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Ilmars CIRULIS

of Latvia

    
    
    (2017-09-01)
    (All annotations below by Fritz)
    (Games' source: Marek's 1.b4 database)
    
    
    
    
    
    (1) Cirulis,Ilmars (1775) – Leclerc,Sophie
    FICGS, 2008
    1.b4 a6 2.d3 e6 3.c3 Nc6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.g3 
       (5.e4 e5=) 
    5...Be7 6.Bg2 d5 7.Bf4 Bd7 
       (7...Nd7 8.0–0=) 
    8.Nbd2 
       (8.0–0 0–0=) 
    8...Bd6 
       (8...Nh5 9.Be3=) 
    9.Bd6= cd6 10.0–0 0–0 11.e4 
       (11.a3 e5=) 
    11...de4 12.Ne4 d5 13.Nf6 Qf6 14.d4 Rac8 15.a4 Rc7 16.Qb1 
       (16.Re1 Ne7=) 
    16...Rfc8+= 17.Qb2 Qh6 18.b5 
       (18.Rfe1 Ne7 19.Ne5 Ng6=) 
    18...Na5+= 19.Ne5 Nc4 20.Nc4 Rc4 
       (worse is 20...dc4 21.b6 Rc6 22.a5+/–) 
    21.ba6 ba6 22.Rfc1 Qg5 23.a5 g6 
       (23...R4c7 24.Ra3+=) 
    24.f4 Qd8 
       (24...Qf6 25.Qd2=) 
    25.Bf1 
       (25.Qb6 Qf6=) 
    25...R4c6 26.Rcb1 h5 27.Ra3 h4 28.Bd3 Kg7 29.Rb3 hg3 30.hg3 Qa5 31.Ra1 
    Qd8 32.Ba6 Ra8 33.Bd3 Rcc8 34.Ra8 Ra8 35.c4 Qa5 36.c5 Qe1 37.Bf1 Ra4 
    38.Qf2 Qf2 39.Kf2 Rd4 40.Rb6 Rd2 41.Ke3 Rc2 42.Kd4 Rc1 43.Be2 Kf6 44.Ra6 
    Ke7 
       (44...Re1 45.Bf3+=) 
    45.g4 f6 46.Ra7 Kd8 47.Ra8 Kc7 48.Ra7 Kc6 ½–½
    
    
    (2) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Foster,Duncan
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 b6 2.e3 Bb7 3.a3 e5 4.Bb2 d6 5.c4 
       (5.Nf3 Nf6=) 
    5...Nd7 6.Nc3 a6 7.d4 ed4 8.Qd4 Qg5 
       (8...Ngf6 9.Nd5=) 
    9.Nd5+= 0–0–0 
       (9...Qd8 10.Qe4 Ne7 11.Nf6 Nf6 12.Qb7+/–) 
    10.Nh3 Qh6 11.a4 Ngf6 
       (11...Ne5 12.Be2+/–) 
    12.Nhf4 Nd5 
       (12...Ne5 13.Nf6 Qf6 14.a5 ba5 15.Ra5+/–) 
    13.Nd5 
       (13.cd5 Ne5 14.Rc1 Kb8+/–) 
    13...Qg6 
       (13...Ne5 14.a5 ba5 15.b5+/– (worse is 15.Ra5 Nc6 16.Qg4 Qe6+=)) 
    14.a5 ba5 15.Bd3 
       (15.Ra5 c6 16.Bd3 Qg2+=) 
    15...Qg2+= 16.Be4 Qg4 
       (16...Qg5 17.Ra5 f5+–) 
    17.Ne7!+– 
       (worse is 17.Ra5 f5 18.Bf5 Qf5 19.Ne7 Be7 20.Rf5 Bh1 21.Qg7 Rhe8=) 
    17...Be7?? 
       (better is 17...Kb8 18.Bb7 Qd4 19.Nc6 Kb7 20.Nd8 Kc8 21.Bd4 Kd8 22.Ra5 c5+/–) 
    18.Bb7 
       (18.Bb7 Kb7 19.Qg4+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (3) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Brotherton,Trevor (1805)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d6 2.e3 Nf6 3.d4 e5 4.c4 
       (4.de5 de5 5.Qd8 Kd8=) 
    4...Be7 5.Nf3 
       (5.de5 de5 6.Qd8 Kd8=) 
    5...0–0 6.a3 
       (6.Nc3 Bf5+=) 
    6...ed4 
       (6...a5 7.ba5 Nc6 8.Nc3+=) 
    7.ed4 a5 8.b5 d5 9.Be2 
       (9.c5 c6=) 
    9...c6 
       (9...dc4 10.Bc4 Nbd7 11.0–0=) 
    10.Nc3 
       (10.0–0 dc4 11.Bc4 Bg4=) 
    10...Ne4 11.Bb2 
       (11.Qc2 Nc3 12.Qc3 dc4 13.Qc4 Be6=) 
    11...Nc3+= 12.Bc3 dc4 13.Bc4 
       (13.bc6 Nc6 14.d5 Na7 15.Bc4 b5+=) 
    13...cb5 
       (13...Ba3 14.0–0 Bd6 15.d5 cb5 16.Bb5+=) 
    14.Bb5 Qd5 
       (14...Ba3 15.0–0 Bd6 16.Re1+=) 
    15.Bd3 Bg4 16.0–0 Nc6 17.Re1 Bf3 18.Qf3 Qf3 19.gf3 Bf6 20.Be4 
       (20.Re4 Rfd8 21.Rd1 Bd4 22.Bd4 Nd4 23.Rd4 Rd4 24.Bh7 Kh7 25.Rd4 b5–/+) 
    20...Bd4 21.Rac1 Rfd8 22.Bc6 bc6 
       (22...Bc3 23.Rc3 Rac8 24.Rec1 bc6 25.Rc6 Rc6 26.Rc6+=) 
    23.Bd4 Rd4 24.Rc6 g6 25.Kg2 Rad8 
       (25...Ra7 26.Rc5+=) 
    26.Re5 
       (26.Rc7 Kg7+=) 
    26...a4 
       (26...R8d5 27.f4+=) 
    27.Rc7 Rb8 ½–½
    
    
    (4) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Pareschi,Remo (1955)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 f5 2.Nf3 e6 3.a3 Nf6 4.e3 d5 
       (4...Be7 5.Be2=) 
    5.d4 Be7 
       (5...Bd6 6.c4=) 
    6.c4 0–0 7.Be2 Nbd7 8.0–0 dc4 9.Bc4 Nd5 10.Bd2 c6 11.Nc3 N7f6 
       (11...N7b6 12.Bd3+=) 
    12.Qb3 White intends b5 12...Bd6 13.b5 Bd7 14.a4 a6 
       (14...Rc8 15.Rfc1+=) 
    15.ba6 ba6 16.a5 Qc7 17.h3 Rab8 18.Qc2 h6 
       (18...Rf7 19.Ng5 (19.Ba6? Nb4 20.Qb3 Na6–+) 19...Re7 20.Qd3+/– (
       20.Ba6? Nb4 21.Qb3 Na6–+)) 
    19.Rfc1+/– 
       (19.Ba6? Nb4 20.Qa4 Na6–+) 
    19...Bc8 20.Qd3 
       (20.Nd5 Nd5 21.Bd5 ed5 22.Qc6 Qc6 23.Rc6 Rd8+/–) 
    20...Qf7 
       (20...Qa7 21.Rab1+/–) 
    21.Nd5 
       (21.Ba6? Nb4 22.Qf1 Ba6–+) 
    21...cd5 22.Ba6 Ba6 23.Qa6 Ne4 24.Rc6 Ra8 25.Qe2 Qb7 
       (25...Rfb8 26.Qd3+/–) 
    26.Rac1 Nd2 
       (26...Rfc8 27.Rc8 Rc8 28.Rc8 Qc8 29.Qb5+/–) 
    27.Nd2 Ba3 28.Rb6 Qf7 
       (28...Qd7 29.Rcc6 Rfc8 30.Rc8 Qc8 31.Nb3+–) 
    29.Rcc6 Ra5 30.g3 
       (30.Re6 Bb4 31.Nf3 Ra1 32.Kh2 Qc7 33.Ne5 Qc1+–) 
    30...Rfa8 
       (30...Re8 31.Nf3+/–) 
    31.Re6 
       (31.Nb3 Ra4 32.Re6 Rb4+/–) 
    31...Bf8 
       (31...Bb4 32.Nf3+/–) 
    32.Nf3 
       (32.Qf3 Ra2 33.Nb1 Rb2+/–) 
    32...Ra2 
       (32...Qh5 33.Kg2+/–) 
    33.Qb5 f4 
       (33...R2a5 34.Qc6+–) 
    34.gf4 
       (34.Ne5!? Qh5 35.Qd5 Qd1 36.Kg2 Rf2 37.Kf2 fe3 38.Ke3 Ra3 39.Nd3 Qd3 
       40.Kf2 Qg3 41.Ke2 Qd3 42.Kf2 Kh8–+) 
    34...Qf5+/– 35.Kg2 Qc2 36.Qf1 Ra1 37.Rec6 Qe4 38.Rc1 
       (38.Qe2 R1a2 39.Rb2 Rb2 40.Qb2 Ra3+–) 
    38...R1a2 39.Kg3 Be7 40.Rcc6 Bd8 41.Re6 
       (41.Rb7 Qe8 42.Ne5 R8a7 43.Ra7 Ra7+–) 
    41...Qf5 42.Qb1 Qb1 
       (better is 42...Qf7 43.Rbd6 Ra1+–) 
    43.Rb1 Kf8 
       (43...Bf6 44.Rd6 R2a5 45.Rb7+–) 
    44.Rb7 R2a7 
       (44...Bf6 45.Rd7+–) 
    45.Ra7 Ra7 46.Rd6 Bf6 
       (46...Ke8 47.Rd5 Bc7 48.e4+–) 
    47.Rd5 Ke7 
       (47...Ra3 48.e4+–) 
    48.e4 1–0
    
    
    (5) Cirulis,Ilmars (1960) – Nichols,Scott (2250)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 f5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 e5 4.Ne5 Nc6 
       (4...Bb4!? 5.e3 0–0=) 
    5.Nc6+= dc6 6.Qb3 a5 7.b5 
       (7.ba5 Bd6+=) 
    7...Bc5 
       (7...a4 8.Qc2+=) 
    8.e3 0–0 9.Ba3 
       (9.bc6 bc6 10.Ba3 Ba3 11.Na3 Qe7+/–) 
    9...Ba3+= 10.Qa3 f4 11.Be2 
       (11.Nc3 Ng4 12.c5 Nf2 13.Bc4 Kh8=) 
    11...Ne4 
       (11...fe3 12.fe3 Ne4 13.g3+=) 
    12.Qd3 
       (12.bc6 Qf6 13.0–0 Qc6+/–) 
    12...fe3 13.Qe3 
       (13.Qe4 Qf6 14.d4 Qf2 15.Kd1 Bf5–+) 
    13...Qf6 14.d4 Bf5 
       (14...Re8 15.bc6 Nd6=) 
    15.0–0 
       (15.bc6 Qc6 16.0–0 Rae8=) 
    15...Rae8 
       (15...c5 16.Nc3 Nc3 17.Qc3 cd4 18.Qd2=) 
    16.Na3 
       (16.bc6!? bc6 17.Na3=) 
    c5+= 0–1
    
    
    (6) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Voudouris,Nick (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 f5 
    3.Nf3 Nf6 4.d4 e6 5.e3 Bd6 6.c4 c6 7.Bb2 0–0 8.Nbd2 Ne4 9.Be2 Nd7 10.0–0 
    Qf6 11.g3 
       (11.Rb1 Qg6+=) 
    11...b6 12.Qc2 Bb7 13.Nb3 White intends c5 13...Qh6 14.c5 Bc7 
       (14...Be7 15.Rfc1=) 
    15.Ne5 
       (15.a4 Qg6=) 
    15...Ndf6 
       (15...Be5 16.de5 bc5 17.Nc5 Ndc5 18.bc5=) 
    16.f3 Ng5 17.a4 Nf7 18.Rf2 
       (18.Nf7 Rf7 19.Rf2 Nd7+= (19...Qe3 20.Bc1 Qf2 21.Kf2+–)) 
    18...Ne5 
       (18...Qe3? 19.Nf7 Ng4 20.fg4 Rf7 21.Qc3 (21.gf5?! Rf5 22.Bg4 Rf2 
       23.Qf2 Qb3+–) 21...Qc3 22.Bc3+–) 
    19.de5 Nd7 20.a5 
       (20.cb6 ab6 (worse is 20...Nb6 21.Na5 Nc4 22.Nb7 Nb2 23.Qb2 Qe3 24.f4+/–) 
       21.f4 Rfc8+=) 
    20...ba5 
       (worse is 20...Qe3 21.Bc1 Qe5 22.Bf4+–) 
    21.Na5 Ba5 22.Ra5 Qe3 23.f4 Nb6 24.Ra3 Qe4 25.Qe4 
       (25.Bd3 Qb4 26.Rb3 Qe1 27.Kg2 Na4 28.Rb7 Nb2 29.Qb2 Qa5+–) 
    25...de4 
       (25...fe4!? 26.cb6 ab6 27.Ra8 Ra8 28.Bg4+–) 
    26.cb6+– ab6 27.Bc4 Kf7 28.Ra8 
       (28.Rd2 Ra3 29.Ba3 Re8+–) 
    28...Ra8 29.Rd2 Bc8 30.Rd6 b5 31.Bb3 Ra6 32.Rd8 Ra8 33.g4! g6 
       (33...fg4 34.Kf2 Combination) 
    34.g5 1–0
    
    
    (7) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Hilbert,Stephan J (1715)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 c6 2.Nf3 a5 3.b5 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.a4 
       (5.d4 d5=) 
    5...Be7 6.c4 
       (6.Be2 0–0=) 
    6...b6 
       (6...d6 7.d4=) 
    7.d4 0–0 8.Nbd2 d5 9.Bd3 h6 
       (9...dc4 10.Nc4 Bb7 11.Ba3 cb5 12.ab5 Ba3 13.Ra3+=) 
    10.0–0+= cb5 11.cb5 Bb7 12.Ne5 
       (12.Ba3 Nbd7+=) 
    12...Bd6 
       (12...Nbd7 13.Nc6 Bc6 14.bc6+=) 
    13.Bb2 
       (13.Ba3 Qe7 14.Bd6 Qd6+=) 
    13...Nbd7+= 14.Rc1 Bb4 
       (better is 14...Rc8!?+=) 
    15.Nc6+/– Qe8 16.Nf3 
       (16.Nb4 ab4 17.Qb3 Qe7+/–) 
    16...Rc8 
       (16...Bd6 17.Qb3+/–) 
    17.Qb3 
       (17.Nb4 ab4 18.Rc8 Bc8+/–) 
    17...Ne4 
       (17...Bd6!?+/–) 
    18.Nb4+– Ndf6?? 
       (better is 18...ab4 19.Qb4 Qd8+–) 
    19.Nc6! Bc6 
       (19...Kh7 20.Ba3 Rh8 21.Nfe5+–) 
    20.bc6 
       (worse is 20.Rc6 Rc6 21.bc6 Qc6+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (8) Cirulis,Ilmars (1790) – Nichols,Scott (2315)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 c5 2.bc5 e5 3.e3 Bc5 4.Nf3 e4 5.d4 ed3    (5...Be7 6.Nfd2 Nf6 7.c4=) 
    6.Bb2 
       (6.Bd3 Qf6 7.c3 Nc6=) 
    6...Nf6 
       (6...dc2 7.Qc2 Bf8 8.Bc4=) 
    7.Bd3+= d5 8.0–0 0–0 9.Nbd2 Nc6 10.c4 
       (10.Ng5 g6+=) 
    10...dc4 11.Bc4 Bf5 12.Nh4 
       (12.Rc1 Qe7=) 
    12...Be6 13.Be6 fe6 14.Rc1 
       (14.Bf6 Qf6 15.Ne4 Qe7 16.Nc5 Qc5=) 
    14...Qd5 
       (14...Be7 15.Nhf3=) 
    15.Nhf3 Be7 
       (15...Bb4 16.Bf6 Rf6 17.Qb3=) 
    16.Qa4 Nb4 17.Rc7 
       (17.Bf6 Rf6 18.e4 Qa2 19.Qa2 Na2=) 
    17...b5 18.Qa3 
       (18.Qb3 Bd6 19.Qd5 ed5=) 
    18...Bd6+= 19.e4 
       (worse is 19.Ra7 Nc6 20.Ra8 Ba3 21.Ra3 b4+=) 
    19...Qa2 20.Rb7 Qa3 21.Ba3 e5 22.Rb5 Rfb8 23.Ra5 
       (23.Bb4 Bb4 24.Re5 a5=) 
    23...Bc7 24.Rc5 Bd6 25.Rc4 
       (25.Bb4 Rb4 26.Rc6 Rb6=) 
    25...a5 26.Rd1 Rc8 
       (26...Ra6 27.Ra1=) 
    27.Kf1 Rc4 
       (27...h6 28.Ke2=) 
    28.Nc4 Bc5 
       (28...Bc7 29.Ng5 Re8 30.f3=) 
    29.Nfe5 Ne4 30.f4 
       (30.f3 Nc3 31.Rd7 a4=) 
    30...Na6 
       (30...a4 31.g4=) 
    31.Bb2 
       (31.Bc5 Nac5 32.Na5 g5=) 
    31...a4 32.Nd7 
       (32.Rd7 Nf6 33.Rb7 Rb8 34.Rb8 Nb8=) 
    32...Ra7 33.Nc5 
       (33.Nce5 h5=) 
    33...Nac5 34.Ba3 Ra8 
       (34...Rf7 35.g3+=) 
    35.Rd4 Rb8 36.Rd5?? 
       (better is 36.Ne5=) 
    Rb1–+ 
       (36...Rb1 37.Ke2 Nc3 38.Kd2 Nd5 39.Bc5 Rh1–+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (9) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (1885)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 c5 2.bc5 e5 3.e3 Bc5 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 Bb6 7.d5 Qf6 8.c3 Ne5 9.Qe2 d6 10.Nbd2 
       (10.Bg5 Qf5+=) 
    10...Ne7= 11.Ne5 Qe5 12.Qe5 de5 13.c4 Bf5 14.Nb3 Rc8 15.Bb2 f6 16.Rc1 
    White plans c5 
       (16.Ba3 a5+=) 
    16...a5= 17.a4 
       (17.c5 a4 18.Bb5 Bd7 19.cb6 Bb5–/+) 
    17...Bd7 18.Ba3 White intends c5 18...Ba4 19.Rb1 Rb8 20.c5 
       (20.Nd2!? Bd4 21.Bd6=) 
    20...Bd8 21.Bc4 
       (21.d6 Nd5–/+) 
    21...h5 
       (21...b5 22.cb6 Bb6 23.Nc5+=) 
    22.0–0 
       (22.Nd2 b5 23.cb6 Rb6+=) 
    22...h4 23.Nd2 Nc8 
       (23...b5 24.cb6 Rb6 25.Rb6 Bb6 26.Rb1=) 
    24.f4 
       (24.Ba6 Nb6 25.cb6 ba6=) 
    24...ef4 25.Rbe1 Kd7 26.Rf4 
       (26.Ne4 h3=) 
    26...b5+= 27.Be2 
       (27.Rg4 g5 (27...bc4 28.Rg7 Ne7 29.Nc4+–) 28.Bd3 b4=) 
    27...b4 28.Bb2 Kc7 29.Rg4 Rh7 30.Ra1 Bd7 
       (30...Bb5 31.Bf3 Be7 32.d6 Nd6 33.cd6 Bd6 34.Ra5+–) 
    31.Rd4+= Ra8 
       (31...Bb5 32.d6 Kc6 33.Bf3 Kd7 34.Nb3+/–) 
    32.Bf3 
       (32.Rb4 ab4 33.Ra8 Be7+/–) 
    32...Kb8+= 33.c6 Nd6 
       (33...Bf5 34.d6 Ra7 35.Nc4+/–) 
    34.Nc4 
       (34.cd7!? g5 35.Nc4 Rd7 36.Kf1+/–) 
    34...Nb5+= 35.Re4 Bc6 
       (35...Bf5 36.Re8 Ra6 37.Rd8 Kc7+–) 
    36.dc6+– 
       (36.dc6 Rh8 37.c7 Bc7 38.Na5 Ra5 39.Rb4 Ra1 40.Ba1+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (10) Cirulis,Ilmars – Szasz,Istvan
    FICGS, 2007
    1.e4 c5 2.b4 cb4 3.Nf3 d6 4.a3 Qa5 5.Bb2 Nc6 6.Bd3    (6.d4 d5 7.ab4 Qb4 8.Bc3 Qd6+=) 
    6...e5 7.ab4 Qb4 8.Ba3 Qa5    (8...Qb6 9.Nc3+=) 9.Nc3    (9.Nc3 Qd8 10.Bc4+=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (11) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Fioravanti,Diego
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 c6 2.e3 e5 3.Bb2 Qc7 4.a3 a5 5.b5 d5 6.c4 Nf6 7.Nf3 
       (7.d4 e4=) 
    7...Nbd7 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4=) 
    8.d4 
       (8.cd5 cd5 9.Nc3 Bd6=) 
    8...e4 9.Nfd2 Be7 
       (9...cb5 10.cd5 b4 11.Bb5=) 
    10.Nc3 0–0 11.Rc1 Qd6 
       (11...Qd8 12.Qb3+=) 
    12.c5 Qe6 13.Be2 Ne8 14.Qa4 
       (14.0–0 Bg5+=) 
    14...f5 15.0–0 Kh8 
       (15...Bg5 16.bc6 bc6 17.Nb3=) 
    16.Rb1 f4 17.ef4 Rf4 18.Bc1 e3 19.Nf3 Nc5 20.Qc2 Qf5 21.Qb2 
       (21.Qf5!? Bf5 22.Be3 Bb1 23.dc5 Rf3 24.Bf3+= (worse is 24.gf3 Bf5–/+)) 
    21...Rf3 22.Bf3 Nd3 23.Qe2 ef2 
       (23...Nc1 24.Qe3 Qg5 25.Re1+/–) 
    24.Rf2 Nf2 
       (24...Be6 25.Rf1 Nc1 26.Rbc1+/–) 
    25.Qe7 Nf6 26.Qf8 
       (26.Kf2 Qc2 27.Kg3 Qc3 28.Qd8 Ng8+=) 
    26...Ng8 27.Qf5 Bf5 28.Kf2 Bb1 29.Nb1 Ne7 30.bc6 bc6 31.Bf4 Re8 
       (31...Nf5 32.Be5+/–) 
    32.Nd2 
       (32.g4 Ng6 33.Bc7 Ra8+/–) 
    32...Nf5 33.Be5 c5 34.Bd5 cd4 35.Bc7 a4 
       (35...Rc8 36.Bb6 (36.Ba5 Rc5–/+) 36...Rb8 37.Ba7+/– (37.Ba5 Rb5–/+)) 
    36.Be4+/– Ne3 
       (36...Rc8 37.Bb6 (37.Bf5?! Rc7 38.Ke2 Rc3+=) 37...Rb8 38.Ba7+– (
       38.Bf5 Rb6 39.Bd7 Rb2+–)) 
    37.Kf3 
       (37.Bb6 Nc4 38.Nc4 Re4+/–) 
    37...Rc8+= 38.Bd6 Nc2 
       (38...h6 39.Bd3+/–) 
    39.Kf4 
       (39.Ke2 h5+–) 
    39...Rc3 
       (39...Ne1 40.h4+/–) 
    40.Nb1 Rc8 41.Ke5 Kg8 42.h4 
       (42.Kd5 Kf7+/–) 
    42...g6 
       (42...Re8 43.Kd5 d3 44.Bd3 Ne3 45.Kd4 Ng2 46.h5+/–) 
    43.Nd2 Rc3 
       (43...Kg7 44.g3+–) 
    44.Nc4! Kf7 
       (44...Rc4 45.Bd5 Double attack (45.Bd5 Decoy)) 
    45.Nb2 Re3 46.Na4 Re2 47.Bc5 
       (47.Kd5 Ne3 48.Kd4 Nf5 49.Bf5 gf5+–) 
    47...Ke8 
       (47...d3 48.Nc3 d2 49.Kf4+–) 
    48.g3 
       (48.Bd4 Nd4 49.Kd4 Ra2+–) 
    48...Kd8 
       (48...d3 49.Kf4 Ne1 50.Nc3+–) 
    49.Kd5 Na3 50.Kd4 
       (50.Ba3 Ra2 51.Bc5 Ra4 52.Bd4 Kd7+–) 
    50...Nb5 51.Ke5 Ke8 52.Bb4 Kf7 53.Kf4 Nd4 54.Bd5 Ke8 55.Nc5 h6 56.Bc3 g5 
       (56...Nf5 57.Be4+–) 
    57.hg5 hg5 58.Kg4 Nc2 59.Kg5 Ke7 60.Bf6 Kd6 61.Ne4 Kc7 62.Be5 Kd8 63.Kf4 
    Re1 64.Bc3 Rf1 65.Ke5 Rg1 66.Bb3 Ne1 67.Kf4 
       (67.Kd6 Ke8+–) 
    67...Nd3 68.Ke3 Nc5 
       (68...Nc1 69.Bd5 Rd1 70.Ba5 Ke8+–) 
    69.Nc5 Rg3 70.Kd4 Ke7 71.Ne4 Rh3 72.Bb4 Kd8 73.Ba4 Rh4 74.Bd6 Rh5 75.Nc3 
       (75.Bc6 Rh1+–) 
    75...Rh1 76.Bc6 Rg1 77.Kc4 Rg4 78.Kb5 Rg6 79.Bc5 1–0
    
    
    (12) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Hilbert,Stephan J (1715)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 c6 2.Nf3 e6 3.a3 Nf6 4.e3 d5 5.c4 Be7 
       (5...dc4 6.Bc4 b5 7.Bb3=) 
    6.c5 
       (6.cd5 ed5 7.d4 0–0=) 
    6...0–0 
       (6...b6 7.d4+=) 
    7.Nc3 b5 
       (7...a5!?+=) 
    8.a4+= a6 
       (8...ba4 9.Qa4 Nfd7 10.d4+=) 
    9.d4 
       (9.ab5 cb5 10.Bb5 Bb7+=) 
    9...Bb7+= 10.a5 Nbd7 
       (10...Ne4 11.Qc2 f5 12.Bd3+=) 
    11.Bd3 Re8 12.Bb2 Bf8 13.h3 Qc7 14.Ne2 g6 15.0–0 Bg7 16.Ng3 Re7 17.Qc2 
    Ne8 18.Rad1 
       (18.Ne2 Bc8+=) 
    18...e5 
       (18...Nef6 19.Rfe1+=) 
    19.e4 ed4 
       (19...de4 20.Be4 (worse is 20.Ne4 f5=) 20...ed4 21.Bd4+=) 
    20.ed5 
       (20.Bd4 Rd8+/–) 
    20...cd5+= 21.Qd2 
       (21.Rfe1 Ne5 22.Ne5 Be5+=) 
    21...Bc6 
       (21...Ndf6 22.Nd4 Ne4 23.Be4 de4 24.Nde2+=) 
    22.Rde1 Re1 23.Re1 
       (worse is 23.Ne1 Ne5=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (13) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (1885)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 c6 2.a3 Nf6 3.e3 d5 4.Bb2 Qb6 5.Nf3 Bf5 6.c4 dc4 
       (6...Nbd7 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Nc3=) 
    7.Bc4+= e6 8.Nh4 Bg4 9.f3 Bh5 10.g4 Bg6 11.f4 
       (11.g5 Nd5=) 
    11...a5 
       (11...Be4!? 12.0–0 Nd5=) 
    12.f5+= ef5 13.Bf6 gf6 14.gf5 
       (14.Nf5 ab4 15.Qc2 ba3–+) 
    14...ab4 15.fg6 
       (15.Ng6?! hg6 16.fg6 
         A) 16...ba3 17.Qg4 Qb2 18.Bf7 (worse is 18.gf7 Kd8 19.Qd4 Qd4 20.ed4 
          Rh4–/+) 18...Kd8 19.g7 Bg7 20.Qg7+/–;
         B) 16...fg6=) 
    15...fg6 16.0–0 
       (16.a4 Qc5 17.Bb3 Qe7+/–) 
    16...Nd7 
       (16...ba3 17.Rf6 Qc5 18.Bf7 Kd8 19.Rf2+/–) 
    17.d4 
       (17.a4!?+/–) 
    17...ba3+= 18.Nd2 Qa5 19.Be6 Be7 20.Qc2 
       (20.Ng2 Nf8 21.Bc4 f5+=) 
    20...Nb6 
       (20...Qh5 21.Nhf3+=) 
    21.Rfb1 Kf8?? 
       (better is 21...Ra6+=) 
    22.Rb6!+– 
       (22.Rb6 Qb6 23.Ng6 Kg7 24.Ne7+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (14) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Rodriguez Perez,Rene (1735)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 e6 3.e3 c6 4.Bb2 d5 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 b5 7.Be2 a5 8.ba5 Qa5 
    9.Nf3 Nbd7 10.0–0 Be7 11.d4 0–0 12.Nc3 
       (12.Nbd2 Bb7 13.Nb3 Qb6 14.Qc2 Rfc8 15.Ne5 c5 16.Nd7 Nd7 17.dc5 Nc5 
       18.Bd4 e5 19.Bc5 Bc5 20.Nc5 Rc5 21.Qb2 Qg6 22.f3 Rc2 23.Qb5 Ba6 24.Qd5 
       Rf8 25.Ra2 Re2 26.Re2 Be2 Stripunsky,A (2555)–Hess,R (2480)/Dos 
       Hermanas Internet qual–D 2009/0–1 (66)) 
    12...Bb7 13.Qb3N 
       (13.Bd3 Rfd8 14.Qe2 h6 15.Rfc1 Qb6 16.Qc2 Ra5 17.Ne4 c5 18.dc5 Nc5 
       19.Nc5 Bc5 20.Nd4 Bf8 21.Nb3 Raa8 22.Bd4 Qd6 23.Nc5 Bc6 24.f4 Nd5 
       25.Rd1 f5 26.Bf1 g5 27.Be2 Rdc8 Lisakowski,C (2260)–Schulz,H (2305)/
       RS6D – A00 – Sokolsky Alt–1 2004/0–1 (41)) 
    13...Rfd8 14.Rfb1 h6 15.Bc1 Ne8 
       (15...Ba6 16.e4=) 
    16.Bd2+= Qc7 
       (16...Qa7 17.a4+=) 
    17.Ne4 
       (17.a4!?+/–) 
    17...c5= 18.Nc5 
       (18.Bb5? Be4 19.Rc1 Qb7–+) 
    18...Bc5 
       (18...Nc5 19.dc5 Bc5 20.Qb5=) 
    19.Rc1 Qb6 20.dc5 Nc5 21.Qc3 Rd5 22.Be1 
       (22.Qb4 Nd3 23.Bd3 Rd3=) 
    22...Nd6 23.Rab1 Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 
       (23.Qb2 Qa6=) 
    23...Qd8 
       (23...Qa6 24.Nd4=) 
    24.Nd4 The pressure on the isolated pawn grows 24...Qg5 25.Bf1 
       (25.Bf3 Nce4 26.Qc7 Rd4 27.ed4 Rc8 28.Qb7 Rc1 (28...Nb7?? 29.Rc8 Nd8 
       30.Be4+–) 29.Qa8 Rc8+=) 
    25...Rc8 26.Qa1 
       (26.Qb2 Qg6=) 
    26...Ra8 
       (26...Nce4 27.Rb4=) 
    27.Bb4 
       (27.Bb5? 
         A) 27...Nb5?! 28.f4 (28.Nb5?? Rd1 29.e4 Be4–+) 28...Qg6 29.Rb5+=;
         B) 27...Rd4 28.Bf1 Rg4–+) 
    27...Rc8 28.Rb2 
       (28.Qa2 Qg6+=) 
    28...Nce4 
       (28...e5 29.Nb5 Nb5+=) 
    29.Rc8+= Bc8 30.Rc2 
       (30.Qb1 Bd7+=) 
    30...Bd7= 31.Qe1 
       (31.Qa2 Nf5 32.Nf3 Qh5+=) 
    31...Nf5 
       (31...e5 32.Nc6 Bc6 33.Rc6+=) 
    32.Nc6 
       (32.Nf5 ef5 (32...Rf5? 33.Bd3 Nf6 34.Bf5 Qf5 35.Rc7+–) 33.Qe2 Qg6=) 
    32...Bc6 33.Rc6 Nh4 34.Qe2 Nd2 35.f4 
       (35.Bd2 Rd2 36.Rc8 Kh7–+) 
    35...Qg6 36.e4 
       (36.Bd2?? Rd2 37.Qd2 Nf3 38.Kf2 Nd2–+) 
    36...Rd4 
       (36...Qe4 37.Qe4 Ne4 38.Rc8 Kh7 39.Be2+=) 
    37.f5+= 
       (worse is 37.Bd2 Rd2 38.Qe3 Rg2 39.Kh1 Ra2–+) 
    37...Qg5 38.fe6 
       (38.Qb5 Nf1 39.Qf1 Rd1–+ (39...Re4?! 40.fe6 fe6 41.Rc3=; 39...ef5?! 
       40.Rc2–/+)) 
    38...fe6 39.Rc3 
       (better is 39.Bc3+=) 
    39...Nf1–+ 40.Kf1 Qe5 41.Kg1 
       (41.Rc8 Kh7 42.Bc3 Qf4 43.Kg1 Re4–/+) 
    41...Re4 42.Qd3 Kh7 43.Bd6 
       (43.Rc5 Qa1 44.Qf1 Qd4 45.Qf2 Qd3–/+) 
    43...Qd4 44.Qd4 Rd4 45.Bb4 Rd2 46.g3 Nf5 47.Rc7 
       (47.Rc5 Ra2–/+) 
    47...Rb2 48.Rb7 Nd4 49.h3 Kg6 
       (49...Rb3 50.Kg2–/+) 
    50.Bf8 e5 51.Bg7 h5 52.g4 
       (52.Kf1!? Nf3 53.Bf8+=) 
    52...hg4 53.hg4 Nf3 54.Kf1 Kg5 55.a4 b4 
       (55...Kg4?! 56.Rb5 Ra2 57.Be5 Ne5 58.Re5 Ra4 59.Ke2=) 
    56.a5 Kg4 57.Bf8 ½–½
    
    
    (15) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Salinas,Marcelo
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nc6 2.b5 Nb4 3.e4 e5 
       (3...b6 4.a3 e5 5.ab4 1–0 bambinik (2480)–cool.can; 
       3...d5 4.a3 Bg4 5.f3 Bd7 6.ab4 c6 7.bc6 Bc6 8.ed5 Bd5 9.Nc3 Bc6 10.b5 
       Bd7 11.Bb2 Nf6 12.Bd3 g6 13.Nge2 Bg7 14.0–0 0–0 15.Ng3 Re8 16.Re1 e6 
       17.Qc1 Bc8 18.Nce4 lican–sofczynski/kurnik 2014/0–1 (31)) 
    4.a3 a5N 
       (4...d5 5.ab4 
         A) 5...de4 6.c3 (6.Bb2 Bd6 7.Bc3 Nf6 8.d4 Bg4 9.Be2 Qc8 10.de5 
          1–0 Wall,B–Eagle1856/internet 2005) 6...Nh6 7.h3 c6 8.bc6 bc6 
          9.Bc4 Bb4 10.cb4 0–0 11.Bb2 Be6 12.Be6 fe6 13.Ne2 Rf5 14.0–0 Qf6 
          15.Ng3 Rf8 16.Ne4 Qf7 17.Nd6 Qf6 18.Nf5 Qf5 19.f3 Qg5 20.Ra7 
          lican–anatolpop/kurnik 2013/1–0;
         B) 5...d4 6.c3 b6 7.Qb3 Be6 8.Bc4 Nf6 9.Be6 fe6 10.Qe6 Be7 11.Qe5 
          dc3 12.dc3 Qd7 13.Nf3 0–0–0 14.0–0 Rhe8 15.Ra7 Bd6 16.Qf5 Kb8 
          17.Ra6 Re4 18.Qd7 Rd7 19.Nbd2 Urbaniak,M–Meetze,B/M1–2009.T96.02 
          2009/1–0 (36); 
       4...d5 5.ab4 de4 6.Bb2+–) 
    5.ab4 Bb4 6.Nf3 Qf6 
       (6...Nf6 7.c3 Be7 8.Ne5 Ne4 9.d3+–) 
    7.c3 Bc5 8.d4 ed4 9.e5 
       (9.cd4 d5 10.e5 Bb4 11.Bd2 Bd2 12.Nbd2 Qb6+–) 
    9...Qb6 
       (9...Qg6 10.cd4 Be7 11.Bd3 Bb4 12.Kf1+–) 
    10.cd4 
       (10.cd4 Bb4 11.Bd2 Bd2 12.Nbd2+– (worse is 12.Nfd2 Qd4 13.Ra4 Qc5+–)) 
    1–0
    
    
    (16) Cirulis,Ilmars (1775) – Pech,Jaroslav
    FICGS, 2008
    1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 Bg4 3.d3 
       (3.Bb2 Nd7=) 
    3...e6 4.c3 Nf6 5.Nbd2 a5 
       (5...Bd6 6.e4+=) 
    6.Qa4 Nbd7 7.ba5 c6 8.Qb3 Qa5 
       (8...Ra7 9.h3 Bf3 10.Nf3 Qa5 11.Bg5+=) 
    9.h3 
       (9.Qb7!? c5 10.Qb2=) 
    9...Bf3+= 10.Nf3 Nc5 11.Qc2 Bd6 12.g3 0–0 13.Bg2 
       (13.Bg5 Be7+=) 
    13...Qa4–/+ 14.Qa4 Ra4 15.Nd4 g6 16.0–0 
       (16.Bg5 Kg7–/+) 
    16...e5 17.Nc2 Rfa8 18.Bg5 
       (18.a3 Nb3 19.Rb1 Nc1 20.Rfc1 R8a7–/+) 
    18...Kg7 
       (18...Ncd7 19.a3–/+) 
    19.a3 Ne6 
       (19...h6 20.Be3–/+) 
    20.Bf6 
       (20.Bc1 Nc7–/+) 
    20...Kf6 21.Rfb1 b5 22.Rb3 Ke7 Line
    
    
    (17) Cirulis,Ilmars (1650) – Voudouris,Nick (1745)
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 e6 3.a3 f5 
       (3...c6 4.e3 Qf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Bb2 e4 7.Nd4 Qg6 8.d3 Nf6 9.Nde2 ed3 
       10.cd3 Bd6 11.Ng3 h5 12.e4 h4 13.Nf5 Bf5 14.ef5 Qf5 15.Be2 Nbd7 16.h3 
       Kf8 17.Kf1 Re8 18.d4 Ivanets,V (2280)–Dobrev,N (2405)/Moscow 2006/0–1; 
       3...h6 4.Nc3 c5 5.e4 d4 6.Na4 cb4 7.ab4 Bb4 8.c3 dc3 9.dc3 Qd1 10.Kd1 
       Be7 11.Nb6 ab6 12.Ra8 Bd6 13.Kc2 Na6 14.Rc8 1–0 pierret) 
    4.e3N 
       (4.d4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Bd6 6.g3 c6 7.Bg2 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.Qd3 Ne4 10.Be3 Rf6 
       11.Ng5 Rg6 12.Nf3 Qc7 13.Nh4 Rf6 14.Nf3 Nf8 15.h4 Bd7 16.h5 Be8 17.h6 
       g6 18.Ng5 Rd8 wiking–talqx/internet 2010/1–0 (36)) 
    4...Nf6 5.c4 
       (5.d4 Be7=) 
    5...c6 
       (5...Be7 6.d4=) 
    6.Nc3 
       (6.d4 Nbd7+=) 
    6...Bd6 
       (6...Be7 7.d4=) 
    7.Bb2 
       (7.c5 Bc7=) 
    7...0–0 
       (7...dc4 8.Bc4 b5 9.Bb3=) 
    8.d4 Ne4 
       (8...dc4 9.Bc4 b5 10.Bb3=) 
    9.Bd3 Qf6 10.0–0 Nd7 11.Be2 Qh6 12.g3 
       (12.c5 Bc7=) 
    12...g5 
       (12...Qf6 13.Qd3=) 
    13.Qc2 
       (13.Ne4 fe4 14.Nd2 Nf6+=) 
    13...Ndf6 
       (13...g4 14.Ne4 fe4 15.Nh4=) 
    14.Ne5 
       (14.c5 Bc7+=) 
    14...g4 
       (14...Nc3 15.Bc3 Be5 16.de5=) 
    15.Ne4+= Ne4 16.a4 White prepares c5 
       (16.Rfd1!?+=) 
    16...Bb4= 17.Ba3 a5 
       (17...Bd6 18.Bd6 Nd6 19.Ra3=) 
    18.Bb4 ab4 19.c5 Rf6 
       (19...b3 20.Qb2+= (worse is 20.Qb3 Nd2 21.Qb4 Nf1 22.Bf1 Qg5+=)) 
    20.Rfb1 Qh3 21.Bf1 
       (21.Rb4?? Rh6 22.Bd3 Qh2 23.Kf1 Qh1 24.Ke2 Qa1 25.Be4 de4–+) 
    21...Qh5 22.a5 
       (22.Rb4 Rh6 23.h4 gh3+=) 
    22...Rh6= 23.h4 gh3 24.Kh2 Qe8 25.Rb4 Ra7 
       (25...Nf6 26.Be2+= (26.Bh3?? Qh5 27.Kg2 Qh3 28.Kf3 Qh5 29.Kg2 Ng4–+)
      ) 
    26.a6 
       (26.Rb6 Nf6 27.Be2 Nd7 28.Nd7 Bd7+/–) 
    26...ba6 27.Rb8 
       (27.Bh3?? Qh5 28.Kg2 Qh3 29.Kf3 Qh5 30.g4 fg4 31.Ke2 g3 32.f3 a5–+) 
    1–0
    
