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Scandinavian Defense: Tiviakov Variation - Repertoire Preparation

Chapter 1: 3rd move sideline:

3.d4 e5!? 4.dxe5

 

3.d4 e5 4. Nf3 Nc6

 

3. Nf3/Be2

Van Den Doel game - delayed Nc3.

 

The Forced Draw.

 

The inferior 3.Nf3/Be2/h3 - Nakamura and Vachier

 

 

Chapter 2: 5th move sidelines.

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 4.d4 c6?! is dubious because of the game Bologan - Tiviakov in which White played 5.Ne4!

Thats why, we will play 4...Nf6.

5.Nb5 Qb6 6.d5

 

5.Nb5 Qb6 6.c4

5.Nge2  - is the variation that Tim Taylor fears the most (Bartel - Tiviakov)

 

5. Be2 (Nijboer)

 

5.Bd3 Nc6 (The Exception! - Black tries the direct method).

 

 

5. Bc4 c6 6.Nge2 Bg4!

 

Chapter 3: Sixth Move Sidelines
6.h3 Bf5 7.g4. Sulskis - Tiviakov
6.h3 Bf5 7.Bd3 (Inarkiev - Tiviakov)
6. Bc4 (Lewandowski - Tiviakov)
6. Bd3 Bg4 7.Be3 e6 8.h3 Bh5 9.Qd2 (Huschenbeth - Tiviakov)
6. Bd3 Bg4 7.Be3 e6 8.h3 Bh5 9.Qe2 (Bojkov, Dejan - Tiviakov)
6.Be2 Bf5 7.Be3 (Shamsi - Tiviakov)
6.be2 Bf5 7.Bg5 (Postolachi - Tiviakov)
6.Be3 Bf5 7.Ne5 (vega gutierrez - tiviakov)
6.Bg5 Bg4 (Glek - Tiviakov)
6.g3 Bf5 7.Bg2 e6 8.0-0 h6 9.Ne5 Be7 10.Bf4 Qd8 11.g4 Bh7
A. 12.h3 Nbd7 13.Qe2 Nxe5 14.dxe5 Nd5 15.Nxd5 exd5 (unclear but OK for Black).
B. 12.h4 Nfd7 13.Nc4 Nb6 14.Na5 Qd7 15.Ne4 ( Nadimifar - Tiviakov).
Chapter 4: Mainlines
6.Ne5 Nbd7 7.f4 (Wan Yunguo - Tiviakov) (instructive Rook endgame)
7.Bf4 Nd5 8.Bg3  (Mastrovasils - Tiviakov)
7.Bf4 Nd5 8.Nxd5 Qxd5 9.Be2 (Anand - Tiviakov)
7.Bf4 Nd5 8.Nxd5 Qxd5 9.Qf3 (Robson - Tiviakov)
7.Bf4 Nd5 8.Nxd5 Qxd5 9.Nf3 (Ivanchuk - Tiviakov)
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.a4 (Naiditsch - Tiviakov)
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.a4 (Polgar - Tiviakov)
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.g3 (Eggert - Tiviakov)
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.Be2 (Kochetkova - Tiviakov)
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.Qf3 Nb6 9.Ne5 (Sveshnikov - Tiviakov)
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.Qf3 Nb6 9.Bf4 Qd7 10.h3 (Dzhumaev - Tiviakov)
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.Qf3 Nb6 9.Bf4 Qd7 10.Be5 (Ganguly - Tiviakov)
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.Qf3 Nb6 9.Bf4 Qd7 10.Be5 (Swiercz - Tiviakov)
We absolutely need to play 12. Bd7 in the line:
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.Qf3 Nb6 9.Bf4 Qd7 10.0-0-0 Qg4 11.Qxg4 Bxg4 12.f3 Bd7
7.Nc4 Qc7 8.Qf3 Nb6 9.Bf4 Qd7 10.Nxb6 axb6 11.0-0-0 e6 12.Be5 Nd5 13.Bc4 f6 14.Bg3 Bb4 15.Ne4 0-0 16.Bb3 f5 17.Nd2 f4 18.Bh4 h6 (Unclear).

Comments


  • 2 years ago

    WorldChessPlayer

    Bologan,V (2688) - Tiviakov,S (2670) [B01]
    18th CRO-chT Sibenik (8), 28.09.2009

    1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 4.d4 c6 5.Ne4 Qe6 6.Qe2 Nf6 7.f3 g6 8.g3 Nxe4 9.fxe4 Bg7 10.Bh3 f5 11.Nf3 0-0 12.Ng5 Qd6 13.c3 h6 14.Bf4 Qd7 15.Nf3 Qe6 16.Ne5 Nd7 17.exf5 gxf5 18.0-0 Nxe5 19.dxe5 Qg6 20.c4 Be6 21.Bg2 Rfd8 22.b3 Rd7 23.Bf3 Bf7 24.Rad1 Rad8 25.Rxd7 Rxd7 26.h4 Qe6 27.h5 Rd8 28.Re1 Be8 29.a4 Qd7 30.Qe3 a6 31.Kf2 Kh7 32.Be2 Qd4 33.Qxd4 Rxd4 34.e6 Re4 35.Bf3 Bd4+ 36.Kf1 Rxe1+ 37.Kxe1 b5 38.cxb5 cxb5 39.a5 b4 40.Be2 Kg7 41.Bxa6 Bxh5 42.Bb7 Kf6 43.a6 Kxe6 44.Kd2 Kd7 45.Bb8 Bf7 46.Kc2 h5 47.a7 Bxa7 48.Bxa7 Kd6 49.Bf3 e5 50.Be3 Bg6 51.Kc1 h4 52.gxh4 f4 53.Bd2 Kc5 54.h5 Bh7 55.Bg4 Kd4 56.Bxb4 e4 57.Kd2 1-0

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