Live broadcasting started on 12/11/2013 13:39 and was finished on 25/11/2013 23:35
Judit Polgar combined a5 with c5. Immediate pressure on center, but positional risky with b5 weak square.
Topalov and Caruana made a quick draw, but the photographer managed to take a photo of the game
Romanians are doing ok vs.Ukraine. With their leader Lupulescu in better position.
Azerbeijan - Hungary. Finished in 2-2
Naiditsch - Adams. Sharp position with 2 Knights vs. 2 Bishops.Could Adams built an attack on the king side.
Lagno - Socko. What a tense clash in French Defense.
Nigel Short chose 1.b3 to avoid theory and he tries calm positional battle in symmetrical structure.It is always difficult to beat player 2600+ in such game.
Mamedyarov could find himself in trouble as he gave up e5 square so early.
Poland - Armenia from forth round
Baramidze is taking his time after 9...d5!? of Jones. Maybe he wants to avoid all the traps set by an Englishman.
Germany- England. Sharp line of Dragon Variation. Both teams should play for win to retain the medal chances.
Original and straightforward idea of Caruana of 11.g2-g4 in The Berlin Wall. Will Grischuk solve the puzzle?
In Hungary - France match on the top board we see all the closed openings. It is very likely we would witness positional struggle and tight match.
Ushenina - Zawadzka. Poisoned pawn variation of Najdorf. It was so well analyzed at the top world level by Kaspoarov , Anand and the others.Would the ladies go for 8. Qd2 and Qxb2? Or less risky 8.Nb3?
Main arbiters: Panagiotis Nikolopoulos, Agnieszka Brustman, Magdalena Judek
Two leading teams in Woman Section: Poland and Ukraine clash together in fight for a first spot. Expectations are high on both sides.
Germany - Lithuania for 4th round
Nigel Short is playing so far a good tournament. Today tough match against Germany
Poland and Ukraine women team has just played a month ago a friendly match in Kharkov, Ukraine. Ukraine won thanks to small points, but the matches were interesting. At least we believe, because games were restricted.