Nigel Short in Mumbai

(1) Short,N (2702) - Girinath,P (2368) [C16]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (1), 10.01.2004

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 Qd7 5.Bd2 b6 6.Bb5 c6 7.Ba4 Ba6 8.Nce2 Bf8 9.h4 Ne7 10.h5 h6 11.c3 Bd3 12.Nf4 Bh7 13.Nf3 a5 14.0-0 Na6 15.Rc1 Nc7 16.Qe2 b5 17.Bc2 Bxc2 18.Rxc2 Nc8 19.Nd3 Na6 20.Be3 Nb6 21.b3 Be7 22.Nh2 Rc8 23.Qg4 Rh7 24.Nc5 Nxc5 25.dxc5 Na8 26.Nf3 Kf8 27.a3 Kg8 28.b4 Nc7 29.Nd4 Kh8 30.f4 f5 31.Qg6 Rf8 32.g4 fxg4 33.Rg2 axb4 34.axb4 Ra8 35.Rxg4 Ra3 36.f5 exf5 37.Rxf5 Rxc3 38.Rf7 Ne8 39.Nf5 1-0

(2) Gupta,A (2392) - Short,N (2702) [E34]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (2), 11.01.2004

1.d4 e6 2.c4 Nf6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 d5 5.cxd5 Qxd5 6.e3 c5 7.Bd2 Bxc3 8.Bxc3 cxd4 9.Bxd4 Nc6 10.Bc3 Bd7 11.Rd1 Qxa2 12.Nf3 Rc8 13.Bb5 Nb8 14.Bxd7+ Nbxd7 15.0-0 a6 16.Ng5 Nd5 17.Qe4 Nxc3 18.Qxb7 Ne2+ 19.Kh1 Rd8 20.Qf3 0-0 21.Qxe2 h6 22.Ne4 Nb8 23.h3 Qb3 24.Nc5 Qb6 25.Na4 Qb4 26.Nc3 a5 27.Rxd8 Rxd8 28.Rd1 Rxd1+ 29.Nxd1 Nc6 30.Nc3 Ne5 31.Qc2 f5 32.b3 Kf7 33.Na4 Qd6 34.Nb2 Qd5 35.f4 Nc6 36.Nd3 Kg8 37.Qc3 Qe4 38.Nc5 Qd5 39.Nd3 Qb5 40.Kh2 Qd5 1/2-1/2

(3) Short,N (2702) - Koshy,V (2374) [B33]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (3), 12.01.2004

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5 11.Bd3 Be6 12.c3 Bg7 13.Nxb5 axb5 14.Bxb5 Rc8 15.Qa4 Bd7 16.exf5 0-0 17.0-0 Kh8 18.Rad1 Rg8 19.Qe4 Qg5 20.Ne3 Bf8 21.g3 Nb8 22.a4 Be7 23.c4 Bc6 24.Nd5 Ba8 25.Rfe1 Bd8 26.b4 Nc6 27.Bxc6 Bxc6 28.a5 Bb7 29.c5 Bxd5 30.Rxd5 dxc5 31.Rxe5 cxb4 32.Qxb4 Bf6 33.Rc5 Rcd8 34.Re4 Qd2 35.Rc6 Qxb4 36.Rxb4 Bd4 37.a6 Kg7 38.Kg2 Rd7 39.g4 h6 40.h4 Bf6 41.Rbb6 Bxh4 42.Rxh6 Bg5 43.Rhd6 Rc7 44.Rb7 Rgc8 45.Rdb6 Rxb7 46.axb7 Rb8 47.Kf3 Bd8 48.Rb5 Kf6 49.Ke4 Ke7 50.g5 Kd7 51.g6 Bc7 52.gxf7 Rf8 53.f6 Rxf7 54.Kf5 Rf8 55.Kg6 Ke6 56.f7 Bb8 57.Rb1 Bd6 58.Re1+ Kd7 59.Kg7 Be7 60.f4 Rb8 61.f5?
[ 61.Rxe7+! Kxe7 62.f5 and White is 33.98 pawns up, according to Fritz.]

