GM Almasi,Z(HUN) at the Olympiad: Baku 2016

Almasi Games

Veteran GM Almasi,Z had a great Olympiad, seemingly winning game after game.

Almasi(left)

GM Almasi,Z(left) and two Polgars standing behind.

 

Almasi Zoltan GM 2684 HUN Rp:2845
Rd. SNo Name Rtg FED Rp Pts. Res. Bo.
1 383 IM Nanjo Ryosuke 2340 JPN 2309 6,5 s ½ 2
2 278 IM Kreisl Robert 2448 AUT 2428 5,5 w 1 3
3 25 GM Radjabov Teimour 2722 AZE 2624 5,5 w 1 2
5 88 GM Neiksans Arturs 2628 LAT 2586 5,5 s ½ 3
7 252 IM Georgiadis Nico 2475 SUI 2418 6,0 w 1 3
8 15 GM Li Chao b 2746 CHN 2534 3,5 s 1 3
9 142 GM Gelashvili Tamaz 2575 GEO 2476 4,0 w 1 3
10 107 GM L’Ami Erwin 2611 NED 2606 4,5 s ½ 2
11 117 GM Mastrovasilis Dimitrios 2601 GRE 2527 3,5 w 1 2

Almasi-Gelashivil

After 24..Nb6(Diagram)

The c-pawn looks like its just hanging but Black can reply ..Be4.

So should White take the pawn?

After 24..Nb6

After 24..Nb6

L’Ami-Almasi

After 14.Rd1(Diagram)

White has not castled yet but has taken over the centre with his pawns. Black has a mobile queenside majority and an easy counterplay plan-just push the pawns.

How should Black play?

After 14.Rd1

After 14.Rd1

Almasi-Kreisl

After 76..Kc2(Diagram)

How do you convert the extra pawn?

After 76..Kc2

After 76..Kc2

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Botez,A(CAN)

Botez,A(CAN)

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