Open Soviet Union Championship
Round 3



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Beil, Z"]

[Black "Tolstikh, N"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "D23"]

[WhiteElo "2325"]

[BlackElo "2420"]



1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Qc2 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bf5 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. g3 e6

8. Bg2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. a4 Ne4 11. a5 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Be4 13. Bh3 c5 14.

Nd2 Bd5 15. Qd3 Bc6 16. e4 a6 17. Rd1 cxd4 18. cxd4 Bb5 19. Qe3 Rc8 20. Ba3

Bxa3 21. Rxa3 Qe7 22. e5 Rc2 23. Rc3 Ra2 24. Nc4 Qb4 25. Nd6 Bc6 26. Bg2

Bxg2 27. Kxg2 Qxa5 28. Nxb7 Qd5+ 29. Qf3 Nb6 30. Nd6 f6 31. Qxd5 Nxd5 32.

Rf3 fxe5 33. dxe5 Rxf3 34. Kxf3 a5 35. Rc1 h6 36. h4 a4 37. Rc8+ Kh7 38. h5

a3 39. Ra8 Ra1 40. Ne4 a2 41. Ra4 Re1 0-1



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Sergienko, S"]

[Black "Khurtsilava, I"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "D35"]

[WhiteElo "2425"]

[BlackElo "2240"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 b6 8.

Bxf6 Bxf6 9. Qh5 g6 10. Qxd5 c6 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Nge2 Bb7 13. Be4 Na6 14.

O-O Nb4 15. a3 Nd5 16. Nxd5 cxd5 17. Bd3 Be7 18. Rac1 Bd6 19. Rc2 Rac8 20.

Rfc1 Rxc2 21. Rxc2 Kf8 22. Kf1 Ke7 23. h3 Ke6 24. Ke1 f5 25. Kd2 g5 26. g4

fxg4 27. hxg4 Rh8 28. Rc1 h5 29. gxh5 Rxh5 30. Rg1 Kf6 31. Nc3 Rh8 32. Bc2

Be7 33. Bb3 Rd8 34. Rh1 Kg7 35. Bc2 Kf6 36. Nb5 Bf8 37. Nxa7 Ra8 38. Nb5

Bc6 39. Nc3 b5 40. Bb3 Rd8 41. Rh7 Bg7 42. Na2 Kg6 43. Bc2+ Kf6 44. Nb4 Be8

45. Bb3 Bg6 46. Nxd5+ Rxd5 47. Rxg7 Rf5 48. Rxg6+ 1-0



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Osmanovitch, Faruk"]

[Black "Ratolistka, J"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B00"]

[BlackElo "2180"]



1. e4 1-0



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Cherevatenko, R"]

[Black "Berezovics, A"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "B06"]

[WhiteElo "2415"]

[BlackElo "2360"]



1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Be3 c6 5. Qd2 Nd7 6. f3 b5 7. g4 Qc7 8.

Nge2 h5 9. g5 Nb6 10. b3 e6 11. Bh3 Ne7 12. O-O O-O 13. Ng3 Bd7 14. Nce2 c5

15. c3 a5 16. dxc5 dxc5 17. Qe1 e5 18. Bxd7 1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Tomescu, V"]

[Black "Meduna, E"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "B14"]

[WhiteElo "2380"]

[BlackElo "2450"]



1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Bb4 7. cxd5 exd5

8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Qb3 Ne4 11. Be3 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Na5 13. Qb4 Bg4 14.

Rac1 Rc8 15. h3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Re8 17. Rfe1 b6 18. Bf4 Qh4 19. Bxe4 Rxe4 20.

Rxe4 dxe4 21. Qd6 Qf6 22. Qd7 Qc6 23. Qxa7 Nc4 24. Qe7 h6 25. Re1 f5 26. h4

Re8 27. d5 Qb5 28. Qb7 Na5 29. a4 Qxa4 30. Qxb6 Nc4 31. Qb7 Rd8 32. d6 Qd7

33. Qb4 Qc6 34. Rd1 Nb6 35. Qb3+ Kh8 36. Qf7 Qd7 37. Qg6 Rf8 38. Be5 Kg8

39. Rd4 Rf7 40. g4 Qb5 41. Bf4 Nd5 42. Bxh6 e3 43. fxe3 Qb1+ 44. Kg2 Qc2+

45. Kh3 Qc1 46. gxf5 Qh1+ 47. Kg3 Qg1+ 48. Kh3 Qh1+ 49. Kg3 1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Mirumian, V"]

[Black "Prandstetter, E"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "A14"]

[WhiteElo "2430"]

[BlackElo "2370"]



1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. b3 c6 7. Bb2 Nbd7 8.

d3 b5 9. Nbd2 Ba6 10. Rc1 Qb6 11. Rc2 Rfd8 12. Qa1 Ne8 13. Rfc1 bxc4 14.

bxc4 Bf6 15. cxd5 cxd5 16. Bxf6 Nexf6 17. Rc6 Qa5 18. Nb3 Qa4 19. Nfd4 Rdc8

20. Qc3 Bb7 1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Vologin, V"]

[Black "Vaulin, A"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "A41"]

[WhiteElo "2330"]

[BlackElo "2485"]



1. Nf3 d6 2. d4 Bg4 3. c4 Nd7 4. Qb3 Rb8 5. h3 Bh5 6. g3 e5 7. dxe5 dxe5 8.

Nxe5 Nxe5 9. Qb5+ Nc6 10. Qxh5 Nd4 11. Qe5+ Be7 12. Qe4 Nf6 13. Qd3 O-O 14.