61...Bf8+ 62.Kg6 Rxb7 63.Re8 Rb6+ 64.f6?
[ 64.Kh7! Bc5 65.f8Q Bxf8 66.Rxf8 is mate in 28]

64...Rb1 65.Rxf8
and the position is a draw

65...Rg1+ 66.Kf5 Rf1+ 67.Ke5 Re1+ 68.Kd4 Rd1+ 69.Ke5 Re1+ 70.Kd4 Rd1+ 71.Ke3 Ke6 1/2-1/2

(4) Prathamesh,S (2343) - Short,N (2702) [C95]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (4), 13.01.2004

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0-0 9.h3 Nb8 10.d4 Nbd7 11.Nbd2 Bb7 12.a4 c5 13.d5 c4 14.Bc2 Nc5 15.Nf1 Nfd7 16.g4 Nb6 17.a5 Nba4 18.Ne3 Qxa5 19.Nxc4 bxc4 20.Bxa4 Nd3 21.Re2 Nxc1 22.Qxc1 Qc7 23.Nh2 g6 24.Bc2 Rab8 25.Nf1 Bc8 26.Ng3 Rb5 27.Ra2 Qd8 28.Ra4 Bg5 29.Qa1 Rc5 30.Qa2 Qc7 31.Nf1 a5 32.Ne3 Bd7 33.Ra3 h5 34.Bd1 hxg4 35.hxg4 Kg7 36.Re1 Rh8 37.Qb1 Qd8 38.Qc2 Rh3 0-1

(5) Short,N (2702) - Prasad,D (2395) [B20]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (5), 14.01.2004

1.e4 c5 2.b3 Nc6 3.Bb2 e5 4.Bc4 Nf6 5.d3 d6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Nge2 0-0 8.0-0 a6 9.a4 Nd4 10.h3 Be6 11.f4 Nd7 12.f5 Bxc4 13.dxc4 Bg5 14.Nd5 Nf6 15.Nec3 Kh8 16.Nxf6 Qxf6 17.Nd5 Qh6 18.Kh2 g6 19.c3 Nc6 20.f6 Qh5 21.Rf3 Rae8 22.g3 Re6 23.Kg2 Rc8 24.a5 Nb8 25.Qd3 Nd7 26.Raf1 Bh6 27.b4 Bg5 28.Ba3 Bh6 29.R3f2 Bg5 30.bxc5 Nxc5 31.Bxc5 dxc5 32.h4 Bh6 33.Qe2 Qxe2 34.Rxe2 g5 35.Kh3 gxh4 36.Kxh4 Rg8 37.Rf5 Rd8 38.Rb2 Rd7 39.Rf1 Re8 40.Rfb1 Rb8 41.Rb6 1-0

(6) Iskusnyh,S (2482) - Short,N (2702) [E05]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (6), 15.01.2004

1.d4 e6 2.c4 Nf6 3.Nf3 d5 4.g3 Be7 5.Bg2 0-0 6.0-0 dxc4 7.Qc2 a6 8.Qxc4 b5 9.Qc2 Bb7 10.Bd2 h6 11.Rc1 Bd6 12.e3 Nbd7 13.Ba5 Qe7 14.Nbd2 c5 15.dxc5 Nxc5 16.b4 Na4 17.a3 Rac8 18.Qd3 e5 19.e4 Qe6 20.Nh4 g6 21.Nf5 Bb8 22.Nxh6+ Kg7 23.Qe3 Rxc1+ 24.Rxc1 Rc8 25.Rxc8 Bxc8 26.Qg5 Nh7 27.Qe3 Qd7 28.Nf1 Nb2 29.Bf3 Nc4 30.Qc1 Qh3 31.Nxf7 Kxf7 32.Bd8 Ba7 33.Be2 Be6 34.a4 Nf6 35.axb5 axb5 36.Bxf6 Kxf6 37.Qa1 Qh7 38.Qa6 Qd7 39.Bg4 Bb6 40.Bxe6 Kxe6 41.Ne3 Qc6 42.Nd5 Kd6 43.Kg2 Bd4 44.Qa2 Nb6 45.Nf6 Ke7 46.Ng4 Qxe4+ 47.f3 Qd5 48.Qd2 Qe6 49.Qg5+ Kf7 50.Qd8 Nd5 51.Qb8 e4 52.Qb7+ Kf8 53.Qa8+ Kg7 54.Qb7+ Kh8 55.Qb8+ Kh7 56.Qb7+ Bg7 57.Qxb5 exf3+ 58.Kxf3 Qf5+ 0-1

(7) Short,N (2702) - Fominyh,A (2559) [B42]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (7), 16.01.2004

