A crucial loss makes norm chances slim

Praggnanandhaa, R (IND) - Usmanov, Vasily (RUS)
Rilton Cup 2017
Round 7

1 b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. Na3 Na5 6. Nf3 a6 7. Be2 Qe7 8. Nb1 O-O 9. d3 Nc6 10. O-O Re8 11. c4 b5 12. Nc3 b4 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. cxd5 Na7 15. Nd2 Bb7 16. Bf3 c6 17. dxc6 Bxc6 18. Rc1 Bc7 19. Bxc6 dxc6 20. Ne4 Rad8 21. Rc4 Rd5 22. Qc2 Red8 23. d4 exd4 24. Bxd4 Nb5 25. Bc5 Bxh2+ 26. Kxh2 Qh4+ 27. Kg1 Na3 28. Qc1 Nxc4 29. bxc4 Rh5 30. f3 f5 31. Nd2 Qg3 32. Qc2 Rh2 33. Rf2 Qh4 34. Kf1 Rh1+ 35. Ke2 Rxd2+ 36. Qxd2 Qxc4+ 37. Qd3 Qxa2+ 38. Qd2 Qc4+ 39. Qd3 Re1+ 40. Kxe1 Qxd3 41. Rd2 Qc3 0-1

One of the things he MUST work on is his time management. His raw talent is there. But unless he can fix this very serious problem, it will hinder his chess growth.

Click here to view this game:

Comments