    
    (18) Cirulis,Ilmars (1650) – Aahlad,Yeturu (1720)
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 f6 3.c4 
       (3.e3 Nh6 4.c4 e6 5.Qb3 a5 6.b5 Nd7 7.d4 dc4 8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Bd3 Nf7 
       10.0–0 Qd5 11.Qc2 Bd6 12.Nc3 Qh5 13.Ne4 0–0 14.Nd6 cd6 15.e4 Bd7 16.a4 
       Rfc8 17.Qe2 d5 Zurek,M (2405)–Sikora Lerch,J (2380)/CSR–chT 1991/1/
       2–½ (61)) 
    3...d4 
       (3...e5 4.cd5 Bb4 5.Qa4 Nc6 6.dc6 Bd2 7.Nbd2 b6 8.e4 Be6 9.Ba6 Ne7 
       10.Bb7 Rb8 11.Qa7 0–0 12.0–0 g5 13.Ba3 g4 14.Nh4 Qd2 15.Be7 Rfe8 
       16.Rad1 Qg5 17.Nf5 Bf5 18.ef5 bobkaki (1650)–szachista56/kurnik 2014/
       1–0) 
    4.e3 e5 5.Ne5N 
       (5.b5 Bf5 6.Bb2 d3 7.Nh4 Be6 8.Qb3 e4 9.Nc3 f5 10.Nd5 Nd7 11.Nf4 Qe7 
       12.Ne6 Qe6 13.c5 Nh6 14.Qe6 1–0 segovia–MrMartin58/ChessWorld.net 
       2011; 
       5.ed4!? e4 6.Qe2+=) 
    5...fe5–/+ 6.Qh5 Ke7 7.Qe5 Kf7 0–1
    
    
    (19) Cirulis,Ilmars (1775) – Murray,Findlay (1750)
    FICGS, 2008
    1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c3 a5 4.Qa4 Bd7 5.b5 c6 
       (5...Bf5 6.d3=) 
    6.e3= e6 7.Ba3 Ba3 8.Na3 0–0 9.Be2 b6 
       (9...Ne4 10.0–0=) 
    10.0–0 cb5 11.Nb5 Na6 
       (11...Bb5 12.Qb5 Nbd7 13.Rfc1=) 
    12.Qc2 
       (12.Rab1 Nc5 13.Qh4 Nce4=) 
    12...Nc5 13.Ne5 h6 
       (13...Bb5 14.Bb5 Rc8 15.Rab1=) 
    14.Rab1 Rb8 
       (14...Rc8 15.Nd4=) 
    15.d4 Na6 
       (15...Nb7 16.Rfc1+/–) 
    16.Nd6+/– Nc7 17.c4 dc4 18.Ndc4 The backward pawn on b6 becomes a target
     18...Ncd5 19.Rfc1 Qe7 
       (19...b5 20.Nd7 Nd7 21.Nd6+=) 
    20.Bf3+/– Rfc8 21.Qd2 a4 
       (21...Qd8!?+/–) 
    22.Bd5+– Nd5 23.e4 Nf6 24.Nb6 Rc1 25.Qc1 Rb7? 
       (better is 25...Be8 26.Nd5 Qa3 27.Nf6 gf6+/–) 
    26.Ned7 
       (26.Nbd7?! Rb1 27.Nf6 gf6 28.Qb1 fe5 29.Qb8 Kh7 30.Qe5 Qb4+–) 
    26...Nd7 
       (26...Rd7 27.Nd7 Qd7 28.Rb8 Kh7 29.Qb1+–) 
    27.Nd5 
       (27.Nd5 ed5 28.Rb7+–; 
       27.Na4?! Rb4 28.Qd1 e5+/–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (20) Cirulis,Ilmars – Schellen,Anton
    FICGS, 2006
    1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.Ne5 d4 5.Na4 Bb4 6.c3 dc3 7.Nc3 0–0 8.Qb3 
       (8.a3 Bc3 9.dc3 Qe7+=) 
    8...Qd6 
       (8...Bd6 9.d4+=) 
    9.e3 c5 
       (9...Be6 10.Nc4 Qe7 11.Rb1+=) 
    10.Nc4 
       (10.a3 Bc3 11.Qc3 Nd5+=) 
    10...Qc6 
       (10...Qe7 11.a3 Bc3 12.dc3+=) 
    11.a3 Bc3 12.Qc3 Nbd7 
       (12...Ne4 13.Qb2=) 
    13.Bb2= Re8 14.a4 b6 15.f3 Bb7 16.Bd3 Rad8 17.0–0 Qe6 18.Qc2 Nf8 
       (18...Ba6 19.Rab1=) 
    19.Bf5 Qe7 20.Rac1 
       (20.e4 Ba6=) 
    20...Ba6 
       (20...Bd5 21.Ne5=) 
    21.Rf2 Nd5 
       (21...N8d7 22.Na3=) 
    22.a5 Ng6 
       (22...Nb4 23.Qb3=) 
    23.ab6 
       (23.Rb1 b5 24.Bg6 fg6=) 
    23...ab6 24.Ra1 Bc4 25.Qc4 
       (25.Bg6 fg6 26.Qc4 Kh8=) 
    25...Ne5 26.Qb3 
       (26.Qb5 Nc7 27.Qb3 b5=) 
    26...c4 
       (26...Nb4 27.Bc3 Ned3 28.Rff1=) 
    27.Qc2 Nb4 28.Bh7 Kh8 29.Qb1 
       (29.Qf5 Qh4 30.Be5 Nd3=) 
    29...Ned3 30.Bd3 Nd3 
       (worse is 30...Rd3 31.e4 Qc5 32.Bc3+=) 
    31.Rf1 Rd5 
       (31...b5 32.Bd4 b4 33.Qc2+=) 
    32.Bd4 Rd4 
       (32...b5 33.Ra7 Qe6 34.Rb7+=) 
    33.ed4+= Qf6 34.h3 
       (34.Kh1 Qd4 35.g3 Nf2 36.Kg2 Nd3=) 
    34...Qg5 
       (34...Re2 35.Ra8 Kh7+=) 
    35.h4 
       (better is 35.Kh1!?+=) 
    35...Qg3 Threatening mate: Re2 36.Qb5 
       (36.Qb6 Nf4 37.Qh6 gh6 38.Rf2 Nh3 39.Kh1 Nf2 40.Kg1 Nh3 41.Kh1 Nf4 
       42.Ra7 Qg2) 
    36...Nf4 Do you see the mate threat? 37.Qe8 Kh7 38.Qe4 Kh6 
       (38...g6 39.Qf4 Qf4 40.Rab1+=) 
    39.Qf4 Qf4 40.Rf2 
       (40.Rab1 Qd4 41.Rf2 Qc5+=) 
    40...Qd4 
       (40...Qh4 41.d5+=) 
    41.Ra7 
       (41.Rb1 Qc5+=) 
    b5 
       (41...b5 42.Rf7 b4+=; 
       41...f5 42.g3–/+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (21) Cirulis,Ilmars (1650) – Tavernier,Christopher (1800)
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.a3 Bg4 
       (3...a5 4.b5 c6 5.e3 Bg4 6.h3 Bf3 7.Qf3 e5 8.c4 e4 9.Qg3 Qd6 10.Nc3 
       Nbd7 11.bc6 bc6 12.cd5 cd5 13.Nb5 Qg3 14.fg3 ½–½ icyglare 
       (2615)–rhand (2420)/net–chess.com 2012; 
       3...Bf5 4.e3 a6 5.c4 Nbd7 6.cd5 Nd5 7.d3 Bg6 8.e4 N5f6 9.Be2 e6 10.0–0 
       Be7 11.Be3 0–0 12.Nbd2 b6 13.Nd4 Bd6 14.Nc6 Qe8 15.Rc1 h6 16.f4 e5 
       17.Nc4 ef4 18.Nd6 aspasio–noahsark (2395)/net–chess.com 2015/1–0 (35)
       ) 
    4.e3N 
       (4.Ne5 Bh5 5.d4 Nbd7 6.c4 e6 7.Nc3 c6 8.Bf4 Ne5 9.de5 Nd7 10.cd5 ed5 
       11.Qd2 Qe7 12.Qd4 a5 13.b5 Qe6 14.e4 Bc5 15.Qa4 0–0 16.bc6 bc6 17.ed5 
       cd5 18.Bb5 Nb6 Fritz 6 (2220)–Fritz 5.32/1–0 (60); 
       4.d4 e6 (4...Nc6 5.Ne5 Bh5 6.Nc6 bc6 7.c4 dc4 8.Qa4 Qd5 9.Nc3 Qe6 
       10.Qa6 Rd8 11.Qa7 Ne4 12.Bb2 Nc3 13.Bc3 Rc8 14.e3 Qd5 15.Qa6 Bg4 
       16.Qc4 Be6 17.Qc5 g5 18.a4 Bg7 19.a5 Trkn–COMP/1–0 (36)) 5.Ne5 
       Bd6 6.Ng4 Ng4 7.e4 Nf2 8.Kf2 de4 9.Nc3 f5 10.Bc4 Qh4 11.g3 Qf6 12.Kg2 
       Nc6 13.Bb5 0–0 14.Bc6 bc6 15.Rf1 Rad8 16.Ne4 Qg6 17.Nd6 Rd6 18.Bf4 Rd7 
       guest1723–guest703/ICC 2003/1–0; 
       4.d4 e6+=) 
    4...e5 5.c4 1–0
    
    
    (22) Cirulis,Ilmars (1790) – Nichols,Scott (2315)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e3 e5 4.Ne5 Bb4 5.Be2 
       (5.Bb2 0–0 6.c4 Be6 7.Qc2 c5 8.cd5 Qd5 9.f3 Nbd7 10.Bc4 Qd6 11.Nd7 
       Nd7 12.Be6 Qe6 13.0–0 Rfd8 14.Qb3 Nf8 15.Qe6 Ne6 16.Rd1 Rd7 17.Kf2 
       Rad8 18.Ke2 Re8 19.Kf1 c4 Stocek,J (2550)–Riazantsev,A (2680)/
       European Rapid 2014/½–½ (59)) 
    5...0–0 6.c4N 
       (6.0–0 Re8 7.Bb2 Nbd7 8.Nd3 Be7 9.Nc3 c5 10.Rb1 b6 11.Nf4 Bb7 12.d4 
       Bd6 13.Bf3 Bf4 14.ef4 a6 15.dc5 Nc5 16.Re1 Re1 17.Qe1 Qd6 18.Ne2 d4 
       19.Bb7 Nb7 20.Bd4 b5 Rosner,D–Gallati,W/Tiger SC 2001/1–0 (54); 
       6.Bb2 Nbd7 7.Nd7 Bd7 8.0–0 Bd6 9.d3 b5 10.Bf3 c6 11.Re1 Be6 12.g3 Re8 
       13.Nd2 Be7 14.Nb3 c5 15.Nc1 Nd7 16.Rb1 a6 17.Ne2 Bf6 18.Nf4 Bb2 1/
       2–½ Taulien,H (2380)–Morrow,W (2240)/WS/M/346 ICCF 2011; 
       6.0–0 Bd6 7.Bb2 Re8+=) 
    6...Qe7 7.Bb2 Nc6 
       (7...Nbd7 8.Nd7 Bd7 9.Qb3+=) 
    8.f4 
       (8.Nc6 bc6 9.Qa4 Bd7=) 
    8...dc4 
       (8...Ne5 9.fe5 Ne4 10.0–0= (10.cd5?? Qh4 11.g3 Ng3 12.hg3 Qh1 13.Bf1 
       f6–+)) 
    9.Nc4 
       (9.Nc6 bc6 10.a3 Bd6=) 
    9...Be6+= 10.0–0 Rad8 11.a3 Bc5 12.Kh1 
       (12.Qc2 Bd5+=) 
    12...Bc4 
       (12...a6 13.Qc2+=) 
    13.Bc4 Be3 
       (13...Rfe8 14.Qc2=) 
    14.Re1= Rfe8 
       (better is 14...Qc5!? 15.Bf6 gf6 16.Qg4 Kh8 17.Re3 Qc4+=) 
    15.Qc2+/– Qe4 
       (15...Qd6 16.de3 (16.Re3?? Re3 17.Qc1 Ree8–+) 16...Re3 17.Rf1+/–) 
    16.Qb3 Ng4 17.Bf7 
       (17.de3? Qf4 18.Bf7 Qf7 19.Qf7 Kf7–+; 
       17.Re3 Qf4 18.g3 Qf2 19.Re8 Re8 20.Bf7 Kh8 21.Bg7 Kg7 22.Qc3 Nce5 
       23.Qe5 Re5 24.d4 Qh2) 
    17...Kh8 
       (17...Kf8 18.de3 Ne3 19.Re3 Qe3–/+) 
    18.de3= 
       (18.Re3 Qf4 19.Re8 Re8 20.Bg7 Kg7 21.Qc3 Nce5 22.Qe5 Re5 23.d4 Qh2) 
    18...Ne3 19.Re2 
       (19.Re3 Qe3 20.h3 Qe1 21.Kh2–+) 
    19...Na5 
       (19...Rd1 20.Qd1 Nd1 21.Nc3 Qe2 22.Ne2 Nf2 23.Kg1 Re2 24.Rb1–/+) 
    20.Nc3 Nb3 21.Ne4 Na1 22.Nc3 
       (22.Nf2 Nac2 23.Be8 Re8=) 
    22...Re7 
       (22...Nac2 23.Be8 Re8 24.Bc1+=) 
    23.Ba1 Rf7 24.Re3 Rf4 25.Kg1 Rff8 
       (25...c5 26.Re1–/+) 
    26.Re7+= Rfe8 27.Re8 Re8 28.Kf2 c5 29.a4 
       (29.Nb5 Rd8+=) 
    29...b6–/+ 30.Bb2 Kg8 31.h3 Kf7 32.h4 a6 33.Ba3 
       (33.g4 Rd8 34.Ne4 c4–/+) 
    33...Rd8 34.Ke2 
       (34.Ke3 c4 35.Bb2 Rd3 36.Ke2 Kg6–/+) 
    34...Rd4 35.g3 Ke6 36.Bc1 c4 37.a5 
       (37.Kf2 Kf5–+) 
    37...ba5–+ 38.Na4 Kf5 39.Bf4? 
       (39.Be3 Rd6–+) 
    39...h6 
       (better is 39...Rf4 40.gf4 Kf4–+) 
    40.Be3 Rd8 
       (40...Rd6 41.Kf3–+) 
    41.Bf4 
       (41.Bb6 Rd5–+) 
    41...g5 42.hg5 hg5 43.Bc7 Rd3 
       (43...Rd5!? 44.Nc3 Rd7 45.Ba5–+) 
    44.Nb6 
       (44.Nb2!? Rd4 45.Ba5–+) 
    Ke6–+ 0–1
    
    
    (23) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Carrizo,Jos‚ (2065)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 Bf5 4.c4 e6N 
       (4...c6 5.Nc3 (5.cd5 cd5 6.Bb2 Nbd7 7.a3 e6 8.Nc3 h6 9.Be2 Be7 
       10.Nd4 Bh7 11.f4 a5 12.b5 0–0 13.0–0 Nb6 14.d3 Bc5 15.Na4 Na4 16.Qa4 
       Qe7 17.Rac1 Nd7 18.Kh1 Rfc8 19.Qb3 a4 Fries Nielsen,J 
       (2455)–Percivaldi,M (2340)/Copenhagen CC 2015/½–½ (33)) 5...e6 
       6.a3 Nbd7 7.Qb3 Be7 8.Be2 0–0 9.Bb2 dc4 10.Bc4 a6 11.0–0 b5 12.Be2 c5 
       13.Nh4 c4 14.Qd1 Bd3 15.Bd3 cd3 16.f4 Nb6 17.Nf3 Nc4 18.Qb3 Rc8 19.a4 
       Ivanets,V (2230)–Andersson,K (2090)/World Seniors, COndino ITA 2009/
       0–1 (46)) 
    5.a3 c6 
       (5...a5 6.b5+=) 
    6.c5 
       (6.d4 dc4 7.Bc4 b5=) 
    6...Be7 
       (6...b6 7.d4+=) 
    7.Bb2 
       (7.d4 Nbd7=) 
    7...0–0 
       (7...b6 8.cb6 ab6 9.Be2=) 
    8.d4 Nbd7 
       (8...b6 9.Bd3=) 
    9.Be2 
       (9.Bd3 Bd3 10.Qd3 a5=) 
    9...b6 10.0–0 a5 11.Nbd2 h6 12.Qc1 Qc7 13.h3 
       (13.Nh4 Ng4 14.Nhf3 Rfb8=) 
    13...Rfb8 14.Re1 Ne4 
       (14...Qb7 15.Bc3+=) 
    15.Ne4= Be4 16.Bc3 
       (16.Qd2 bc5 17.dc5 Bf6+=) 
    16...bc5 17.bc5 e5 18.a4 Bf6 
       (18...Ra7 19.Qd2=) 
    19.Bd1 
       (19.Qd2 Rb7=) 
    19...ed4 
       (19...Rb7 20.Qd2=) 
    20.ed4= Nf8 21.Nd2 Bf5 22.Bc2 Qc8 
       (22...Bc2 23.Qc2 Ne6 24.Nb3=) 
    23.Nf3 Bc2 24.Qc2 Qa6 25.Re3 Ne6 26.Rae1 
       (26.Rc1 Qc4=) 
    26...Qb7 
       (26...Qc4 27.Rc1+=) 
    27.Ra1 Qa6 ½–½
    
    
    (24) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Rossi,Franco (1800)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.e3 d5 3.Nf3 Bg4 4.c4 
       (4.h3 Bh5 5.c4 e6 6.Bb2 c6 7.c5 Nbd7 8.Be2 b6 9.d4 bc5 10.bc5 Rb8 
       11.Bc3 Ne4 12.Nfd2 Nc3 13.Nc3 Be2 14.Qe2 g6 15.0–0 Bg7 16.Nb3 0–0 
       17.f4 Qc7 18.Rab1 Rb4 hurnavich (2365)–klauno (2375)/gameknot.com 
       2012/½–½) 
    4...e6 
       (4...e5 5.cd5 c6 6.Bb2 e4 7.h3 Bc8 8.Ne5 cd5 9.Nc3 Bd6 10.Nb5 Nc6 
       11.Nc6 bc6 12.Qc2 cb5 13.Qc6 Bd7 14.Qd6 Qe7 15.Be5 Rc8 16.Be2 Rc2 
       17.Qe7 Ke7 18.Bc3 Rc8 19.Bd1 wilfried (2325)–rusdin (1940)/
       gameknot.com 2015/1–0 (38)) 
    5.a3 Be7N 
       (5...a5 6.Bb2 ab4 7.ab4 Ra1 8.Ba1 Be7 9.Qa4 Nbd7 10.Bf6 Bf6 11.cd5 
       ed5 12.Qb5 Bf5 13.Nc3 Bc3 14.dc3 Qa8 15.Qd5 Qa1 16.Ke2 Be6 17.Qd4 Qa2 
       18.Nd2 Ke7 19.Kf3 Rd8 20.Ne4 JohanK–AndyAndyO/ChessWorld.net 2014/
       0–1 (36)) 
    6.h3 Bh5 7.Bb2 
       (7.d4 0–0=) 
    7...0–0+= 8.d4 1–0
    
    
    (25) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Roberts,Neil (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 Nd7N 
       (3...e6 4.Nf3 Qf6 5.d4 c5 6.c3 cd4 7.cd4 Bd6 8.Bg5 Qg6 9.e3 h6 10.Bd3 
       Qh5 11.Bh4 g5 12.Bg3 Bg3 13.fg3 f5 14.0–0 Nd7 15.Qb3 Ngf6 16.Nbd2 Ne4 
       17.Ne5 Ne5 18.de5 sacaniev–neriet (1610)/kurnik 2014/1–0 (43); 
       3...Nf6 4.a4 e5 5.e3 g6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 Nbd7 8.0–0 Bg7 9.h3 Be6 10.Re1 
       0–0 11.d3 Ne8 12.Nc3 c5 13.d4 cd4 14.ed4 e4 15.Ne5 Ne5 16.de5 Be5 
       17.Bd2 Qf6 18.Qc1 pieeater–the horror man/ChessWorld.net 2014/0–1 
       (37); 
       3...b6 4.Nf3 Bf5 5.d3 h6 6.g3 e6 7.Bg2 Nd7 8.0–0 Be7 9.Bb2 Bf6 10.d4 
       Ne7 11.a4 0–0 12.Na3 c6 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4 Rb8 15.Qb3 cb5 16.ab5 Nd5 
       17.Rfe1 Re8 18.e4 sacaniev–sobiemir/kurnik 2013/1–0; 
       3...e5 4.d4 ed4 5.Nf3+=) 
    4.e3 
       (4.d4 e5+=) 
    4...c5 
       (4...e5 5.c4+=) 
    5.bc6 
       (5.d4 e6=) 
    5...bc6 6.c4 Rb8 
       (6...dc4 7.Nf3=) 
    7.d4= Ba6 
       (7...e5 8.Qa4=) 
    8.Bd2 
       (8.Qa4 Bc4 9.Bc4 dc4=) 
    8...e6 
       (8...Bc4 9.Bc4 dc4 10.Qa4=) 
    9.Nf3 Be7 
       (9...Ne7!?=) 
    10.Qa4+= Attacks the isolani on a5 10...Qc8 11.Ba5 Ra8 12.Nbd2 
       (12.Nfd2 Bc4 13.Bc4 Bd8=) 
    12...Bc4 13.Bc4 Bd8 
       (13...Nb6 14.Qc2 Ra5 15.Bd3+=) 
    14.Be2 
       (14.Qc2 Ra5 15.Bd3 Qa8+=) 
    14...Ba5= 15.Qb3 Ne7 
       (15...c5 16.0–0=) 
    16.0–0 0–0 17.Rfc1 Ra7 
       (17...e5 18.Qc2+=) 
    18.Qc2 h6 
       (18...Bd2 19.Qd2 c5 20.dc5+=) 
    19.Nb3 Qc7 ½–½
    
    
    (26) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Ethier,Marc (1690)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 Nf6 4.Bb2N 
       (4.a4 e5 5.e3 g6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 Nbd7 8.0–0 Bg7 9.h3 Be6 10.Re1 0–0 
       11.d3 Ne8 12.Nc3 c5 13.d4 cd4 14.ed4 e4 15.Ne5 Ne5 16.de5 Be5 17.Bd2 
       Qf6 18.Qc1 Bc3 pieeater–the horror man/ChessWorld.net 2014/0–1 (37); 
       4.Nf3 e6=) 
    4...Nbd7 5.Nf3 g6 
       (5...e6 6.e3=) 
    6.e3= Bg7 7.Be2 0–0 
       (7...c5 8.bc6 bc6 9.Nc3=) 
    8.0–0 c5 9.c4 dc4 10.a4 
       (10.Bc4 Nb6 11.Be2 Bf5=) 
    10...Nb6 11.Na3 Be6 
       (11...Bf5 12.Nc4 Nc4 13.Bc4=) 
    12.Rc1 The pressure on c4 grows 12...Ne4 
       (12...Rc8 13.Nc4 Nc4 14.Bc4=) 
    13.Bg7+= Kg7 14.Nc4 Nc4 15.Bc4 Bg4 16.Re1 Rc8 
       (16...Qb6 17.Be2+=) 
    17.h3 Bf3 18.Qf3 
       (worse is 18.gf3 Nd2 19.Qe2 Nc4 20.Qc4 Qb6–/+) 
    18...Nd6 19.Bd5 b6 20.Red1 e6 21.Bc6 Qg5 
       (21...Qf6 22.d4 Qf3 23.gf3 cd4 24.Rd4=) 
    22.d3 
       (22.d4 cd4 23.Rd4 Rfd8+/–) 
    22...Nf5 
       (22...e5 23.Qd5 Qf6 24.d4 ed4 25.ed4+=) 
    23.g4 
       (23.Bb7 Rcd8+=) 
    23...Rcd8 24.Qe4 Nd6 25.f4 Qe7 26.Qg2 
       (26.Qf3 f5=) 
    26...f6 
       (26...e5 27.fe5 Qe5 28.Qf2=) 
    27.Qf2 Nf7 28.Bg2 Rc8 29.Rd2 
       (29.Qf3 Rfd8=) 
    29...Rfd8 30.Be4 White plans f5 30...Rc7 31.Bc6 e5 32.f5 Ng5 33.Bg2 
    Nf7 34.Be4 
       (34.fg6 hg6 35.Rf1 Rcd7+=) 
    34...Ng5= 35.Bg2 Rcd7 
       (35...Nf7 36.Rc3+=) 
    36.Rcd1 Rd6 37.Kh1 Qd7 38.Kg1 gf5 
       (38...Qe7 39.h4 Nf7 40.fg6 hg6 41.h5=) 
    39.Qf5 Qf5 40.gf5 Nf7 41.Kf2 Kh6 42.Be4 Ng5 43.Bg2 Kh5 44.Ke2 R6d7 
       (44...h6 45.Rh1 Kh4 46.Rdd1+=) 
    45.h4 ½–½
    
    
    (27) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Sorbi,Luca (1990)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nc6 4.Bb2 a6 5.c4 Nf6 6.cd5 
       (6.b5 ab5 7.cb5 Ne7 8.Be5 Nf5 9.Nf3 Be6 10.Qc2 Bd6 11.d4 0–0 12.Bd3 
       g6 13.0–0 Nd7 14.Bd6 Nd6 15.a4 b6 16.Rc1 Rc8 17.Ra3 Nf6 18.Nbd2 Re8 
       pcmvr (2225)–mbarker (2060)/net–chess.com 2006) 
    6...Nd5 
       (6...Qd5 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.Nc3 Qe6 9.Be2 e4 10.Ng5 Be2 11.Qe2 Qb3 12.Rb1 h6 
       13.Nge4 Ne4 14.Ne4 0–0–0 15.0–0 f5 16.Nc3 g5 17.b5 ab5 18.Nb5 h5 
       19.Bh8 Bc5 20.Rb3 1–0 waldi1962–szafino/kurnik 2014) 
    7.Nf3 Bd6 8.d3N 
       (8.Be2 f5 9.0–0 0–0 10.Nc3 Nf6 11.Qb3 Kh8 12.Bc4 Ne7 13.h3 Ng6 14.Nd5 
       Ne4 15.d3 Ng5 16.Ng5 Qg5 17.d4 f4 18.ef4 ef4 19.Bc1 Bh3 20.Qh3 f3 
       21.Bg5 fg2 22.Qg2 h6 aniabielak–aleksandar18/kurnik 2013/1–0 (31) 
      ; 
       8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Bb3 0–0 10.0–0 Qf6 11.d4 ed4 12.Nd4 Nd4 13.Bd4 Qg6 14.Qf3 
       Qh6 15.g3 Bh3 16.Rc1 c6 17.Nc3 Nd7 18.Ne4 Bc7 19.Bc5 Ne5 20.Qe2 Bg4 
       21.Qb2 Bf3 22.Bd1 Be4 brother–cycek200418/kurnik 2012/0–1 (39); 
       8.b5 ab5 9.Bb5 Bd7 10.Bc6 Bc6 11.Ne5 Qg5 12.Nc6 Qg2=) 
    8...0–0+= 9.Nbd2 b5 
       (9...Be6 10.Be2+=) 
    10.Be2 a5 
       (10...Bb7 11.0–0=) 
    11.ba5 Qe7 
       (11...Be6!?=) 
    12.Qb3+= Be6 13.Qb5 Na5 
       (13...Qd7 14.Qa4+=) 
    14.Qa4 
       (worse is 14.Ne5 Rfb8 15.Nc6 Rb5 16.Ne7 Be7–+) 
    14...Nb3 
       (14...Rfb8!? 15.Qc2 Bd7+=) 
    15.Qb3+– Ne3 16.Qc3 
       (worse is 16.fe3 Bb3 17.Nb3 Rfb8+=) 
    16...Ng2 17.Kf1 
       (17.Kd1 Nf4+/–) 
    17...Nf4 18.Rg1 
       (worse is 18.Ne5 f6 19.d4 Ne2 20.Ke2 fe5 21.de5 Bc5+=) 
    18...f6 19.Ne4 Kh8 20.Nfd2 Rfb8 21.Nc4 
       (21.Ke1 Ra4+/–) 
    21...Bc5 
       (21...Bc4 22.dc4 Ba3 23.c5 (23.Ba3?? Ra3 24.Qc1 Ra1 25.Qa1 Qa3–+) 
       23...Bb2 24.Ra8 Ra8 25.Qb2+=) 
    22.Qd2 
       (22.Qc2 Bd5+/–) 
    22...Rd8 23.Qc2 Bh3 
       (23...Bd4 24.Bd4 Rd4 25.Rg3+/–) 
    24.Ke1 Ba7 
       (24...Bd4 25.Bd4 Rd4 26.Rg3+/–) 
    25.Rg3 Ng2 
       (25...Bd4 26.Bd4 Rd4 27.Rb1+/–) 
    26.Kd1 
       (better is 26.Kd2 Nf4 27.Rag1+–) 
    26...Bf5? 
       (better is 26...Nf4!?+/–) 
    27.Nf6+– 
       (27.Rg2?! Be4 28.f3 Bd5+/–) 
    27...Nf4 28.Ne5 gf6 29.Nc6 
       (29.Qc4 Nd5 30.Nc6 Qe6 31.Nd8 Rd8+–) 
    29...Qe6 30.Nd8 Rd8 31.Qd2 Re8 32.Bf1 
       (32.Qf4?! Qe2 33.Kc1 Qe1 34.Kc2 Re2 35.Kb3 Be6 36.Ka4 Bd7 37.Kb3 Be6 
       38.Ka4 Bd7 39.Kb3 Be6=) 
    32...Nh5 33.Re3 
       (better is 33.Rg1!?+–) 
    33...Be3+/– 34.fe3 Qb6 
       (34...Bg4!? 35.Kc2 Qb6+/–) 
    35.e4+– Bg4 36.Kc1 
       (36.Ke1 Nf4 37.Rb1 Nd5+–) 
    36...Be6 
       (36...Qc5 37.Kb1+/–) 
    37.Bc3 Rg8 
       (37...Bg4 38.Kc2+/–) 
    38.Qe2 
       (38.d4 Bf7+–) 
    38...Rg1 39.Kd2 
       (39.Qh5?? Rf1 40.Kd2 Rf2 41.Qe2 Bg4 42.Qf2 Qf2 43.Kc1 Be2–+) 
    39...Bg4 40.Qe3 Rh1 41.Qb6 Rh2 42.Ke3 cb6 43.Rb1 
       (43.a4 Bd7+/–) 
    43...Rh1 44.Re1 Rh2 
       (better is 44...Kg7+/–) 
    45.Rb1 
       (45.d4 Kg7+/–) 
    45...Rh1 46.Ra1 Rh2 47.Rb1 ½–½
    
    
    (28) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Salonen,Jukka (1915)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Qd6 4.d3 Nf6 5.e3 Nbd7 
       (5...Bg4 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.Be2 Be7 8.h3 Bf3 9.Bf3 0–0 10.Nd2 c6 11.c4 a5 
       12.c5 Qc7 13.0–0 Rfd8 14.Qc2 Nf8 15.g3 Ne6 16.Bg2 h6 17.Rfd1 Nd7 
       18.Nb3 ab4 ½–½ Valenta,V (2180)–Pala,V (2300)/CZE–chT2e 2006; 
       5...Bf5 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.Be2 Be7 8.0–0 a5 9.b5 0–0 10.Nbd2 c6 11.c4 Ng4 
       12.h3 Nh6 13.e4 de4 14.Ne4 Qc7 15.Qb3 a4 16.Qc3 cb5 17.cb5 Qc3 18.Bc3 
       f6 19.Rac1 Ba3 20.Rc2 oldi62 (1610)–asumgen/kurnik 2013/0–1) 
    6.Nd2N 
       (6.Nf3 c6 (6...Be7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 a5 9.c3 c6 10.Nbd2 b6 11.Nh4 Bb7 
       12.Nf5 Qe6 13.Ne7 Qe7 14.Nf3 Rfe8 15.Re1 e4 16.Nd4 Ne5 17.de4 Ne4 
       18.Nf3 Nf2 19.Kf2 Ng4 20.Kg1 Qe3 21.Kh1 Mennie,A–Hakulinen,E/corr 
       3GMM–47 1995/0–1) 7.Be2 g6 8.c4 Bg7 9.cd5 cd5 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nc3 a6 
       12.Rc1 b6 13.Qc2 Bb7 14.h3 d4 15.Nd1 Rac8 16.Qb1 Nd5 17.Re1 de3 18.fe3 
       b5 19.Bf1 N7b6 20.Nd2 Na4 Lalic,B–Uhlmann,W/Sarajevo 1980/0–1) 
    6...a5 7.Ngf3 Qe6 8.b5 Bd6 9.c4 0–0 10.cd5 Qd5 11.a4 
       (11.Qc2 Re8+= (worse is 11...Qb5 12.d4 Qd5 13.Bc4+/–)) 
    11...Nc5 
       (11...Rd8 12.Qc2=) 
    12.Nc4 e5 seems the pivot of the position 12...Bg4 
       (12...Ncd7 13.Nd6 cd6 14.Be2+=) 
    13.Nd6 
       (13.Nce5 Be5 14.d4 Rfd8 15.de5 Qd1 16.Rd1 Rd1 17.Kd1 Nfe4+=) 
    13...cd6 14.h3 
       (14.d4 Bf3 15.gf3 ed4 16.Bd4 Qe6=) 
    14...Bf3 15.gf3 
       (15.Qf3? 
         A) 15...Nd3?! 16.Bd3 Qd3 17.Qd1–/+ (17.Qb7? Ne4 18.Rd1 Qc2–+);
         B) 15...Qb3 16.Qe2 Na4–+) 
    15...Qe6 16.h4 Qe7 17.Bh3 
       (17.d4 ed4 18.Bd4 Rfc8=) 
    17...Ne6 18.d4 ed4 19.Bd4 Rfc8 20.0–0 
       (20.Bf5 Rc4 21.Bb2 d5+=) 
    20...Ne8 
       (20...Nd7 21.f4+=) 
    21.f4 
       (21.h5 Rc4 22.Bb2 Rh4–/+) 
    21...Qh4 22.Kg2 Qe7 23.Qd3 Nc5 24.Qd1 Rc7 25.Rh1 Qe4 26.Kg1 
       (26.Kh2 Qg6+=) 
    26...Qg6 27.Kf1 f5 
       (27...Rb8 28.Rc1+=) 
    28.Qc2 Rf7 29.Bc5 Rc8 30.Bf5 Rf5 31.Qa2 
       (31.Qb3 d5 32.Bd4 Rh5 33.Rh5 Qh5=) 
    31...d5 
       (31...Rf7 32.Bb6=) 
    32.Rg1 Qe6 33.Bd4 g6 
       (33...Qe4 34.Qb1=) 
    34.Rd1 
       (34.Qd2 Nd6=) 
    34...Nd6 35.Be5 Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 
       (35.Qd2 Nc4 36.Qd3 Rc7=) 
    35...Nc4+= 36.Bd4 Rh5 
       (36...Qe7 37.Qb1 Kf8 38.Rh1+=) 
    37.Qe2 Rh4 38.Qf3 Nd6 39.Rh1 
       (39.Qg3 Rh5 40.Qf3 Rf5+=) 
    39...Rh1+= 40.Qh1 Ne4 
       (40...Rc2 41.Qh4=) 
    41.Qh6= Rc7 
       (41...Qd7 42.f5 Rc7 43.Qf4 Qf5 44.Qf5 gf5 45.f3 Ng3 46.Kf2=) 
    42.Qh4 
       (42.b6 Rf7 43.Qh2 Qg4–/+) 
    42...Rc2 43.Qd8 Kf7 44.Ke1 Rc8 45.Qh4 
       (45.Qa5 Qg4 46.Qd2 Qg1 47.Ke2 Qf2 48.Kd3 Nd2 49.Rh1 Nb1 50.Rh7 Ke6 
       51.Rh2 Qf1 52.Re2 Qd1 53.Rd2 Qd2) 
    45...h5 46.Be5 
       (46.f3!? Nd6 47.Qf2=) 
    46...Ke8+= 47.f3 Nc3 48.Ra1 Qf5 ½–½
    
    
    (29) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (1860)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Qd6 4.e3 Nd7 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 Qc6 
       (6...Qg6 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.0–0 Ngf6 9.Nc3 e4 10.Nh4 Qh6 11.g3 Ne5 12.Be2 g5 
       13.Ng2 Neg4 14.h4 Rg8 15.Nb5 gh4 16.Nd6 cd6 17.gh4 Qg6 18.Kh1 Qf5 
       19.Nf4 Nh5 20.Qa4 Bd7 21.Qa5 Stankovic,M (2110)–Medvegy,N (2235)/
       EU–ch U20 Girls 1995/0–1) 
    7.Bf1 a5 8.b5 Qg6 9.h4N 
       (9.d3 Bd6 10.Nf3 Ngf6 11.Nbd2 0–0 12.h3 Re8 13.Nh4 Qh6 14.Nf5 Qg6 
       15.Nh4 Qh6 16.Nf5 Qg6 17.Nh4 ½–½ pcmvr–battousai/net–chess.com 
       2016; 
       9.d4 e4=) 
    9...Bd6 10.d3 
       (10.d4 Ngf6=) 
    10...Nc5 
       (10...Ne7 11.Nd2+=) 
    11.h5= Qf5 12.e4 
       (12.d4 ed4 13.Bd4 Ne6=) 
    12...Qd7 
       (12...Qe6 13.Nf3=) 
    13.d4= ed4 14.Qd4 
       (14.Bd4 Ne6 15.Bc3 Nh6=) 
    14...f6 15.Nd2 Qe7 16.Ngf3 Bg4 
       (16...Nh6 17.Be2+=) 
    17.b6 
       (17.Qe3 Nh6=) 
    17...Nh6 
       (17...Bf3!? 18.Nf3 Ne4+=) 
    18.bc7= 0–0 19.Rc1 Rac8 20.Bc4 Kh8 21.0–0 
       (21.Rc2 Rc7 22.Qe3 Bf3 23.gf3 Na4–/+) 
    21...Bc7 
       (better is 21...Bh5 22.Bd5 Rc7–/+) 
    22.e5? 
       (better is 22.Rfe1!?+=) 
    22...fe5–/+ 
       (worse is 22...Bh5 23.ef6 gf6 24.Qh4 Bf3 25.Nf3=) 
    23.Ne5 Rcd8 24.Qe3 Nf5 25.Qf4 
       (25.Qe1 Rd2! 26.Nf7 Rf7 27.Qd2 Ne4–+) 
    25...Rd2! 26.Qd2 Be5 27.Rfe1 Qd6 28.Qd6 Bd6 29.Be5 Bh5 
       (29...b6 30.f3 Be5 31.Re5 Bh5 32.g4=) 
    30.Bd6+= Nd6 31.Re5 Bf7 
       (worse is 31...Nc4 32.Rc4 b6 33.Rh5+/–) 
    32.Bf7 
       (32.Rc5 b6 (worse is 32...Bc4 33.Rd1+=) 33.Rc7 Nc4 (worse is 33...Bc4 34.Rc6+/–) 
       34.Rf7 Rf7 35.Rc4 h5–/+) 
    32...Nd3–/+ 33.Rd5 Nc1 34.Rd6 b5 35.Kf1 g6 36.Bd5 
       (36.Be6 Re8–/+) 
    36...Rc8 
       (36...b4 37.ab4 ab4 38.f3–/+) 
    37.g3 b4 38.ab4 ab4 39.Rb6 Rc2 40.Rb4 Rf2 41.Kf2 Nd3 42.Ke3 Nb4 43.Bb7 
    Kg7 44.Kd4 Nc2 45.Kd3 ½–½
    
