23.Ne1 Nb8 1-0(41) Sebenik 2426 -- Reefschlaeger 2299, Salzburg 2004.
    22...Qd8 23.Ne1 Ndf6 0-1(41) Sebenik 2430 -- Pavasovic 2586, Celje 2003.

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