Live broadcasting started on 16/11/2013 11:35 and was finished on 25/11/2013 23:36
Jobava is avoiding the main lines once again. h7-h5 in The Dragon is met by central play of Areshchenko.
Summing up The Neatherlands- Russia match, The Dutch look solid and comfortable.
Anish Giri seems to be still in the theory
Grischuk went for a wrong order of moves, now he is in a tough spot against Giri. c4-c5!, the best choice.
Young Girls from Poalnd Futures stay promising versus Hungary.
Laznicka plays 13.h5!? Fire on the board!
Looking at positions after 1 hour of play, it hits us that we have got plenty of sharp and interesting games today! Players have run out of patience to play slow, peaceful positions. We don`t complain.
Saric of Croatia goes for 13...f5. Looks very risky. White is well prepared to the opening of the position.
Team of Germany - Meier and Baramidze
Stefanova- Socko. Sharp confrontation in Catalan.It is a race for a king by both sides.
Bartel play 9.0-0-0 !? instantly. It might be a preparation, however in our opinion black is OK.
Mateusz Bartel plays quite a suspicious variation in Nimco-India. Combined Qb3 , Bg5 and d4-d5 looks awkward.
Marija Muzychuk with 0-0-0 in Scheweningen like structure. Brave idea.
Danielian goes for a bishop sacrifice in exchange for a pawn mass in a center. Well done Girls, it is a joy to watch!
Sharp double-edged position in grunfeld Defense in Laznicka- Zhigalko game.
GM Artur Jakubiec, coach of the Poland team
Morozevich and Howell are both going to fight with the Berlin Wall. Always a challenging task.
A big chance for Czech and Lithuanian women, whoever wins today is going to get medal spot game in the last round. Both teams should be glad with the pairings.
What an intriguing idea of Katerina Lagno, 9.f4 10.g4 to break the Caro-Cann. She have shown some good piece of chess in this tournament so far.
Error in transmition - today plays Judit Polgar, not Tamas Banusz