    
    (30) Cirulis,Ilmars (2015) – Ropokis,Dimitrios (1920)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 Bf5 4.e3 e6 5.c4 c5 
       (5...Be7 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Qb3 a5 8.b5 Nbd7 9.d4 a4 10.Qd1 c5 11.Nbd2 Qa5 
       12.Ne5 Ne5 13.de5 Ne4 14.f3 Bh4 15.g3 Ng3 16.hg3 Bg3 17.Ke2 Rfd8 
       18.Qc1 d4 19.e4 Bg6 20.Kd3 Remizov,J (2150)–Monin,N (2390)/St 
       Petersburg op 1994/0–1 (46); 
       5...dc4 6.Bc4 a6 7.d4 b5 8.Bd3 Bg6 9.Bg6 hg6 10.Nf3 Bd6 11.Nbd2 Nd5 
       12.e4 Nf4 13.0–0 Nd7 14.e5 Be7 15.Ne4 Nb6 16.Qc1 Nd3 17.Qc6 Qd7 18.Qd7 
       Kd7 19.Bc3 Nd5 20.Bd2 kaasparov (1630)–krystian334/kurnik 2014/1–0 
       (81)) 
    6.cd5N 
       (6.bc5 Bc5 7.d4 Be7 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Bd3 Bd3 10.Qd3 Nc6 11.0–0 Rc8 12.Nbd2 
       Na5 13.Rfc1 dc4 14.Nc4 Nc4 15.Rc4 Qd5 16.Rac1 Rc4 17.Qc4 h6 18.Qd5 Nd5 
       19.g3 Bd6 20.e4 Nb6 lendzior (1610)–isjukk (1890)/kurnik 2012/0–1 
       (56); 
       6.Qa4 Qd7 7.Qd7 Nbd7 8.bc5 Bc5 9.cd5 ed5 10.Bb5 0–0 11.Nc3 d4 12.Na4 
       de3 13.de3 Be7 14.Ne2 a6 15.Bd7 Nd7 16.Nac3 Nb6 17.0–0 Nc4 18.Bc1 Rfd8 
       19.Nd4 Bg6 20.a4 Bf6 thedesertfox (1905)–sirjohn (2000)/
       net–chess.com 2004/0–1 (38)) 
    6...ed5 7.bc5 Bc5 8.Qf3 Be4 9.Bf6 gf6 
       (worse is 9...Qf6 10.Qf6 gf6 11.Nc3+/–) 
    10.Qe2 Nc6 11.Nc3 Bg6 
       (11...a6 12.Nh3=) 
    12.d4 
       (12.Qb5 Qd6 13.Qb7 Rb8+/–) 
    12...Bb6 
       (12...Qa5 13.Qb2 Bd6 14.Nge2+=) 
    13.Qd2 
       (13.Qb5 Ba5 14.Rc1 Qd7+=) 
    13...0–0 
       (13...Rc8 14.Bb5+=) 
    14.Bb5 Na5 15.Qa2 Attacks the isolani on d5 15...Rc8 16.Nge2 
       (16.Rc1 a6 17.Be2 Nc4+=) 
    16...a6 17.Ba4 Rc4 18.h4 Bc7 19.h5 Be4 20.Ne4 
       (20.f3 Bd3 21.Bc2 Be2 22.Ne2 Re8+=) 
    20...de4= 21.Bc2 f5 
       (21...Re8 22.Qb1 Qd5 23.Qb2=) 
    22.g3 
       (22.g4!? fg4 23.Be4+=) 
    22...Qd7= 23.h6 
       (23.Rc1 b5+=) 
    23...Qc6 24.Bd1 Rd8 25.Qb2 Rd5 26.a4 
       (better is 26.Nf4 Rb5 27.Qa2=) 
    26...Rd6?? 
       (26...Bd6 27.Nf4 Bb4 28.Kf1=) 
    27.Nf4?? 
       (27.d5 Rh6 28.dc6 Rh1 29.Ng1 Rg1 30.Ke2 Rc6 31.Qd4–+) 
    27...Rh6+= 28.Rh6 Qh6 29.Nh5 Bd8 
       (29...Bd6 30.Rc1 Rc1 31.Qc1+=) 
    30.Be2= Rc7 31.Rb1 Nc4 32.Qb3 Nd6 33.Kf1 
       (33.Qd5 Be7+=) 
    33...Qe6 
       (33...Rc6 34.Qd5–/+) 
    34.Qb2 Ne8 
       (34...Rc8 35.Nf4 Qd7 36.Qb3+=) 
    35.Kg2 Qd7 36.Bd1 
       (36.a5 Nd6+=) 
    36...Ng7 
       (36...Nd6 37.Bb3+=) 
    37.Nf4 Ne6 
       (37...Bg5 38.Nh3 Be7 39.Nf4+=) 
    38.Ne6= Qe6 39.Bb3 Qc6 40.a5 h5 
       (40...Qd6 41.Qe2+=) 
    41.d5 
       (41.Qa2!?=) 
    41...Qd6+= 42.Ba4 h4 
       (42...Qd5?? 43.Rd1 Qd1 44.Bd1+–) 
    43.Qb6 Qe5 
       (43...Qd5 44.Rd1 Qd1 45.Bd1+–) 
    44.Qb2 Rc3 
       (44...Qb2!? 45.Rb2 hg3 46.Kg3 Rc4=) 
    45.Qb7= Bc7 ½–½
    
    
    (31) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – DiAlfonso,Darren (2100)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 Bf5 4.e3 e6 5.c4 Be7 
       (5...dc4 6.Bc4 Bd6 7.Nf3 Qe7 8.Qb3 Nbd7 9.Nc3 Ne5 10.Ne5 Be5 11.d4 
       Bd6 12.f3 0–0 13.e4 Bg6 14.e5 c6 15.ed6 Qd6 16.Ne2 b5 17.Bd3 Bd3 
       18.Qd3 Nd5 19.0–0 Rad8 20.Qe4 lendzior (1665)–iuliandamasch (1735)/
       kurnik 2014/1–0 (54)) 
    6.Nc3 
       (6.Nf3 0–0 7.Qb3 a5 8.b5 Nbd7 9.d4 a4 10.Qd1 c5 11.Nbd2 Qa5 12.Ne5 
       Ne5 13.de5 Ne4 14.f3 Bh4 15.g3 Ng3 16.hg3 Bg3 17.Ke2 Rfd8 18.Qc1 d4 
       19.e4 Bg6 20.Kd3 Be5 Remizov,J (2150)–Monin,N (2390)/St Petersburg 
       op 1994/0–1 (46)) 
    6...0–0 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.c5N 
       (8.Nh4 Bg4 9.Qb3 Ne4 10.Nf3 Bf3 11.gf3 Nc3 12.Bc3 Bf6 13.Rg1 Bc3 
       14.Qc3 Qf6 15.cd5 Qc3 16.dc3 ed5 17.Bh3 Nf6 18.Rd1 Rad8 19.Ke2 Rd6 
       20.Rd4 Rfd8 21.a4 c6 22.Rb1 g6 slave81 (1925)–magistrkelly (1765)/
       kurnik 2012/1–0 (53); 
       8.h3 h6 9.g4 Bh7 10.g5 hg5 11.Ng5 Bg6 12.h4 Nh5 13.Rg1 Bf6 14.d4 c6 
       15.Be2 Nf4 16.ef4 a5 17.c5 Qe7 18.b5 Rfc8 19.b6 Kf8 20.Bh5 Ke8 21.Bg6 
       fg6 22.Qd3 Nf8 lendzior–anman (1970)/kurnik 2012/1–0 (66)) 
    8...c6 9.Be2 h6 
       (9...e5 10.0–0=) 
    10.Na4 
       (10.Nd4 Bg6=) 
    10...Qc7 11.Rc1 
       (11.Nh4 Bh7=) 
    11...e5 12.d3 
       (12.0–0 b5 13.cb6 ab6=) 
    12...b5+= 13.Nc3 a5 14.0–0 Bg6 
       (14...Ra7 15.Nb5 cb5 16.c6+=) 
    15.Nb5 
       (15.Ra1 Rfe8=) 
    15...cb5+= 16.c6 Nb8 
       (16...Nb6 17.Be5 Qc8 18.Bd4=) 
    17.Be5= Qb6 18.Bd4 Qa6 19.Ne5 
       (19.Bf6 Bf6 20.c7 Nd7–/+) 
    19...ab4 20.ab4 Qc8 21.Ng6 fg6 22.e4 Na6 
       (worse is 22...Nc6 23.Bf6 Rf6 24.ed5+/–) 
    23.Bf3 
       (23.e5 Ne8–/+) 
    23...Nb4 
       (23...de4 24.de4 Qc7 25.e5+=) 
    24.c7 
       (24.Qb3!? Kh7 25.ed5+=) 
    24...Ra3–/+ 25.Bb2 
       (25.Be2 Nd7–/+ (25...de4?! 26.de4 Na2 27.Rc2=)) 
    25...Ra7 
       (better is 25...Rd3!? 26.Qe2 Bd6–+) 
    26.Be5 Qd7 27.Re1 Rc8 28.Qb3 Kh8 29.h3 
       (29.Rb1 Nc6 30.Bf6 gf6 31.Qd5 Rcc7 (31...Rac7?! 32.Qd7 Rd7 33.Bg4+=; 
       31...Qc7?! 32.Rec1–/+) 32.Qb5 Rab7–+) 
    29...de4 30.de4 Nd3 
       (30...Rac7?! 31.Bc7 Rc7 32.e5 Rc1 33.Rc1+=; 
       30...Rcc7?! 31.Bc7 Rc7 32.e5+=) 
    31.Rcd1 Ne5 
       (31...Ra3!? 32.Qb1 Qe6 33.Bf6 Rb3=) 
    32.Rd7–/+ Nfd7 0–1
    
    
    (32) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Mevel,Alberic (1900)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 Bf5 4.Nf3 e6 5.e3 c5 6.bc5 Bc5 7.Be2 Nc6 8.0–0 0–0 
    9.d3 Nd7N 
       (9...Be7 10.Nbd2 h6 11.c4 Rc8 12.cd5 ed5 13.Nd4 Nd4 14.Bd4 Nd7 15.Qb3 
       Nb6 16.Bf3 Be6 17.a4 Bf6 18.Bf6 Qf6 19.a5 Nd7 20.Bd5 Rc3 21.Ne4 Rb3 
       22.Nf6 Nf6 23.Bb3 Bb3 24.a6 elsh1403–sikkuj (1865)/kurnik 2014/1–0 
       (37); 
       9...Qc7 10.Nbd2 a5 11.c4 Rfd8 12.cd5 ed5 13.Rc1 Qb6 14.Rb1 Qa7 15.Nb3 
       Bd6 16.Nbd4 Bg6 17.Nc6 bc6 18.Nh4 Qc7 19.h3 c5 20.Ng6 hg6 21.Qa4 Qd7 
       22.Qd7 Rd7 23.Rfc1 Rb7 24.Ba1 exp2005–gabytzukuu/kurnik 2011/1–0 (63)
       ; 
       9...Re8 10.Nh4 Bg6 11.Ng6 hg6 12.Nd2 e5 13.c4 d4 14.e4 b6 15.Nf3 Nh5 
       16.g3 Nf6 17.Bc1 Qe7 18.Qb3 Na5 19.Qb2 Rab8 20.Bd1 Qc7 21.Ba4 Re7 
       22.Bg5 a6 23.Bd2 Nc6 24.Bc6 ejdrzej (1775)–neriet (1695)/kurnik 2012/
       1–0 (43); 
       9...Qe7 10.Nbd2 a6 11.c4 b5 12.d4 Bd6 13.cb5 ab5 14.Bb5 Na5 15.a4 Rfb8 
       16.Nb3 Nc4 17.Bc4 dc4 18.Nc5 Rb2 19.Qc1 Rb4 20.Ne5 Bc5 21.dc5 Qc5 
       22.Qc3 Nd5 23.Qd4 Qd4 24.ed4 elsh1403–kafar8 (1635)/kurnik 2014/0–1 
       (52); 
       9...d4 10.ed4 Nd4 11.Bd4 Bd4 12.c3+=) 
    10.Nbd2 e5 
       (10...Rc8 11.e4 Bg4 12.Rb1=) 
    11.Nb3 
       (11.Ne5 Nde5 12.d4 Bd6 13.de5 Be5 14.Be5 Ne5=) 
    11...Be7 12.d4 e4 13.Nfd2 Bd6 14.c4 Qg5 15.g3 
       (15.f4 ef3 16.Rf3 Nf6+=) 
    15...Ne7 
       (15...Nf6 16.Qc2+=) 
    16.cd5 
       (16.c5 Bc7+=) 
    16...Nd5–/+ 17.Rc1 Rfd8 
       (17...N7f6 18.Nc4 Be7 19.Qd2+=) 
    18.Qc2 
       (18.Na5 Rab8+=) 
    18...N7f6–/+ 19.Nc4 h5 
       (19...Rac8!? 20.Qd2 Be7–/+) 
    20.Nba5+= Bc7 
       (better is 20...Rab8!?+=) 
    21.Nb7+= Rdc8 22.Qd2 h4 23.Ne5 
       (23.Ncd6 hg3 24.hg3 Rcb8+=) 
    23...Rab8 24.Ba6 Ng4 0–1
    
    
    (33) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Carrizo,Jos‚ (2035)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 Bf5 4.e3 e6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.c4 Be7 7.c5 c6 8.Be2 h6 
    9.0–0 0–0 10.d4 Qc7N 
       (10...b6 11.Bd3 Qc7 12.Bf5 ef5 13.cb6 Nb6 14.Qc2 Ne4 15.Ne5 Bd6 
       16.Rc1 f6 17.Nf3 f4 18.Qc6 Qe7 19.Nc3 fe3 20.fe3 Rac8 21.Nd5 Qf7 
       22.Nf6 Nf6 23.Qd6 Qb3 24.Re1 Qb2 25.Qe6 gambitqueen17 
       (2355)–grasul2009 (2425)/gameknot.com 2015/0–1 (69)) 
    11.Nfd2 
       (11.Nc3 b6=) 
    11...a5 12.Nc3 
       (12.ba5 Ra5 13.Bc3 Raa8+=) 
    12...b6 13.Na4 ab4 14.ab4 Qb7 15.Qb3 bc5 16.Nc5 
       (worse is 16.bc5 Qb3 17.Nb3 Bc2–/+) 
    16...Nc5 17.dc5 Ne4 
       (17...Nd7 18.Bc3=) 
    18.Ne4 Be4 19.Rfc1 Ra1 20.Ra1 Rb8 21.Ra4 Bc5 The backward pawn on b4 
    becomes a target 22.Bg7 
       (22.Be5 Rd8 23.Bg7 Kg7 24.Qc3 d4 25.Qc5=) 
    22...Qc7 
       (22...Bb4 23.Be5 Bf8 24.Qb7 Rb7 25.f3+=) 
    23.Bc3 
       (better is 23.Bh6!? Bd6 24.g3+=) 
    23...Bd6+= 24.g3 c5 25.b5 Be5 
       (25...c4 26.Qb2+=) 
    26.f4 
       (26.b6 Qd6 27.Be5 Qe5=) 
    26...Bc3+= 27.Qc3 c4 28.Ra5 Qb6 ½–½
    
    
    (34) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Mevel,Alberic (1900)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 c6 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bf5 4.e3 Nf6 5.Nf3 e6 6.c4 Bd6 7.c5 
       (7.d4 Nbd7 8.Nc3 Rc8 9.Qb3 Be7 10.Be2 Ne4 11.Rc1 0–0 ½–½ 
       Melich,J (2215)–Vavra,J/CZE Czechia–ch 1994) 
    7...Bc7 8.Be2 h6N 
       (8...Nbd7 9.0–0 (9.Nc3 e5 10.d3 0–0 11.Nd2 a5 12.e4 Bg6 13.Bg4 ab4 
       14.ab4 Ra1 15.Ba1 Ng4 16.Qg4 f5 17.Qd1 fe4 18.de4 d4 19.Ne2 b6 20.cb6 
       Bd6 21.0–0 Qb6 22.Qa4 Bb4 0–1 Woda,J–Rudbeck,J/corr 3GMM–51 1997) 
       9...h6 (9...Qe7 10.d4 Ne4 11.Nc3 g5 12.Ne4 de4 13.Nd2 h5 14.Bh5 Nf6 
       15.g4 Nh5 16.gf5 Nf6 17.d5 ed5 18.f4 ef3 19.Rf3 g4 20.Bf6 Qf6 21.Rf2 
       g3 22.hg3 Bg3 23.Rg2 Qh4 0–1 lllllll21–maty77 (1640)/kurnik 2013) 
       10.h3 Qe7 11.d3 Nh7 12.Nbd2 0–0 13.e4 de4 14.Ne4 Nhf6 15.Nf6 Nf6 
       16.Ne5 Rad8 17.Qb3 Be5 18.Be5 Nd5 19.Bd6 Rd6 20.cd6 Qd6 21.Rad1 Qe5 
       22.Rfe1 Qf6 23.d4 Hal1958–Peondedama/playchess.de 2004/½–½ (38); 
       8...b6 9.Nh4=) 
    9.a4 
       (9.0–0 Bg4=) 
    9...0–0 10.0–0 Nbd7 11.d4 Ne4 12.Nbd2 Qf6 13.Ra2 a6 14.Qe1 Rfe8 15.Nb3 g5 
       (15...Re7 16.Nbd2=) 
    16.Qa1 
       (16.Nfd2 Nd2 17.Nd2 e5+=) 
    16...g4= 17.Ne5 Qh4 
       (17...Ne5 18.de5 Qh4 19.Qd1=) 
    18.Qe1 
       (18.g3!? Qe7 19.Ng4+/–) 
    18...Ne5 19.de5 f6 20.g3 Qh3 
       (20...Qg5 21.ef6 e5 22.f4 gf3 23.f7 Kf7 24.Bf3+=) 
    21.ef6 h5 0–1
    
    
    (35) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Carrizo,Jos‚ (2035)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.Nf3 Bf5 4.e3 e6 5.a3 Nbd7 6.c4 c6 7.Nc3 Bd6 8.c5 
       (8.Rc1 0–0 9.d4 Ne4 10.Ne4 Be4 11.Ne5 Ne5 12.de5 Bc7 13.Qh5 a5 14.b5 
       a4 15.f3 Ba5 16.Kf2 Bg6 17.Qg4 dc4 18.Qc4 Bd2 19.Ra1 cb5 20.Qb5 Qc7 
       21.Be2 Ra5 22.Qc4 Qc4 Zoephel,H (2195)–Brameyer,H (2220)/GER–chT 
       Seniors 2007/0–1 (40); 
       8.d4 0–0 9.cd5 cd5 10.Bd3 Bd3 11.Qd3 Nb6 12.Nd2 Rc8 13.0–0 Qe7 14.Nb5 
       a6 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.a4 Nc4 17.Nc4 Rc4 18.b5 Rfc8 19.ba6 ba6 20.Ba3 Qc6 
       21.a5 Ne4 22.f3 Nc3 anonymouuus–postrachbeks1/kurnik 2013/1–0 (46)) 
    8...Bc7 9.Be2 e5N 
       (9...0–0 10.Nh4 Re8 11.Nf5 ef5 12.0–0 f4 13.ef4 Bf4 14.g3 Bh6 15.Re1 
       g6 16.f4 Nf8 17.Bf3 Re1 18.Qe1 Bg7 19.Qc1 Ne6 20.Ne2 a5 21.Rb1 Qe7 
       22.Nd4 ab4 23.ab4 Ne4 24.Ne6 Degterev,P (2275)–Leonard,M (2040)/
       WC–2012–S–00006 2009/½–½ (33)) 
    10.d4 h6 
       (10...e4 11.Nd2=) 
    11.Nb5 
       (11.de5!? Ne5 12.Nd4=) 
    11...cb5+= 12.de5 Ne4 13.Qd5 0–0 
       (13...a6 14.Rd1=) 
    14.0–0 
       (14.Rd1 Ng5 15.Bb5 a6 16.Bd7 Be4+/–) 
    14...Ng5 15.Rad1 Rb8 16.Ng5 Qg5 17.f4 Qg6 18.Qf3 Rbd8 
       (18...a6 19.Rd4=) 
    19.Rd4 
       (19.Bb5 Nb8 20.Bc4 Be4=) 
    19...Nb8 20.e4 
       (20.Bb5 Nc6 21.Rd8 Rd8+=) 
    20...Bd7 21.f5 Qh7 22.Qg3 Nc6 
       (22...Bc6 23.Rd8 Rd8 24.Bh5=) 
    23.Rd5 Be8 
       (23...Ne7!? 24.Rdd1 Bc6+=) 
    24.Rfd1 
       (24.Bb5 Rc8 25.f6 Nb4 26.fg7 Qg7 27.Qg7 Kg7 28.e6 f6 29.Rd7 Bd7 
       30.ed7 Rcd8 31.ab4 Be5+/–) 
    24...a6= 25.Qe3 
       (25.f6 Rb8+=) 
    25...Rb8 26.f6 b6 27.Kh1 
       (27.Qg3 bc5 28.bc5 g5=) 
    27...bc5+= 28.Qc5 Bb6 
       (28...Qe4 29.fg7 Kg7 30.Bf3+/–) 
    29.Qc2 g6 
       (29...Rc8 30.Bg4 Rc7 31.Qd3=) 
    30.Bg4 Nd8 
       (30...Rb7!?=) 
    31.Rd6+= h5 32.Bh3 Qh6 
       (32...Ne6 33.Be6 fe6 34.Re6 Bf7+–) 
    33.Rb6+– Rb6 34.Bc1 Rc6 
       (34...Qh7 35.Rd8 Rc6 36.Qd1+–) 
    35.Qc6 
       (35.Bh6?! Rc2 36.Rd8 Kh7+/–) 
    35...Bc6 
       (35...Nc6?? 36.Bh6 Ne5 37.Bc8+–) 
    36.Bh6 Re8 37.Kg1 
       (37.Rd6 Be4 38.Kg1 Kh7+–) 
    37...Ne6 
       (37...Be4 38.Kf2+–) 
    38.Be3 
       (38.Rd6 Be4 39.Ra6 Nd8+–) 
    38...Nf8 
       (38...Be4 39.Be6 Re6 40.Rd8 Kh7 41.Rf8 Re5 42.Rf7 Kg8 43.Rg7 Kf8 
       44.Bc5 Rc5 45.bc5+–) 
    39.Rc1 Be4 
       (39...Bd7 40.Bd7 Nd7 41.Rc7+–) 
    40.Rc8 Rc8 41.Bc8 Bc6 42.Ba6 Nd7 43.Bd4 Nb8 44.Bc8 Nd7 
       (44...Bd7 45.Bd7 Nd7 46.Kf2+–) 
    45.Kf2 
       (45.h3 Kf8+–) 
    45...Kf8 46.a4! ba4 47.Ba6 Ke8 48.Bc4 Nf8 49.b5 Bb7 50.Bb2 g5 51.b6 
       (51.Be2 Ng6+–) 
    51...Bc6 52.Be2 h4 53.e6! 
       (53.e6 fe6 54.Ba3+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (36) Cirulis,Ilmars (1955) – Llull,Roger (2335)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bf5 4.Nf3 Nbd7 5.e3 c6 6.c4 e6 7.Nc3 Be7 8.c5N 
       (8.Nh4 Bg6 9.Ng6 hg6 10.d3 Bd6 11.cd5 ed5 12.g3 0–0 13.Bg2 Re8 14.0–0 
       a6 15.Rc1 Ne5 16.Na4 a5 17.Nc5 Qe7 18.Be5 Be5 19.d4 Bd6 20.Qb3 ab4 
       21.ab4 Ne4 22.Be4 de4 Vastrukhin,O–Lakerbaya,T/SouthFR Championship 
       Open – Doroshkevic 2010/1–0 (60); 
       8.Be2 0–0 (8...dc4 9.Bc4 Nb6 10.Be2 0–0 11.d4 Nfd5 12.0–0 Rc8 13.Rc1 
       Bd6 14.Bd3 Bd3 15.Qd3 Qe7 16.Ne4 Nd7 17.Nd6 Qd6 18.e4 Ne7 19.Qc4 Rfd8 
       20.Rfe1 Nb6 21.Qc5 Na4 22.Qc2 Nb2 23.Qb2 Spiegel,U–Wimmer,J/AK–1264 
       1987/0–1 (70)) 9.0–0 h6 10.cd5 ed5 11.Nd4 Bg6 12.f4 Nb6 13.f5 Bh7 
       14.Bd3 Nfd7 15.Nf3 Bf6 16.Qc2 Re8 17.Ne2 Bb2 18.Qb2 Nf6 19.Nf4 Ne4 
       20.Rad1 Bf5 21.Nd4 Bg4 22.Be2 Be2 lllllll21–rimve/kurnik 2014/0–1 
       (41); 
       8.cd5 cd5 9.Be2 0–0=) 
    8...0–0 
       (8...a5 9.Be2=) 
    9.Be2 h6 
       (9...e5 10.0–0=) 
    10.0–0 Qc8 
       (10...e5 11.d4 e4 12.Nd2=) 
    11.Nd4 Bh7 12.Nb3 
       (12.f4 Qc7=) 
    12...e5 
       (12...b6 13.cb6 ab6 14.f4=) 
    13.d4 
       (13.f4 Qc7=) 
    13...Rd8 
       (13...e4 14.Nd2=) 
    14.b5 Qc7 15.a4 ed4 16.ed4 
       (worse is 16.Qd4 Bc2 17.Nd2 Nc5–/+) 
    16...Re8 17.Re1 Nf8 
       (17...Bf5 18.Bc1=) 
    18.a5+= a6 19.bc6 bc6 20.Na4 Ne4 
       (20...Ne6 21.Nb6 Ra7 22.Bc1=) 
    21.Nd2 
       (21.f3 Nf2 22.Qc1 Bg5 23.Qg5 hg5 24.Kf2 Qh2–+) 
    21...Bg5 
       (21...Nd2 22.Qd2 Bg5 23.Qc3=) 
    22.Ne4 Re4 23.Rf1 
       (23.Nc3 Re6=) 
    23...Qa7 24.Ra3 Rae8 25.Bd3 R4e7 26.Bh7 
       (26.Rb3 Nd7=) 
    26...Nh7+= 27.Rb3 Qc7 
       (27...Bf4 28.Bc1 Bb8 29.Nb6=) 
    28.Bc3 
       (28.Rb6 Nf6=) 
    28...Nf8 
       (28...Nf6 29.Rb6=) 
    29.Rb6 
       (29.Qd3 Ng6+=) 
    29...Re4 
       (29...Nd7 30.Ra6 Bf4 31.g3+=) 
    30.Ra6 Ne6 31.Rb6 
       (31.g3 Bf6 32.f3 Re3= (worse is 32...Bd4 33.Kh1 Bc3 34.fe4+=)) 
    31...Nf4 
       (31...Bf6 32.Re1 Nd4 33.Re4 Re4 34.Kh1+=) 
    32.Kh1 
       (32.g3!? Ne2 33.Kg2=) 
    32...Ne2+= 33.Qd3 Rh4 
       (33...Bf6 34.Bb2+=) 
    34.h3 
       (34.g3 Re3 35.Qf5 Rg3–+) 
    34...Nf4 
       (34...Bf6 35.Rb4=) 
    35.Qf3 
       (35.Qg3 Qd7 36.Re1 Re1 37.Be1 Nh3 38.Qb8 Kh7–/+) 
    35...Qd7= 36.Kh2 Ne2 
       (36...Ne2 37.Kh1 Bf4+=) 
    0–1
    
    
    (37) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Norris,Hugh (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nc6 4.Bb2 Nf6 5.b5 Nb8 6.Be5 Ne4N 
       (6...Bd6 
         A) 7.Bd6 Qd6 8.d4 (8.Nf3 Bg4 9.Be2 Nbd7 10.0–0 Nb6 11.Nc3 0–0 
          12.Nd4 Be2 13.Qe2 c5 14.Nf5 Qe5 15.Ng3 Rfe8 16.Qd1 d4 17.Nce2 de3 
          18.de3 Rad8 19.Qe1 c4 20.Qa5 Ra8 21.Nd4 Ne4 22.Ne4 Qe4 
          sunnyda–doktorbrowar/kurnik 2012/0–1) 8...c6 9.a4 cb5 10.ab5 
          Qb4 11.Nd2 0–0 12.Bd3 Re8 13.Rb1 Qd6 14.Ngf3 Ne4 15.Be4 de4 16.Ne5 
          f6 17.Nec4 Qe7 18.0–0 Nd7 19.c3 Nf8 20.Qa4 Bd7 21.Qb4 Qf7 
          amator111 (1720)–micut/kurnik 2011/1–0 (48);
         B) 7.Bb2 0–0 (7...Be6 8.Nf3 Qd7 9.d4 c6 10.a4 cb5 11.ab5 0–0 
          12.Nbd2 Bg4 13.Be2 Bb4 14.0–0 Qf5 15.c4 dc4 16.Nc4 Nbd7 17.Nce5 Ne5 
          18.Ne5 Be2 19.Qe2 Bd6 20.Rfc1 Rfe8 21.b6 ab6 22.Ra8 
          ognos–rozporek/kurnik 2014/1–0 (32)) 8.h3 Re8 9.Nf3 Bf5 10.Be2 
          Nbd7 11.0–0 c6 12.a4 Bb8 13.Nd4 Bg6 14.bc6 Nc5 15.Bb5 bc6 16.Bc6 
          Qc7 17.Be8 Qh2 mate  0–1 lican–keno77/kurnik 2012; 
       6...Nbd7 7.Bd4+=) 
    7.Nf3+/– Bg4 8.h3 Qh4? 
       (better is 8...Be6+/–) 
    9.Nh4+– Bd1 10.d3 
       (10.Kd1?! Nf2 11.Ke1 Nh1 12.Bc7 Be7=; 
       10.Bc7?! Bc2 11.Nc3 Nc3 12.dc3 Nd7+/–) 
    10...Bc2 11.de4 Be4 
       (11...Nd7 12.Bc7 Rc8 13.Bf4+–) 
    12.Nc3 f6 
       (12...Nd7 13.Bc7 Rc8 14.Ne4 de4 15.Bh2+–) 
    13.Bg3 
       (13.Bc7 Nd7+–) 
    13...Nd7 
       (13...c6 14.f3 Bg6 15.Ng6 hg6 16.Bd3+–) 
    14.f3 
       (14.Bc7?! Rc8 15.Ne4 de4+–; 
       14.Ne4?! de4 15.Bc7 Rc8+–) 
    14...Bc2 
       (14...g5 15.fe4 gh4 16.Nd5+–) 
    15.Nd5 
       (15.Bc7?! Rc8 16.Kd2 Bb3+–) 
    15...0–0–0 16.Bc7 Re8 17.Rc1 Bb3 18.Bc4 Bc4 
       (18...Ba3 19.Rc3 (19.Bb3?! Bc1 20.Nf5 Nc5+–) 19...Bc4 20.Rc4+– (
       20.Ra3?! Bd5 21.Bg3 Ne5+/–)) 
    19.Rc4 b6 
       (19...Nc5 20.b6 a6 21.Nf5+–) 
    20.Bb6 Kb8 21.Ba7! Ka7 22.Rc7 Kb8 23.Rd7 Ba3 24.Rg7 Bd6 
       (24...Re5 25.e4 Rd8 26.0–0 Bc5 27.Kh1+–) 
    25.Nf5 Bc5 
       (25...Re5 26.e4 Rf5 27.ef5+–) 
    26.Nf6 Ba3 
       (26...Bb4 27.Kf2 Rc8 28.Rh7 Rh7 29.Nh7 Rc2 30.Kg3+–) 
    27.Ne8 Re8 28.Rh7 Bb4 29.Ke2 Rd8 30.Nd4 Re8 31.Nc6 
       (31.Nc6 Kc8 32.Nb4 Rh8 33.Rc1 Kd8 34.Rh8 Ke7 35.Rh7 Kf6 36.Rc6 Kg5 
       37.h4 Kf5 38.Rh5) 
    1–0
    
    
    (38) Sternik,Ryszard (1765) – Cirulis,Ilmars (1775)
    FICGS, 2008
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.a3 a5 5.b5 Bd6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.c4 Nbd7 8.d4 c5 
    9.Nc3 Qe7 10.cd5 ed5 11.dc5 Nc5 12.Nd5 Nd5 13.Qd5 Be6 14.Qd4 f6 15.Bc4 
    Rac8 16.Rd1 Rfd8 17.Qh4 Qf7 18.Be6 Ne6 19.0–0 Rc2 20.Rb1 Nc5 21.Bd4 Rc4 
    22.Rfd1 Ne6 23.Ra1 Bc5 24.Qe4 Qd7 25.Rd2 Nd4 
       (25...Qd5 26.Qd5 Rd5 27.Kf1+=) 
    26.ed4+/– Bf8 
       (26...Bd4? 27.Rad1 (27.Nd4?! Rd4 28.Rd4 Qd4 29.Qe6 Kf8+=) 27...Bf2 
       28.Kf2 Qd2 29.Rd2 (29.Nd2? Re4 30.Ne4 Rd1–+) 29...Re4 30.Rd8 Kf7 
       31.Rb8+–) 
    27.a4 Re8 28.Qd3 Rec8 29.Qb3 Qf7 30.Qe3 Bb4 31.Rdd1 Re8 32.Qd3 Rc3 33.Qf5 
    Rec8 34.Nd2 g6 35.Qf4 f5 36.Nf3 Rc2 37.Rdc1 Qa2 38.h3 Qb2 39.Rcb1 Qc3 
    40.Rd1 Re8 41.h4 Ree2 
       (41...Qc4 42.Rdc1+/–) 
    42.Qb8 Bf8 43.Qb7 Rf2 44.Kh1 
       (44.Qd5 Kg7 45.Qe5 Kg8 46.Kh1 Rg2 47.Qd5 Kh8 48.Rab1=) 
    44...Rg2= 45.Rac1 ½–½
    
    
    (39) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Sternik,Ryszard (1760)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.a3 d5 4.Bb2 a5 5.b5 Bd6 6.e3 Nbd7 7.c4 0–0 8.Be2 dc4 
    9.Bc4 e5 10.d3 Qe7 11.Nbd2 Nb6 12.0–0 Bd7N 
       (12...a4 13.Re1 Bg4 14.h3 Bh5 15.e4 Rfe8 16.Ba2 Ra5 17.Nc4 Rb5 18.Nd6 
       cd6 19.Bc3 Rc5 20.Bb4 Rc6 21.g4 Bg6 22.Rb1 Nfd7 23.Ba5 h5 24.Rb2 hg4 
       25.hg4 ½–½ Benassi,A (2290)–Andersen,J (2195)/WS/M/407 ICCF 2012; 
       12...Bf5 13.e4 Bg4 14.Ba2 Rac8 15.h3 Bh5 16.d4 Nfd7 17.Qb3 Rcd8 18.de5 
       Ne5 19.Nd4 Bg6 20.Rac1 Nbd7 21.f4 Nc5 22.Qg3 Ned3 23.Nf5 Qd7 24.Bg7 
       Rfe8 25.Ba1 Nc1 26.Rc1 Nd3 27.Qg5 rickdragon (2560)–bigart (2420)/
       net–chess.com 2013/1–0 (36)) 
    13.a4 h6 
       (13...c6 14.Qb3=) 
    14.Bb3 Rfe8 15.Qe2 Be6 16.Bc2 Bg4 17.Rfc1 Bb4 18.Nf1 Nbd5 
       (18...Nfd5 19.h3 Bc3 20.Bc3 Nc3 21.Qd2 Bf3 22.Qc3+=) 
    19.Bb3 Bd6 20.h3 Bd7 21.N1d2 Bf5 Black prepares the advance e4 
       (21...Nb6 22.d4 e4 23.Ne5=) 
    22.Nc4+= The pressure on e5 grows 22...e4 23.Nd6 Qd6 24.de4 Be4 25.Rd1 
    Rad8 26.Rac1 Rd7 
       (26...Qe7 27.Bd4+=) 
    27.Nd2+/– Bg6 28.Qe1 
       (28.Qf3 Bh5 29.g4 Bg6 30.Bf6 Nf6 31.Qb7 Qb4+/–) 
    28...Qb4 29.Rc4 Qd6 30.Rd4 
       (30.Nf1 Bh5 31.f3 Qb6+/–) 
    30...c6 
       (30...c5 31.Nc4 Qe6 32.R4d2+/–) 
    31.Nc4+/– Qc7 
       (31...Qb4 32.Na5 Qe1 33.Re1 cb5 34.ab5+–) 
    32.Qa5 Qb8 33.Qe1 Rde7 
       (33...Red8 34.f3+–) 
    34.a5 
       (34.b6 Bh5 35.Rc1 Nf4+–) 
    34...Bh5 35.g4 
       (35.R1d2 Ne4 36.Rc2 Nc5+/–) 
    35...Bg6+/– 36.Nb6 
       (36.Ba4 Rc8+/–) 
    36...Be4 
       (36...Nb6 37.ab6 Nd5 38.Bd5 cd5 39.Rd5+–) 
    37.Nd5+– Nd5 38.Qe2 Re6 
       (38...Qc7 39.Qd2+/–) 
    39.Ra1 
       (39.Bc4 R6e7+–) 
    39...h5 
       (39...Qd6 40.a6+–) 
    40.gh5+– Re5 41.Rd5 
       (41.Rd5 Bd5 42.Bd5 (42.Be5?! Qe5 43.Ra3 Qe7 44.Bd5 Qa3 45.bc6 bc6+=) 
       42...Rd5 43.Qg4+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (40) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Alban,Alexis (2190)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.Nf3 e5 4.Ne5 Bb4 5.c4 0–0 6.cd5 Qd5 7.Nd3 Be7 8.Nc3 
    Qd6N 
       (8...Qf5 9.Rc1 Be6 10.g3 Bd6 11.Bg2 c6 12.Qa4 Nbd7 13.e4 Qh5 14.Ne2 
       Rfe8 15.Ndf4 Qh6 16.d3 Ng4 17.h3 Nge5 18.Qc2 Bb4 19.Kf1 Ng6 20.Ne6 fe6 
       21.Qb3 a5 22.d4 Benassi,A (2065)–Geus,J (1750)/IECG 1998) 
    9.e3 Nc6 10.Nb5 Qd8 11.Be2 Bf5 12.Nf4 
       (12.Ne5 Ne5 13.Be5 c6+=) 
    12...a6 13.Nc3 
       (13.Nd4 Nd4 14.Bd4 c5+=) 
    13...Bd6–/+ 14.g4 Bg4 
       (better is 14...Bc8–/+) 
    15.Bg4+= Bf4 16.ef4 Re8 17.Be2 Nh5 18.0–0 Nf4 19.Bf3 Ne5 20.d4 
       (worse is 20.Bb7 Rb8 21.Ne4 Rb7 22.Be5 Re5–+) 
    20...Ned3 21.Bc1 Nh3 22.Kg2 Qd4 f2 becomes the focus of attention 
    23.Kh3 Qc3 24.Be3 Rad8 25.Kg2 
       (better is 25.Qb3!? Qb3 26.ab3=) 
    25...Nf2–/+ 26.Bf2 
       (26.Qc1 Qe3 27.Qe3 Re3 28.Kf2+=) 
    26...Rd1–+ 27.Rad1 b5 28.Bd5 
       (28.Rd7 Qc4–+) 
    28...Qc2 29.Kh1 Re5 30.Rc1 Qd3 31.Bg2 
       (31.Rcd1 Qg6 32.Rde1 Re1 33.Re1 h5–/+) 
    31...Re2–+ 32.Rc7 h5 33.Rc8 
       (33.a3 Qa3 34.Rf7 Qa2–/+) 
    33...Kh7 34.Rc5 Ra2 35.Re5 
       (35.Rh5 Kg8 36.Re5 Re2 37.Re2 Qe2–+) 
    35...Re2 
       (35...g6 36.Re7 Kg8 37.Bh4–+) 
    36.Rh5 Kg8 37.Rd5 Qc2 38.Rc5 Qd2 
       (38...Rf2?! 39.Rc2 Rc2 40.Bb7=) 
    39.Rd5 Qa2 
       (39...Rf2?! 40.Rd2 Rd2 41.Ra1+=) 
    40.Kg1 Rd2 41.Re5 f6 42.Rc5 Qe6 
       (better is 42...Qa4!?–+) 
    43.Rc6–/+ Rd6 44.Bh3 
       (44.Rd6!? Qd6 45.Ra1–/+) 
    44...Qe5–+ 
       (44...Qh3?! 45.Rd6 a5 46.Bg3=) 
    45.Rc5 Rd5 
       (better is 45...Qe2!?–+) 
    46.Rc6–/+ Qg5 47.Bg2 
       (47.Kh1 a5 48.Ra6 a4 49.Be6 Kh7–/+) 
    47...b4 
       (47...a5 48.Rc3 Re5 49.Bd4–+) 
    48.Bh4 
       (48.Ra6!? Rd2 49.Rb6+=) 
    48...Qg6–/+ 49.Bg3 
       (49.Ra6 b3–/+) 
    49...Rd8 
       (49...Ra5–/+) 
    50.Bh3? 
       (50.Ra6!? b3 51.Rb6–/+) 
    50...Qd3 
       (50...a5 51.Bf5 Qe8 52.Be6 Kh8 53.Rb6–+) 
    51.Be6 Kh8 52.Re1 a5 
       (better is 52...Qb5!? 53.Rc7 a5–+) 
    53.Rc5+= g6 54.Ra5 Qf3 55.Bh3 Rd1 56.Rd1 
       (56.Ra8 Kg7 57.Rae8 Re1 58.Re1 b3–/+) 
    56...Qd1 57.Bf1 b3 58.Rb5 Qc2 59.Bf2? 
       (59.Rb8 Kg7 60.Rb7 Kh6 61.Rc7–+) 
    59...b2–+ 60.Bd4 
       (60.Rb8 Kg7 61.Bd3 Qd1 62.Kg2 Qd3 63.Rb7 Kh6 64.Rb2 Qd5 65.Kf1 Qc4 
       66.Re2 f5 67.Be3 f4–+) 
    60...b1Q 61.Bf6 Kg8 62.Rb1 Qb1 63.Bh4 Kf7 64.Bg3 g5 65.Kg2 Qc2 66.Kg1 Kg6 
    67.h3 g4! 68.hg4 Kg5 
       (68...Qd1!? 69.Kf2 Qg4 70.Bd3 Kf6 71.Bf1–+) 
    69.Bh3 Qb2 0–1
    