Bg2 Bb4+ 15. Nc3 Re8 1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Nalbandian, T"]

[Black "Gorbatow, A"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "A43"]

[WhiteElo "2490"]

[BlackElo "2415"]



1. d4 c5 2. d5 g6 3. c4 d6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Nf3 a6 6. a4 b6 7. e4 h6 8. h3 g5

9. Be2 Nd7 10. a5 bxa5 11. Nd2 Ne5 12. Qa4+ Kf8 13. g3 Rb8 14. Qxa5 Qxa5

15. Rxa5 h5 16. Nf3 Nxf3+ 17. Bxf3 g4 18. hxg4 hxg4 19. Rxh8 Bxh8 20. Bd1

Bd4 21. Bc2 Nf6 22. Nd1 Nd7 23. b3 Ne5 24. Bh6+ Ke8 25. Ke2 Kd8 26. Ne3

1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Jurek, J"]

[Black "Minasian, Ara"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "D13"]

[WhiteElo "2380"]

[BlackElo "2425"]



1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 e6 7. e3 Be7 8.

h3 O-O 9. Bd3 Bd7 10. O-O Rc8 11. Qe2 a6 12. Rfc1 Na5 13. Nd2 b5 14. a4 Nc4

15. axb5 axb5 16. b3 Nxd2 17. Qxd2 Bb4 1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Aronian, L"]

[Black "Raudive, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "C11"]

[WhiteElo "2390"]

[BlackElo "2365"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5 e6 4. e4 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Be7 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. Nf3

Nd7 8. c3 O-O 9. Bd3 b6 10. Qe2 Bb7 11. O-O-O Be7 12. Ne5 c5 13. Bb5 Nxe5

14. dxe5 Qb8 15. Rd7 a6 16. Bd3 Bd8 17. Rd1 Bc6 18. Rd6 Bd5 19. c4 Bb7 20.

Nf6+ Bxf6 21. exf6 g6 22. Qe3 Kh8 23. Rd7 1-0



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Sherbakov, R"]

[Black "Hasangatin, R"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "A41"]

[WhiteElo "2555"]

[BlackElo "2380"]



1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Bg4 3. e4 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. h3 Bh5 6. Qe2 c6 7. g4 Bg6 8. h4

h5 9. g5 Nfd7 10. Bh3 Be7 11. Nd2 d5 12. f4 dxe4 13. Ndxe4 Nb6 14. Be3 Nd5

15. O-O-O Qa5 16. Bd2 Qa6 17. Qf3 Bxe4 18. Qxe4 g6 19. Bxe6 fxe6 20. Qxe6

Kd8 21. Rhe1 Re8 22. Qxg6 Nxc3 23. Bxc3 Qxa2 24. Re6 Nd7 25. Rde1 Nb6 26.

Rxe7 Rxe7 27. Rxe7 Kxe7 28. Bb4+ c5 29. Bxc5+ Kd7 30. Qd6+ Kc8 31. b3 Qa1+

32. Kd2 Nd7 33. Qe6 Qa5+ 34. Kd1 Qd8 35. g6 Qxh4 36. g7 Qh1+ 37. Kd2 Qg2+

38. Kc1 Qxg7 39. Qe8+ Kc7 40. Qxa8 Nxc5 41. dxc5 1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Monin, N"]

[Black "Shurygin, S"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "D02"]

[WhiteElo "2345"]

[BlackElo "2390"]



1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 c6 3. c3 Bf5 4. Bf4 e6 5. e3 Nf6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. Nbd2 1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Faibisovich, V"]

[Black "Crouch, C"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "C04"]

[WhiteElo "2410"]

[BlackElo "2375"]



1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nc6 4. Ngf3 Nf6 5. e5 Nd7 6. Nb3 f6 7. exf6 Qxf6

8. Bg5 Qf7 9. Be3 h6 10. Be2 Bd6 11. O-O O-O 12. Rc1 Ne7 13. c4 c6 14. Qd2

Ng6 15. g3 Nf6 16. Qc2 dxc4 17. Qxc4 Nd5 18. Nc5 Qf5 19. Qc2 Qxc2 20. Rxc2

e5 21. Bd2 Bxc5 22. Rxc5 Bg4 23. Kg2 e4 24. Ng1 Bxe2 25. Nxe2 Rf3 26. Nc3

Rd3 27. Nxe4 Re8 28. f3 Rxd4 29. Rf2 Ne5 30. Re2 Rf8 31. Bc3 Nxc3 32. bxc3

Rd5 33. Rxd5 cxd5 34. Nd6 Nxf3 35. Nxb7 d4 36. cxd4 Nxd4 37. Rd2 1/2-1/2



[Event "op"]

[Site "Decin CZE"]

[Date "1996.07.24"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Konopka, M"]

[Black "Dmitriev, I"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "A04"]

[WhiteElo "2405"]

[BlackElo "2370"]



1. Nf3 a6 2. c4 b5 3. cxb5 axb5 4. Qb3 c6 5. e4 e6 6. d4 Nf6 7. Bd3 d5 8.

e5 Nfd7 9. O-O Qb6 10. Bf4 b4 11. Nbd2 Ba6 12. Bxa6 Nxa6 13. Qe3 c5 14. Nb3

c4 15. Nc1 Nc7 16. Ne2 Nb5 17. Bg5 h6 18. Bh4 Nb8 19. Ne1 Nc6 20. Nc2 g5

21. Bg3 Ne7 22. f4 Nf5 23. Qd2 g4 24. Bf2 1/2-1/2