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Bc5 6.Nb3 Ba7 7.Qe2 Nc6 8.Be3 d6 9.f4 Qc7 10.Bxa7 Rxa7 11.0-0 Nf6 12.Kh1 0-0 13.a3 b5 14.N1d2 e5 15.f5 d5 16.Rae1 d4 17.g4 h6 18.h4 Nh7 19.Nf3 Qe7 20.Rg1 g5 21.Rg2 Bd7 22.Rh2 f6 23.hxg5 hxg5 24.Kg2 Rf7 25.Reh1 Rg7 26.Kg1 Be8 27.Rh6 Nb8 28.Nbd2 Nd7 29.a4 Nc5 30.axb5 Nxd3 31.b6 Rb7 32.Qxd3 Qc5 33.Qc4+ Qxc4 34.Nxc4 Bb5 35.Nfd2 Rgd7 36.Kf2 Rb8 37.b3 Rc8 38.Rg6+ Rg7 39.b7 Rb8 40.Rxg7+ Kxg7 41.Na5 Nf8 42.Rc1 1-0

(8) Thipsay,P (2486) - Short,N (2702) [C95]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (8), 17.01.2004

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0-0 9.h3 Nb8 10.d4 Nbd7 11.Nbd2 Bb7 12.Bc2 Re8 13.a4 Bf8 14.Bd3 c6 15.b3 g6 16.Bb2 Nh5 17.Qc2 Nf4 18.Bf1 Bg7 19.b4 Rc8 20.Nb3 Qc7 21.g3 Ne6 22.dxe5 Nxe5 23.Nxe5 Bxe5 24.Qd2 Rcd8 25.axb5 cxb5 26.Bg2 h5 27.f4 Bg7 28.h4 Nf8 29.Na5 Ba8 30.Rac1 Nd7 31.c4 Qb6+ 32.Kh2 Nf6 33.Bxf6 Bxf6 34.cxb5 axb5 35.Nb3 Rc8 36.Rxc8 Rxc8 37.e5 dxe5 38.fxe5 Bxg2 39.Kxg2 Be7 40.e6 fxe6 41.Qd7 Qc6+ 42.Qxc6 Rxc6 43.Nd4 Rc4 44.Nxe6 Kf7 45.Nf4 Bxb4 46.Rb1 Bd6 47.Rxb5 Bxf4 48.gxf4 Rxf4 49.Kg3 Rg4+ 50.Kh3 Re4 51.Rb3 Kf6 52.Rf3+ Ke5 53.Rf8 Rf4 54.Re8+ Kf5 55.Rf8+ Ke4 56.Re8+ Kf3 57.Re6 Rg4 58.Rf6+ Ke3 59.Re6+ Kf3 60.Rf6+ Ke4 61.Ra6 1/2-1/2

(9) Short,N (2702) - Harikrishna,P (2582) [C10]
ch-Commonwealth Mumbai IND (9), 18.01.2004

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bd3 Ngf6 7.Nxf6+ Bxf6 8.0-0 c5 9.c3 cxd4 10.cxd4 0-0 11.Qc2 g6 12.Re1 Nb6 13.Be4 Nd5 14.Bh6 Bg7 15.Bxg7 Kxg7 16.Rac1 Nf6 17.Qc7 Qxc7 18.Rxc7 Ne8 19.Rc3 f6 20.g4 g5 21.Bc2 Bd7 22.Bb3 Kf7 23.Nd2 Rd8 24.Ne4 Bc6 25.Nc5 Rxd4 26.Nxe6 Rxg4+ 27.Rg3 Rxg3+ 28.hxg3 Rh8 29.Nxg5+ Kg6 30.Nf7 Rf8 31.Re7 Ng7 32.Bc2+ Kh5 33.Nd6 Kh6 34.g4 f5 35.gxf5 Bd5 36.Kh2 Rf6 37.Rd7 Nh5 38.Nxb7 Bc6 39.Rc7 Kg5 40.Rxh7 Nf4 41.Nc5 Rd6 42.Be4 Bb5 43.a4 Be2 44.b4 a6 45.Ne6+ Nxe6 46.fxe6 Rxe6 47.Bg2 Rb6 48.Rb7 Rh6+ 49.Kg3 Kf5 50.Bh3+ Ke4 51.Re7+ Kd3 52.Bg4 Bxg4 53.Kxg4 Rg6+ 54.Kf5 Rb6 55.b5 axb5 56.axb5 Rxb5+ 57.Kg4 Rb8 58.f4 Rg8+ 59.Kh5 Rf8 60.Kg5 Rg8+ 61.Kf6 Rf8+ 62.Ke5 Ke3 63.f5 Kf3 64.f6 1-0

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