    
    (41) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Faust,Dieter (1830)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5 4.b5 a4N 
       (4...Qd6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.e3 e5 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 Be7 9.c4 c6 10.Be2 0–0 
       11.Nc3 Qe6 12.Rc1 Rd8 13.Qb3 Qf5 14.cd5 cd5 15.Na4 Qg6 16.g3 Bd6 17.f4 
       ef3 18.Bf3 Ne4 19.Ne4 Baer,W–Rushton,D/Tigerschachclub 2002/0–1 (33); 
       4...Bf5 5.Nf3 h6 (5...Nbd7 6.Nh4 Bg6 7.Ng6 hg6 8.e3 Nb6 9.Be2 e6 
       10.Bd4 Bd6 11.h3 c5 12.bc6 bc6 13.Bc3 Na4 14.Bf6 Qf6 15.d4 Qg5 16.g3 
       0–0 17.c4 Nb2 18.Qc1 Nc4 19.Bc4 dc4 20.Nd2 kamret (2210)–zinga 
       (2385)/GameColony.com 2003/0–1 (34)) 6.e3 e6 7.Be2 Be7 8.0–0 0–0 
       9.c4 c5 10.d3 Nbd7 11.Nbd2 Qc7 12.a4 b6 13.h3 Bg6 14.Qb3 Rac8 15.Rac1 
       Rfd8 ½–½ Woelfelschneider,P (2220)–Van Seben,E (2380)/
       WC–2013–S–00007 2010; 
       4...Bg4 5.h3 Bh5 6.g4 Bg6 7.Bg2 c6 8.bc6 Nc6 9.Nf3 e6 10.0–0 Bc5 
       11.Nc3 0–0 12.d3 a4 13.Nb5 Nd7 14.Rb1 Rc8 15.e3 Re8 16.d4 Bf8 17.Nc3 
       Na5 18.Nd2 Nb6 19.e4 rona81 (1940)–gluv51 (2025)/gameknot.com 2015/0–1; 
       4...c6 5.bc6 Nc6 6.e3 e5 7.d3 d4 8.ed4 Nd4 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.Nd4 ed4 11.Be2 
       Qc5 12.0–0 Bd6 13.Nd2 0–0 14.Bf3 Qg5 15.Bd4 Ng4 16.Ne4 Qg6 17.Bg4 Qg4 
       18.Nd6 Qd1 19.Rad1 sunnyda–okurczeee/kurnik 2013/1–0; 
       4...e6 5.Nf3+=) 
    5.e3 Bf5 
       (5...e6 6.Nf3=) 
    6.c4 
       (6.Nf3 e6=) 
    6...e6 7.cd5 Nd5 8.d3 Bg6 9.e4 Nb6 10.h4 
       (10.Nf3 f6=) 
    10...f6 
       (10...h5 11.Be2=) 
    11.h5 Bf7 12.d4 c5 
       (12...Be7 13.Nf3=) 
    13.bc6 Nc6 14.Nf3 h6 15.Nbd2 
       (15.Bb5 Bd6=) 
    15...Bd6 16.Bd3 0–0 17.Qe2 White intends e5 17...Bc7 18.Rc1 Ra5 19.g4 
    Qd7 20.e5 Nd5 
       (20...fe5 21.Qe4 Rd8 22.Qh7 Kf8 23.Qh8 Bg8 24.g5+/–) 
    21.ef6 
       (better is 21.Qe4!? f5 22.gf5 ef5 23.Qf5 Qf5 24.Bf5+/–) 
    21...gf6= 22.Ne4 Qe7 23.Bb1 
       (23.Nc5 Nf4 24.Qe4 Nd3 25.Qd3 Bf4=) 
    23...Nf4 24.Qc2 
       (24.Qd2 Rd5=) 
    24...Be8 
       (24...f5 25.gf5 ef5 26.Rg1 Kh7 27.d5 Bd5 28.Rg7 Qg7 29.Bg7–+) 
    25.Kf1 
       (25.Nc5 Bd6 26.Qe4 e5=) 
    25...Qg7 
       (25...Rf7 26.Rg1=) 
    26.Ba2 Kh8 
       (26...Qg4? 27.Rg1 Bh5 28.d5 (28.Rg4?! Bg4 29.Ng1 Rh5+–) 28...ed5 
       29.Nf6 (29.Rg4?! Bg4 30.Nd4 Be5 31.Nc6 bc6 32.Be5 fe5+/–) 29...Rf6 
       30.Bf6 (30.Rg4?! Bg4 31.Bf6 Bf3+/–) 30...Qg1 31.Ng1+–) 
    27.Rg1 Rb5 
       (27...Nh3 28.Rg2=) 
    28.Nc5 Nd8 29.Nh4 
       (29.Bc4 Nh3 30.Rg2 Rb6=) 
    29...Rg8 
       (29...Bd6 30.Bb1+=) 
    30.Ng6 Ng6 ½–½
    
    
    (42) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Bartsch,Reinhard Andrea (2040)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bf5 4.Nf3 Nbd7 5.Nh4 
       (5.e3 c6 6.c4 Qc7 7.Nc3 dc4 8.Bc4 0–0–0 9.d4 e6 10.Rc1 Nb6 11.Be2 
       Nfd5 12.b5 Bd6 13.bc6 bc6 14.Nb5 Qb8 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.Ne5 Rhf8 17.Rc6 Qc6 
       18.Nc6 Rd6 19.Na7 Kb7 anonymouuus–binladen008/kurnik 2014/1–0) 
    5...Bg6N 
       (5...Be6 6.e3 g6 (6...c6 7.Be2 Nb6 8.Bd4 Qc7 9.0–0 Ne4 10.f4 0–0–0 
       11.a4 f6 12.a5 Nd7 13.Ba7 g5 14.fg5 fg5 15.Nf3 g4 16.Nd4 Qd6 17.a6 b6 
       18.Ne6 Qe6 19.Bb6 Nb6 20.Bg4 1–0 BlackDemon (2610)–Jatiwangi/FICS 
       rated standard game 2013) 7.Be2 Bg7 8.0–0 c5 9.f4 Kf8 10.g4 d4 
       11.ed4 cb4 12.ab4 Nb6 13.c3 Qd7 14.f5 gf5 15.Nf5 Bf5 16.Rf5 Rg8 17.Qf1 
       e6 18.Rf6 Bf6 19.Qf6 Nd5 20.Qh6 marekt–SteVeYboY/ChessWorld.net 2003/
       1–0) 
    6.Ng6 hg6 7.g3 
       (7.e3 e6=) 
    7...c6 8.Bg2 e5 9.0–0 a5 10.b5 Qb6 
       (10...cb5 11.Nc3 Nb6 12.Nb5+=) 
    11.bc6 
       (11.Nc3 Bd6=) 
    11...bc6+= 
       (worse is 11...Qb2 12.cd7 Nd7 13.Nc3+=) 
    12.Ra2 Qa6 
       (12...Bc5 13.e3=) 
    13.e3 Rb8 14.d3 Bc5 
       (14...Bd6 15.Nd2=) 
    15.Nd2 0–0 
       (15...Bd6 16.c4=) 
    16.Qa1 
       (16.c4 a4=) 
    16...Rfe8 Black prepares e4 17.c4 Qa7 18.Nf3 e4 19.de4 de4 
       (worse is 19...Re4 20.cd5 cd5 21.Nd4 Rb2 22.Rb2 Rd4 23.ed4 Bd4 24.Rd1 Bb2 
       25.Qb2+–) 
    20.Nd2 a4 
       (20...Bd6 21.Rb1=) 
    21.Qd1 Re6 22.Kh1 
       (22.Qc2 Rbe8+=) 
    22...Bb6 23.Qc2 e4 becomes the focus of attention 23...Rbe8 24.Bh3 
       (24.Rb1 Bc5+=) 
    24...R6e7 25.c5 
       (25.Rb1 Bc5+=) 
    25...Nc5= 26.Nc4 Nfd7 
       (26...Bc7 27.Bd4=) 
    27.Rd1 
       (27.Bd4 Nb3 28.Bb6 Nb6=) 
    27...Bc7 28.Bd4 Qa6 29.Bf1 Nd3 
       (29...Qa8 30.Nd2 Ne6 
         A) 31.Qe4? Nd4 32.Qg2 Nb3–+;
         B) 31.Ne4 c5 (worse is 31...Nd4 32.Rd4 Nb6 33.Nc5+/–) 32.Bg2 Nd4 (
          32...cd4?! 33.Nf6 Nf6 34.Ba8 Ra8 35.ed4+=) 33.Rd4 cd4 34.Nf6 
            B1) worse is 34...gf6 35.Ba8 de3 36.fe3+/– (36.Qc7?! e2 37.Re2 Re2 
             38.Qd7 Ra8=);
            B2) 34...Nf6 35.Ba8 de3–+ (worse is 35...Ra8 36.ed4 Rd8 37.Qa4–/+);
         C) 31.Bc3+=) 
    30.Bd3 ed3 31.Rd3 c5 32.Ba1 Nf8 33.Kg1 Ne6 34.h4 
       (34.f3 Qc6 35.e4 f5=) 
    34...g5 35.h5 g4 36.Rd5 Qb7 37.Qf5 Qb3 38.Qc2 Rd8 39.Rb2 Rd5 40.Rb3 ab3 
    41.Qb3 Ng5 ½–½
    
    
    (43) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Vollmer,Steve
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 d5 2.e3 Nf6 3.Bb2 e6 4.b5 c5 5.c4 Be7 6.a4 b6 7.d3N 
       (7.Nf3 0–0 (7...Nbd7 8.Be2 Bb7 9.0–0 Qc7 10.a5 Rd8 11.cd5 ed5 12.a6 
       Ba8 13.d3 0–0 14.Qc2 Rfe8 15.Nbd2 Bd6 16.g3 Ng4 17.Nh4 Ndf6 18.Nf5 d4 
       19.e4 g6 20.Nd6 Qd6 21.Rae1 h5 22.Bc1 glovio (2170)–donex7 (1805)/
       gameknot.com 2014/1–0 (37)) 8.Be2 Nbd7 9.0–0 h6 10.d4 Nh7 11.Ne5 
       Bf6 12.Nc6 Qc7 13.Nd2 Bb7 14.cd5 ed5 15.e4 Bc6 16.bc6 Qc6 17.e5 Be7 
       18.Bg4 c4 19.Bc3 Ng5 20.Bd7 Qd7 21.Nf3 Ne6 typ48–alrocao/kurnik 2013/
       1–0 (51); 
       7.Nf3 0–0=) 
    7...dc4 
       (7...0–0 8.Be2+=) 
    8.Qf3= Qd5 9.dc4 Qf3 10.Nf3 Bb7 11.Be2 
       (11.a5 ba5 12.Ra5 0–0=) 
    11...0–0 
       (11...a6 12.Nc3=) 
    12.Nbd2 
       (12.a5 ba5 13.Ra5 a6=) 
    12...Nbd7 13.0–0 Rad8 
       (13...a6 14.Rfd1=) 
    14.a5+= Ne4 15.Ne4 Be4 16.ab6 ab6 17.Ra7 Bf3 18.gf3 
       (18.Bf3 Bf6 19.Bf6 Nf6+/–) 
    18...Bf6 19.Ba1 Ne5 
       (19...Ba1 20.Rfa1 Nb8 21.f4+=) 
    20.f4+/– Nd3 
       (20...Ng6 21.Bf6 gf6 22.Rfa1+/–) 
    21.Bf6 gf6 22.Rd1 
       (22.Rb7 Rd6+/–) 
    22...Nb2 23.Rb1 Nd3 
       (23...Rd2 24.Kf1+/–) 
    24.Ra6 
       (24.Rb7 Rd6+/–) 
    24...Nb4 
       (24...Rd6 25.Bd3 Rd3 26.Rb6 Rc3+–) 
    25.Rb6+– Rd2 26.Bh5 Rc2 27.Rd1 Rc4 28.Rd7 e5 29.Rbb7 ef4 
       (29...Kg7 30.Bf7 Rf7 31.Rf7 Kg6 32.fe5 fe5 33.Rh7 Nd3+–) 
    30.Bf7 Rf7 31.Rf7 f3 
       (31...fe3 32.Rfd7 Rg4 33.Kf1+–) 
    32.h3 
       (32.h3 Re4 33.Rg7 Kh8 34.Rh7 Kg8 35.Rhc7+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (44) Trokenheim,Marek (1815) – Cirulis,Ilmars (1775)
    FICGS, 2008
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.b5 a6 5.a4 Bd6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Be2 ab5 8.ab5 Ra1 
    9.Ba1 Nbd7 10.d3 Qe7 11.Qd2 e5 12.Nc3 e4 13.de4 de4 14.Nd4 Nb6 15.0–0 Qe5 
    16.g3 
       (16.f4 ef3 17.Nf3 Qe7+=) 
    16...Bh3 17.Rb1 Ng4 
       (17...Bg4 18.Kg2+=) 
    18.Bb2 h5 
       (18...Ra8 19.Ra1+=) 
    19.Ra1 h4 20.Qe1 Re8 21.Ba3 Nc8 
       (21...hg3 22.hg3 Ba3 23.Ra3=) 
    22.Bd6 
       (22.Bg4 Bg4 23.Bd6 Nd6 24.gh4 Bf3+=) 
    22...Nd6+= 
       (worse is 22...Qd6 23.Nf5 Qe6 24.Nh4+/–) 
    23.Ra7 hg3 24.hg3 Qh5 25.Bg4 Bg4 26.Qa1 Kh7 
       (better is 26...Re6!? 27.Ra8 Kh7–+) 
    27.Qf1–/+ Re5 
       (27...Rh8 28.Qg2 Qc5 29.Qh2 Kg8 30.Ra8 Nc8 31.Ne4–+) 
    28.Nce2? 
       (28.Qg2!?+=) 
    28...Be2 
       (28...Nb5 29.Nf4 Qh6 30.Nb5–+) 
    29.Ne2–/+ Rb5 30.Nf4 Qg4 31.Ra8 Rb2 32.Qc1 Rb6 33.Rd8 Nf5 34.Qd1 Qd1 35.Rd1 
    g5 36.Rd5 gf4 37.Rf5 fe3 38.fe3 Kg6 39.Rc5 Rc6 40.Rc6 bc6 41.Kf2 Kf5 
    42.Kf1 Kg4 
       (42...Kg4 43.Kf2 f6–+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (45) Cirulis,Ilmars (1790) – Hilbert,Stephan J (1755)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 c6 4.e3 d5 5.c4 Nf6 6.Bb2 
       (6.d4 e4 7.c5 cb5 8.Bb5 Nc6 9.Nc3 Be7 10.Nge2 0–0 11.0–0 Bg4 12.Qb3 
       Qd7 13.Nf4 Rfd8 14.h3 Bf5 15.Na4 Rab8 16.Nb6 Qc7 17.Nbd5 Nd5 18.Nd5 
       Be6 19.Ne7 Ne7 20.Bc4 Qc6 varin123–letrari/playok.com 2012/1–0 (44); 
       6.a4 dc4 7.Bc4 Bb4 8.Qb3 Qe7 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Nf3 Bg4 11.Ng5 h6 12.Nge4 
       Bc3 13.Nc3 Nbd7 14.0–0 Nc5 15.Qc2 Qd7 16.Bb2 Bf5 17.Qc1 Nd3 18.Bd3 Bd3 
       19.Rd1 e4 20.Ba3 Rfd8 elsh1403 (1685)–someone005 (1680)/kurnik 2014/
       0–1 (60)) 
    6...Bd6 7.d4N 
       (7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.bc6 (9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 Be5 11.h3 c5 12.Nc3 cd4 
       13.ed4 Bd4 14.cd5 Nd5 15.Bc4 Bc3 16.dc3 Nb6 17.Bb3 Bf5 18.Qe2 N8d7 
       19.Rad1 Qc7 20.a4 Nc5 21.Bc2 Nd3 22.Ba3 Nc4 23.Bc1 Nc1 sacaniev 
       (1605)–ziletka/kurnik 2013/0–1 (55)) 9...bc6 10.Qc2 Ng4 11.g3 Qf6 
       12.d3 dc4 13.dc4 Qg6 14.h3 Ne5 15.Be2 Nd3 16.Bd3 ed3 17.Qc3 Nd7 18.Nd2 
       Ne5 19.c5 Bc7 20.0–0–0 Be6 21.f4 Nd7 lendzior (1680)–mobyone (1740)/
       playok.com 2012/1–0 (38)) 
    7...e4 
       (7...ed4 8.Qd4 Nbd7 9.Nf3=) 
    8.Nc3 0–0 9.c5 Be7 10.Qc2 Bf5 11.Nge2 h6 
       (11...cb5 12.Ng3 Bd7 13.Bb5=) 
    12.Ng3 Bg6 
       (12...Bg4 13.Rb1=) 
    13.Be2+= cb5 14.Bb5 Nc6 15.Na4 Qc7 
       (15...Na7 16.Be2+=) 
    16.Nb6 Rad8 
       (16...Ra7 17.Qb3+=) 
    17.Bc3+/– Bd6 
       (17...h5 18.Qa4+/–) 
    18.Rb1 
       (worse is 18.cd6 Qb6 19.Rb1 Rd6=) 
    18...Bg3 19.hg3 Ng4 20.Qa2 Ne7 
       (20...Nf6 21.Qd2+/–) 
    21.Ba5+– Nc6 22.Bc3 Ne7 23.a4 Nf6 24.a5 Nf5 
       (24...Bf5 25.a6 ba6 26.Qa6+–) 
    25.a6 ba6 26.Ba6 Ng3? 
       (better is 26...Rb8+–) 
    27.fg3 Qg3 
       (27...Ng4 28.Qe2 (28.Nd5?! Qg3 29.Kf1 Rd5=) 28...Qg3 29.Kd2+–) 
    28.Qf2 Qg5 
       (28...Qc7 29.Bb5+–) 
    29.c6 Ng4 
       (29...Rd6 30.Bb7 Ng4 31.Qf4 Ne3 32.Qg5 (32.Qd6?! Ng2 33.Kf1 Ne3 
       34.Ke1 Nc2 35.Kd1 Ne3 36.Ke1 Nc2 37.Kd1 Ne3 38.Ke1=) 32...hg5 33.c7+–) 
    30.Qf4 
       (30.Qg3 Qe3 31.Qe3 Ne3+–) 
    30...Ne3 
       (30...Qf4 31.ef4 e3 32.Ra1+–) 
    31.Qg5 hg5 32.c7 Ng2 
       (32...Rd6 33.Kf2 Ng4 34.Kg3+–) 
    33.Kf1 Nh4 
       (33...Nf4 34.cd8R Rd8 35.Nc8+–) 
    34.Bb4 Rfe8 
       (34...e3 35.Rc1 Rfe8 36.Be7+–) 
    35.Be7 Rc8 
       (35...Rb8 36.cb8R Rb8 37.Bg5 Nf3+–) 
    36.Nc8 e3 
       (36...Nf5 37.Rb8 f6 38.Nd6 Ne7 39.Bb5+–) 
    37.Rb8 
       (37.Rb8 Kh7 38.Bg5 e2 39.Ke1+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (46) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Nudo,Davide (1665)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 d5 4.Bb2 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.d4N 
       (6.c4 
         A) 6...Bd6 7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 Re8 (9...ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 
          11.Nd2 Bg4 12.Qb3 Nb6 13.Ne4 Re8 14.h3 Bh5 15.Nf5 Bg6 16.Neg3 h5 
          17.Nd6 cd6 18.Be2 h4 19.Nh5 Qg5 20.Nf4 Be4 21.f3 Ng6 22.0–0 Bf5 
          23.Ng6 Qg6 24.Bd4 Luzuriaga–Tosti/Gratuliano Bibas Memorial B 
          2000/½–½ (34)) 10.Nd2 N7b6 11.de5 Be5 12.Be5 Re5 13.Nf3 Re8 
          14.Ned4 Bg4 15.Be2 Nc3 16.Qc2 Ne2 17.Qe2 Qf6 18.0–0 Nd5 19.Qc2 h6 
          20.Rac1 Rad8 21.Nd2 pierre (2070)–jaskier (2135)/chesshere.com 
          2006/½–½ (38);
         B) 6...dc4 7.Bc4 Nb6 8.Ba2 Bd6 (8...Bg4 9.f3 Bd7 10.Be5 Bb5 
          11.Nc3 Ba6 12.Qb3 Qd7 13.Nge2 Nc4 14.Bd4 c5 15.Bf6 Qd2 16.Kf1 gf6 
          17.Qa4 b5 18.Nb5 Ne3 19.Kf2 Bh6 20.Qe4 Kd7 21.Bf7 Bb5 22.Qb7 Kd6 
          23.Qb5 Fournier,F (2390)–Muminovic,S (2365)/chess.com (team) 2009/
          ½–½) 9.d3 0–0 10.Nf3 Qe7 11.0–0 Bf5 12.d4 e4 13.Ne5 Be5 
          14.de5 Ng4 15.Bd4 Ne5 16.Qh5 g6 17.Qh6 Nbd7 18.Nd2 Nf6 19.h3 Rfd8 
          20.f3 c5 Luzuriaga,N (2240)–Molo,R (2330)/Pappier Memorial C 1999; 
       6.Nf3 Bd6 7.c4 c6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 Nf8 11.a4 Ng6 12.Qc2 e4 
       13.Nd4 Bd7 14.Ba3 Ba3 15.Ra3 Rc8 16.cd5 cd5 17.Qb3 Be6 18.Ne6 fe6 
       19.Raa1 Qd6 20.d3 ed3 anonymouuus–mik33/kurnik 2014/1–0 (46)) 
    6...ed4 
       (6...Bd6 7.de5 Ne5 8.Nd2+=) 
    7.Bd4= c5 8.bc6 bc6 9.c4 c5 10.Bc3 Bd6 11.cd5 0–0 12.Nf3 
       (12.Bb5 Rb8 13.Bc6 Ne5=) 
    12...Nb6 13.Bd3 
       (13.Bf6 Qf6 14.Nbd2 
         A) 14...Nd5? 15.Ne4 Qe6 16.Bc4+– (16.Nd6?! Qd6 17.Qc2 Bg4=);
         B) 14...Bf5=) 
    13...Nbd5+= 14.Qc2 Nc3 15.Nc3 Bb7 16.0–0 
       (16.Rd1 Qe7=) 
    16...c4 
       (16...Bf3 17.gf3 c4 18.Bc4 Bh2 19.Kg2=) 
    17.Be2 Rb8 18.Rfd1 Qe7 
       (18...Bf3 19.Bf3 Qc7 20.g3=) 
    19.Nd2 Ba3 
       (19...Ba6 20.Bc4 Bh2 21.Kh2 Bc4 22.Nc4 Qc7 23.Nd6+=) 
    20.Nc4+= 
       (worse is 20.Bc4 Bb4+=) 
    20...Bb4 21.Na5 Rfc8 22.Nc4 
       (22.Nb7 Rc3 23.Qb2 Rcc8= (23...Rb7? 24.Ra8 Ne8 25.Rdd8+–)) 
    22...Qe6 23.Rd4 Bc5 24.Rf4 Bb4 25.Rh4 g5 26.Rd4 Bc5 27.Rdd1 Bb4 28.Rab1 
       (28.Qb3 Ba6 29.Nd2 Qb3 30.Nb3 Bc3 31.Ba6 Ba1 32.Na1 Rc3–/+) 
    28...Ba6 
       (28...Rc4 29.Bc4 Qc4 30.Qf5+/–) 
    29.Na2 Bc4 30.Nb4 Ba6 31.Qb2 
       (31.Na6 Rc2 32.Rb8 Kg7+=) 
    31...Rb4 32.Qb4 Be2 33.Rdc1 
       (33.Rd4 Bg4=) 
    33...Bc4 34.Qd2 Rc6 
       (34...Ne4 35.Qd4=) 
    35.Rb4 
       (35.Rb8 Kg7=) 
    35...Bd5 36.Rc6 Qc6 37.h4 
       (37.f3 Kg7+=) 
    37...h6 
       (37...gh4 38.Qb2 Qe6 39.Rh4+=) 
    38.hg5 ½–½
    
    
    (47) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Osipov,Sergey (1975)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3 Nd7 6.e3 c5 7.d3 Ngf6N 
       (7...f5 8.Be2 Ngf6 9.e4 fe4 10.de4 Nb6 11.Nbd2 0–0 12.0–0 c4 13.c3 
       Qc7 14.Qb1 Bg4 15.h3 Bh5 16.Bd1 de4 17.Ng5 e3 18.fe3 Bg6 19.Bc2 Qc5 
       20.Bg6 Qe3 21.Kh1 Qg5 22.Rf6 glovio (2300)–gambit_queen (2190)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1) 
    8.c4 d4 9.Nbd2 
       (9.Be2 Qc7+=) 
    9...0–0 10.g3 Nb6 11.a4 
       (11.Bg2 Bf5 12.Qc2 de3 13.fe3 Ng4=) 
    11...e4 
       (11...Re8!?–/+) 
    12.de4 
       (12.Ne4 Ne4 13.de4 de3 14.fe3 f6=) 
    12...Re8 13.Bg2 
       (13.Be2 de3 14.fe3 Ne4 15.Ne4 Re4=) 
    13...de3+= 14.fe3 Ne4 15.0–0 Bg4 16.Qc2 Qe7 17.Qe4 
       (17.Ne4 Qe4 18.Qe4 Re4+=) 
    17...Qe4+= 18.Ne4 Re4 19.Nd2 Re3 
       (19...Re7 20.Rf2+=) 
    20.Bb7 Rae8 21.Bc6 R8e6 
       (21...Rd8 22.Bd5 Be6 23.Be6 fe6 24.Kf2–/+) 
    22.Bg2 
       (22.Rfc1 Be5 23.Be5 R6e5+= (worse is 23...R3e5 24.Nb3+/–)) 
    22...h5 23.Ra3 
       (23.Bd5 Re7+= (worse is 23...Nd5 24.cd5 Rg6 25.Nc4+=)) 
    23...Re2 
       (23...Ra3 24.Ba3 Be2 25.Re1 Bc4 26.Rc1–/+) 
    24.Bc3 
       (24.Bc1!?=) 
    24...R6e3+= 25.Rf2 Be5 
       (25...Re1 26.Rf1 Be5 27.Re1 Re1 28.Bf1 Bc3 29.Rc3+=) 
    26.Re2= Be2 27.Kf2 Rc3 28.Rc3 Bc3 29.Ke2 Bd2 30.Kd2 Na4 0–1
    
    
    (48) Cirulis,Ilmars (1815) – Llull,Roger (2245)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 d5 4.e3 c5 5.Bb2 Bd6 6.d3 Nf6 7.c4 d4 8.Nf3N 
       (8.Be2 0–0 9.e4 Nbd7 10.a4 Re8 11.Nd2 Nf8 12.Ngf3 Ng6 13.g3 h6 14.Bf1 
       Be6 15.Bg2 Qd7 16.0–0 Bh3 17.Bh3 Qh3 18.Re1 Nh5 19.Qe2 b6 ½–½ 
       Fournier,F (2380)–Scoul (2500)/echecsemail.com (team) 2009) 
    8...0–0 9.a4 
       (9.Be2 a4+=) 
    9...Re8 
       (9...Qe7 10.Be2+=) 
    10.Be2 
       (10.e4 Qe7+=) 
    10...Qc7 
       (10...de3 11.fe3 Ng4 12.Qc1+=) 
    11.0–0 
       (11.Nbd2 Nbd7+=) 
    11...de3–/+ 12.Nc3 
       (12.fe3!? Ng4 13.Qd2–/+) 
    12...ef2–+ 13.Rf2 e4 14.Ne4 Ng4 
       (14...Ne4?! 15.de4 Re4 16.Qd5=) 
    15.Rf1 
       (15.Nd6 Qd6 16.Rf1 Ne3–/+) 
    15...Bh2–+ 
       (15...Nh2 16.Nd6 Nf3 17.Bf3 Qd6 18.Bd5+=) 
    16.Kh1 Bf4 0–1
    
    
    (49) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Rodriguez Perez,Rene (1735)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 e5 4.e3 Nf6 5.Bb2 Bd6 6.c4 0–0 
       (6...Nbd7 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Bc4 N5b6 9.Be2 0–0 10.Nc3 Nc5 11.d3 Qg5 12.g3 
       Qg6 13.Nf3 Bh3 14.Qc2 Rfd8 15.Rd1 Rac8 16.Rd2 Re8 17.Ne4 Ne4 18.de4 
       Qf6 19.Rg1 Bg4 20.Nh4 Be2 21.Ke2 Fournier,F (1865)–Lagardere (2650)/
       Partie evaluee 2008/0–1 (35); 
       6...c6 7.Qc2 Nbd7 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 a4 11.d4 dc4 12.bc6 bc6 
       13.Bc4 e4 14.Ne5 Ne5 15.de5 Be5 16.Be5 Qe5 17.Nc3 Ng4 18.g3 Re8 19.Na4 
       Qh5 20.h4 Ne5 21.Rfd1 Molotkov,V–Postnikov,D/Tyumen RUS 2014/0–1) 
    7.d4N 
       (7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 e4 9.Nc3 Nc3 10.Bc3 Qe7 11.a4 b6 12.Ne2 Bb7 13.Ng3 
       Qe6 14.Be2 Nd7 15.0–0 c6 16.bc6 Bc6 17.Rc1 Nf6 18.Bb2 Rfc8 19.Bc4 Bd5 
       20.Bd5 Qd5 21.Qe2 g6 Heres,H–Owens,J/IECG 1997/1–0 (43); 
       7.Nf3 Re8 8.d4 Bg4 9.Be2 Bf3 10.Bf3 e4 11.Be2 c6 12.c5 Bf8 13.Nc3 cb5 
       14.Nb5 Nc6 15.g3 Qd7 16.0–0 Rac8 17.Re1 g6 18.Bf1 h5 19.Bg2 Nd8 20.Nc3 
       Ne6 21.f3 ef3 lendzior (1635)–loppupeli (1740)/kurnik 2013/0–1 (33); 
       7.d3 d4 8.ed4 ed4 9.Bd4 Be7 10.Nf3 c6 11.Be2 cb5 12.cb5 Nbd7 13.0–0 
       Nc5 14.Nbd2 Re8 15.Re1 Nd5 16.Rc1 Ne6 17.Bb2 Qb6 18.Qb3 Nec7 19.a4 Bb4 
       20.Bf1 Re1 21.Re1 Qh6 de Visser,A (1995)–Thomas,G (1840)/WS/O39 
       ICCF 2012/1–0 (58)) 
    7...ed4 8.Qd4 Bg4 
       (8...Re8 9.cd5 Be5 10.Qd2 Bb2 11.Qb2 Nd5 12.Nf3=) 
    9.c5 
       (9.cd5 Re8=) 
    9...Be7 10.Nd2 Nbd7 11.Rc1 c6 12.a4 
       (12.Bd3 Qc8=) 
    12...Rc8 13.b6 Re8 14.Ne2 Bf8 15.Ng3 h5 
       (15...Qe7 16.Qf4=) 
    16.h3 
       (16.Bd3 h4 17.Nf5 g6 18.Nh4 Bg7+=) 
    16...h4= 17.Bd3 
       (17.Ne2 Bf5 18.Nf4 Ne4+=) 
    17...hg3 18.hg4 gf2 19.Ke2 
       (19.Kf2 Qe7 20.g5 Ne4 21.Ne4 de4+/–) 
    19...g6 
       (better is 19...Nc5!? 20.Rc5 Qb6+=) 
    20.g5+= 
       (worse is 20.Kf2 Bg7 21.Qf4 Ng4 22.Qg4 Bb2–/+) 
    20...Bg7 21.Qh4 
       (21.gf6? Bf6 22.Qf4 Bb2–+) 
    21...Nh5 22.Bg7 Kg7 23.g4 
       (23.Kf2?! Ne5 24.Be2 Qe7=) 
    23...Qe7 24.Qf2 
       (worse is 24.gh5 Qe3 25.Kd1 Qd3 26.h6 Kh7 27.Qf2 Re7+=) 
    24...Qe3 25.Qe3 Ng3 26.Kf3 Re3 27.Ke3 Nh1 28.Rh1 Nc5 29.Bc2 Re8 30.Kd4 
    Ne6 31.Ke5 
       (31.Kc3 Nc5+=) 
    31...Rd8 
       (31...Ng5 32.Kf4 Ne6 33.Ke5 f6 34.Kd6+=) 
    32.Rd1 
       (32.Nb3 d4+=) 
    32...d4 33.Nb3 Rd5 34.Ke4 Rg5 35.Bd3 
       (better is 35.Kf3!? Rd5 36.Bd3+/–) 
    35...Rg4+= 36.Ke5 Rg5 37.Kd6 Rd5 38.Ke7 Ng5 
       (better is 38...Nc5!? 39.Nc5 Rc5+/–) 
    39.Bc4+= Rf5 40.Kd7 Ne4 
       (40...Kf6 41.Kc7 (41.Nd4?! Rc5 42.Rc1 Ne4+/–) 41...c5 42.Kb7+–) 
    41.Kc7 
       (41.Nd4 Rf4 42.Bb3 Nf2=) 
    41...Nc3 42.Ra1 
       (42.Nd4 Rc5 (42...Nd1?? 43.Nf5 gf5 44.Kb7+–; 42...Na4?? 43.Nf5 gf5 
       44.Kb7+–) 43.Bb3 Nd1 44.Kb7 Nc3+=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (50) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Pareschi,Remo (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3 Nd7 6.e3 Ngf6 7.d4N 
       (7.Be2 
         A) 7...0–0 8.d4 (8.0–0 Re8 9.d3 Nf8 10.Nbd2 Ng6 11.c4 c6 12.a4 
          Bf5 13.Qb3 e4 14.Nd4 Bd7 15.Rae1 Nh4 16.Bd1 Ng4 17.de4 Nh2 18.ed5 
          Nf1 19.Kf1 c5 20.N4f3 Bg4 21.e4 Nf3 22.Nf3 Bf3 elsh1403 
          (1645)–vanchope (1840)/kurnik 2014/0–1 (51)) 8...e4 9.Nfd2 Nb6 
          10.c4 dc4 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.Nc4 Nc4 13.Bc4 Qf5 14.0–0 Qg5 15.Re1 Bg4 
          16.Be2 Bh3 17.Bf1 Rfe8 18.Kh1 Bf5 19.h3 Ng4 20.Qd2 Nh2 21.Ne2 Qh6 
          22.Ng1 Brueske,T (2360)–Raap,C (2285)/remoteschach.de 2010/0–1 
          (31);
         B) 7...c6 8.c4 dc4 9.Bc4 Nb6 10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 Bf5 12.Ne5 Re8 
          13.d4 Qc7 14.f4 Rad8 15.Nd2 Nbd5 16.Qb3 a4 17.Qa4 Ne3 18.Rf3 Nc2 
          19.Rc1 Be5 20.fe5 Re5 21.de5 Rd2 elsh1403–mamaaguni/kurnik 2012/
          1–0; 
       7.c4 e4 8.Nd4 Nb6 9.cd5 Nbd5 10.Nc3 0–0 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.d3 Qh4 13.g3 Qe7 
       14.Bg2 f5 15.de4 fe4 16.0–0 a4 17.Qc2 Re8 18.Rfd1 Ra5 19.Qc3 Nc3 0–1 
       Fournier,F (1835)–CKR (2080)/Active 2008) 
    7...e4 8.Nfd2 Nb6 9.c4 dc4 10.Nc4 Nc4 11.Bc4 0–0 12.Nc3 c6 13.a4 
       (13.bc6 bc6 14.Qc2 Qe7=) 
    13...Bd7 
       (13...Bg4 14.Qc2=) 
    14.Ba3 Ba3 15.Ra3 Qe7 16.Qb3 Rac8 17.b6 c5 18.d5 Qe5 
       (18...Qd6 19.Qb1=) 
    19.Qc2 
       (19.Ra2 Bf5=) 
    19...Rfe8+= 20.Ra1 Qg5 21.Kf1 Re5 
       (21...Qe5 22.Kg1+=) 
    22.Rb1 
       (22.Rd1 Qg6=) 
    22...Ng4 
       (22...Ne8 23.h4 (23.Ne4? Re4 24.Qe4 Bf5–+) 23...Qh5 24.Be2+= (
       24.Ne4? Re4 25.Qe4 Bf5–+)) 
    23.Be2 
       (23.h3 Nf6 24.Kg1=) 
    23...Ne3 
       (better is 23...Qf6!? 24.Bg4 Bg4+=) 
    24.fe3+= Qe3 25.Ke1 Qh6 26.Bb5 
       (26.g3 e3+=) 
    26...Bb5 
       (26...Qe3!? 27.Be2 Qh6=) 
    27.Rb5+= 
       (worse is 27.Nb5 Rd5 28.Qe4 Qc6+=) 
    27...e3 
       (27...Qe3 28.Kd1 Rd8 29.Qd2+=) 
    28.Rf1 
       (28.Qe2 Qh4 29.Kd1 Re7+=) 
    28...e2 
       (28...Qh2 29.Qe2= (29.Ra5? Qg3 30.Kd1 e2 31.Ne2 Rd5 32.Kc1 Qa3 
       33.Qb2 Qe3 34.Kb1 Rd2–+)) 
    29.Rf2 
       (29.Rh1!?+=) 
    29...Qh2= 30.Re2 Qh4 31.Kd2 ½–½
    
    
    (51) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Schmidt,Jonny (1800)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3 Nd7 6.e3 c5 7.Be2 f5 8.d3 Ngf6 
    9.e4 0–0N 
       (9...fe4 10.de4 Nb6 11.Nbd2 0–0 12.0–0 c4 13.c3 Qc7 14.Qb1 Bg4 15.h3 
       Bh5 16.Bd1 de4 17.Ng5 e3 18.fe3 Bg6 19.Bc2 Qc5 20.Bg6 Qe3 21.Kh1 Qg5 
       22.Rf6 gf6 23.Bh7 Kh8 24.Nf3 glovio (2300)–gambit_queen (2190)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1; 
       9...de4 10.de4 Ne4 11.Nbd2 Nd2 12.Qd2=) 
    10.ed5= e4 
       (10...Nd5 11.Nbd2=) 
    11.de4 fe4 12.Ng5 Nb6 13.0–0 
       (13.Nd2 
         A) 13...Nbd5? 14.Nde4 (14.Nge4?! Be6+/–) 14...Bf4 15.Nf6 gf6 
          16.Ne4+–;
         B) worse is 13...Nfd5 14.Nge4 Na4 15.Nf3+/– (15.Nd6?! Nb2 16.Qc1 Qd6 
          17.Qb2 Re8=);
         C) 13...e3 14.fe3 Nfd5–/+ (14...Nbd5 15.Bc4 Kh8 16.Bd5 Nd5 17.Qh5+– 
         )) 
    13...Ng4 
       (13...Na4 14.Bc1=) 
    14.Bg4 
       (14.h4 Bh2 15.Kh1 Nf2 16.Rf2 Rf2 17.Kh2 
         A) 17...Qd5? 18.Qd5 Nd5 19.Bc4+–;
         B) 17...Nd5 18.Bc1+/– (18.Ne4?? Qh4 19.Kg1 Rg2 20.Kg2 Ne3 21.Kg1 
          Nd1 22.Bd1 Qe1 23.Kh2 Qe4–+);
         C) 17...Qd6 18.Kg1 Qg3–+) 
    14...Qg5 15.Bc8 Rac8 16.Nd2 Rce8 
       (worse is 16...Qd5 17.Qg4 Be5 18.Be5 Qe5 19.Qe4 (19.Ne4? Rf4 20.Qg3 Re4–+) 
       19...Qe4 20.Ne4+/–) 
    17.Qe2 Attacking the isolated pawn on e4 
       (17.Qe1 Nd5 18.g3 Bf4–+) 
    Bh2 
       (17...Bh2 18.Kh2 Na4+=) 
    0–1
    
