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Lake Sevan LIVE Express: Vidit wins after tie-break

by ChessBase India - 27/07/2016

The 2016 Lake Sevan International Tournament began in Martuni, Armenia. The tourney is a 10-player round-robin with an average rating of 2629 and a prize fund of $9200, that is, approximately Rs. 6,18,000. Vidit won the tournament by tie-break scoring 6.0/9 points. 

Lake Sevan LIVE Express: Vidit wins after tie-break

The 2016 Lake Sevan International Tournament began in Martuni, Armenia. The tourney is a 10-player round-robin with an average rating of 2629 and a prize fund of $9200, that is, approximately Rs. 6,18,000. The Indian challenge is being led by GM Vidit Gujrathi who had previously won this tournament in 2014. Vidit won the tournament by scoring 6.0/9 points. 

 

Read our report after the first two rounds here

In the ninth round, GM Vidit Gujrathi (2658) took the sole lead by defeating...

...his co-leader —  Sam Sevian (2595)
[Event "Lake Sevan"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2016.07.25"]
[Round "8.1"]
[White "Sevian, Samuel"]
[Black "Santosh, Vidit"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C96"]
[PlyCount "189"]
[EventDate "2016.??.??"]
[BlackClock "0:01:42"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3
O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Nd7 12. dxc5 dxc5 13. Nbd2 Bb7 14. Qe2 Qc7 15.
Nf1 Nc4 16. b3 Nd6 17. c4 Rfe8 18. Bb2 Bf8 19. Bc3 f6 20. N3d2 Nb8 21. Ne3 Nc6
22. Nd5 Qf7 23. Bd3 b4 24. Bb2 a5 25. a3 Ra6 26. Qf1 Nc8 27. g3 Bd6 28. Ra2
N8e7 29. Rea1 Rea8 30. Qd1 bxa3 31. Rxa3 Nb4 32. Bf1 Nec6 33. Ra4 Kh8 34. Bc3
Bf8 35. Nf3 Rd8 36. Qc1 Ra7 37. Nh4 Bc8 38. Qb2 Bd7 39. R4a3 Rb8 40. Bg2 Rab7
41. Qe2 Nd4 42. Bxd4 cxd4 43. Rxa5 d3 44. Qd1 Nc2 45. Rb1 Na3 46. Rc1 Rxb3 47.
Kh2 Nc2 48. Qf1 Qh5 49. Nf4 Qh6 50. Nxd3 Nd4 51. Rd1 Rc3 52. f4 Be6 53. fxe5
Bxc4 54. exf6 gxf6 55. Qf4 Nc6 56. Qxh6 Bxh6 57. Rc5 Ne7 58. Nf4 Bb3 59. Rxc3
Bxd1 60. Rc7 Re8 61. Rxe7 Rxe7 62. Nhg6+ hxg6 63. Nxg6+ Kh7 64. Nxe7 Bf8 65.
Nd5 Kg7 66. h4 Bc5 67. Bh3 Bd4 68. Kg2 Bc2 69. Bf5 Be5 70. Ne3 Bb3 71. Kf3 Bd4
72. Bd7 Be5 73. Bc6 Kh7 74. Bd5 Ba4 75. Bc4 Kg6 76. Be6 Bd4 77. Bf5+ Kg7 78.
Nd5 Bd1+ 79. Kg2 Be5 80. Ne3 Bb3 81. Bd7 Bc7 82. Kf3 Bb6 83. Be8 Be6 84. Bc6
Bc5 85. Bd5 Bd7 86. Bb3 Bc8 87. Ng2 Bb6 88. Nf4 Bd7 89. Bc4 Ba5 90. Be6 Bc6 91.
Bd5 Bd7 92. Ba2 Bc3 93. Be6 Bc6 94. Bd5 Bd7 95. Be6 0-1

 

In the final round, Vidit drew against Polish GM Duda Jan-Krzysztof (2671) and shared the lead with Russian GM Artemiev Vladislav (2653). With better tie-break, Vidit was declared as the winner.

 

Full report to follow...

Final Ranking crosstable after 9 Rounds

Rk.   Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts.  TB1   TB2   TB3 
1 GM Vidit Santosh 2658 IND * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 6,0 24,75 5 0,0
2 GM Artemiev Vladislav 2653 RUS ½ * 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 6,0 23,25 4 0,0
3 GM Duda Jan-Krzysztof 2671 POL ½ 1 * ½ ½ 1 1 0 0 1 5,5 25,00 4 0,0
4 GM Sevian Samuel 2595 USA 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 0 5,0 21,75 5 0,0
5 GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel 2605 ARM ½ ½ ½ 0 * 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 5,0 21,00 4 0,0
6 GM Guijarro Anton David 2627 ESP ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 * ½ 1 ½ 1 4,5 18,00 5 0,0
7 GM Hovhannisyan Robert 2640 ARM ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ * ½ 1 1 4,0 15,00 5 0,0
8 GM Pashikian Arman 2615 ARM ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ * 0 ½ 3,5 16,75 4 0,0
9 GM Onischuk Vladimir 2615 UKR 0 0 1 0 ½ ½ 0 1 * 0 3,0 13,75 5 0,0
10 GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes 2607 ARM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 ½ 1 * 2,5 9,75 4 0,0


 

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