Svidler's big slump continues as Shankland draws first blood in Hoogeveen

Two 6-game classical matches, one between Shankland and Svidler, and the other between Jorden van Foreest and Fedoseev

Game 1:

Fedoseev, Vladimir Van Foreest, Jorden ½-½
Shankland, Samuel L Svidler, Peter 1-0

Sam Shankland v Peter Svidler
Game 1
Hoogeveen Matches

1 d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. Be3 b6 6. cxb6 axb6 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. e3 Bc5 11. Bb5+ Bd7 12. Bxd7+ Nbxd7 13. Nc3 O-O 14. Nge2 Qe8 15. Bf2 Bxe3 16. Bxe3 Qxe3 17. Qd4 Qe7 18. O-O Rfc8 19. Rfd1 Ne5 20. Nf4 Rc4 21. Nfxd5 Nxd5 22. Qxd5 Ra5 23. Qd8+ Qxd8 24. Rxd8+ Kg7 25. Rad1 Rc6 26. Rb8 Nc4 27. Rdd8 Kf6 28. b3 Ne5 29. Ne4+ Kf5 30. Rd2 Kf4 31. Kf2 Ng4+ 32. fxg4 Kxe4 33. a4 Rac5 34. h3 Rc3 35. Re8+ Kf4 36. Rd4+ Kg5 37. Re5+ Kf6 38. Rb5 Rc2+ 39. Kg3 Re6 40. Rd3 Kg7 41. Kh2 Rb2 42. h4 Ree2 43. Rg3 Re6 44. h5 Rd6 45. Rb4 g5 46. Rb5 f6 47. Rc3 Re2 48. Rb4 Kf7 49. Rbc4 Ke6 50. Rc8 Rdd2 51. Rg3 Kf7 52. Rh8 Rf2 53. Rh7+ 1-0

The 22nd Hoogeveen Chess Tournament runs from 20-27 October in Hoogeveen Town Hall in the Netherlands. The highlight of the chess event will be two 6-game classical matches, one between Sam Shankland and Peter Svidler, and the other between Jorden van Foreest and Vladimir Fedoseev.

The time control for the matches is 90 minutes for 40 chess moves, then 30 minutes to the end of the chess game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.

Chess playing schedule

Round Hoogeveen matches / Game 1 Oct 21, 2018 12:00
Round Hoogeveen matches / Game 2 Oct 22, 2018 12:00
Round Hoogeveen matches / Game 3 Oct 23, 2018 12:00
Round Hoogeveen matches / Game 4 Oct 25, 2018 12:00
Round Hoogeveen matches / Game 5 Oct 26, 2018 12:00
Round Hoogeveen matches / Game 6 Oct 27, 2018 10:00

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