    
    (52) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Reboredo,Daniel (1935)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 0–0 
       (6...Nbd7 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Bc4 N5b6 9.Be2 0–0 10.Nc3 Nc5 11.d3 Qg5 12.g3 
       Qg6 13.Nf3 Bh3 14.Qc2 Rfd8 15.Rd1 Rac8 16.Rd2 Re8 17.Ne4 Ne4 18.de4 
       Qf6 19.Rg1 Bg4 20.Nh4 Be2 21.Ke2 Fournier,F (1865)–Lagardere (2650)/
       Partie evaluee 2008/0–1 (35); 
       6...c6 7.Qc2 Nbd7 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 a4 11.d4 dc4 12.bc6 bc6 
       13.Bc4 e4 14.Ne5 Ne5 15.de5 Be5 16.Be5 Qe5 17.Nc3 Ng4 18.g3 Re8 19.Na4 
       Qh5 20.h4 Ne5 21.Rfd1 Molotkov,V–Postnikov,D/Tyumen RUS 2014/0–1) 
    7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 e4 9.Ne2N 
       (9.Nc3 Nc3 10.Bc3 Qe7 11.a4 b6 12.Ne2 Bb7 13.Ng3 Qe6 14.Be2 Nd7 
       15.0–0 c6 16.bc6 Bc6 17.Rc1 Nf6 18.Bb2 Rfc8 19.Bc4 Bd5 20.Bd5 Qd5 
       21.Qe2 g6 22.Rc2 Rc2 23.Qc2 Rb8 Heres,H–Owens,J/IECG 1997/1–0 (43) 
      ) 
    9...f5 
       (9...Qh4 10.g3 Qg4 11.Nbc3=) 
    10.Nbc3 Nc3 
       (10...Nb6 11.Na4 N8d7 12.Nec3=) 
    11.Qb3 Nd5 12.Qd5 Kh8 13.Qb3 Nd7 14.Nf4 
       (14.Rd1 a4 15.Qc2 Qe7=) 
    14...Bf4 15.ef4 Nb6 16.Bc4 Qd6 ½–½
    
    
    (53) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Reboredo,Daniel (1935)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.b5 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3 Qe7 6.e3 Nf6 7.c4 0–0 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.cd5 Nd5 10.d3 c5 11.de4 Ne3 12.fe3 cd4 13.Qd4 Qh4 
       14.g3 Qh6 15.e5 Be7 16.Nc3 Be6 17.Bg2 Nd7 18.Nd5 Bd5 19.Bd5 Bg5 20.Qg4 
       Nb6 21.Bb7 Rad8 22.Rc1 Szabo,A (2305)–Taylor,T (2460)th European 
       Team Championship – Semifi 2005/1–) 
    8.d4N 
       (8.Be2 Be6 9.cd5 Bd5 10.Nc3 Nbd7 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.Qb3 N5b6 13.Rc1 a4 
       14.Qc2 Ba3 15.Ba3 Qa3 16.Qc7 Rfc8 0–1 anonymouuus–mirbor/playok.com 
       2012; 
       8.Nc3 d4 9.Nd5 Nd5 10.cd5 Nd7 11.Be2 de3 12.de3 Nc5 13.0–0 a4 14.Rc1 
       Nb3 15.Rc3 Bf5 16.Bc4 Nc5 17.Ba2 e4 18.Nd4 Bd7 19.Bb1 Qh4 20.g3 Qh3 
       21.Rc1 Bg4 22.Qd2 Bf3 anonymouuus (1635)–bartak/kurnik 2014/0–1; 
       8.c5 Bc5 9.Be5 Bg4 10.d4 Nbd7 11.Bf6 Qf6 12.Nc3 Nb6 13.Be2 Rfe8 14.0–0 
       Bd6 15.h3 Bh5 16.Bd3 c5 17.bc6 bc6 18.a4 Nc4 19.Bc4 dc4 20.Qe2 Rab8 
       21.Rac1 Qg6 22.Qc2 Qc2 antinephilehi (1900)–forsetinn (2235)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (58)) 
    ed4 ½–½
    
    
    (54) Cirulis,Ilmars (1930) – Nichols,Scott (2265)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 a5 3.Bb2 ab4 4.Be5 Nf6 5.ab4 Ra1 6.Ba1 Bb4 7.Nf3 0–0 8.e3 d5 
    9.Be2 Bf5N 
       (9...Nc6 10.0–0 Bg4 (10...Bf5 11.Nc3 Qe7 12.Qb1 1–0 Bendig,F 
       (2380)–Jordaan,W (1750)/IECG 2004) 11.Ne5 Bf5 12.Nc6 bc6 13.d3 Re8 
       14.Nd2 Bd6 15.c4 Bb4 16.Qc2 Bd2 17.Qd2 dc4 18.Bf6 Qf6 19.dc4 Ra8 
       20.Bf3 g6 21.c5 Kg7 22.Rc1 Ra6 23.Qe2 Ra4 24.Qd2 capablancaven 
       (2175)–julianas (1885)/gameknot.com 2012/½–½ (69); 
       9...Re8 10.c4=) 
    10.0–0 Nbd7 
       (10...Re8 11.Nc3=) 
    11.Bc3 Bd6 12.Nd4 Bg6 13.d3 
       (13.f4 h6=) 
    13...c6 14.Nd2 Qc7 15.f4 h6 16.N2f3 
       (16.Qe1 b5=) 
    16...Re8 17.Bd2 Bh7 18.Nh4 Ra8 19.g4 
       (19.Bc3 b5=) 
    19...Ne8 20.Nhf5 Bf8 21.Qe1 
       (21.Bf3 Bc5+=) 
    21...b5 22.Bf3 Nd6 23.Ng3 Qb6 24.g5 hg5 25.fg5 Ne5 26.Bg2 Re8 27.h4 
       (27.Qf2 b4=) 
    27...b4 
       (27...c5 28.Ndf5 Nf5 29.Nf5+=) 
    28.Bb4= c5 29.Ba5 Qb7 
       (29...Qb2 30.Bc3 Qa2 31.Nde2+=) 
    30.Nde2 
       (30.Ndf5 c4+=) 
    30...c4 
       (30...Ng4 31.Bd2 Ne3 32.Be3 Re3 33.Qf2+/–) 
    31.h5 
       (31.Nf4 cd3 32.Nd5 Qc8 33.cd3 Nd3=) 
    31...cd3 32.Nf4 dc2 
       (better is 32...Qb5!? 33.g6 fg6 34.Nd5 Rc8=) 
    33.g6+/– Kh8 
       (33...Ne4 34.gh7 Kh7 35.Nd5+/–) 
    34.gh7 Ndc4 35.h6 
       (35.Bd2 Ba3 36.h6 gh6+/–) 
    35...Nd3+= 36.Nd3 Re3 37.Qf2 
       (37.Ne2 Rd3 38.Bd8 Qa7 (38...gh6 39.Qf2 Bg7 40.Nc1–/+; 38...Kh7 
       39.hg7 Bg7 40.Qh4 Kg8 41.Qg5 Qa7 42.Kh2–+) 39.Kh2 Re3=) 
    37...Rd3 38.Bd8 Rd2 
       (better is 38...Ne3!? 39.hg7 Bg7–/+) 
    39.Ne2= Rd1 40.hg7 Bg7 41.Bf6 
       (better is 41.Bg5!?=) 
    41...Qb6–/+ 42.Bg7 Kg7 43.Qb6 Nb6 44.Kh2 Kh7 
       (44...Rf1!? 45.Bf1 Nc4–/+) 
    45.Rf7–/+ Kg6 46.Rc7 Rd2 ½–½
    
    
    (55) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Salonen,Jukka (1920)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 c5 3.Bb2 e4 
       (3...d6 4.bc5 Nc6 5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 dc5 7.Nc6 bc6 8.g3 Nf6 9.Bg2 Be7 
       10.Nc3 Bf5 11.d3 ed3 12.Bc6 Nd7 13.cd3 Rb8 14.Rb1 0–0 15.0–0 Be6 
       16.Nd5 Bd5 17.Bd5 Nf6 18.Bf3 acidtest–workchess (2190)/net–chess.com 
       2010/1–0) 
    4.bc5 Na6 
       (4...Bc5 5.Bg7 f6 6.Bh8 Qb6 7.e3 1–0 rvac066–kajko1234/kurnik 2014
       ) 
    5.e3N 
       (5.d4 ed3 6.cd3 Nc5 7.e3 d5 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.d4 Nce4 10.Nf3 Bd6 11.Bd3 0–0 
       12.Nd5 Qa5 13.Nc3 Nc3 14.Qd2 Nfd5 15.Rc1 Be6 16.Bc3 Nc3 17.Qc3 Qa4 
       18.0–0 Rac8 19.Qd2 Bd5 Kazimierski,T (1750)–Koolsbergen,N (1835)/
       IECC 1999/0–1 (34); 
       5.d4 ed3 6.ed3 Nc5=) 
    5...Nc5 6.d3 Nf6 7.Bf6 Qf6 
       (worse is 7...gf6 8.de4 Ne4 9.Qd5+/–) 
    8.d4 Ne6 9.Nc3 Qg6 10.Nge2 Bd6 11.Ng3 f5 12.Qb1 0–0 13.Bc4 h5 
       (13...Kh8 14.Nb5 Bb8 15.Qb4=) 
    14.Nb5 Bb8 15.Qb4 
       (better is 15.d5!? Ng5 16.d6 Ne6 17.Be6 de6 18.0–0=) 
    15...h4–/+ 16.Ne2 a6 
       (16...f4 17.g3 hg3 18.hg3 fe3 19.fe3+=) 
    17.Nd6 Qg2 18.Kd2?? 
       (18.Rg1 Qh2 19.Nc8 Rc8 20.Be6 de6=) 
    18...f4 
       (18...Bd6 19.Qd6 f4 20.Qe5=) 
    19.Rag1 
       (better is 19.Nc8!? Rc8 20.Qb7 fe3 21.fe3 (21.Ke3?? Qf3 22.Kd2 e3 23.fe3 
       Qb7–+) 21...Rc4 22.Qa8 Rc2 23.Kc2 Qe2 24.Kb1 Qd3 25.Kb2 Qd2 26.Kb1 
       Qd3 27.Kb2 Qd2 28.Kb1 Qd3=) 
    19...Qf2+= 20.ef4 a5 21.Qc5 e3 
       (21...Bd6 22.Qd6 b5 23.Bd5+–) 
    22.Kd1 Bd6 23.Qd6 h3 
       (better is 23...a4!?+=) 
    24.Rg3+– b5 25.Bd5 
       (25.Bb5?! Rf4 (worse is 25...Nf4 26.Bc4 Ne6 27.Re1+/–) 26.c3 Rf7+=) 
    25...Ra7 26.Qe5 Rf7 27.Rhg1 
       (27.Qe3?! Qe3 28.Re3 b4+/–; 
       27.Re3 Rf5 28.Qf5 Qe3+–; 
       27.Rh3?! Bb7 28.Rf3 Qh4+/–) 
    27...d6 
       (27...Qh2 28.Rg7 Kf8 29.Qd6 Ke8 30.Rg8 Rf8 31.Rf8 Nf8 32.Rg8 Qg1 
       33.Ng1 e2 34.Ke2 Bb7 35.Qf8) 
    28.Qe4 Rae7 29.Rh3 
       (29.Qe3?! Qe3 30.Re3 Rf6+/–) 
    29...Re8 30.Qh7 Kf8 31.Rf3 Qe2 32.Ke2 Nd4 33.Ke1 Nf3 34.Bf3 Bf5 35.Qh4 b4 
    36.ab4 ab4 37.Bc6 
       (37.Bd5 e2+–) 
    37...Rc8 38.Rg3 Be6 39.f5 Rf5 40.Qh8 Ke7 41.Rg7 
       (41.Rg7 Kf6 42.Qh6 Ke5 43.Re7+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (56) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Teverovski,Bogoljub (2045)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 c6 2.a3 e5 3.Bb2 d6 4.e4 
       (4.h3 f5 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.e3 Be7 7.c4 0–0 8.Nc3 Qe8 9.Be2 Be6 10.d4 e4 
       11.Nd2 Nbd7 12.0–0 Kh8 13.f3 ef3 14.Bf3 Rc8 15.Nb3 Nb6 16.d5 
       kiloracer (2175)–rbeckett (2215)/net–chess.com 2005; 
       4.Nf3 Nf6 5.e3 Be7 6.c4 Nbd7 7.Nc3 0–0 8.d3 a5 9.b5 Qc7 10.Rc1 c5 
       11.Be2 b6 12.0–0 Bb7 13.d4 e4 14.Nd2 cd4 15.ed4 d5 16.cd5 Qd6 17.Nce4 
       Ne4 18.Ne4 Qd5 anonymouuus–rafaelchimaru/kurnik 2014/1–0 (35)) 
    4...Nf6 5.d3N 
       (5.Nc3 Be7 6.d4 ed4 7.Qd4 0–0 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.Be2 Nbd7 10.h3 Bh5 11.0–0 
       Re8 12.Rfe1 Qb6 13.g4 Bg6 14.g5 Nh5 15.Bc1 f6 16.h4 Ne5 17.Qb6 Nf3 
       18.Bf3 ab6 19.Bg4 fg5 Taulien,H (2225)–Landwigg,S (1800)/
       remoteschach.de 2005/0–1 (71); 
       5.Nc3 Be7=) 
    5...a5+= 6.Nd2 Be7 7.Be2 0–0 8.Ngf3 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Na6 11.Bc3 Nh5 
    12.d4 Nf4 13.0–0 ed4 14.Nd4 c5 15.bc5 dc5 16.Nb5 Be6 17.Be5 Ne2 
       (17...Ng6 18.Bg3=) 
    18.Qe2 Qd7 19.Nf3 Rd8 20.h3 f6 21.Bg3 Bf7 22.e5 
       (22.Nc3 Nb4=) 
    22...Qe6 
       (22...Qc6 23.c4=) 
    23.c3 
       (23.Re1 Bh5=) 
    23...Qc4 
       (23...Qb3 24.Nd6 Bd6 25.ed6=) 
    24.Qb2 Nb4 
       (24...Bd5 25.Nd6 Bd6 26.Nd2=) 
    25.Nd6= Qa2 26.Qc1 
       (26.Qa2 Na2 27.Nf7 Kf7=) 
    26...Nd3 27.Qe3 Ne5 ½–½
    
    
    (57) Cirulis,Ilmars (2035) – Nichols,Scott (2320)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5 4.b5 Nd7 5.d4N 
       (5.e3 Ngf6 6.c4 Bd6 7.cd5 (7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 dc4 9.Bc4 Ne5 10.d3 Nfg4 
       11.h3 Nc4 12.dc4 Qh4 13.Qe2 Nf2 14.Rf1 Nh3 15.Kd2 Bg4 16.Qe1 Bg3 
       17.Qc1 Nf2 18.Nc3 0–0 19.Rf2 Bf2 20.Ne4 Rfe8 21.Qc2 f5 blackiwhite 
       (1675)–1hi2ciao3bye (1805)/kurnik 2014/0–1) 7...Nd5 8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 
       Re8 10.Nd2 N7b6 11.de5 Be5 12.Be5 Re5 13.Nf3 Re8 14.Ned4 Nf4 15.Qc2 
       Bg4 16.0–0–0 Nfd5 17.h3 Bd7 18.e4 Nf4 19.g3 Ng6 mtr–ogogo/internet 
       2010/½–½ (58); 
       5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 Nc5 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.e3 Bd6 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 Re8 11.f4 ef3 
       12.Nf3 c6 13.Rb1 h6 14.a4 Qc7 15.Ba3 Ne6 16.Bd6 Qd6 17.bc6 bc6 18.h3 
       d4 19.Nd4 Nd4 Luzuriaga,N (1980)–Kireev,S (2335)/SM–2009–0–00088 
       2009/0–1 (60); 
       5.g3 Ngf6 6.Bg2 c6 7.a4 Bc5 8.e3 0–0 9.d4 ed4 10.Bd4 Re8 11.Nf3 Bd4 
       12.Nd4 Ne5 13.bc6 bc6 14.0–0 Ne4 15.Ra3 Qd6 16.Rb3 Nc5 17.Ra3 Rb8 
       18.Qc1 h5 19.Nd2 h4 sacaniev–eliot84 (2215)/kurnik 2014/0–1) 
    5...ed4 
       (5...e4 6.c4+=) 
    6.Bd4= c5 7.bc6 bc6 8.e3 c5 9.Bb2 Qb6 
       (9...Rb8 10.Ra2=) 
    10.Ra2 
       (10.Qd5? Qb2 11.Qa8 Ne7 12.Qa5 Qa1–+) 
    10...Bb7 
       (10...Qe6 11.Qf3+=) 
    11.c4 Ngf6 12.Nf3 Rd8 13.Be2 
       (13.Bc3 Bd6=) 
    13...Bd6 14.Nbd2 0–0 15.0–0 
       (15.cd5 
         A) worse is 15...Nd5 16.Nc4 Qa6 17.e4+/– (17.Nd6?! Qd6 18.Qd2 Rfe8=);
         B) 15...Bd5 16.Nc4 Qc7=) 
    15...Qc7 16.cd5 Bd5 17.Bc4 Ba8 
       (17...Rfe8 18.Bd5 Nd5 19.Qa4=) 
    18.Qc2 Ne5 
       (18...Ng4 19.h3 Nge5 20.Ng5+=) 
    19.Ne5 Be5 20.Be5 Qe5 21.Rc1 Ng4 22.Nf1 Qf6 23.Qc3 
       (23.Qa4 Ne5 24.Bb5 Nf3 25.Kh1 Nh4=) 
    23...Ne5 
       (23...Qc3 24.Rc3 Nf6 25.f3=) 
    24.Be2 c4 25.Ng3 
       (25.Nd2=) 
    25...g6 
       (25...Qc6!? 26.e4 Qc5+=) 
    26.Rac2 
       (26.Qa5 Nd3 27.Bd3 Rd3+/–) 
    26...Qe7 
       (26...Qc6 27.e4 Qc5 28.Kh1+/–) 
    27.h4 
       (27.Qa5 h5 28.h4 Nd3+/–) 
    27...Rfe8 
       (27...Nd3 28.Rd1+=) 
    28.h5 
       (28.Qa5 Nd3 29.Rd1 Qf6+/–) 
    28...gh5 29.Nh5 
       (29.Qa5? h4 30.f4 Nc6–+ (30...hg3?! 31.Qe5 Qh4 32.Qh5 Qh5 33.Bh5–/+); 
       29.Bc4 h4 (worse is 29...Nc4 30.Qc4 Qg5 31.Qe2+/–) 30.Nf1 h3–/+) 
    29...Qg5 30.Ng3 h5 
       (30...Nd3 31.Rd1 Ne5 32.Rd4+= (32.Qa5?? Nf3 33.Bf3 Rd1 34.Bd1 Qa5–+)
      ) 
    31.Bh5+/– 
       (31.Bc4 Nc4 32.Qc4 h4–+) 
    31...Rd6 
       (31...Rd3 32.Qe1 Ra3+–) 
    32.Qe1 
       (better is 32.Be2 Nd3 33.Rb1+/–) 
    32...Nd3= 33.Qd2 Rf6 
       (33...Red8!? 34.Rc4 Nc1 35.Qc1 Bb7+=) 
    34.Rf1+= 
       (34.Rc4 
         A) 34...Nc1? 35.Rg4 (35.Qc1?! Qb5+/–; 35.Rc1?! Rc6+=) 35...Qg4 
          36.Bg4+–;
         B) 34...Rf2 35.Qf2 Nf2–+) 
    34...Kh7 
       (34...Rc6 35.Qc3+/–) 
    35.Be2 
       (35.Rc4 Qd5 36.Ne4 Re4 37.Re4 Qe4–/+) 
    35...Nf2 36.Rf2 Qg3 37.Bc4 Rf2 38.Qf2 Qe3 ½–½
    
    
    (58) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Pareschi,Remo (1955)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5 4.b5 Nd7 5.e3 c5N 
       (5...Ngf6 6.c4 (6.d4 e4 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Ba2 Bd6 10.Nd2 0–0 
       11.Qc2 Bd7 12.a4 c6 13.bc6 Rc8 14.Ne2 Rc6 15.Qd1 Na4 16.Qa4 Rc1 17.Rc1 
       Ba4 18.0–0 Bb5 19.Rfe1 a4 20.Nc3 Bd3 ferminkatcho (1810)–habicht53 
       (2240)/kurnik 2011/0–1; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 c6 9.d3 cb5 
       10.Nbd2 Qc7 11.c4 bc4 12.dc4 e4 13.Nd4 Bh2 14.Kh1 Be5 15.cd5 Nd5 
       16.Ne4 Qb6 17.f4 Ne3 18.Qd2 Qh6 19.Kg1 Bf4 20.Nf5 Qh2 
       elsh1403–jakub46 (1760)/kurnik 2014/1–0 (42)) 6...Bd6 7.cd5 (
       7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 dc4 9.Bc4 Ne5 10.d3 Nfg4 11.h3 Nc4 12.dc4 Qh4 13.Qe2 
       Nf2 14.Rf1 Nh3 15.Kd2 Bg4 16.Qe1 Bg3 17.Qc1 Nf2 18.Nc3 0–0 19.Rf2 Bf2 
       20.Ne4 Rfe8 21.Qc2 f5 blackiwhite (1675)–1hi2ciao3bye (1805)/kurnik 
       2014/0–1) 7...Nd5 8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 Re8 10.Nd2 N7b6 11.de5 Be5 12.Be5 
       Re5 13.Nf3 Re8 14.Ned4 Nf4 15.Qc2 Bg4 16.0–0–0 Nfd5 17.h3 Bd7 18.e4 
       Nf4 19.g3 Ng6 20.Kb1 mtr–ogogo/internet 2010/½–½ (58); 
       5...Bd6 6.d4+=) 
    6.c4 d4 7.d3 f5 
       (7...Nh6 8.Nf3+=) 
    8.Nd2 
       (8.Qf3 Nb6=) 
    8...Ngf6+= 9.g3 Bd6 10.Bh3 Nb6 11.Ngf3 0–0 12.0–0 f4 
       (12...a4 13.Bg2=) 
    13.Bc8= Qc8 
       (worse is 13...Nc8 14.gf4 de3 15.fe5+=) 
    14.gf4 de3 15.fe3 ef4 16.Bf6 Rf6 17.Ne4 Qg4 
       (17...Rg6 18.Kh1 fe3 19.Qe2=) 
    18.Kh1= Rh6 19.Ra2 
       (19.ef4 Qf4 20.Qe2 Rf8=) 
    19...Rf8 
       (19...fe3 20.Rg2 Qf4 21.Qa1=) 
    20.Rg2= Qd7 21.Nfg5 fe3 22.Rf8 Bf8 23.Qf3 Nc8? 
       (better is 23...Bd6!?=) 
    24.Nh7!+/– Qf7 
       (24...Kh7 25.Ng5 Double attack (25.Qf8 Deflection; 25.Qf8 
       Overloading); 
       24...Rh7 25.Nf6 Double attack) 
    25.Qf7 Kf7 26.Nf8 Kf8 27.Nc5 b6 28.Ne4 Ne7 29.Re2 Nf5 30.Kg2 Ke7 
       (30...Re6 31.Kh3+/–) 
    31.Ng3+– Nh4 32.Kf1 
       (32.Kh3 Nf3 33.Kg4 Nh2 34.Kf4 Rh4 35.Ke3 Kd8+–) 
    32...Rf6 33.Ke1 Rf3 34.Ne4 Nf5 
       (34...Kd8 35.Nc3+/–) 
    35.Nc3 Kd6 36.Rg2 
       (36.Nd5 Nd4 37.Re3 Nc2 38.Ke2 Nd4 39.Kd1 Rf1 40.Re1 Rf3+–) 
    36...Nd4 37.Rg7 Rh3 
       (37...Nc2 38.Kd1 Nd4 39.Ne4 Ke6 40.Ng5 Kf6 41.Nf3 e2 42.Ke1 Nf3 
       43.Ke2 Nd4 44.Ke3 Nf5 45.Ke4 Ng7 46.Kd5+–) 
    38.Ne4 
       (38.Rg2!? Ke5+–) 
    38...Ke5+/– 39.Re7 
       (39.Rg2!?+/–) 
    39...Kf4+= 40.Nc3 Kf3 41.Rf7 Kg4 42.Ne2 Nc2 43.Kd1 Na3 44.Rf4 Kg5 45.Re4 
    Nb1 46.c5 
       (46.Re6 Kf5 47.Rb6 Rh2+–) 
    46...bc5 47.b6 Rh7? 
       (better is 47...Rh2!? 48.Re3 Rh6 49.Re5 Kg4+/–) 
    48.Re3+– Rh6 
       (48...Kf6 49.Kc2 Na3 50.Kb3+–) 
    49.Re5 Kg4 50.Re4 Kf3 51.Ng1 
       (51.b7 Rb6 52.Re7 a4+–) 
    51...Kg2 
       (51...Kf2 52.Nh3 Rh3 53.b7 Rd3 54.Kc2+/–) 
    52.Re2 
       (better is 52.Rg4!? Kf2 53.b7+–) 
    52...Kg1+= 53.Rb2 Nc3 54.Kd2 Na2 
       (54...Nd5!? 55.Rb1 Kh2+–) 
    55.Rb1+– Kf2 56.b7 Re6 57.Kc2 Re2 
       (57...Re8 58.b8Q Rb8 59.Rb8+–) 
    58.Kb3 a4 59.Ka4 Nc3 60.Kb3 Nb1 61.b8Q Nd2 62.Kc3 Nf3 63.Qh8 
       (63.Qg3 Ke3 64.Qd6 Nh2 65.Qc5 Kf4 66.Qf8 Ke3+–) 
    63...Ra2 64.h4 1–0
    
    
    (59) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Laricchiuta,Claudio (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5+= 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5 
       (3...Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.Nc3+=) 
    4.b5 
       (4.Be5 Nc6 5.Bb2 ab4+=) 
    4...Nd7 5.e3 1–0
    
    
    (60) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Ortiz,Clodomiro (2125)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5 4.b5 Nd7 5.e3 c5N 
       (5...Ngf6 6.c4 (6.d4 e4 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Ba2 Bd6 10.Nd2 0–0 
       11.Qc2 Bd7 12.a4 c6 13.bc6 Rc8 14.Ne2 Rc6 15.Qd1 Na4 16.Qa4 Rc1 17.Rc1 
       Ba4 18.0–0 Bb5 19.Rfe1 a4 20.Nc3 Bd3 ferminkatcho (1810)–habicht53 
       (2240)/kurnik 2011/0–1; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 c6 9.d3 cb5 
       10.Nbd2 Qc7 11.c4 bc4 12.dc4 e4 13.Nd4 Bh2 14.Kh1 Be5 15.cd5 Nd5 
       16.Ne4 Qb6 17.f4 Ne3 18.Qd2 Qh6 19.Kg1 Bf4 20.Nf5 Qh2 
       elsh1403–jakub46 (1760)/kurnik 2014/1–0 (42)) 6...Bd6 7.cd5 (
       7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 dc4 9.Bc4 Ne5 10.d3 Nfg4 11.h3 Nc4 12.dc4 Qh4 13.Qe2 
       Nf2 14.Rf1 Nh3 15.Kd2 Bg4 16.Qe1 Bg3 17.Qc1 Nf2 18.Nc3 0–0 19.Rf2 Bf2 
       20.Ne4 Rfe8 21.Qc2 f5 blackiwhite (1675)–1hi2ciao3bye (1805)/kurnik 
       2014/0–1) 7...Nd5 8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 Re8 10.Nd2 N7b6 11.de5 Be5 12.Be5 
       Re5 13.Nf3 Re8 14.Ned4 Nf4 15.Qc2 Bg4 16.0–0–0 Nfd5 17.h3 Bd7 18.e4 
       Nf4 19.g3 Ng6 20.Kb1 mtr–ogogo/internet 2010/½–½ (58)) 
    6.d3 
       (6.c4 Ngf6=) 
    6...Bd6 7.Nd2 Ngf6 8.Ne2 d4 
       (8...Qb6 9.c4+=) 
    9.Ng3 
       (9.Nc4 Qc7=) 
    9...Nb6 10.c4 de3 
       (10...dc3 11.Bc3 0–0 12.Nde4+=) 
    11.fe3= 0–0 
       (11...Ng4 12.Qf3=) 
    12.Be2 Qc7 13.0–0 Be6 14.Nf5 
       (14.Bf3 Be7+=) 
    14...Nbd7 
       (14...Bf5 15.Rf5 Nbd7 16.Qe1+=) 
    15.e4 
       (15.Qe1 Rfe8+=) 
    15...Ne8 
       (15...Nb6 16.Bg4=) 
    16.Ne3 
       (16.Qe1 Rd8+=) 
    16...Qd8 17.Qe1 g6 
       (17...Qg5 18.Nd5+=) 
    18.Nf5 
       (18.Qg3 Ng7+/–) 
    18...Be7 
       (18...Qb6 19.Qg3+=) 
    19.Nh6 
       (19.Qg3 f6+=) 
    19...Kh8 
       (19...Kg7 20.Ng4 f6 21.Ne3+=) 
    20.Ng4 Bd6 21.Ne3 Qg5 
       (21...Kg8!?=) 
    22.Nd5+= a4 23.Nf3 Qd8 24.h4 
       (24.Rb1 f6+=) 
    24...f6 25.h5 gh5 26.Nh4 Ng7 27.Ne3 Bc7 28.Rb1 Qe8 29.Qd2 Ba5 30.Qc1 Bd8 
       (30...Nb6 31.Nd5 Nd7 32.Qe3+=) 
    31.Rf3 
       (31.Qc2 Rg8+=) 
    31...Rg8 32.Qf1 Bf7 
       (32...Be7 33.Qf2+=) 
    33.Nhf5+/– Ne6 
       (33...Nf5 34.Nf5 Qe6 35.Qf2+/–) 
    34.Nd6 Qf8 35.Nb7 Ng5 36.Rf5 
       (36.Rg3 Bc7 37.Bc3 Ra7=) 
    36...Be6+= 37.Nd5 Qg7 38.Bh5 
       (38.Nd8 Bf5 39.Qf5 Rad8+=) 
    38...Nh3+= 39.Kh1 Bf5 40.ef5 Ng5 41.Nd8 
       (41.Bc1 Be7 42.Bd2 Rab8=) 
    41...Rad8= 42.Qe2 
       (42.Qg1 Rb8=) 
    42...Nf7 
       (42...Rb8 43.Bc3=) 
    43.Rf1 
       (43.Ne7 Rgf8+=) 
    43...Nh6 
       (43...Nd6 44.g4=) 
    44.Kg1 
       (44.Bc1 Rb8+=) 
    44...Qg3= 45.Bc3 Ng4 
       (45...Rb8 46.Be1 Qh3 47.Bg6+=) 
    46.Bg4 Qg4 
       (46...Rg4? 47.Nf6 Nf6 48.Be5+–) 
    47.Qg4 Rg4 48.Ne3 Rh4 
       (48...Rg5 49.Ba5 Rb8 50.Kf2=) 
    49.Rb1 Kg7 
       (49...Nb6 50.Rd1 Rd6 51.Ba5=) 
    50.g3 
       (50.Kf2 Rb8=) 
    50...Rh5 51.Kg2 
       (51.Ba5 Rb8=) 
    51...Rg5 
       (51...Nb6 52.Rd1=) 
    52.Ba5 ½–½
    
    
    (61) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Duenas,Alexis (1900)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5 4.b5 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.c4 
       (6.d4 e4 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Ba2 Bd6 10.Nd2 0–0 11.Qc2 Bd7 12.a4 c6 
       13.bc6 Rc8 14.Ne2 Rc6 15.Qd1 Na4 16.Qa4 Rc1 17.Rc1 Ba4 18.0–0 Bb5 
       19.Rfe1 a4 20.Nc3 Bd3 ferminkatcho (1810)–habicht53 (2240)/kurnik 
       2011/0–1) 
    6...Bd6 7.cd5 
       (7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 dc4 9.Bc4 Ne5 10.d3 Nfg4 11.h3 Nc4 12.dc4 Qh4 13.Qe2 
       Nf2 14.Rf1 Nh3 15.Kd2 Bg4 16.Qe1 Bg3 17.Qc1 Nf2 18.Nc3 0–0 19.Rf2 Bf2 
       20.Ne4 Rfe8 21.Qc2 f5 blackiwhite (1675)–1hi2ciao3bye (1805)/kurnik 
       2014/0–1) 
    7...Nd5 8.d3N 
       (8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 (9...Re8 10.Nd2 N7b6 11.de5 Be5 12.Be5 Re5 
       13.Nf3 Re8 14.Ned4 Nf4 15.Qc2 Bg4 16.0–0–0 Nfd5 17.h3 Bd7 18.e4 Nf4 
       19.g3 Ng6 20.Kb1 Qe7 21.Ka2 Qe4 22.Qe4 Re4 23.Rc1 Rc8 24.Bd3 
       mtr–ogogo/internet 2010/½–½ (58)) 10.Nd4 Nc5 11.Nd2 Nb6 
       12.Nc4 Nca4 13.Nd6 Nb2 14.Qc2 Qd6 15.Qb2 Re8 16.Be2 Qe5 17.0–0 Bf5 
       18.Qd2 Be4 19.Rfd1 Red8 20.Rac1 h6 21.g3 Rd7 22.Bg4 Rd6 
       mtr–G_r_a_m_i_a_k/chess.rt.2009.9.6 2009/½–½ (37); 
       8.d4 0–0+=) 
    8...0–0 9.Nf3 Qe7 
       (9...Re8 10.Nbd2+=) 
    10.Be2 Nc5 
       (10...c6 11.bc6 bc6 12.Qc2=) 
    11.0–0 
       (11.d4 ed4 12.Qd4 Nf6=) 
    11...Nb6 12.a4 
       (12.d4 ed4 13.Qd4 f5+=) 
    12...Rd8 
       (12...Bf5 13.e4 Bg6 14.Nc3+=) 
    13.Nbd2 Bf5 
       (13...Bd7 14.Be5 Be5 15.Ne5 Nba4 
         A) worse is 16.Ra4 Na4 (16...Qe5? 17.d4 Qe8 18.dc5+–) 17.Qa4 Qe5–/+;
         B) 16.d4+=) 
    14.Qc2 Nd5 15.Ne4 
       (15.Be5 Be5 16.Ne5 Nb4=) 
    15...Nb4+= 16.Qb1 f6 
       (16...Ne4 17.de4 Bg4 18.h3+=) 
    17.Nh4 
       (17.Rd1 Ne4 18.de4 Be6=) 
    17...Be6+= 18.d4 
       (18.Nd6 Qd6 19.d4 ed4 20.Bd4 Nb3+=) 
    18...Nb3 19.Ra3 
       (worse is 19.Nd6 
         A) 19...Qd6?! 20.de5 fe5 21.Nf3+=;
         B) 19...Na1? 20.Ndf5 Qf8 21.Ba1+– (21.Qa1?! g5+/–);
         C) 19...cd6 20.Nf3 Na1 21.Qa1 Rac8–+) 
    19...ed4 20.ed4 
       (20.Bd1 f5 21.Bb3 Bh2 22.Kh1 fe4 23.Qe4 Be5+/–) 
    20...Bf4 
       (20...Nc2 21.Rb3 Bb3 22.Nd6 cd6 23.Bd3–/+) 
    21.Qd1 Kh8 
       (21...Bd5 22.Nc3 Nd2 23.Re1=) 
    22.Ng3 
       (22.Bf3 f5 23.Nf5 Bf5 24.Qb3 Be4=) 
    22...Nd2 23.Re1 Qf7 
       (23...Qd7 24.Nh5 Bg5 25.Nf3 Nf3 26.Bf3=) 
    24.Nh5+= Bh6 25.f4 Ne4 
       (better is 25...Nc4 26.Bc4 Bc4+=) 
    26.Ng7 
       (better is 26.Bf3!? Nd6 27.Rae3=) 
    26...Qg7–/+ 
       (worse is 26...Bg7 27.Bh5 Qd7 28.Re4+=) 
    27.Bf3 f5 28.Be4 
       (better is 28.Nf5!? Bf5 29.Be4 Be4 30.Re4–/+) 
    28...fe4–+ 29.Rg3 Qf6 30.Qh5 Bg7 31.d5 Qb2 32.de6 Qf6 
       (32...Re8 33.Ng6 Kg8=) 
    33.Nf5+= Rf8 34.Rg7 Qf5 35.Qh6 
       (35.Qf5 Rf5 36.Rd7 Re8 37.Re4 Nd5+=) 
    35...Rg8 
       (35...Nd3 36.g4 Rf6 37.Rh7 (37.gf5?? Rh6 38.Rd7 Ne1–+) 37...Qh7 
       38.Qf6 Kg8 39.Re3+/–) 
    36.Rf7 
       (36.Rc7 Nd3 37.Re3 Rg2 38.Kg2 Qg4 39.Rg3 Nf4 40.Qf4 Qf4–+) 
    36...Qg6 
       (36...Rg2 37.Kh1 Qg6 38.Rf8 Rf8 39.Qf8 Qg8 40.e7+=) 
    37.Qg6+= Rg6 38.Re4 Nd5 39.e7 
       (39.Re5!? c6 40.Rb7 Nf4 41.e7=) 
    39...Re8= 40.Re5 c6 41.Rf8 Rg8 42.bc6 bc6 43.Rf7 Rg7 44.Rf8 Rg8 ½–½
    
    
    (62) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Cesbron,Guy (1900)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5 4.b5 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.c4 
       (6.d4 e4 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Ba2 Bd6 10.Nd2 0–0 11.Qc2 Bd7 12.a4 c6 
       13.bc6 Rc8 14.Ne2 Rc6 15.Qd1 Na4 16.Qa4 Rc1 17.Rc1 Ba4 18.0–0 Bb5 
       19.Rfe1 a4 20.Nc3 Bd3 ferminkatcho (1810)–habicht53 (2240)/kurnik 
       2011/0–1) 
    6...Bd6 7.cd5 
       (7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 dc4 9.Bc4 Ne5 10.d3 Nfg4 11.h3 Nc4 12.dc4 Qh4 13.Qe2 
       Nf2 14.Rf1 Nh3 15.Kd2 Bg4 16.Qe1 Bg3 17.Qc1 Nf2 18.Nc3 0–0 19.Rf2 Bf2 
       20.Ne4 Rfe8 21.Qc2 f5 blackiwhite (1675)–1hi2ciao3bye (1805)/kurnik 
       2014/0–1) 
    7...Nd5 8.d4 e4N 
       (8...0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 (9...Re8 10.Nd2 N7b6 11.de5 Be5 12.Be5 Re5 13.Nf3 
       Re8 14.Ned4 Nf4 15.Qc2 Bg4 16.0–0–0 Nfd5 17.h3 Bd7 18.e4 Nf4 19.g3 Ng6 
       20.Kb1 Qe7 21.Ka2 Qe4 22.Qe4 Re4 23.Rc1 Rc8 24.Bd3 mtr–ogogo/
       internet 2010/½–½ (58)) 10.Nd4 Nc5 11.Nd2 Nb6 12.Nc4 Nca4 
       13.Nd6 Nb2 14.Qc2 Qd6 15.Qb2 Re8 16.Be2 Qe5 17.0–0 Bf5 18.Qd2 Be4 
       19.Rfd1 Red8 20.Rac1 h6 21.g3 Rd7 22.Bg4 Rd6 23.Rc7 
       mtr–G_r_a_m_i_a_k/chess.rt.2009.9.6 2009/½–½ (37); 
       8...0–0 9.Nd2+=) 
    9.Ne2 
       (9.Qg4 N7f6 10.Qg7 Rg8=) 
    9...0–0 
       (9...Qh4 10.g3 Qe7 11.Nbc3+=) 
    10.Nbc3 N7f6 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.Nc3 Nc3 13.Bc3 Bd7 14.a4 Qg5 15.h4 
       (15.Qc2 Qd5=) 
    15...Qf5 
       (15...Qd5 16.Qd2+=) 
    16.Bc4 Qg6 17.Kf1 h6 
       (17...Bg4 18.h5 Qf5 19.Be2 Be2 20.Qe2+=) 
    18.h5= Qg5 19.Rc1 b6 20.Bb2 Rae8 
       (20...Rad8 21.Qb3=) 
    21.g3 
       (21.Kg1 Re7=) 
    21...Bg4+= 22.Be2 Be2 
       (22...Be6 23.Bc4+=) 
    23.Qe2= Re6 24.Rh4 
       (24.Kg2 Rfe8+=) 
    24...Rfe8 25.Bc3 
       (25.Kg2 Rf6+=) 
    25...Rf6 26.Kg2 Rf3 27.Be1 Qf5 28.Rc6 Be7 
       (28...Kh7 29.Bd2=) 
    29.Rf4 
       (29.Re4 Rg3 30.Kg3 Qe4+=) 
    29...Rf4+= 30.ef4 Qd7 31.Bd2 ½–½
    
    
    (63) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Lubas,J¢zef (1820)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5 4.b5 Bd6 5.Nf3 Qe7 
       (5...Nd7 6.e3 Ngf6 7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 Nc5 10.0–0 Qe7 11.f4 ef3 
       12.Bf3 Nce4 13.Qe2 a4 14.Be4 Ne4 15.Ne4 Qe4 16.Qd3 g6 17.Bc3 Re8 
       18.Bb4 Be5 19.Qe4 de4 20.Rab1 marekt (2200)–vishm (2185)/
       gameknot.com 2015/½–½ (55)) 
    6.e3 Nf6 7.c4N 
       (7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 9.Be2 Nbd7 10.c4 c5 11.cd5 cd4 12.Bd4 Nd5 13.Nc4 
       Ne5 14.Nbd2 Bb8 15.Qc2 Bf5 16.Rd1 Nd3 17.Bd3 ed3 18.Qb2 Rc8 19.Bg7 Qg5 
       20.Be5 Qg2 21.Rf1 Bg4 StarterRook–MissNorway/ChessWorld.net 2011/0–1
       ) 
    7...0–0 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4+=) 
    8.c5 Bc5 9.Be5 Nbd7 
       (9...Bg4!? 10.d4 Bd6 11.Bd6 Qd6=) 
    10.Bc7+= d4 11.Bd3 Nb6 12.Bg3 
       (12.Bb6 Bb6 13.0–0 de3 14.de3 Rd8+=) 
    12...de3 13.de3 Rd8 14.Qc2 Bg4 15.0–0 Rac8 16.Qe2 
       (16.Bf5 Bf5 17.Qf5 Rd5=) 
    16...Ne4 17.Be4 Qe4 18.Rc1 1–0
    
    
    (64) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Drozdovas,Arturas (2040)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nd7 4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4 Ngf6 
       (5...c5 6.bc5 Bc5 7.e3 Nb6 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.Be2 Nf6 10.0–0 Qc7 11.d3 0–0–0 
       12.Nd2 ed3 13.cd3 Kb8 14.a4 Qd6 15.a5 Nc8 16.N2f3 h6 17.Qb3 Bg4 
       18.Rfb1 Bf3 19.Nf3 b6 20.Be5 sacaniev–hetman1647/kurnik 2014/1–0 (39)
       ) 
    6.e3 a5N 
       (6...Be7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 a5 9.b5 Ne5 10.f4 ef3 11.Nf3 Nf3 12.Bf3 c5 
       13.d3 Be6 14.Nd2 Rc8 15.c4 b6 16.Qe2 Qd7 17.a4 Rfd8 18.Rad1 Qe8 19.e4 
       de4 20.Ne4 Ne4 21.Be4 Fournier,F (2005)–kiler007 (2275)/Echecs21 
       2003/0–1 (53); 
       6...c5 7.bc5 Bc5 8.Be2 (8.c4 dc4 9.Bc4 0–0 10.Qc2 Ne5 11.Be2 b6 12.f4 
       Ned7 13.0–0 Bb7 14.Nb3 Rc8 15.Nc3 Bd6 16.Rab1 Nc5 17.Nd4 a6 18.a4 Re8 
       19.Bc4 Re7 20.Ba1 Bb8 21.Qa2 Ba7 22.Bb2 Rec7 Luzuriaga,N–Plock,J/
       corr or01–004 E–mail 2001/1–0 (49)) 8...0–0 9.0–0 Re8 10.f4 ef3 
       11.Nf3 Qe7 12.Qe1 Nb6 13.Nc3 Bf5 14.Bd3 Bd3 15.cd3 Rac8 16.Qh4 Nfd7 
       17.Qh3 f6 18.Qh5 Qe6 19.Rac1 g6 20.Qh4 Ne5 21.Na4 Fournier,F 
       (2355)–SoWell (2230)/chess.com (Team) World League 2011/½–½; 
       6...Bd6 7.Nf5 Be5 8.Ng7 Kf8 9.Be5 Ne5 10.Nh5 Nh5 11.Qh5 Qf6 12.Be2 Nf3 
       13.gf3 Qa1 14.Qh6 Qg7 15.Qh4 Bf5 16.Nc3 ef3 17.Bf3 c6 18.Bd1 Rg8 
       19.Ne2 Qg5 20.Qd4 Qe7 21.Ng3 Matveenko,Y (2125)–Onoprienko,V (2315)/
       RUS–ch Seniors 2009/0–1 (60)) 
    7.ba5 Ra5 8.d3 Nb6 9.Nc3 ed3 
       (9...Bd7 10.de4 de4 11.Qd2=) 
    10.cd3 
       (10.Bd3 Be7=) 
    10...Bd7+= 11.g3 
       (11.Be2 Bd6+=) 
    11...c5 
       (11...Bd6 12.Bg2+=) 
    12.Nf3 
       (12.Nb3 Ra6+=) 
    12...Be7 13.Qc2 
       (13.Bg2 0–0+=) 
    13...c4 
       (13...Bf5 14.Be2+=) 
    14.Nd4= Bc5 15.Nce2 
       (15.dc4 Bd4 16.ed4 dc4=) 
    15...Na4 
       (15...Qe7 16.Bg2+=) 
    16.dc4 Nb2 
       (16...dc4 17.Bg2+=) 
    17.Qb2= Qa8 
       (17...dc4 18.Bg2+=) 
    18.Nc2 
       (18.Nb5 Bb5 19.Qe5 Kf8 20.cb5 
         A) 20...Rb5?! 21.Nc3 Rb6 22.Bh3= (worse is 22.Nd5 Nd5 23.Qd5 Qa5 24.Qd2 
          Bb4 25.ab4 Qa1 26.Ke2 Ke7–/+);
         B) 20...Ba3?! 21.Rb1=;
         C) 20...Ra3 21.Ra3 Qa3+=) 
    18...dc4 19.Bg2 0–0 
       (19...Bc8 20.0–0=) 
    20.Ned4 
       (20.Qb7 Qb7 21.Bb7 Rb8=) 
    20...Rb8 21.0–0 Qa7 22.Rfd1 h5 
       (22...b5 23.Qc3+=) 
    23.Qc3 Ra4 24.Rab1 
       (24.Nb4 Re8=) 
    24...h4 
       (24...Qa5 25.Qb2=) 
    25.Nb5+= Qb6 
       (25...Qa5 26.Qe5 Ba7=) 
    26.Qe5 
       (better is 26.Nd6! Qa6 27.Qe5 Bd6 28.Rd6+/– (worse is 28.Qd6 Qd6 29.Rd6 Bf5+=)) 
    26...Re8= 27.Qc7 Qc7 
       (worse is 27...Bb5 28.Qb6 Bb6 29.Rb5+/–) 
    28.Nc7 Rb8 29.Nb5 
       (29.Nd5 Bf5 30.Nf6 gf6+=) 
    29...hg3 
       (29...Bf5 30.Rbc1+=) 
    30.hg3 Ra5 31.Nbd4 
       (31.Nd6 Bd6 32.Rd6 Bf5–/+) 
    31...b6 32.Bc6 Be8 
       (32...Rc8 33.Bd7 Nd7 34.Nb5+=) 
    33.Be8 Re8 
       (worse is 33...Ne8 34.Nc6 Rba8 35.Na5 Ra5 36.g4+/–) 
    34.Nb5 Ne4 ½–½
    
    
    (65) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Alban,Alexis (2190)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nd7 4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4 Ngf6 
       (5...c5 6.bc5 Bc5 7.e3 Nb6 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.Be2 Nf6 10.0–0 Qc7 11.d3 0–0–0 
       12.Nd2 ed3 13.cd3 Kb8 14.a4 Qd6 15.a5 Nc8 16.N2f3 h6 17.Qb3 Bg4 
       18.Rfb1 Bf3 19.Nf3 b6 20.Be5 sacaniev–hetman1647/kurnik 2014/1–0 (39)
       ) 
    6.e3 a5 
       (6...c5 7.bc5 Bc5 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 Re8 10.f4 ef3 11.Nf3 Qe7 12.Qe1 Nb6 
       13.Nc3 Bf5 14.Bd3 Bd3 15.cd3 Rac8 16.Qh4 Nfd7 17.Qh3 f6 18.Qh5 Qe6 
       19.Rac1 g6 20.Qh4 Ne5 21.Na4 Fournier,F (2355)–SoWell (2230)/
       chess.com (Team) World League 2011/½–½) 
    7.b5 Bd6N 
       (7...Nc5 8.c4 Nfd7 9.cd5 Ne5 10.Nc3 Ned3 11.Bd3 Nd3 12.Kf1 Nb2 13.Qc2 
       Nc4 14.Ne4 Na3 15.Qb3 a4 16.Qd3 Qd5 17.f3 Qc4 18.Ra3 Qc1 19.Kf2 Qa3 
       20.Qc4 Qe7 21.Nc6 Qe6 0–1 ferminkatcho (1820)–gr1983 (2120)/kurnik 
       2012; 
       7...Nb6 8.Nc3+=) 
    8.c4 
       (8.Nf5 Bf8=) 
    8...dc4+= 9.Bc4 Ne5 10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 c6 12.bc6 bc6 13.Nc3 
       (13.f4 Qb6 14.Qc1 Nd3 15.Bd3 ed3 16.Nc6 Bb7 17.Bf6 Qc6 18.Qc6 Bc6=) 
    13...Re8 
       (13...Ba6 14.Rb1+=) 
    14.Qc2= Rb8 15.Rab1 c5 16.Nb3 
       (16.Ndb5 Bf5=) 
    Nf3 
       (16...Nf3 17.gf3 ef3 18.Bf3 Qd7+–) 
    0–1
    
    
    (66) Cirulis,Ilmars (1965) – Laricchiuta,Claudio (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nd7 4.e3 c6 5.c4 Ngf6 6.d4N 
       (6.Nf3 Bd6 
         A) 7.Nc3 0–0 8.d4 (8.Qb3 d4 9.ed4 ed4 10.Nd4 Re8 11.Nce2 Ne5 
          12.0–0–0 a5 13.c5 Bc7 14.f3 ab4 15.ab4 b6 16.f4 Neg4 17.Nc6 Qd7 
          18.Qf3 bc5 19.h3 Bb7 20.b5 Nh6 21.d4 cd4 22.Ned4 Nf5 lendzior 
          (1725)–jedrusz344 (1790)/kurnik 2014/1–0) 8...Re8 9.cd5 Nd5 
          10.Nd5 cd5 11.de5 Ne5 12.Bb5 Nc6 13.Rc1 Bg4 14.Bc6 Bf3 15.Qf3 bc6 
          16.Rc6 a5 17.b5 Rb8 18.Qg4 g6 19.b6 Re4 20.Qf3 f5 21.Qd1 Bf4 
          Pandurevic,M (2310)–Raguz,I (1920)/15th Open, Bosnjaci CRO 2010/
          1–0;
         B) 7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 Ne5 9.0–0 dc4 10.Qc2 b5 11.f3 ef3 12.Nf3 Nf3 
          13.Bf3 Bd7 14.Nc3 0–0 15.Ne4 Ne4 16.Be4 Qh4 17.g3 Qh6 18.Rf2 f5 
          19.Bg2 Qe6 20.Raf1 Be5 21.Bc1 Qd6 brozal–ikswok/playok.com 2013/
          0–1 (54);
         C) 7.d3 Bc7 8.c5 e4 9.Nd4 ed3 10.Bd3 0–0 11.0–0 Ne5 12.Bc2 Nc4 
          13.Bc3 Be6 14.Nd2 Nd2 15.Qd2 h6 16.Ne6 fe6 17.Qd3 e5 18.f4 e4 
          19.Qe2 Nh7 20.Rad1 Qe7 pallinaama–55aa55/kurnik 2012/1–0 (57)) 
    6...e4 7.Nd2 Be7 8.Ne2 0–0 9.Nc3 Nb8 
       (9...a6 10.Qb3 Nb6 11.c5=) 
    10.Be2 Be6 11.Rc1 a5 12.b5 Qc7 
       (better is 12...dc4!? 13.Qa4 cb5 14.Qb5 Ra6 15.Nc4 Rc6+=) 
    13.cd5+/– 
       (13.cd5 Nd5 14.Nde4+/–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (67) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Bartsch,Reinhard Andrea (2015)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nd7 4.e3 a5 5.b5 Ngf6 6.d4 Bd6 7.Nf3 e4 
       (7...Qe7 8.c4 dc4 9.Bc4 0–0 10.h3 c5 11.Nh4 Ne4 12.Nf5 Qf6 13.Qc2 cd4 
       14.Nd6 Nd6 15.Be2 de3 16.0–0 Qg5 17.Bc1 Nf5 18.Nc3 Nc5 19.Ne4 Nd4 
       20.Qc5 Ne2 21.Kh1 Qg6 22.Qe3 battousai (2820)–karjakin/net–chess.com 
       2015/1–0 (33)) 
    8.Nfd2 Nb6N 
       (8...0–0 9.c4 c6 10.Nc3 Re8 11.Be2 dc4 12.Bc4 c5 13.dc5 Nc5 14.0–0 
       Qc7 15.g3 Bh3 16.Re1 Ncd7 17.Qb3 Ne5 18.Bf1 Bf1 19.Rf1 Qc8 20.Rac1 Nf3 
       21.Kg2 Nd2 22.Ne4 Nb3 23.Nf6 barborski–biombo (1615)/playok.com 2012/
       0–1) 
    9.c4 dc4 10.Nc4 Nc4 11.Bc4 0–0 12.a4 
       (12.Nc3 Re8=) 
    12...b6 
       (12...c6 13.bc6 bc6 14.Qc2=) 
    13.Ba3 
       (13.Nd2 Bb7=) 
    13...Bb7 
       (13...Bg4 14.Qc2=) 
    14.0–0 Rc8 15.Nd2 Nd5 
       (15...Qd7 16.Qb3=) 
    16.Qc2 
       (16.Qh5 Nf6 17.Qf5 c5 18.bc6 Bc6 19.Bd6 Qd6+=) 
    16...Ba3 
       (16...Re8 17.Bd6 (worse is 17.Ne4 Ba3 18.Ra3 Nb4–/+) 17...cd6 18.Rac1=) 
    17.Ra3 Nb4 18.Qb1 Qe7 
       (18...c5 19.bc6 (worse is 19.Ne4 cd4 20.Bd3 Qd5–/+) 19...Bc6 20.Rc3=) 
    19.Rc3 Rcd8 
       (19...c5 20.bc6 Bc6 21.Rfc1 Ba4 22.Ne4=) 
    20.Rfc1+= Rd7 21.f3 
       (21.Be2 Bd5 22.Nc4 f6=) 
    21...ef3= 22.Nf3 Bf3 23.gf3 Qg5 24.Kf2 
       (24.Kh1 Re8=) 
    24...Qh5 
       (24...Re8=) 
    25.h4 
       (25.Kg2!?=) 
    25...Qh4–/+ 26.Kg2 Qg5 
       (26...Nd5 27.Bd5 Rd5 28.f4–/+ (28.Rc7?? Rg5 29.Kf1 Qh2 30.Qh7 Kh7 
       31.Rf7 Rg1)) 
    27.Kf2+= Re8 28.Rh1 g6 
       (28...h6 29.Qg1 Qd8 30.Qg4+=) 
    29.Qg1+= Qf6 
       (29...Qg1 30.Rg1 Kg7 31.Rh1+=) 
    30.Qh2 
       (30.Qg4 Ree7+=) 
    30...h5+= 31.Qg3 Kg7 32.Rh4 Ree7 33.Rf4 Qd6 34.Re4 
       (34.Rh4 Qg3 35.Kg3 Kh6–/+) 
    34...f5 
       (34...Qg3 35.Kg3 Re4 36.fe4–/+) 
    35.Re7+= Re7 36.Qd6 
       (36.Qh4 Rd7+=) 
    cd6 0–1
    
    
    (68) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Salonen,Jukka (1895)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nd7 4.e3 Ngf6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 e4N 
       (6...Bd6 7.d4 (7.c5 Bc7 8.Qc2 h6 9.d4 e4 10.Nh4 Nh7 11.g3 Ndf6 
       12.Be2 Bg4 13.h3 Be2 14.Qe2 0–0 15.b5 cb5 16.Qb5 a5 17.Nc3 Re8 18.Ng2 
       Rb8 19.Nf4 b6 20.Bc1 Bf4 21.gf4 bc5 songokas–vaneko43/kurnik 2011/
       0–1 (33)) 7...e4 (7...ed4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nf5 Be5 10.Qc2 Bb2 11.Qb2 
       dc4 12.Bc4 Nb6 0–1 lendzior (1625)–tony1949 (1710)/kurnik 2012) 
       8.Nfd2 0–0 9.Nc3 Re8 10.Qb3 a6 11.g3 dc4 12.Nc4 Bc7 13.Bg2 Nb6 14.Nd2 
       Be6 15.Qc2 Bd5 16.Nce4 Ne4 17.Be4 Rc8 18.Bh7 Kh8 19.Be4 Qe7 20.f3 f5 
       21.0–0 lendzior (1720)–holomorf (1790)/kurnik 2013/0–1 (33) 
       21...fe4 22.fe4 Be4 23.Qd1 Nd5 24.Qh5 Bh7 25.Rf3 Rf8 26.e4 Rf3 27.Qf3 
       Rf8 28.Qh5 Nb4 29.ab4 Qb4 30.Ba3 Qd4 31.Kg2 Rf2 32.Kh3 Qd7 33.g4 Rh2 
       mate  0–1 lendzior (1720)–holomorf (1790)/kurnik 2013 (33)) 
    7.Nd4 dc4 8.Bc4 Ne5 9.Be2 a5 10.Nb3 Bd6 
       (10...Nd3 11.Bd3 Qd3 12.Na5=) 
    11.Na5= 0–0 12.Qc2 Qe7 13.Nc4 Nc4 14.Bc4 Rd8 
       (14...Be6 15.d3=) 
    15.Nc3 
       (15.0–0 Bc7=) 
    15...Be5 
       (15...b5 16.Be2=) 
    16.Ne2 
       (16.d4 ed3 17.Bd3 Be6+=) 
    16...Bb2= 17.Qb2 Ng4 18.Ng3 Ne5 19.Qc3 Nd3 20.Bd3 Rd3 21.Qc4 Qe5 
       (21...Qf6 22.0–0 Be6 23.Qe4 Rd2 24.Qb1+=) 
    22.0–0 Bf5 23.a4 
       (23.Qc5 Rd5 24.Qc3 Qe6+=) 
    23...Rd2= 24.a5 
       (24.b5 Rd6=) 
    24...g6 
       (24...Bg6 25.a6 Ra6 26.Ra6 ba6 27.Qa6+=) 
    25.h3 Rd5 26.Rfc1 
       (26.Rad1 Rad8 27.Rd5 Rd5+=) 
    26...Kg7 
       (26...Qe6 27.Ra3=) 
    27.Ne2 Rad8 
       (27...Be6 28.Nd4+=) 
    28.Qc3 
       (28.a6 ba6 29.Nd4 Bd7+=) 
    28...Qc3 
       (28...h6 29.Qe5 Re5 30.a6 ba6 31.Nd4+=) 
    29.Nc3+= 
       (worse is 29.Rc3 Rd1 30.Rd1 Rd1 31.Kh2 Rd2+=) 
    29...Re5 30.Rd1 
       (30.a6 ba6 31.Ra6 Rb8+=) 
    30...Rd3 31.Rd3 ed3 32.Kf1 Be6 
       (32...g5 33.Ke1 Be6 34.Kd2+=) 
    33.Ke1 
       (33.f4 Rh5+= (33...Re3? 34.Kf2 Re2 35.Ne2 de2 36.Ke2+–)) 
    33...Bd5 
       (33...Bc4 34.Kd2=) 
    34.g3 
       (34.Nd5 Rd5 35.Kd2 Rb5+/–) 
    34...Bb3 35.Kd2 Re8 
       (better is 35...Bc2!?+=) 
    36.Na4 Ba4 37.Ra4 Rd8 
       (37...h6 38.Kd3 Rd8 39.Ke2+/–) 
    38.Ra3+– Rd5 39.Rd3 Rb5 40.Kc3 c5 41.bc5 
       (41.Kc4 Rb4 42.Kc5 Rb2+–) 
    41...Rc5+/– 42.Kb4 Rc2 43.Rb3 
       (43.f4 Rh2+–) 
    43...Rf2 44.Kb5 Rd2 45.Kb6 Rd7 46.Rb5 Re7 47.e4 Re4 48.Kb7 Re7 49.Kb6 Re6 
    50.Kc5 Re5 51.Kb4 Re4 52.Kb3 Re8 
       (52...Re3 53.Ka4 Rg3 54.a6+/–) 
    53.a6 Ra8 54.Ra5 g5 
       (54...h5 55.Kc4+–) 
    55.Kb4 
       (55.Rg5 Kf6 56.Ra5 Ke6+–) 
    55...f5 56.Kc5 f4 57.gf4 gf4 58.Kb6 White prepares the advance a7 
    58...f3 59.a7 f2 60.Rf5 Re8 61.Rf2 Re6 62.Kb5 Re5 63.Kb4 Re4 64.Kb3 Re3 
    65.Ka2 Re8 66.Rf5 
       (66.Rb2 Ra8 67.Rb7 Kg6+–) 
    66...Ra8 67.Ra5 Kf8 68.Kb3 Ke7 
       (68...Ke8 69.Kc4 Kd8 70.Kb5+–) 
    69.Kc4 Kd6 70.Ra6 Kc7 71.Rh6 Rc8 72.Rh7 Kd6 
       (72...Kb6 73.Kd5 Rc5 74.Kd4 Ra5+–) 
    73.Kb5 1–0
    
    
    (69) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Foster,Duncan
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nd7 4.e3 Ngf6 5.c4 c6 6.d4 
       (6.Qb3 a5 7.cd5 cd5 8.Nc3 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 d4 11.Bc4 Qe7 12.Nb5 
       de3 13.fe3 Qb4 14.Bf7 Kd8 15.Nf3 Ne4 16.0–0 Qb3 17.Bb3 Bb4 18.Rd1 Re8 
       19.Bc2 Nef6 20.Rb1 Ba5 Pasiev,R (2390)–Bivol,A (2205)/St Petersburg 
       RUS, Chigorin Mem 2014/1–0 (68)) 
    6...Bd6 
       (6...e4 7.Nd2 h6 8.cd5 cd5 9.Bb5 Bd6 10.Ne2 a6 11.Ba4 b5 12.Bb3 0–0 
       13.0–0 Bb7 14.Nf4 g5 15.Nh5 Nh5 16.Qh5 Qf6 17.f3 ef3 18.Rf3 Qg7 
       19.Raf1 Rae8 20.Bc2 f6 21.Qg6 kaasparov (1605)–matarratas/kurnik 
       2014/1–0 (41)) 
    7.Nc3N 
       (7.Nf3 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 9.Nc3 b6 10.b5 Bb7 11.bc6 Bc6 12.cd5 Nd5 13.Nce4 
       Ne3 14.Qb3 Nf1 15.Kf1 Bf4 16.d5 Bb7 17.Nf3 Rc8 18.g3 Bh6 19.Rd1 Nc5 
       20.Nc5 Rc5 21.d6 Qa8 Krivoshapko,A–Breit,N/Final Omsk 2010/0–1; 
       7.c5 Bc7 8.Nf3 e4 9.Nfd2 0–0 10.Nc3 Re8 11.a4 Nf8 12.b5 Ng6 13.Nb3 Bg4 
       14.Be2 Be2 15.Qe2 Qd7 16.h3 Re6 17.a5 Ne8 18.b6 Bb8 19.g3 f5 20.Qh5 
       Qf7 21.0–0–0 ab6 varin123–valda/kurnik 2013/0–1 (44); 
       7.cd5 Nd5 8.e4 Nf4=) 
    7...0–0 
       (7...dc4 8.Bc4 0–0 9.Nge2+=) 
    8.Nf3 
       (8.cd5 cd5 9.Nb5 Bb8=) 
    8...dc4 
       (8...e4 9.Nd2=) 
    9.Bc4= Nb6 
       (9...Qe7!?=) 
    10.Bf7+= Rf7 11.de5 Bc7 
       (11...Nc4!? 12.ed6 Nb2+=) 
    12.Qd8+/– Bd8 13.ef6 Bf6 14.Nd1 Bd8 
       (14...Bg4 15.Nd2+=) 
    15.0–0 
       (15.Ne5 Re7+/–) 
    15...a5 16.ba5 Ra5 17.Bc3 Rh5 18.Ne5 Re7 
       (18...Bc7 19.f4 Be5 20.Be5+= (worse is 20.fe5 Rf1 21.Kf1 Rh2+=)) 
    19.f4+/– Bc7 20.Nb2 Nd5 21.Bd4 g5 22.g3 
       (22.Nbd3 Bf5 23.Rf3 gf4 24.Nf4 Be5 25.Nh5 Bg4 26.Nf6 Nf6 27.Be5 Bf3 
       28.Bf6 Re6 29.gf3 Rf6+/–) 
    22...gf4 
       (22...Be5 23.fe5 (worse is 23.Be5 Ne3 24.Rf2 gf4 25.gf4 Re6+=) 23...Bg4 
       24.Rac1+/–) 
    23.ef4+/– Be5 24.fe5 b6 25.Na4 Bh3 26.Rfd1 c5 27.Bc5 Ree5 
       (27...bc5 28.Rd5 Ree5 29.Re5 Re5 30.Rc1+/–) 
    28.Bd4 
       (28.Nb6 Nc3 29.Rd8 Kf7 30.Rf8 Kg6+–) 
    28...Re2 
       (28...Re6 29.Rab1 Bf5 30.Rb2+/– (30.Nb6?! Bb1 31.Rb1 Nb6 32.Bb6 Re2+=)
      ) 
    29.Nb6+– Be6 30.Nd5 Bd5 31.Bf2 Rf5 32.Rf1 h5 33.a4 
       (33.Rac1 Ra2 34.Rc3 Bb7+/–) 
    33...h4 
       (33...Rc2!? 34.a5 Bc4+/–) 
    34.gh4+– Kh7 35.a5 Rf8 36.Ra3 Rc2 37.a6 Bc4 38.a7 
       (38.Raa1!?+/–) 
    38...Bf1 39.a8Q Ra8 40.Ra8 Bh3 41.Re8 Rc7 
       (41...Rc1 42.Re1 Re1 43.Be1+/–) 
    42.Re3 ½–½
    
    
    (70) Foster,Duncan – Cirulis,Ilmars (1905)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nd7 4.e3 Ngf6 5.c4 a5 6.c5 
       (6.b5 Bd6 7.Qc2 Nc5 8.cd5 Nd5 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.d4 ed4 11.Nd4 0–0 12.Nd2 
       Re8 13.Nc4 Bg4 14.g3 Nb6 15.Bg2 Nc4 16.Qc4 Ne4 17.f3 Nc5 18.fg4 Qe3 
       19.Kd1 Rad8 20.Bc1 Qd4 marekt (2140)–chandragupta (2150)/
       gameknot.com 2015/1–0 (35)) 
    6...e4N 
       (6...ab4 7.ab4 Ra1 8.Ba1 Be7 9.Ne2 (9.d3 b6 10.d4 ed4 11.ed4 0–0 
       12.Nf3 Re8 13.Be2 Ne4 14.0–0 Bf6 15.c6 Nf8 16.Nc3 Ne6 17.g3 Qd6 18.b5 
       N6g5 19.Ne4 Nh3 20.Kg2 de4 21.Ne5 Ng5 22.Bg4 Qd5 23.Bc8 e3 Etmans,M 
       (2010)–Van der Hoeven,J (1975)/Dutch CC Championship KE09 2006/0–1)
        9...0–0 10.d4 c6 11.de5 Ng4 12.Nd4 Nde5 13.Be2 Qc7 14.Nc3 Nh2 15.Nd5 
       cd5 16.Nb5 Qb8 17.Qd5 Neg4 18.Qe4 Bh4 19.Bg4 Bg4 20.Be5 Rd8 21.Nd6 
       Wantoch_Rekowski,J (1850)–Sadowski,M (1800)/corr 2004/½–½ (37) 
      ; 
       6...Be7 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 Ne5 10.h3 c6 11.Na4 Nfd7 12.Be2 b6 
       13.0–0 bc5 14.bc5 Bc5 15.Rc1 Bd4 16.Bd4 Ba6 17.Ba6 Ra6 18.Qe2 Nd3 
       19.Rc3 g6 20.f3 Qe7 21.fe4 Fournier,F (2540)–Kuzevski,S (2825)/
       chess.com (Partie majoritaire) 2010/0–1 (5; 
       6...Be7 7.d4 e4 8.b5+=) 
    7.d4 ed3 
       (7...ab4 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Ba1+=) 
    8.Qa4= c6 
       (8...b5 9.cb6 cb6 10.Bd3=) 
    9.Bd3 Qc7 10.Nf3 b6 11.cb6 Nb6 12.Qb3 Be6 
       (12...ab4 13.ab4 Qe7 14.Ra8 Qb4 15.Nbd2 Na8 16.Bf6 Qb3 17.Nb3 gf6 
       18.Ke2=) 
    13.Nd4 
       (13.Bf6 gf6 14.b5 c5+=) 
    13...Bd6 
       (13...ab4 14.ab4 Ra1 15.Ba1=) 
    14.Nd2 
       (14.Qc2 ab4 (worse is 14...Bh2 15.Ne6 fe6 16.Bf6 gf6 17.Rh2+–) 15.Qc6 Qc6 
       16.Nc6 ba3 17.Na3 Nc4=) 
    14...ab4 15.ab4 Ra1 
       (worse is 15...Bh2 16.Ra8 Na8 17.Qa4+/–) 
    16.Ba1 0–0 
       (worse is 16...Bh2 17.Qc2 Bd7 18.Nc6+/–) 
    17.0–0 
       (better is 17.N2f3!?=) 
    17...Bh2–/+ 18.Kh1 Bd6 19.Rc1 Exerts pressure on the backward pawn 
    19...Ng4 20.Kg1 Bd7 21.N2f3 Rc8 
       (21...Ra8 22.Qb2 f6 23.Qb1+=) 
    22.Nb5 
       (22.Nf5 Bf8+=) 
    22...Bh2 
       (22...cb5 23.Rc7 Rc7 24.Bd4 Rc1 25.Bf1+/–) 
    23.Kf1 Qd8 
       (worse is 23...cb5 24.Rc7 Bc7 25.Qb1+=) 
    24.Na7 
       (24.Nbd4 Bd6+=) 
    24...Rc7–/+ 25.Qc3 Qf8 26.Nh2 Nh2 
       (26...Ra7? 27.Ng4 Bg4 28.Qd4+–) 
    27.Kg1 Nf3 28.gf3 Ra7 29.Qd4 
       (29.Kh1 f6+=) 
    29...Rb7 
       (29...Ra3 30.Bh7 Kh7 31.Qb6+=) 
    30.Qh4 h6 31.Kh2 
       (31.Kh1 f6+=) 
    31...Qd6 32.f4 f6 
       (32...Qb4 33.Bg7 f5 34.Qf6 Qd6 35.Qd6 Kg7 36.Qe7 Kh8 37.Qf8 Kh7 
       38.Rc6 Be6 39.Bf5 Bf5 40.Rh6) 
    33.Rg1 Kf8 
       (33...Qb4?? 34.Rg7 Kg7 35.Qf6 Kg8 36.Qg7) 
    34.Qg3 Qe7 
       (34...Qb4 35.Qg7 Ke8 36.Qh8 Qf8 37.Rg8 (37.Qf6?! Qf6 38.Bf6 c5=; 
       37.Bf6?! Qh8 38.Bh8 Na4+=) 37...Bg4 38.Rf8 Kd7 39.Qg7 Kd6 40.Rf6 Be6 
       41.Be5 Kc5 42.Qf8 Re7 43.Qe7) 
    35.Ba6 Rb8 
       (better is 35...Rc7+=) 
    36.Bd4? 
       (better is 36.f5 Rd8 37.Bd4+=) 
    36...Na4–/+ 
       (36...Qb4 37.Qg7 Ke8 38.Qg6 Kd8 39.Bf6 Kc7 40.Be5 Kd8 41.Qf7 Qe7 
       42.Rg8 Be8 43.Re8 Qe8 44.Qc7) 
    37.Be2 
       (37.Bc5 Nc5 38.bc5 Bf5–+) 
    37...Rb4 38.Qg6 Qf7 
       (38...c5 39.Qh7 Be6 40.Qh8 Bg8 41.Bf3–/+) 
    39.Qh7 Rd4 
       (39...Rb7 40.Qc2 c5 41.Bc5 Nc5 42.Qc5 Kg8 43.Qd4–/+) 
    40.ed4+= Nc3 41.Qh8 
       (41.Re1 Ne2 42.Qh8 Qg8 43.Qg8 Kg8 44.Re2 Kf7+=) 
    41...Qg8–/+ 42.Qg8 Kg8 43.Bd3 
       (43.Bg4 Bg4 44.Rg4 Ne4–/+) 
    43...Kf7 
       (43...Nb5 44.Bb5 cb5 45.Ra1–/+) 
    44.Ra1 Nb5 45.Ra4 Nd6 
       (45...f5 46.Bb5 cb5 47.Ra6+=) 
    46.Ra7+= Ke7 47.Kg3 
       (47.f5 Nb5 48.Ra4 Kd8+=) 
    47...Nc8 48.Rb7 Ke6 49.Kg4 
       (49.f5 Kd6+=) 
    49...Kd6 50.Kh5 Ne7 ½–½
    
    
    (71) Cirulis,Ilmars (1945) – Fric,Lubos (2010)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Nbd7 5.c4 a5 6.b5 
       (6.c5 Be7 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 Ne5 10.h3 c6 11.Na4 Nfd7 12.Be2 b6 
       13.0–0 bc5 14.bc5 Bc5 15.Rc1 Bd4 16.Bd4 Ba6 17.Ba6 Ra6 18.Qe2 Nd3 
       19.Rc3 g6 20.f3 Qe7 Fournier,F (2540)–Kuzevski,S (2825)/chess.com 
       (Partie majoritaire) 2010/0–1 (5) 
    6...Bd6 7.d4N 
       (7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 (8.d3 0–0 9.Nf3 Qe8 10.Be2 N7b6 11.a4 Bb4 12.Nbd2 f6 
       13.0–0 Bd7 14.Nc4 c6 15.Nb6 Nb6 16.d4 cb5 17.ab5 e4 18.Nd2 Bb5 19.Bb5 
       Qb5 20.Ne4 Qd5 21.Nc3 Qc6 22.Rc1 Nc4 forsetinn (2345)–mikleol (2225)/
       gameknot.com 2014/½–½ (47)) 8...0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 
       11.Nd2 Re8 12.Nc4 Qh4 13.g3 Qe4 14.Rg1 Nc4 15.Bc4 Ne3 16.fe3 0–1 
       wiking–otto/internet 2010; 
       7.Qc2 Nc5 8.cd5 Nd5 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.d4 ed4 11.Nd4 0–0 12.Nd2 Re8 13.Nc4 
       Bg4 14.g3 Nb6 15.Bg2 Nc4 16.Qc4 Ne4 17.f3 Nc5 18.fg4 Qe3 19.Kd1 Rad8 
       20.Bc1 Qd4 21.Qd4 Be5 marekt (2140)–chandragupta (2150)/gameknot.com 
       2015/1–0 (35); 
       7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 dc4 9.Bc4 0–0 10.Qc2 Qe7 11.Nf5 Qd8 12.Nd6 cd6 13.d4 
       Nb6 14.Nd2 Nc4 15.Nc4 Be6 16.Qe2 Rc8 17.Rc1 Qc7 18.b6 Qc6 19.Na5 Qc1 
       20.Bc1 Rc1 21.Kd2 Rh1 combijack (1840)–faisalraza (1805)/
       gameknot.com 2011/0–1; 
       7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 0–0+=) 
    7...c5 
       (7...dc4 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.Nfd2+=) 
    8.de5 Be5 9.Be5 
       (9.Bc3 dc4 10.Bc4 0–0=) 
    9...Ne5 10.cd5 Bf5 
       (10...Nd5!? 11.e4 Nf4 12.Qd8 Kd8=) 
    11.Nc3+= Ne4 
       (11...0–0 12.Rc1+=) 
    12.Ne4 
       (12.Rc1 Rc8+/–) 
    12...Be4+= 13.Nf3 
       (13.Qa4 c4= (13...Bd5? 14.Rd1+–)) 
    13...Qf6 
       (13...Nf3 14.gf3 Bd5 15.Rc1=) 
    14.Ne5 Qe5 15.Rc1 b6 16.Qd2 Bd5 17.Bc4 0–0–0 18.Bd5 Rd5 
       (18...Qd5 19.Qd5 Rd5 20.Rd1 Rd1 21.Kd1=) 
    19.Qc2 
       (19.Qa2 Rhd8+=) 
    19...Rhd8 
       (19...Qf5 20.Qf5 Rf5 21.Ke2=) 
    20.0–0 Rd3 21.Rcd1 
       (21.Qc4 Qf6=) 
    21...Qd5 
       (better is 21...Qc3!? 22.Qb1 Rd1 23.Rd1 Rd1 24.Qd1 Kc7+=) 
    22.Rd3+= Qd3 23.Qb2 
       (23.Qa4 c4=) 
    23...f6 24.h3 
       (24.Qa2 Rd5=) 
    24...a4= 25.Rc1 
       (25.Qa2 Kb8=) 
    25...Rd7 26.Rc3 
       (26.Re1 Kd8=) 
    26...Qd1+= 27.Kh2 Rd3 28.Rc1 Rb3 29.Qf6 
       (worse is 29.Rd1 Rb2 30.Rc1 Rb3–+) 
    29...gf6 
       (29...Qc1 30.Qf8 Kd7 31.Qg7 Ke6 32.Qh6 Ke7 33.Qg5 Kf7 34.Qd5 Kf8 
       35.Qd8 Kg7 36.Qg5 Kh8 37.Qd8 Kg7 38.Qg5 Kh8 39.Qd8 Kg7=) 
    30.Rd1= Rb5 
       (30...Kc7 31.Rd5+=) 
    31.g4 
       (31.Rd6!?=) 
    31...Rb2 32.Kg3 Ra2 
       (32...Kc7+=) 
    33.h4? 
       (better is 33.Rd6!? Kc7 34.Rf6=) 
    33...Ra3–/+ 34.g5 fg5 35.hg5 c4 0–1
    
    
    (72) Cirulis,Ilmars (1815) – Llull,Roger (2245)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Nbd7 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 Bd6 7.d3 
       (7.Nc3 Nb6 8.Bb3 0–0 9.Nf3 Bg4 10.h3 Bh5 11.g4 Bg6 12.g5 Ne4 13.Ne4 
       Be4 14.d3 Bf3 15.Qf3 Qg5 16.Rg1 Qh6 17.Bc1 Kh8 18.e4 Qf6 19.Qg3 g6 
       20.Bh6 Rg8 21.Bg5 Qg7 elektrooon–dagwa (1675)/kurnik 2014/0–1 (50) 
      ) 
    7...0–0 
       (7...a5 8.b5 Nb6 9.Nd2 0–0 10.Ngf3 Qe7 11.0–0 a4 12.Qc2 Bg4 13.d4 Nc4 
       14.Nc4 Bf3 15.de5 Ng4 16.gf3 Ne5 17.Be5 Be5 18.Ne5 Qe5 19.Rab1 Rfd8 
       20.f4 Qh5 21.Rfd1 Fournier,F (2470)–Lacic,M (2795)/chess.com (team) 
       2009) 
    8.Nd2 a6N 
       (8...c6 9.Ngf3 Qe7 10.Qc2 Nb6 11.0–0 Bg4 12.Kh1 Nc4 13.dc4 Rfe8 14.c5 
       Bc7 15.e4 Nh5 16.h3 Be6 17.Be5 Be5 18.Ne5 Bh3 19.Nef3 Bg4 20.Qc3 Nf4 
       21.Qe3 Qf6 22.Rae1 Rad8 23.e5 Acikgoz,A–Sivri,G (2185)/European GP 
       Izmir TUR 2003/0–1 (49)) 
    9.Ngf3 b5 10.Bb3 c5 11.bc5 Nc5 12.Bc2 Bf5 13.e4 
       (13.d4 Bc2 14.Qc2 ed4 15.Bd4+=) 
    13...Bg6 
       (13...Bg4 14.h3 Bf3 15.Qf3–/+) 
    14.0–0 
       (better is 14.Ne5!? Be5 15.Be5 Nd3 16.Bd3 Qd3 17.Bf6 gf6 18.Qf3=) 
    14...Re8+= 15.a4 b4 16.h3 Nfd7 
       (16...Rb8 17.Nc4 b3 18.Bb1+=) 
    17.a5 
       (17.Nc4 Bc7+=) 
    17...Rb8 18.Nc4 Will e5 fall? 18...Bc7 19.Nfd2 Kh8 
       (19...Qg5 20.Nb3–/+) 
    20.Qf3+= f6 
       (20...b3 21.Bb1+=) 
    21.Rfc1= Rb5 The isolani on a5 becomes a target 22.h4 
       (22.Bb3 
         A) 22...Ba5 23.Nd6+/– (worse is 23.Ra5 Ra5 24.Na5 Qa5+=);
         B) 22...Rf8+=) 
    22...Bf7 
       (worse is 22...Ba5 23.h5 b3 24.Nb3 Nb3 25.Bb3+=) 
    23.Nb3 
       (23.h5 Be6+= (worse is 23...Ba5 24.Nd6 Be6 25.Nb5 ab5 26.Qd1+/–)) 
    23...Bb8 
       (23...Nb3 24.Bb3 Nc5 25.Nd6 Qd6 26.Bf7+=) 
    24.Ncd2+= Ne6 
       (24...Rf8 25.h5+=) 
    25.Nc4 Ndc5 26.Rd1 
       (26.h5 Nb3 27.Bb3 Nc5+=) 
    26...Qe7 27.Ncd2 Rd8 28.Nc4 Ba7 0–1
    
    
    (73) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Hilbert,Stephan J (1715)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Nbd7 5.c4 Be7 
       (5...dc4 6.Bc4 Nb6 7.Qb3 Qe7 8.Nf3 e4 9.Nd4 Nc4 10.Qc4 a6 11.0–0 Qe5 
       12.Nc3 Bd6 13.f4 Qe7 14.d3 ed3 15.e4 c5 16.e5 0–0 17.Nf3 cb4 18.ab4 
       Bb8 19.ef6 Qf6 20.Nd4 Comet B25 (2220)–EXchess 3.11/1–0) 
    6.cd5 Nd5 7.Nc3N 
       (7.Nf3 Bf6 (7...Bd6 8.Qb3 N5f6 9.Bc4 Qe7 10.0–0 Nb6 11.Be2 Be6 
       12.Qc2 0–0 13.Ne5 Rad8 14.Nf3 Bg4 15.d4 Ne4 16.h3 Bh5 17.Nbd2 f5 
       18.Nb3 Rde8 19.Nc5 Kh8 20.a4 Nf2 21.Rf2 Bg3 22.Rff1 polynesia46 
       (1665)–joker61 (1740)/kurnik 2014/0–1 (65)) 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 0–0 
       10.Bd3 Ne5 11.0–0 Nd3 12.Qd3 Re8 13.Nd2 a5 14.b5 Bg4 15.h3 Bd7 16.a4 
       Nb4 17.Qc4 h6 18.Rad1 c6 19.e4 Qe7 20.bc6 Nc6 21.f4 Rac8 
       SuperForte–REXChess/0–1 (99); 
       7.Qc2 0–0 8.Nf3 Bf6 9.d3 c6 10.Nbd2 Re8 11.Be2 Nf8 12.0–0 Bg4 13.Ne4 
       Bf3 14.Bf3 Ne6 15.Rfd1 g6 16.Nf6 Qf6 17.b5 Rec8 18.Rac1 Rc7 19.Qb1 Qg5 
       20.h4 Qh4 21.Be5 Rcc8 Raijmaekers,K (2180)–Langschmidt,D (1730)/
       RSS5D adv–22 2005/1–0) 
    7...N5f6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.d3 c6 10.Be2 
       (10.d4 ed4 11.Qd4 a5=) 
    10...Qc7 
       (10...a5 11.ba5 Qa5 12.0–0=) 
    11.Rc1 Nb6 
       (11...Rd8 12.0–0=) 
    12.0–0 Bd7 
       (12...Be6 13.Qc2=) 
    13.b5 
       (13.d4 e4 14.Ne5 Bd6+=) 
    13...Rac8 14.a4 Qb8 
       (14...Rfe8 15.bc6 bc6 16.Qc2=) 
    15.a5 
       (15.Ne4 cb5 16.Be5 Rc1 17.Qc1 Qd8+/–) 
    15...Nbd5 
       (15...Na8!? 16.Ne4 cb5 17.Be5 Rc1 18.Qc1 Qd8+/–) 
    16.Nd5+/– Nd5 17.bc6 
       (17.Ne5 Be6 18.bc6 bc6+/–) 
    17...bc6 
       (17...Bc6 18.Be5 Bd6 19.d4+/–) 
    18.Be5 Qb4 
       (18...Qb5 19.Ra1+/–) 
    19.e4+– Nf6 20.Bc3 Qb7 
       (20...Qa3 21.Qc2+–) 
    21.Rb1 Qa8 22.Ne5 Be8 
       (22...Be6 23.f4+–) 
    23.a6 Bc5 
       (23...Rb8 24.Rb8 Qb8 25.Qc2+–) 
    24.Rb7 1–0
    
    
    (74) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Bartsch,Reinhard Andrea (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 d5 3.e3 e5 4.Bb2 Nbd7 5.c4 c6 6.d4 e4 7.Nd2 
       (7.f3 Bd6 8.fe4 Ne4 9.Nc3 Qh4 10.g3 Bg3 11.hg3 Qh1 12.Nge2 Ndf6 
       13.cd5 Bg4 14.dc6 Qh2 15.Qa4 0–0 16.cb7 Rab8 17.0–0–0 Nc3 18.Nc3 Bd1 
       19.Qd1 Rb7 20.e4 Rc7 21.Kb1 Qg3 kaasparov–avtomobil/kurnik 2012/1–0 
       (50)) 
    7...dc4N 
       (7...h6 8.cd5 cd5 9.Bb5 Bd6 10.Ne2 a6 11.Ba4 b5 12.Bb3 0–0 13.0–0 Bb7 
       14.Nf4 g5 15.Nh5 Nh5 16.Qh5 Qf6 17.f3 ef3 18.Rf3 Qg7 19.Raf1 Rae8 
       20.Bc2 f6 21.Qg6 Qg6 22.Bg6 kaasparov (1605)–matarratas/kurnik 2014/
       1–0 (41)) 
    8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Bb3 Bd6 10.Ne2 0–0 11.Ng3 Re8 12.Bc2 Will e4 fall? 
    12...Bg4 13.Qc1 Bg3 14.hg3 a5 
       (14...Qd5 15.Bb3 Qb5 16.Nc4+=) 
    15.ba5 
       (15.f3 ef3 16.gf3 Re3 17.Kf2 Qe8–+) 
    15...Ra5 16.Kf1 
       (16.Nb3 Rh5 17.Rh5 Bh5+=) 
    16...Na4 
       (16...Nbd5 17.Nc4 Ra6 18.Ne5+=) 
    17.Kg1 Nb2 18.Qb2 Rb5 19.Qc1 
       (19.Bb3 Be6=) 
    19...Qe7 
       (19...Qd5 20.Rh4=) 
    20.Qe1 
       (20.Rb1 Ra5=) 
    20...Rd5 21.Nb3 
       (21.Rb1 c5 22.Bb3 Rg5+=) 
    21...b6 22.a4 c5 23.dc5 bc5 24.Na5 Bc8 
       (24...Rd7 25.Nb3+=) 
    25.Rb1 
       (25.Bb3 Rd6+=) 
    25...Ba6+= 26.Bb3 Rf5 
       (26...Rd7 27.Rd1+=) 
    27.Bc4 Bc4 28.Nc4 Ng4 29.Qe2? 
       (better is 29.Rb2!?+=) 
    29...Nf2–+ 30.Rh5 
       (30.Rh4 Rf6–+) 
    30...Rh5 31.Qh5 g6 
       (31...Nd3 32.Rb6–+) 
    32.Qe5 
       (32.Qd5 Nd3–+) 
    32...Qe5 33.Ne5 Nd3 34.Nc4 Nb4 
       (34...Ra8 35.a5–+) 
    35.g4–/+ Kg7 
       (35...h6 36.a5–/+) 
    36.a5 Kf6 
       (36...h6 37.Nd2–/+) 
    37.Rf1 Ke6 38.Rf4 Rd8 
       (38...Kd5 39.Nb6 Kc6 40.Rf7–/+) 
    39.Re4+= Kd5 40.Rf4 f6 41.Kf1 Nd3 42.Nb6 Kc6 43.Rf6 Kb5 44.e4 Rd4 45.Nd5 
    Ka5 46.Rf8 Kb5 
       (46...h6 47.Ra8 Kb5 48.Re8–/+) 
    47.Nf6 
       (47.Rh8 Kc4 48.Nf6 Rd6+=) 
    47...Rd6 
       (47...c4 48.Rb8 Ka4 49.Ke2 Nc1 50.Ke3 Rd3 51.Kf2–/+) 
    48.Ke2 
       (48.Nh7 c4 49.Rc8 Ne5+=) 
    48...h6 49.Ke3 Kc4 50.Ng8 
       (50.g5 hg5 51.Nd5 Ra6+=) 
    50...Kc3 
       (50...g5 51.Re8+=) 
    51.Nh6= c4 52.g5 Nb4 53.Rf6 
       (better is 53.e5!? Rd1 54.Ke2=) 
    53...Rd3–/+ 54.Ke2 Kd4 55.Rg6 Re3 56.Kf2 ½–½
    
    
    (75) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – O Brien,Glenn (1640)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd7 4.Be5 Nc6 5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Nf3 Be6 7.e3 Bd6N 
       (7...Be7 8.Be2 Bd6 9.0–0 0–0 10.h3 Be7 11.d4 Qd7 12.Nbd2 Ne4 13.Ne4 
       de4 14.Ne5 Qd6 15.c4 Bf5 16.c5 Qh6 17.Bg4 Bg4 18.Qg4 Bf6 19.Nc6 bc6 
       20.Qe4 Rae8 21.Qc6 Qg5 22.Qc7 mihai740609–amigoos/kurnik 2011/1–0 
       (63)) 
    8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 Ng4 10.d4 Qf6 
       (10...Re8 11.Nbd2+/–) 
    11.h3 Nh6 12.Nbd2 Rfe8 13.c4 Nf5 
       (13...dc4 14.Nc4 Bd5 15.b5+/–) 
    14.cd5 Bd5 15.Bd3 Bf3 
       (15...Nh4 16.e4 Nf3 17.Qf3 Qf3 18.gf3 Be6+/–) 
    16.Qf3 
       (worse is 16.Nf3 Nfe7+–; 
       worse is 16.gf3 Qg6 17.Kh1 Ng3 18.Kg2 Ne4 19.Kh1 Nf2 20.Rf2 Qd3+=) 
    16...Nfe7 
       (16...Nce7 17.Qb7 Qg6 18.Nc4+–) 
    17.Qf6 gf6 18.b5 Nd8 19.Ne4 Nd5 
       (19...Kg7 20.f4 Nd5 21.Nd6 cd6 22.e4+–) 
    20.a4 
       (20.Rfc1 Be7+–) 
    20...Be7 21.Bc4 Nb6 22.Bb3 Nd7 
       (22...f5 23.Nc5+–) 
    23.d5 
       (23.Rac1 Rc8+–) 
    23...c6 
       (23...f5 24.Ng3 f4 25.ef4+–) 
    24.dc6 bc6 25.Rfd1 Ne5 26.Nd6 
       (26.f4 Ng6 27.Bf6 Kf8+–) 
    26...Bd6 27.Rd6 Rb8 28.f4 Ng6 29.Bf6 cb5 30.ab5 Re3 31.Ba2 
       (31.Bd5 Rd3 32.Bd8 Nf4+–) 
    31...Nb7 
       (31...Re8 32.f5 Ne7 33.Rad1 Nf5 34.Rd8 Red8 35.Bd8+– (worse is 35.Rd8 Rd8 
       36.Bd8 Nd6+–)) 
    32.Rd7 Nc5 33.Rf7 Nb3 
       (33...Ne6 34.Ra7 Ngf4+–) 
    34.Bb3 Rb3 35.Raa7 R3b5 36.Rh7 Kf8 37.Rhf7 Ke8 38.Rg7 Kf8 39.Raf7 
       (39.Rg6 R8b7 40.Rb7 Rb7+–) 
    39...Ke8 40.Rc7 
       (40.Rg6?! Kf7 41.Rh6 R8b6+–) 
    40...Kf8 41.Rg6 R8b7 42.Rb7 Rb7 43.Rg7! Rg7 
       (43...Rb4 44.g3 Re4+–) 
    44.Bg7 Kg7 45.g4 Kf6 46.h4 Kg7 47.f5 
       (47.f5 Kf6 48.Kf2+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (76) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Konev,Alex (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.c4 dc4 5.Nf3 
       (5.e3 Be6 6.Qc2 Ne7 (6...b5 7.d3 cd3 8.Bd3 c6 9.Nf3 f6 10.Bh7 Ne7 
       11.Nc3 a5 12.ba5 Nd7 13.Rd1 Bc7 14.0–0 g5 15.Ne4 Bd5 16.Neg5 fg5 
       17.Rd5 cd5 18.Bg6 Kf8 19.Ng5 Ra6 20.Nf7 Qb8 21.Nh8 Steffens,O 
       (2275)–Marris,I (2360)/Groninger Combinatie Open 2016/0–1 (40)) 
       7.Bc4 Qd7 8.Nf3 Nbc6 9.0–0 0–0 10.Ng5 Bf5 11.Qb3 Bg6 12.Nc3 a6 13.Rac1 
       h6 14.Nge4 Kh8 15.Nd6 cd6 16.a4 Rac8 17.a5 Rfd8 18.Na4 d5 19.Be2 Qd6 
       Fournier,F (2415)–Campos,A (2575)/chess.com 2011/0–1) 
    5...Nf6N 
       (5...Qe7 6.e3 b5 7.Nc3 c6 8.a4 Qb7 9.Ne4 Bb4 10.Be5 0–1 Fournier,F 
       (2500)–Belkhelfa,A (2210)/chess.com 2009; 
       5...f6 6.Qc2+=) 
    6.Ne5 
       (6.Be5? Be5 7.Ne5 Qd4 8.Nf7 Kf7–+) 
    6...b5 7.e3 a5 8.ba5 0–0 9.a4 Be5 
       (9...c6!?=) 
    10.Be5+= Nc6 11.Bb2 b4 
       (11...Ra5 12.ab5 Rb5 13.Ba3+= (13.Bc4? Rb2 14.Qc1 Rb4–+)) 
    12.Qf3+/– c3 13.Bc3 
       (13.Qc6?! cb2 14.Ra2 Ra5+=; 
       13.dc3?? Bg4 14.Be2 Bf3 15.Bf3 Qd3 16.Bc6 Rad8–+) 
    13...Nd5 14.Bb2 
       (14.Bb5 Na5 15.Bb2 c6+=) 
    14...Na5+= 15.Bd3 
       (15.e4 Re8+=) 
    15...Ne3 
       (15...Nb3!? 16.Ra2 Nc5=) 
    16.Bh7!+/– 
       (16.Qa8 Qd3 17.fe3 Bg4 18.Qf8 Kf8–+; 
       worse is 16.de3 Qd3 17.Nd2 Be6+=; 
       16.Qe3 Re8 17.Be4 Nc4 18.Ba8 Re3 19.de3 Nb2–+) 
    16...Kh7 17.de3 
       (17.Qa8?? Nc2 18.Kd1 Bg4 19.f3 Qa8 20.Kc2 Bf5 21.Kd1 Nb3–+; 
       17.fe3 Qd3 18.Kf2 Be6=; 
       worse is 17.Qe3 Re8 18.Be5 Qd5–+) 
    17...Nb3 18.0–0 Ra6 
       (18...Be6 19.Ra2 Nc5 20.Qh5 Kg8 21.Qc5 Ba2 22.Qb4=) 
    19.Ra2+/– Kg8 0–1
    
    
    (77) Neil,Charlie – Cirulis,Ilmars (1905)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.g3 Nf6 5.Bg2 a5 6.Nc3N 
       (6.b5 Be6 (6...0–0 7.d3 c6 8.a4 cb5 9.ab5 Bf5 10.Nf3 Nbd7 11.0–0 Re8 
       12.Na3 Nc5 13.c4 e4 14.Nd4 ed3 15.ed3 Bd3 16.Re1 Re1 17.Qe1 dc4 18.Rc1 
       Na4 19.Qd2 Bb4 20.Bc3 Nc3 21.Rc3 sacaniev–ytkaplay/kurnik 2014/0–1 
       (32)) 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.d3 0–0 9.Nbd2 Rc8 10.0–0 c6 11.bc6 bc6 12.c4 
       Qc7 13.Rb1 Bf5 14.Qc2 Nc5 15.Nh4 Bg4 16.f3 Be6 17.f4 Ng4 18.fe5 Be5 
       19.cd5 Bb2 20.Rb2 cd5 Bendig,F–Franz/corr 1993/0–1; 
       6.c3 0–0 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.0–0 e4 9.Nd4 Nd4 10.cd4 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1 Bb4 
       13.Qb3 Qe7 14.e3 c6 15.d3 Bf5 16.de4 Be4 17.Rd1 Bg2 18.Kg2 Rb8 19.Bc3 
       Qe4 20.Kg1 Bd6 SupremeDalek–crafty/ICC 1998/0–1 (34)) 
    c6 0–1
    
    
    (78) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Salonen,Jukka (1920)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Bd6 4.Bb2 Nf6 5.c4 a5 6.c5 Be7 7.Be5 0–0 8.Nc3N 
       (8.Bb2 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Nc6 11.b5 Nb4 12.Bf6 gf6 13.d4 b6 14.c6 
       Bf5 15.Be2 Qd6 16.Kf1 Ra8 17.Nc3 Nc2 18.Qd2 Ra1 19.Bd1 Qb4 20.g4 Bg6 
       21.Nge2 Na3 22.Kg2 Nc4 Louro,E (2200)–Heinrich,O (2290)/
       remoteschach.de 2008/0–1) 
    8...Nc6 
       (8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Qa1+=) 
    9.Bf6+= Bf6 10.b5 d4 
       (10...Bc3 11.dc3 Ne5 12.Nf3 Nf3 13.Qf3+=) 
    11.bc6+/– dc3 12.d4 bc6 13.Rc1 
       (13.Bd3 Qd5 14.Qc2 Re8+/–) 
    13...Qd5 
       (13...Re8 14.Be2+/–) 
    14.Rc3 Rb8 15.Nf3 Bg4 16.Be2 Rb2 17.0–0 Rfb8 18.Nd2 Be2 19.Qe2 Qa2 20.Rd3 
    a4 21.Rd1 Rc2 
       (21...R2b3 22.Qf1 Ra3 23.Ra3 Qa3 24.Ra1+/–) 
    22.Qg4 Qd5 
       (22...Rcb2 23.e4+–) 
    23.e4 
       (23.Ne4 Be7 24.Ng3 Rbb2+–) 
    23...Qg5 24.Qe2 
       (24.Qf3 Rbb2 25.e5 Be7+–) 
    24...Rbb2 25.g3 g6 
       (25...Qg6 26.f4+/–) 
    26.f4+– White intends e5 26...Qh6 27.e5 Be7 28.Qf3 Qh3 29.Qc6 Kg7 
    30.Qg2 
       (30.Qa4 Qf5 31.Qc4 Rc4 32.Nc4 Re2–+; 
       worse is 30.Qc7 Qh5 31.Rf3 Rd2 32.Rd2 Rd2–+) 
    30...Qg4 31.Qf3 
       (31.Qf1 Qe6+–) 
    31...Qh3 
       (31...Qf3 32.Nf3 Rb3 33.g4+–) 
    32.Kh1 h5 33.f5! ½–½
    
    
    (79) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Faust,Dieter (1715)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.e3 e5 3.a3 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 0–0 6.c5 Be7 7.Be5 a5 
       (7...c6 8.h3 b6 9.Nc3 bc5 10.bc5 Bc5 11.d4 Bd6 12.Nf3 Re8 13.Be2 Qe7 
       14.a4 Nbd7 15.0–0 Ne5 16.Qc2 Nf3 17.Bf3 a5 18.Rab1 Ne4 19.Ne4 de4 
       20.Be2 c5 21.Bb5 cd4 22.Be8 pillsbury (2125)–gfry (2165)/
       net–chess.com 2016/1–0 (51)) 
    8.Nc3N 
       (8.Bb2 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Nc6 11.b5 Nb4 12.Bf6 gf6 13.d4 b6 14.c6 
       Bf5 15.Be2 Qd6 16.Kf1 Ra8 17.Nc3 Nc2 18.Qd2 Ra1 19.Bd1 Qb4 20.g4 Bg6 
       21.Nge2 Na3 22.Kg2 Nc4 Louro,E (2200)–Heinrich,O (2290)/
       remoteschach.de 2008/0–1) 
    8...Nc6 
       (8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Qa1+=) 
    9.Bf6+= Bf6 10.b5 d4 
       (10...Ne7 11.d4+/–) 
    11.bc6+/– dc3 12.d4 bc6 13.Rc1 
       (13.Bd3 Qe7+–) 
    13...Rb8 14.Bc4 Bf5 15.Nf3 
       (15.Bd3 Qd5 16.Nf3 Rb2+/–) 
    15...Rb1 
       (15...c2 16.Qd2+/–) 
    16.Bb3 
       (16.Rb1? c2 17.Qc2 Bc2–+) 
    16...Rb2 17.0–0 Qd7 18.Rc3 Rb8 19.Bc2 Bc2 20.Rc2 R2b3 21.Ra2 g6 
       (21...Qf5 22.Qe2+–) 
    22.Nd2 R3b5 23.Qc2 Kg7 
       (23...Qe6 24.Nc4+–) 
    24.Nc4 Qd5 
       (24...Ra8 25.Rd1+–) 
    25.a4 Rb4 26.Na5 Ra8 27.Qd2 Rab8 28.Rc1 Rb1 29.Ra1 R1b2 30.Qd3 1–0
    
    
    (80) Cirulis,Ilmars (1735) – Yarkov,Evgeny (1890)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 Be6 
       (5...d4 6.ed4 ed4 7.Bd4 0–0 8.Be2 Ne4 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.Bb2 Re8 11.d4 Ng5 
       12.0–0 Nf3 13.Bf3 Ne7 14.Re1 c6 15.Nd2 Nf5 16.Ne4 Bc7 17.Bg4 Nd6 
       18.Nd6 Re1 19.Qe1 Bg4 20.Ne4 clochard (2200)–dsteiert (2160)/
       net–chess.com 2004/1–0) 
    6.c5 Be7 7.Be5 
       (7.Nf3 b6 8.Be5 bc5 9.b5 0–0 10.a4 a6 11.Qb3 ab5 12.Bb5 c4 13.Qc2 Ne4 
       14.Bd4 c5 15.Bg7 Kg7 16.Ne5 Bf6 17.f4 Be5 18.fe5 Qg5 19.Nc3 Qg2 
       20.0–0–0 Qh3 21.d3 cd3 akrycz–radon07/kurnik 2013/0–1 (59)) 
    7...0–0N 
       (7...Nbd7 8.Bb2 0–0 9.Nf3 c6 10.Qc2 b6 11.Ng5 bc5 12.bc5 Bc5 13.Bf6 
       Qf6 14.Qh7 mate  1–0 combijack (1800)–vame12/gameknot.com 2012; 
       7...Nc6 8.Bf6 Bf6 9.Nc3 (9.d4 Bf5 10.Bd3 Qd7 11.Ne2 Bd3 12.Qd3 Qg4 
       13.Ng3 Ne7 14.Nc3 c6 15.0–0 h5 16.h3 Qg6 17.Qg6 fg6 18.b5 Nf5 19.Nf5 
       gf5 20.bc6 bc6 21.Rab1 0–0 22.Rb7 a6 23.Rfb1 Rfc8 Gordon–Kitvis/
       SchemingMind.com 2005/1–0 (36)) 9...d4 10.Ne4 de3 11.Nf6 Qf6 
       12.de3 0–0 13.Be2 Qc3 14.Kf1 Rad8 15.Qc1 Qf6 16.Bf3 Bc4 17.Qc4 Qa1 
       18.Ke2 Qb2 19.Ke1 Ne5 20.Qe2 Nd3 21.Kf1 Qa3 22.Bb7 
       songokas–leakim081/kurnik 2012/0–1; 
       7...a5 8.Qa4 Nbd7 9.Bf6 Bf6 10.d4=) 
    8.d4 a5 
       (8...Nbd7 9.Bf4+=) 
    9.b5+/– Ne4 10.Bd3 Nd7 11.Bg3 b6 12.c6 Ndf6 13.Qc2 g6 
       (13...Ng3 14.hg3 h6 15.Nf3+/–) 
    14.Ne2 Re8 
       (14...Ng3 15.hg3 Qd6 16.Nbc3+–) 
    15.Nbc3 Ng3 16.hg3 Bd6 17.a4 
       (17.Nf4 Qe7+/–) 
    17...h5 18.Nf4 Kg7 
       (18...Bg4 19.Nfd5 Nd5 20.Nd5 Bb4 21.Nb4 Qd4 22.Kd2 Qb4 23.Qc3 Qc3 
       24.Kc3+/–) 
    19.f3 
       (19.Ne6 Re6 20.0–0–0 Qe7+–) 
    19...Qe7 20.Kf2 
       (20.0–0–0 Rad8+/–) 
    20...Bb4 21.Qd2 
       (21.Kg1 Rad8+/–) 
    21...Rad8 22.Bc2 Bg4 
       (22...Qd6 23.Nd3+/–) 
    23.Rae1 
       (worse is 23.fg4 Qe3 24.Qe3 Ng4 25.Kg1 Ne3 26.Ncd5 Nd5 (26...Nc2?! 27.Rc1 
       Nd4 28.Nc7=) 27.Nd5 Rd5–/+) 
    23...Be6 24.Nd3 Ba3 25.Na2 
       (25.Kg1 Bd6 26.Nf4 Bb4+/–) 
    25...Bd6 
       (25...Bf5 26.Kg1+/–) 
    26.Nf4 Nh7 27.Bb3 Rf8 
       (27...Nf6 28.Nc3+/–) 
    28.Re2 
       (28.Bd5 Bf4 29.Be6 Bg3 30.Kg3 fe6+–) 
    28...Rfe8 
       (28...Nf6 29.Nc3+/–) 
    29.Ne6 
       (29.Bd5 Bf4 30.Be6 Bg3 31.Kg3 Qe6+–) 
    29...fe6 30.Nc1 
       (30.f4 Nf6 31.Nc3 Bb4+/–) 
    30...Nf6 31.Nd3 
       (31.Rh3 e5+/–) 
    31...Qf7+= 32.Kg1 Bg3 33.Rh3 h4 34.Ne5 Qg8 
       (34...Qe7 35.Bc2 Be5 36.de5+/–) 
    35.Bc2 g5 36.f4 Qh8 
       (36...Ne4 37.Be4 de4 38.Nd7+/–) 
    37.fg5+– Ne4 38.Be4 de4 
       (38...Be5 39.de5 de4+–) 
    39.Nd7 Rf8 
       (39...Re7 40.Nf6+–) 
    40.Nf8 Rf8 41.Qb2 
       (41.Qc2 Qh7+–) 
    41...Qh5 42.d5 
       (42.Qc2!? Qg4+–) 
    42...Kg8 43.de6 Rd8 44.Qc2 Qg5 45.Qc1 1–0
    
    
    (81) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Daanen,Aard (1995)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.cd5 cd5 7.Nf3 Qe7 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Be2 Nc6 10.0–0 a5 11.b5 Nd4 12.Bd4 Qc7 13.Bf6 gf6 
       14.g3 Bh3 15.Re1 Be6 16.Nc3 Rac8 17.Rc1 Ba3 18.Rb1 Qe5 19.f4 ef3 
       20.Bf3 d4 21.Ne4 Bb4 22.ed4 vihavald–cxpatton (1650)/kurnik 2013/0–1
       ) 
    8.Be2 
       (8.Nc3 Nc6 9.h3 0–0 10.g4 Be6 11.Ne2 a6 12.Ng3 e4 13.Nd4 Nd4 14.Bd4 
       Nd7 15.Qb3 Ne5 16.Be2 Nc6 17.Bb2 d4 18.Qd1 Bg3 19.fg3 d3 20.Bf1 f5 
       21.Qc1 fg4 22.Qc5 Qf7 Basman,M (2405)–Littlewood,P (2405)/Aaronson 
       Masters 1979/0–1) 
    8...0–0 9.0–0 Nc6N 
       (9...e4 10.Nd4 Qe5 11.g3 Bh3 12.Re1 Qe7 13.Bf1 Bg4 14.Be2 Be2 15.Qe2 
       Nbd7 16.Nf5 Qe6 17.Nd6 Qd6 18.d4 Rfc8 19.Nc3 Nb6 20.Rec1 Nc4 21.Rc2 
       Nb2 0–1 Lowry,P–Sakai,K/corr or01–013 2001; 
       9...e4 10.Nd4+=) 
    10.d3 Bf5 11.b5 Nb8 12.a4 a5 
       (12...Nbd7 13.d4+=) 
    13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nd2 Nbd7 15.Nhf3 h6 
       (15...Rac8 16.Rc1+=) 
    16.Rc1 Rac8 17.Nb3 Rc1 
       (17...b6 18.d4 e4 19.Ne5=) 
    18.Qc1 Ra8 19.Qc2 Ne8 
       (19...Bg4 20.h3 Bf3 21.Bf3=) 
    20.Rc1 f6 
       (20...Qf6 21.Qd2=) 
    21.Ra1 
       (21.d4 e4 22.Nfd2 f5=) 
    21...Bb4 
       (21...Nb6 22.Qd1=) 
    22.Bc3 Nf8 
       (22...Bc3 23.Qc3 Qb4 24.Qb4 ab4 25.d4=) 
    23.Bd1 
       (23.Bb4 Qb4 24.d4 Rc8=) 
    23...Rc8 24.Bb4 Qb4 25.Qd2 Qd2 26.Nfd2 b6 27.Rc1 Rc1 28.Nc1 Nd6 
       (28...Nd7 29.d4=) 
    29.Ne2 Nd7 30.d4 Kf7 ½–½
    
    
    (82) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Carrizo,Jos‚ (2095)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.d3 Nbd7 7.Nd2 0–0 8.Ngf3 Re8 
    9.Be2 a5N 
       (9...Nf8 10.Qc2 Ng6 11.g3 a5 12.c5 Bc7 13.ba5 Ba5 14.0–0 Bh3 15.Rfd1 
       h6 16.e4 d4 17.Nc4 Bc7 18.a4 Nd7 19.Ba3 Qf6 20.Rdb1 Ra7 21.Ne1 Ngf8 
       22.Bb4 Ne6 23.Nd2 Rea8 24.Nef3 Dergatschova Daus,A (2210)–Jussupow,A 
       (2625)/Essen Clock sim 2000/0–1 (40); 
       9...e4 10.de4 de4 11.Nd4+=) 
    10.Qb3 
       (10.c5 Bc7=) 
    10...c5 
       (10...ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1+=) 
    11.cd5 
       (11.ba5 e4 (worse is 11...Ra5 12.cd5 Ra6 13.0–0+/–) 12.Nh4 ed3 (worse is 12...Ra5 
       13.cd5 ed3 14.Bd3=) 13.Bd3 d4+=) 
    11...a4 12.Qc2 cb4 
       (worse is 12...Nd5 13.Ne4 Qc7 14.bc5 Nc5 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.Be5 Re5 17.Ne5+=) 
    13.ab4 
       (13.e4 ba3 14.Ba3 Ba3 15.Ra3 b5+=) 
    13...Nd5 14.0–0 
       (14.b5 Qa5+=) 
    14...N7b6 
       (14...Nb4 15.Qb1 Nc6 16.Ne4–/+) 
    15.Ne4 Bb4 
       (15...Nb4!? 16.Qb1 N4d5–/+) 
    16.Be5= Qe7 17.Rfb1 
       (17.Rfc1 Be6+=) 
    17...Be6+= 18.Bd4 Rec8 19.Qd1 a3 20.Nfg5 Bd7 21.Bh5 g6 22.h4? 
       (22.Be2 Ba4 23.Qf1 Bc2 24.Nf6 Nf6 25.Bf6 Qf8–/+ (25...Qf6?! 26.Rb4 Nd5 
       27.Ne4=)) 
    22...Ra5 
       (better is 22...a2!? 23.Rb2 h6–/+) 
    23.Bf3 Ba4 24.Qf1 
       (24.Qe2 Rc6+=) 
    24...Rc6 
       (24...h6 25.Nh3+=) 
    25.Nh3 
       (25.h5 f5 26.Ng3 Bc2+=) 
    25...Nd7 26.Nf4 Nf4 27.ef4 Bc2 28.Rc1 Rd5 
       (28...Bb3!?=) 
    29.Nf6+= Nf6 30.Bf6 Qd7 Attacking the isolated pawn on d3 31.Bd5 Qd5 
    32.Be5 
       (32.Qe2 Rf6 33.Rc2 Rf4 34.Rc4=) 
    32...Bf8 
       (32...f6 33.Rc2 Rc2 34.Bf6+=) 
    33.Qe2 
       (33.d4 b5 34.Qe2 Be4+=) 
    33...Ba4 
       (better is 33...Qd3 34.Qe1 b5–/+) 
    34.Rc4+/– Bb3 35.Rc6 Qc6 36.h5 Qe6 37.hg6 hg6 38.Qf3 f6 39.Bc3 Bd5 40.Qe3 
       (40.Qg3!? Qf5 41.Qh4+/–) 
    40...Qe3+= 41.fe3 b5 
       (better is 41...f5!? 42.Rb1 Bc5+=) 
    42.e4 Be6 43.Rb1 
       (43.Bf6 b4 44.d4+=) 
    b4+= ½–½
    
    
    (83) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Firhansyah,Firhan (1800)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.d3 0–0 7.Nf3 
       (7.Nd2 Re8 (7...Bf5 8.Ngf3 Nbd7 9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 Bg6 11.Nh4 Nf8 
       12.cd5 Nd5 13.Nc4 Bc7 14.Ng6 Ng6 15.Qb3 Qh4 16.Rfe1 Re6 17.g3 Qh3 
       18.Qd1 Ngf4 19.Bf1 Qh5 20.ef4 1–0 Janek–Henry/internet 2016) 
       8.Be2 Nbd7 9.Ngf3 Nf8 10.Qc2 Ng6 11.g3 a5 12.c5 Bc7 13.ba5 Ba5 14.0–0 
       Bh3 15.Rfd1 h6 16.e4 d4 17.Nc4 Bc7 18.a4 Nd7 19.Ba3 Qf6 20.Rdb1 Ra7 
       21.Ne1 Ngf8 Dergatschova Daus,A (2210)–Jussupow,A (2625)/Essen Clock 
       sim 2000/0–1 (40)) 
    7...Bg4N 
       (7...Re8 8.Nbd2 (8.Be2 Nbd7 9.Qb3 Qe7 10.Nbd2 h6 11.h3 a6 12.e4 d4 
       13.c5 Bc7 14.Nc4 Nf8 15.a4 Ng6 16.g3 Be6 17.a5 Nd7 18.Qa2 Kh7 19.h4 f5 
       20.h5 Nh8 21.ef5 Bf5 22.Nh4 Be6 Pasiev,R (2305)–Bratus,P (2115) /St 
       Petersburg RUS, Chigorin Mem 2011/½–½ ) 8...Bg4 9.Be2 Nbd7 
       10.h3 Bh5 11.0–0 Qc7 12.Rc1 Rad8 13.cd5 Nd5 14.Ne4 N7f6 15.Nd6 Qd6 
       16.Qc2 Bg6 17.Qb3 e4 18.de4 Ne4 19.Rfd1 Qe7 20.Rd4 Ndf6 21.Rcd1 Rd4 
       22.Rd4 Krabbe,D–Fugger,C/Canarias en Red prel 4th blitz 2004/1–0 (68)
       ; 
       7...Nbd7 8.Be2+=) 
    8.Nbd2 
       (8.h3 Bf3 9.Qf3 Nbd7=) 
    8...Nbd7 9.Be2 Qe7 10.c5 Bc7 11.Qc2 e4 12.de4 de4 13.Nd4 Be2 14.Ne2 a5 
       (14...Rfe8 15.Nd4=) 
    15.Ng3 Can e4 get defended? 
       (15.0–0 Rfe8=) 
    15...Rfe8 
       (15...Bg3 16.hg3 ab4 17.ab4 Ra1 18.Ba1=) 
    16.0–0 
       (better is 16.Nf5 Qe6 17.Nd4=) 
    16...Be5 
       (better is 16...Bg3 17.hg3 Nd5+=) 
    17.Be5+/– Qe5 18.Nc4 Qg5 19.Nd6 Re5 
       (19...Re7!?+/–) 
    20.Nge4+– Qh4 21.f4 
       (21.Nf6 Nf6 22.Qc4 Qh5+–) 
    21...Rh5 
       (21...Re6 22.g3 Qh5 23.Nf6 Nf6 24.e4+/–) 
    22.h3 
       (22.g3 Qg4+–) 
    22...Nd5 23.ba5 Ne3 
       (23...Ra5 24.Rf3+–) 
    24.Qb3 Nf1?? 
       (24...Nd5 25.Qb7 Qd8+–) 
    25.Qf7 Kh8 26.Ne8 
       (26.Ne8 Qg3 27.Ng3 Rg5 28.fg5 Re8 29.Qe8 Nf8 30.Qf8; 
       26.Qd7?! Ng3 27.Qb7 Rf8+=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (84) Cirulis,Ilmars (1735) – Plunkett,Louis (1605)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.d3 0–0 7.Nf3 
       (7.Nd2 Re8 (7...Bf5 8.Ngf3 Nbd7 9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 Bg6 11.Nh4 Nf8 
       12.cd5 Nd5 13.Nc4 Bc7 14.Ng6 Ng6 15.Qb3 Qh4 16.Rfe1 Re6 17.g3 Qh3 
       18.Qd1 Ngf4 19.Bf1 Qh5 20.ef4 1–0 Janek–Henry/internet 2016) 
       8.Be2 Nbd7 9.Ngf3 Nf8 10.Qc2 Ng6 11.g3 a5 12.c5 Bc7 13.ba5 Ba5 14.0–0 
       Bh3 15.Rfd1 h6 16.e4 d4 17.Nc4 Bc7 18.a4 Nd7 19.Ba3 Qf6 20.Rdb1 Ra7 
       21.Ne1 Ngf8 Dergatschova Daus,A (2210)–Jussupow,A (2625)/Essen Clock 
       sim 2000/0–1 (40)) 
    7...Bg4N 
       (7...Re8 8.Nbd2 (8.Be2 Nbd7 9.Qb3 Qe7 10.Nbd2 h6 11.h3 a6 12.e4 d4 
       13.c5 Bc7 14.Nc4 Nf8 15.a4 Ng6 16.g3 Be6 17.a5 Nd7 18.Qa2 Kh7 19.h4 f5 
       20.h5 Nh8 21.ef5 Bf5 22.Nh4 Be6 Pasiev,R (2305)–Bratus,P (2115) /St 
       Petersburg RUS, Chigorin Mem 2011/½–½ ) 8...Bg4 9.Be2 Nbd7 
       10.h3 Bh5 11.0–0 Qc7 12.Rc1 Rad8 13.cd5 Nd5 14.Ne4 N7f6 15.Nd6 Qd6 
       16.Qc2 Bg6 17.Qb3 e4 18.de4 Ne4 19.Rfd1 Qe7 20.Rd4 Ndf6 21.Rcd1 Rd4 
       22.Rd4 Krabbe,D–Fugger,C/Canarias en Red prel 4th blitz 2004/1–0 (68)
       ) 
    8.Be2 Qc7 
       (better is 8...dc4 9.dc4 Qe7=) 
    9.c5+/– Be7 10.Be5 Qc8 11.h3 
       (11.0–0 Re8+/–) 
    11...Bf3 12.Bf3 Nbd7 
       (12...b6 13.Bf6 Bf6 14.d4+/–) 
    13.Bh2 
       (13.Bd4 b6 14.Qc2 Re8+/–) 
    13...Re8 
       (13...a5 14.Nd2+/–) 
    14.0–0 Bd8 15.d4 Bc7 16.Bc7 Qc7 17.Nc3 Nf8 
       (17...b6 18.Qc2+/–) 
    18.b5 Ne6 19.h4 
       (19.Rb1 Ng5+/–) 
    19...Qe7 
       (19...a6 20.b6 Qe7 21.h5+/–) 
    20.Qa4 Nd8 21.Rfb1 Ne4 22.Ne4 
       (22.Be4 de4 23.bc6 bc6+/–) 
    22...de4 23.Bg4 Qh4 24.bc6 Qg4 
       (24...bc6!? 25.Bd7 Rf8+–) 
    25.cb7+– Nb7 26.Rb7 h5 
       (26...a5 27.Ra7+–) 
    27.Ra7 Rad8 28.Qc4 Qg6 29.a4 h4 30.Qf1 
       (30.Kh2 Re6+–) 
    30...Rd5 
       (30...h3 31.a5+–) 
    31.a5 
       (31.Qa6 Qg4 32.Kh2 Red8+–) 
    31...Rf5 
       (31...h3 32.g3 Rh5 33.Kh2+–) 
    32.Rb7 
       (better is 32.Kh2+–) 
    32...Re6?? 
       (32...h3 33.Rb6 hg2+/–) 
    33.a6 h3 34.g3 h2 35.Kh1 Qh5 
       (35...Ra6 36.Ra6 Qh5 37.Ra1+–) 
    36.f4 ef3 
       (36...Re8 37.a7 Rd5 38.Rb8+–) 
    37.a7 f2 
       (37...Re3 38.a8Q Kh7 39.Rb8+–) 
    38.a8Q Kh7 39.Rb8 Kg6 40.g4! Qg4 41.Qag2 Qg2 42.Qg2 Kf6 43.Rf1 Re3 44.Rb6 
       (44.Rb6 Ke7 45.Qb7 Kf8 46.Qc8 Re8 47.Qf5 Re1 48.Rb8 Re8 49.Rb7 Re7 
       50.Qc8 Re8 51.Qd7 Re7 52.Rb8 Re8 53.Re8) 
    1–0
    
    
    (85) Cirulis,Ilmars (1650) – Timkin,Nikolay (1795)
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.d3 0–0 7.Nf3 
       (7.Nd2 Re8 (7...Bf5 8.Ngf3 Nbd7 9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 Bg6 11.Nh4 Nf8 
       12.cd5 Nd5 13.Nc4 Bc7 14.Ng6 Ng6 15.Qb3 Qh4 16.Rfe1 Re6 17.g3 Qh3 
       18.Qd1 Ngf4 19.Bf1 Qh5 20.ef4 1–0 Janek–Henry/internet 2016) 
       8.Be2 Nbd7 9.Ngf3 Nf8 10.Qc2 Ng6 11.g3 a5 12.c5 Bc7 13.ba5 Ba5 14.0–0 
       Bh3 15.Rfd1 h6 16.e4 d4 17.Nc4 Bc7 18.a4 Nd7 19.Ba3 Qf6 20.Rdb1 Ra7 
       21.Ne1 Ngf8 Dergatschova Daus,A (2210)–Jussupow,A (2625)/Essen Clock 
       sim 2000/0–1 (40)) 
    7...Qe7 8.Nbd2 Bf5N 
       (8...a5 9.c5 Bc7 10.Be2 h6 11.0–0 Bf5 12.Re1 Nbd7 13.Qc2 Bh7 14.e4 b5 
       15.g3 Qe6 16.Bf1 d4 17.Bg2 ½–½ forsetinn (2315)–blideo23 (2330)/
       gameknot.com 2014) 
    9.Be2 Nbd7 10.0–0 a5 11.c5 Bc7 12.Nh4 
       (12.Qc2 ab4 13.ab4 Rfd8=) 
    12...Be6 13.Nhf3 h6 
       (13...Rfb8 14.Qc2=) 
    14.Qc2 Ra7 15.Bc3 
       (15.Nb3 ab4 16.ab4 Rfa8=) 
    15...Rfa8 16.h3 Bf5 17.Rfc1 Bg6 18.Qb2 e4 
       (18...Bh5 19.b5 cb5 20.Qb5 Bf3 21.Nf3 Qc5 22.Qc5 Nc5 23.Bb2+=) 
    19.de4= ab4 20.ab4 de4 21.Nd4 Nd5 22.Nc4 
       (22.Ra7 Ra7 23.Ra1 Ra1 24.Qa1 N7f6=) 
    22...Ra4 
       (22...Ne5 23.Ra7 Ra7 24.Ne5 Qe5 25.g3 Nc3 26.Qc3=) 
    23.Bd2 Kh7 
       (23...Ne5 24.Ra4 Ra4 25.Ra1 Ra1 26.Qa1=) 
    24.Ra4 Ra4 25.Ra1 
       (25.Na5!?+/–) 
    25...Ra1= 26.Qa1 Ne5 27.Ne5 
       (27.Qa7 Bh5 28.Bf1 b6 29.Ne5 Qe5+=) 
    27...Qe5+= 28.g3 Bh5 
       (28...Qf6 29.Bc4=) 
    29.Bc4= Qg5 30.Qe1 
       (30.Qb1 Nf6=) 
    30...Nf6 
       (30...Be5 31.b5 Qf6 32.Bd5 cd5 33.Bc3=) 
    31.Bf1 Qd5 32.Qa1 Be5 33.Bc3 Bg6 34.Qa4 Bf5 35.Ba1 Bg6 36.Kg2 Bh5 37.Qc2 
    Qd7 38.Bc4 Bd4 
       (38...Kg8 39.Bc3=) 
    39.Bd4+= Bf3 40.Kh2 Nd5 41.Qb3 h5 
       (41...Qf5 42.Qb2 f6 43.b5+=) 
    42.b5 h4 43.Bd5 
       (43.bc6 hg3 44.fg3 bc6 45.Bd5 cd5= (worse is 45...Qd5 46.Qd5 cd5 47.g4+/–)) 
    43...cd5= 
       (43...Qd5 44.Qd5 cd5 45.b6 hg3 46.fg3+–) 
    44.c6 
       (44.Qb2!? f6 45.Bf6 gf6 46.Qf6=) 
    44...bc6+= 45.b6 Be2 46.Qb2 hg3 
       (46...Ba6 47.Bg7 Bc8 48.g4=) 
    47.fg3= 
       (47.Kg3 Bf1 48.f3 Qh3 49.Kf2 Qf3 50.Ke1 Ba6–+) 
    47...Ba6 48.Bg7 Bc8 49.g4 f5 50.Bf6 
       (50.Bd4 fg4 51.hg4 Qg4=) 
    50...fg4 51.Qe5 gh3 52.Qh5 ½–½
    
    
    (86) Cirulis,Ilmars (1650) – Ropokis,Dimitrios (1615)
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.d3 0–0 7.Nf3 
       (7.Nd2 Re8 (7...Bf5 8.Ngf3 Nbd7 9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 Bg6 11.Nh4 Nf8 
       12.cd5 Nd5 13.Nc4 Bc7 14.Ng6 Ng6 15.Qb3 Qh4 16.Rfe1 Re6 17.g3 Qh3 
       18.Qd1 Ngf4 19.Bf1 Qh5 20.ef4 1–0 Janek–Henry/internet 2016) 
       8.Be2 Nbd7 9.Ngf3 Nf8 10.Qc2 Ng6 11.g3 a5 12.c5 Bc7 13.ba5 Ba5 14.0–0 
       Bh3 15.Rfd1 h6 16.e4 d4 17.Nc4 Bc7 18.a4 Nd7 19.Ba3 Qf6 20.Rdb1 Ra7 
       21.Ne1 Ngf8 Dergatschova Daus,A (2210)–Jussupow,A (2625)/Essen Clock 
       sim 2000/0–1 (40)) 
    7...Nbd7N 
       (7...Re8 8.Nbd2 (8.Be2 Nbd7 9.Qb3 Qe7 10.Nbd2 h6 11.h3 a6 12.e4 d4 
       13.c5 Bc7 14.Nc4 Nf8 15.a4 Ng6 16.g3 Be6 17.a5 Nd7 18.Qa2 Kh7 19.h4 f5 
       20.h5 Nh8 21.ef5 Bf5 22.Nh4 Be6 Pasiev,R (2305)–Bratus,P (2115) /St 
       Petersburg RUS, Chigorin Mem 2011/½–½ ) 8...Bg4 9.Be2 Nbd7 
       10.h3 Bh5 11.0–0 Qc7 12.Rc1 Rad8 13.cd5 Nd5 14.Ne4 N7f6 15.Nd6 Qd6 
       16.Qc2 Bg6 17.Qb3 e4 18.de4 Ne4 19.Rfd1 Qe7 20.Rd4 Ndf6 21.Rcd1 Rd4 
       22.Rd4 Krabbe,D–Fugger,C/Canarias en Red prel 4th blitz 2004/1–0 (68)
       ) 
    8.Be2 a5 9.0–0 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 Bb4 
       (11...Re8 12.c5 Bb8 13.Qc2=) 
    12.Ne5 dc4 13.Nc4 
       (13.dc4 Qe7 14.Nd7 Nd7=) 
    13...b5 14.Ne5 Ne5 15.Be5 c5 16.Qc2 Bb7 17.Nc3 Bc6 
       (17...Qe7 18.Bg3 Bc6 19.Ra1=) 
    18.Qb3 
       (18.d4 c4=) 
    18...Re8 
       (18...Qe7 19.d4 c4 20.Bf6=) 
    19.Bf6 
       (19.d4 Qa5 20.Bf6 Bc3= (worse is 20...gf6 21.Nd5+/–)) 
    19...Qf6 
       (worse is 19...gf6 20.d4 Bc3 21.Qc3+=) 
    20.Nd5 Qe6 21.Bf3 h6 
       (21...Ra8 22.Ne7 Qe7 23.Bc6=) 
    22.h3 
       (22.Rb1 Ba5=) 
    22...Ba5 
       (22...Ra8 23.Ne7 Qe7 24.Bc6=) 
    23.Rc1 ½–½
    
    
    (87) Cirulis,Ilmars (1835) – Nichols,Scott (2300)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.d4 e4 7.Nc3 
       (7.cd5 cd5 8.Ne2 0–0 9.Nbc3 Nc6 10.Nc1 Bg4 11.Be2 Be2 12.N1e2 Rc8 
       13.Rc1 a6 14.0–0 b5 15.Qb3 Re8 16.g3 Ne7 17.a4 Qd7 18.ab5 Qh3 19.f3 
       ef3 20.Rf3 Ng4 21.Rf2 Nf2 thedesertfox (1750)–jromero (2550)/
       net–chess.com 2004/0–1) 
    7...0–0 8.c5 
       (8.Rc1 Be6 9.cd5 cd5 10.Nb5 Nc6 11.Nd6 Qd6 12.Ne2 Rfc8 13.Nc3 Bg4 
       14.Be2 Be2 15.Qe2 Ne7 16.0–0 a6 17.f3 ef3 18.Qf3 Qe6 19.Rce1 Ne4 
       20.Ne4 de4 21.Qg3 f6 22.Qf2 Qb3 blake507 (1965)–hahaha (2000)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (37)) 
    8...Bc7 9.Be2N 
       (9.f3 Nh5 10.g3 Nf6 11.f4 b6 12.Nh3 Bg4 13.Qd2 Qc8 14.Nf2 Bf3 15.Rg1 
       Ng4 16.Ng4 Bg4 17.Be2 bc5 18.bc5 Ba5 19.Qc2 Be2 20.Ke2 Qa6 21.Kf2 Qc8 
       22.Ne2 Nd7 23.g4 Nf6 scheveloper (1625)–zrenjanin (1970)/
       gameknot.com 2010/0–1 (40)) 
    9...Re8 10.h4 Nbd7 11.b5 Nf8 
       (11...Ba5 12.h5+=) 
    12.a4 Ba5 13.Kf1 h6 14.Na2 
       (14.h5 Ne6+=) 
    14...b6 
       (14...Ne6 15.h5+=) 
    15.Nh3 
       (15.Rc1 Bd7+=) 
    15...bc5 
       (15...Rb8 16.Rb1+=) 
    16.dc5 Ne6 17.Nc1 
       (17.bc6 Rb8 18.Rb1 Bc7+=) 
    17...d4 
       (better is 17...Nc5!? 18.bc6 Re6–/+) 
    18.Bd4 
       (18.ed4 Nd5 19.Nb3 Bb4=) 
    18...Nd4 19.Qd4 Nd5 20.Rb1 Qh4 21.Kg1 Bc3 22.Qd1 Rd8 23.Qc2 Qf6 
       (23...Be1 24.Nb3 Bh3 25.Re1 Ne3 26.Qc3+/–) 
    24.Na2 
       (24.Rb3 Be1 25.Qb2 Qb2 26.Rb2 Rb8+=) 
    24...Ba5 25.Qb2 
       (25.Bc4 Bf5 26.Qb2 Qe7 27.bc6 Rac8+=) 
    25...Qe7 26.Nc1 
       (26.Qc2!?+=) 
    26...cb5 27.ab5 Bc3 
       (27...Nc3!? 28.Ra1 Qc5–/+) 
    28.Qc2+= Qc5 29.Qe4 Bf6 30.Bd3 Nc3 31.Qa8 Nb1 
       (31...Nb1 32.Qc6 Qb4+=) 
    0–1
    
    
    (88) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Cermak,Jan (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.d4 e4 7.h3N 
       (7.Nd2 0–0 8.Rc1 Bg4 9.Qc2 a5 10.c5 Bc7 11.ba5 Ra5 12.Ne2 Nbd7 13.h3 
       Be6 14.Nf4 Re8 15.Ne6 Re6 16.Nb3 Ra8 17.Be2 b5 18.cb6 Bb6 19.0–0 Qe7 
       20.Ra1 Bc7 21.Rfc1 Ne8 Woschkat,K–Kessler,J/DESC 1999/½–½; 
       7.cd5 cd5 8.Ne2 (8.Bb5 Nc6 9.Ne2 0–0 10.0–0 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg3 Qg5 
       13.f4 ef3 14.Rg1 fe2 15.Qe2 Ne3 16.Kf2 Re8 0–1 Bendig,F–Sternik,R/
       corr SOK–95–75 1995) 8...0–0 9.Nbc3 Nc6 10.Nc1 Bg4 11.Be2 Be2 
       12.N1e2 Rc8 13.Rc1 a6 14.0–0 b5 15.Qb3 Re8 16.g3 Ne7 17.a4 Qd7 18.ab5 
       Qh3 19.f3 ef3 20.Rf3 Ng4 21.Rf2 Nf2 thedesertfox (1750)–jromero 
       (2550)/net–chess.com 2004/0–1; 
       7.Nc3 0–0 8.Rc1 (8.Nge2 dc4 9.Ng3 Bg3 10.hg3 Be6 11.Qc2 Bd5 12.0–0–0 
       b5 13.g4 h6 14.g5 hg5 15.f4 g4 16.g3 Re8 17.Rh4 g6 18.Qh2 Kg7 19.Bg2 
       Rh8 20.Rh1 Na6 21.Rh6 Nh5 22.Rh8 Qh8 Dutschak,H–Musch,J/FRG–chT U18 
       Germany 1989/1–0 (40)) 8...Be6 9.cd5 cd5 10.Nb5 Nc6 11.Nd6 Qd6 
       12.Ne2 Rfc8 13.Nc3 Bg4 14.Be2 Be2 15.Qe2 Ne7 16.0–0 a6 17.f3 ef3 
       18.Qf3 Qe6 19.Rce1 Ne4 20.Ne4 de4 21.Qg3 f6 blake507 (1965)–hahaha 
       (2000)/gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (37); 
       7.Nc3 0–0+=) 
    7...dc4 8.Bc4 0–0 9.Ne2 Nbd7 10.Nd2 Nb6 11.Bb3 Re8 12.Nc3 Nbd5 
       (12...Be6 13.0–0+=) 
    13.Qe2 
       (13.Nc4 Bc7+=) 
    13...Nc3 14.Bc3 Nd5 15.Bb2 Qg5 16.g3 Qg6 
       (16...Bd7 17.Rc1+=) 
    17.Nc4 Bc7 18.Ne5 Qe6 
       (18...Be5 19.de5 Be6 20.Bc4+=) 
    19.Nc4 
       (19.Rc1 Rd8+=) 
    19...Qh6 20.h4 Be6 21.Bd1 
       (21.Nd2 Nf6–/+) 
    21...Nf6 
       (21...Rad8 22.Bc2 Nf6 23.Ne5–/+) 
    22.Ne5 
       (22.Qc2 Rad8–/+) 
    22...Rad8 23.Rc1 
       (23.Bc2 Bd5–/+) 
    23...Be5 24.de5 Nd7 25.Qc2 
       (25.Qh5 Qh5 26.Bh5 Bd5–/+) 
    25...Bd5–+ 26.0–0 Ne5 27.Be5 Re5 28.Be2 Qf6 
       (28...Qe6 29.Rfd1–/+) 
    29.Qc5 b6 30.Qc3 Rd6 
       (30...Qe7 31.Rfd1–/+) 
    31.Rfd1–/+ h5 32.Bc4 g5 
       (32...Bc4 33.Qc4 Rd1 34.Rd1–/+) 
    33.hg5 Qg5 34.Bd5 
       (34.Kf1 Bc4 35.Qc4 b5–/+) 
    34...Red5–/+ 
       (worse is 34...Rdd5 35.Qc6 h4 36.Rd5 Rd5 37.Qa8 Kg7 38.Rc8 (38.Qa7 hg3 
       39.Qf7 Kf7 40.Kf1 Qf5 41.Rc7 Ke6 42.Rc6 Kd7 43.Rf6 Qh3 44.Ke2 Qh5 
       45.f3 Qh2 46.Kf1 Rd1) 38...Rd1 39.Kg2 h3 40.Kh2+=) 
    35.Rd4 
       (35.Rd5 Qd5 (35...Rd5?! 36.Qc6 Kg7 37.Qa8=) 36.Qc2 a6–/+) 
    35...Rd4 36.ed4 h4 37.Qe3 
       (better is 37.Re1!? f5 38.Re3–/+) 
    37...Qe3–+ 38.fe3 Rg6 0–1
    
    
    (89) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Bukharin,Alexey (1895)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.d4 e4 7.Nd2 
       (7.cd5 cd5 8.Ne2 0–0 9.Nbc3 Nc6 10.Nc1 Bg4 11.Be2 Be2 12.N1e2 Rc8 
       13.Rc1 a6 14.0–0 b5 15.Qb3 Re8 16.g3 Ne7 17.a4 Qd7 18.ab5 Qh3 19.f3 
       ef3 20.Rf3 Ng4 21.Rf2 Nf2 thedesertfox (1750)–jromero (2550)/
       net–chess.com 2004/0–1; 
       7.Nc3 0–0 8.Rc1 Be6 9.cd5 cd5 10.Nb5 Nc6 11.Nd6 Qd6 12.Ne2 Rfc8 13.Nc3 
       Bg4 14.Be2 Be2 15.Qe2 Ne7 16.0–0 a6 17.f3 ef3 18.Qf3 Qe6 19.Rce1 Ne4 
       20.Ne4 de4 21.Qg3 f6 blake507 (1965)–hahaha (2000)/gameknot.com 2014/
       0–1 (37)) 
    7...0–0 8.h3N 
       (8.Rc1 Bg4 9.Qc2 a5 10.c5 Bc7 11.ba5 Ra5 12.Ne2 Nbd7 13.h3 Be6 14.Nf4 
       Re8 15.Ne6 Re6 16.Nb3 Ra8 17.Be2 b5 18.cb6 Bb6 19.0–0 Qe7 20.Ra1 Bc7 
       21.Rfc1 Ne8 22.a4 Rg6 Woschkat,K–Kessler,J/DESC 1999/½–½) 
    8...Bc7 9.Ne2 dc4 10.Nc4 Nd5 11.Nc3 f5 12.Nd5 cd5 13.Ne5 f4 
       (13...Be6 14.Bb5=) 
    14.ef4 Rf4 15.Be2 
       (15.Rc1 Nd7=) 
    15...Nc6 16.0–0 
       (16.Rc1 Ne5 17.de5 Be6=) 
    16...Be6 17.Rc1 Qg5 18.Bg4 Bg4 19.Ng4 h5 
       (19...Bd6 20.Rc6 bc6 21.Bc1=) 
    20.Ne5 Raf8 
       (20...Be5 21.de5 Rd8 22.e6=) 
    21.Qd2 
       (21.Qb3 Qf5 22.Qd5 Kh7=) 
    21...R8f6 
       (21...Be5 22.de5 Rd8 23.e6=) 
    22.Rc3 
       (22.Rc5!?+=) 
    22...Kh7= 
       (worse is 22...Ne5 23.de5 Be5 24.Qd5 Kh7 25.Rc8+/–; 
       22...Be5?! 23.de5 Ne5 24.Qd5 Kh7 25.Qb7=) 
    23.Bc1 
       (23.Nc6 bc6 24.Bc1 Rg6+=) 
    Ne5+= 
       (23...Ne5 24.de5 Rg6+=) 
    0–1
    
    
    (90) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Jabot,Daniel (1975)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.d4 e4 7.Nd2 
       (7.cd5 cd5 8.Ne2 0–0 9.Nbc3 Nc6 10.Nc1 Bg4 11.Be2 Be2 12.N1e2 Rc8 
       13.Rc1 a6 14.0–0 b5 15.Qb3 Re8 16.g3 Ne7 17.a4 Qd7 18.ab5 Qh3 19.f3 
       ef3 20.Rf3 Ng4 21.Rf2 Nf2 thedesertfox (1750)–jromero (2550)/
       net–chess.com 2004/0–1; 
       7.Nc3 0–0 8.Rc1 Be6 9.cd5 cd5 10.Nb5 Nc6 11.Nd6 Qd6 12.Ne2 Rfc8 13.Nc3 
       Bg4 14.Be2 Be2 15.Qe2 Ne7 16.0–0 a6 17.f3 ef3 18.Qf3 Qe6 19.Rce1 Ne4 
       20.Ne4 de4 21.Qg3 f6 blake507 (1965)–hahaha (2000)/gameknot.com 2014/
       0–1 (37)) 
    7...0–0 8.h3N 
       (8.Rc1 Bg4 9.Qc2 a5 10.c5 Bc7 11.ba5 Ra5 12.Ne2 Nbd7 13.h3 Be6 14.Nf4 
       Re8 15.Ne6 Re6 16.Nb3 Ra8 17.Be2 b5 18.cb6 Bb6 19.0–0 Qe7 20.Ra1 Bc7 
       21.Rfc1 Ne8 22.a4 Rg6 Woschkat,K–Kessler,J/DESC 1999/½–½) 
    8...dc4 9.Nc4 Bc7 10.Ne2 Nd5 
       (10...b5 11.Ne5+=) 
    11.Nc3= Nc3 12.Bc3 Be6 13.Qc2 Bd5 14.a4 
       (14.Be2 Nd7+=) 
    14...Nd7 15.b5 
       (15.Be2 f5+=) 
    15...Qg5 
       (15...cb5 16.ab5 Qg5 17.Bb4+=) 
    16.Bb4 
       (16.bc6 Bc6 17.Bb4 Rfc8+=) 
    16...Rfc8 17.h4 
       (17.bc6 Bc6 18.Qd1 a5+=) 
    17...Qf6–/+ 18.bc6 bc6 
       (18...Qc6 19.Rc1–/+) 
    19.Rd1 Rab8 20.Qd2 
       (20.Ba3 Rd8+=) 
    Qe6 
       (20...Qe6 21.Rc1 Bd8–/+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (91) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (2030)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.d4 ed4 
       (6...e4 7.cd5 cd5 8.Ne2 0–0 9.Nbc3 Nc6 10.Nc1 Bg4 11.Be2 Be2 12.N1e2 
       Rc8 13.Rc1 a6 14.0–0 b5 15.Qb3 Re8 16.g3 Ne7 17.a4 Qd7 18.ab5 Qh3 
       19.f3 ef3 20.Rf3 Ng4 21.Rf2 thedesertfox (1750)–jromero (2550)/
       net–chess.com 2004/0–1) 
    7.Qd4 
       (7.Bd4 0–0 8.Nf3 Re8 9.h3 Bf5 10.Nbd2 Qe7 11.Nh4 Be6 12.c5 Bc7 13.Bd3 
       a5 14.0–0 ab4 15.ab4 Ra1 16.Qa1 Ne4 17.Nhf3 Bh3 18.gh3 Nd2 19.Nd2 Qg5 
       20.Kh1 Qh5 21.Kg2 Qg5 slave81 (1970)–gramnaskwerku (1925)/kurnik 
       2014/0–1) 
    7...dc4N 
       (7...0–0 8.Nf3 Re8 (8...Be6 9.c5 Bc7 10.Bd3 Nbd7 11.Nbd2 b6 12.0–0 
       Qe7 13.Qh4 h6 14.Nb3 Rfe8 15.Nbd4 bc5 16.Nc6 Qd6 17.Nce5 c4 18.Bc2 Qa6 
       19.Nd7 Bd7 20.Rfd1 Rac8 21.Bf6 Bd8 22.Rd5 Bf6 23.Qh5 
       Parry,A–Damasio,F/IECG 2004/1–0 (35)) 9.cd5 cd5 10.Nbd2 Nc6 
       11.Qd3 Ne4 12.Ne4 de4 13.Qc3 Ne5 14.Ne5 Be5 15.Qc2 Qg5 16.Rc1 Bd7 
       17.Be5 Qe5 18.Bc4 Rac8 19.0–0 b5 20.Qd2 bc4 21.Qd7 Rc7 22.Qd4 David 
       Lonsdale–bobagem/ChessWorld.net 2010/1–0 (46); 
       7...c5 8.bc5 Nc6 9.Qd2 Be5 10.Be5 Ne5 11.cd5 Qd5 12.Qd5 Nd5 13.Nd2 Bd7 
       14.Ngf3 Nf3 15.Nf3 Rc8 16.Rb1 b6 17.cb6 ab6 18.Kd2 Nc3 19.Rb4 Bf5 
       20.Nd4 Ne4 21.Ke2 Bg6 22.f3 pierre–baldozar/chesshere.com 2006/1–0 
       (35)) 
    8.Bc4 a5 
       (8...b5 9.Be2=) 
    9.b5 cb5 
       (9...0–0 10.Nc3 Qe7 11.Qh4=) 
    10.Bb5 Nc6 11.Qa4 
       (11.Nc3 0–0 12.Bc6 bc6=) 
    11...0–0 12.Nf3 Bf5 13.Nbd2 Qe7 14.0–0 Nd7 
       (14...Rfc8 15.Rfc1=) 
    15.Rfc1 
       (15.Bc6 bc6 16.Qc6 Rfc8+=) 
    15...Nc5= 16.Qc4 
       (16.Qh4 Nd3 17.Qe7 Be7=) 
    16...Rfd8 
       (16...Nd3 17.Qc3 Nb2 
         A) 18.Bc6? Nd3 (18...bc6?! 19.Qb2 c5 20.Qc3=) 19.Rd1 bc6–+;
         B) 18.Qb2=) 
    17.Bc6 
       (17.Qc3 Qf8=) 
    17...bc6 18.Nd4 
       (18.Qc3 f6=) 
    18...Qf6 19.Nf5 Qf5 
       (19...Qb2? 20.Nd6 Rd6 21.Ra2+– (21.Qc5?! Qd2 22.h3 a4+=)) 
    20.Bd4 
       (20.Qc3 Qg6 21.Nf3 Na4=) 
    20...Nd3+= 21.Rf1 c5 22.Bc3 Be5 
       (22...Ne5 23.Qa4=) 
    23.Rab1 Bc3 24.Qc3 h5 
       (24...a4 25.Nc4=) 
    25.Qc2 
       (25.Nc4 a4=) 
    25...Ra6 26.Nc4 h4 27.f4 
       (27.Rfd1 a4+=) 
    27...h3 
       (27...Qe4 28.Rfd1=) 
    28.g3 
       (better is 28.Rfd1!? Qe4 29.Rb3= (29.gh3?? Rg6 30.Kf1 Qf3 31.Qf2 Qf2)) 
    28...Qe4= 29.Rbc1 
       (29.Rfd1 Raa8=) 
    29...Rb6 
       (29...Ra7 30.Rb1+=) 
    30.Rcd1= 
       (worse is 30.Nb6 Qe3 31.Kh1 Nc1–+) 
    30...Rb3 31.Rd2 Rdb8 32.Re2 
       (32.Rfd1 a4+=) 
    32...Qe6+= 33.Na5 Ra3 34.Nc4 Nb4 The backward pawn on e3 becomes a target
     35.Qc1 Ra2 
       (35...Rb3 36.e4+=) 
    36.Ra2 Na2 37.Qc2 Nb4 38.Qe2 Qe4 39.Ne5 
       (39.Nd6!? Qd5 40.Rd1+=) 
    39...Nc2 40.Rc1 
       (40.Ng4 c4–/+) 
    40...Nd4 
       (40...Ne3!? 41.Rd1 f5–+) 
    41.Qf2 Nb3 
       (41...Nb3 42.Rd1 c4–/+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (92) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Zemlyanov,Sergey (1775)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.d4 e4 7.Nd2 
       (7.cd5 cd5 8.Ne2 0–0 9.Nbc3 Nc6 10.Nc1 Bg4 11.Be2 Be2 12.N1e2 Rc8 
       13.Rc1 a6 14.0–0 b5 15.Qb3 Re8 16.g3 Ne7 17.a4 Qd7 18.ab5 Qh3 19.f3 
       ef3 20.Rf3 Ng4 21.Rf2 Nf2 thedesertfox (1750)–jromero (2550)/
       net–chess.com 2004/0–1; 
       7.Nc3 0–0 8.Rc1 Be6 9.cd5 cd5 10.Nb5 Nc6 11.Nd6 Qd6 12.Ne2 Rfc8 13.Nc3 
       Bg4 14.Be2 Be2 15.Qe2 Ne7 16.0–0 a6 17.f3 ef3 18.Qf3 Qe6 19.Rce1 Ne4 
       20.Ne4 de4 21.Qg3 f6 blake507 (1965)–hahaha (2000)/gameknot.com 2014/
       0–1 (37)) 
    7...Ng4N 
       (7...0–0 8.Rc1 Bg4 9.Qc2 a5 10.c5 Bc7 11.ba5 Ra5 12.Ne2 Nbd7 13.h3 
       Be6 14.Nf4 Re8 15.Ne6 Re6 16.Nb3 Ra8 17.Be2 b5 18.cb6 Bb6 19.0–0 Qe7 
       20.Ra1 Bc7 21.Rfc1 Ne8 22.a4 Woschkat,K–Kessler,J/DESC 1999/½–½
       ; 
       7...0–0 8.Be2+=) 
    8.Be2= Qg5 9.h4 Qg6 
       (9...Qf5 10.Bg4 Qg4 11.Qg4 Bg4 12.f3 ef3 13.gf3=) 
    10.h5 
       (10.h5 Qg5 11.Nh3+=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (93) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Romano,Jacopo (1935)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.Nc3 d4 
       (6...a5 7.cd5 ab4 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Qa1 Bb4 10.dc6 Nc6 11.Bb5 0–0 12.Bc6 
       bc6 13.Nf3 e4 14.Nd4 c5 15.Nde2 Qd6 16.0–0 Ba6 17.Rd1 Bd3 18.Ng3 Qc6 
       19.Nf5 Qe6 20.Ng3 Qc6 21.Nf5 Ivanets,V (2145)–Artamonov,V (2255)/
       Khanty–Mansiysk RUS, 9th Governor Cup–B 20; 
       6...0–0 7.Qb3 d4 8.Nce2 b5 9.c5 Be6 10.Qc2 de3 11.fe3 Bc7 12.Nf3 Nbd7 
       13.Ng3 Qe7 14.Be2 Nd5 15.0–0 f5 16.e4 Nf4 17.ef5 Ne2 18.Ne2 Bf5 19.Qc3 
       Rae8 20.Ng3 Bg6 21.Rae1 kastaldi–foortosh39/kurnik 2014/1–0) 
    7.Na4N 
       (7.Nb1 0–0 8.h3 c5 9.ed4 ed4 10.d3 cb4 11.Bd4 Re8 12.Be2 Nc6 13.Be3 
       Re3 14.fe3 Bg3 15.Kf1 Qb6 16.d4 Ne4 17.c5 Qc7 18.Bc4 Nf2 19.Qf3 Nh1 
       20.d5 Ne5 21.d6 Nf3 yulio–labackna/ChessWorld.net 2006/0–1 (39); 
       7.Na2 0–0 8.Nf3 Re8 9.h3 c5 10.d3 de3 11.fe3 e4 12.de4 Bg3 13.Ke2 Qe7 
       14.e5 Bf5 15.bc5 Ne4 16.Bd4 Nf2 17.Qb3 Nh1 18.Nc3 Nf2 19.Nd5 Qd7 
       20.Nf4 Nc6 21.Nh5 Nd4 moschess (1755)–gluv51 (2075)/gameknot.com 
       2013/0–1 (44)) 
    7...0–0 8.ed4 ed4 9.Bd4 Bh2 10.Nf3 
       (10.Ne2 Bd6+=) 
    10...Bc7 11.Qc2 h6 12.Qb2 Nbd7 13.Be2 Re8 14.Kf1 b6 15.d3 
       (15.Re1 a5 16.b5 c5=) 
    15...a5+= 16.Rh4 
       (16.c5 b5 17.Nc3 Re6=) 
    16...ab4 17.ab4 Qe7 18.Bd1 
       (18.c5 b5 19.Nc3 Ra1 20.Qa1 Ne5=) 
    18...c5 19.Bc3 Rb8 
       (19...Bd6 20.b5+=) 
    20.Bc2 
       (20.d4 Bd6 21.b5 cd4 22.Bd4 Bb7+=) 
    20...Bb7+= 21.Re1 Qd6 22.Re8 Ne8 23.bc5 
       (23.Rh3 Qe6+=) 
    23...bc5–/+ 24.Qc1 Bf3 25.gf3 Bd8 26.Rh5 
       (26.Re4 Bf6–/+) 
    26...Bf6 27.f4 Bd4 
       (27...Bc3 28.Nc3 Nef6 29.Rh3–/+) 
    28.Bd4 cd4 
       (worse is 28...Qd4 29.Rd5 Qf6 30.Rd7+=) 
    0–1
    
    
    (94) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Romano,Jacopo (1935)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.Nc3 d4 
       (6...a5 7.cd5 ab4 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Qa1 Bb4 10.dc6 Nc6 11.Bb5 0–0 12.Bc6 
       bc6 13.Nf3 e4 14.Nd4 c5 15.Nde2 Qd6 16.0–0 Ba6 17.Rd1 Bd3 18.Ng3 Qc6 
       19.Nf5 Qe6 20.Ng3 Qc6 21.Nf5 Ivanets,V (2145)–Artamonov,V (2255)/
       Khanty–Mansiysk RUS, 9th Governor Cup–B 20; 
       6...0–0 7.Qb3 d4 8.Nce2 b5 9.c5 Be6 10.Qc2 de3 11.fe3 Bc7 12.Nf3 Nbd7 
       13.Ng3 Qe7 14.Be2 Nd5 15.0–0 f5 16.e4 Nf4 17.ef5 Ne2 18.Ne2 Bf5 19.Qc3 
       Rae8 20.Ng3 Bg6 21.Rae1 kastaldi–foortosh39/kurnik 2014/1–0) 
    7.Nce2N 
       (7.Nb1 0–0 8.h3 c5 9.ed4 ed4 10.d3 cb4 11.Bd4 Re8 12.Be2 Nc6 13.Be3 
       Re3 14.fe3 Bg3 15.Kf1 Qb6 16.d4 Ne4 17.c5 Qc7 18.Bc4 Nf2 19.Qf3 Nh1 
       20.d5 Ne5 21.d6 Nf3 yulio–labackna/ChessWorld.net 2006/0–1 (39); 
       7.Na2 0–0 8.Nf3 Re8 9.h3 c5 10.d3 de3 11.fe3 e4 12.de4 Bg3 13.Ke2 Qe7 
       14.e5 Bf5 15.bc5 Ne4 16.Bd4 Nf2 17.Qb3 Nh1 18.Nc3 Nf2 19.Nd5 Qd7 
       20.Nf4 Nc6 21.Nh5 Nd4 moschess (1755)–gluv51 (2075)/gameknot.com 
       2013/0–1 (44); 
       7.ed4 ed4 8.Na4 0–0 9.Bd4 Bh2+=) 
    7...c5+= 8.bc5 
       (8.f4 Nbd7 9.Ng3 Bc7 10.ed4 cd4=) 
    8...Bc5 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.Ng3 0–0 11.Qc2 h6 
       (11...Bg4 12.Bd3+=) 
    12.Be2 Qd6 13.0–0 Rd8 14.ed4 Bd4 15.Nd4 Nd4 
       (15...ed4?! 16.c5 Qf4 17.Rae1=) 
    16.Bd4 Qd4 17.Rad1 
       (17.Rfd1 Be6+=) 
    17...Be6–/+ 18.d3 Rac8 19.Qb3 
       (19.Qb1 Rc7+=) 
    19...b6 
       (19...Rb8 20.Qb4+=) 
    20.Rfe1 Nd7 21.Bf3 Nc5 22.Qc2 Qd6 
       (worse is 22...Nd3 23.Re3 Bc4 24.Be4+=) 
    23.h3 
       (23.Re3 f6+=) 
    23...Rc7 
       (23...Nd3 24.Re3 Bc4 25.Qb1+=) 
    24.Qc3 f6 
       (24...Qd4 25.Qc2+=) 
    25.Ne2 
       (25.Re3 a6+=) 
    25...Bf7 
       (25...Nd3?! 26.Be4 Ne1 27.Rd6 Rd6 28.Qe1 Rc4 29.Ng3=) 
    26.d4 e4 27.dc5 Qd1 28.Rd1 Rd1 29.Kh2 ef3 30.Qf3 Rd8 
       (30...Bc4 31.Nc3 Rd8 32.cb6 ab6 33.Qe3+=) 
    31.cb6 ab6 32.Qe3 Rc6 
       (worse is 32...Bc4 33.Qb6 Rdd7 34.Nd4+=) 
    33.Qe7 Re8 34.Qd7 Rc4 35.Nd4 Ra8 36.Nb5 Rca4 37.Qc6 Rb8 
       (37...R8a6 38.f4+=) 
    38.Qc7 Raa8 39.Nd6 
       (39.f4 Bb3=) 
    39...Rf8 40.Nf7 
       (40.Qe7 Ba2=) 
    40...Rf7+= 41.Qb6 Ra3 42.Qd8 
       (42.Qe6 g6+=) 
    42...Kh7 43.Qd5 Raa7 44.h4 Rf8 
       (44...Rad7 45.Qc5+=) 
    45.g4 Re7 46.f3 Re3 47.Kg3 Re5 
       (47...Rfe8 48.h5+=) 
    48.Qd3= Kh8 49.h5 Rg5 
       (49...Rfe8 50.Qd6+=) 
    50.Qd6= Ra8 51.Kf2 
       (51.f4 Rga5=) 
    51...f5 
       (51...Rga5 52.Qd7=) 
    52.Qd5 Rb8 53.f4 
       (53.Qe5 Rb4 54.gf5 Kh7=) 
    53...Rg4 
       (53...Rb2 54.Ke3 Rg4 55.Qf5 Rg3 56.Kd4 Rb4 57.Kc5+=) 
    54.Qf5 ½–½
    
    
    (95) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Flores,Luis (2105)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 dc4 8.Nc3 
       (8.Bc4 a5 9.Qb3 0–0 10.b5 Nbd7 11.bc6 bc6 12.Nc6 Qc7 13.Nd4 Nc5 
       14.Qa2 Ba6 15.Ba6 Ra6 16.Nb5 Nd3 17.Ke2 Qd7 18.N1c3 Qg4 19.Kf1 Qf5 
       20.f4 ef3 21.Nd6 Rd6 22.g3 Qh3 barborski–wiesiolek1 (1725)/kurnik 
       2012/0–1) 
    8...0–0 9.Qc2N 
       (9.Bc4 a5 10.b5 (10.ba5 Qa5 11.Qc2 Qc5 12.Na4 Qg5 13.Nb6 Qg2 
       14.0–0–0 Ra5 15.Bf7 Kf7 16.Qc4 Rd5 17.Nd5 cd5 18.Qb5 Bh2 19.Nc6 0–1 
       BigSky (2705)–duckbreath (2530)/ICC 1998) 10...Nbd7 11.bc6 bc6 
       12.Nc6 Qc7 13.Bb5 Nc5 14.Na4 Qb7 15.Nd4 Nd3 16.Bd3 ed3 17.0–0 Bd7 
       18.Rb1 Rfb8 19.Nc3 a4 20.h3 h6 21.Qf3 Qf3 22.Nf3 Rb3 23.Nd4 Rb6 
       Taulien,H (2380)–Jarabinsky,M (2100)/EU/WS/M/033 ICCF 2011/½–½ 
       (39)) 
    9...Re8 10.Bc4 Nbd7 
       (10...b5 11.Ba2+=) 
    11.Nf5 Be5 
       (11...Nb6 12.Nd6 Qd6 13.d3+=) 
    12.Ng3 Increases the pressure on e4 
       (12.d4 Bc7 13.Ng3 Nb6=) 
    12...Nb6 13.Be2 h5 
       (13...a5 14.0–0+=) 
    14.Rb1= Bc3 15.dc3 h4 16.Nf1 Ng4 
       (16...Bg4 17.Rd1 Qc8 18.c4=) 
    17.c4 
       (17.Nd2 Qf6 18.Bg4 Bg4=) 
    17...Qg5= 18.h3 
       (18.Nd2 Ne5 19.g3 Bf5 20.Be5 Re5+=) 
    18...Ne5 19.Be5 
       (19.g4 Qg6 20.Rd1 Nd3 21.Bd3 ed3 22.Qd3 Qd3 23.Rd3 Nc4+=) 
    19...Qe5 
       (19...Re5 20.g3=) 
    20.g3 hg3 21.Ng3 Be6 22.h4 
       (worse is 22.Ne4 Bf5 23.f3 Be4 24.fe4 Qg3 25.Kf1 Rad8–/+; 
       22.Qe4?? Qc3 23.Kf1 Bh3 24.Rh3 Re4 25.Ne4 Qc2–+ (25...Qa3?! 26.Kg2–/+)
      ) 
    22...Rad8 
       (22...a5!?=) 
    23.h5+/– 
       (23.Ne4? Bf5 24.Bf3 Be4 25.Be4 Qe4 26.Qe4 Re4–+) 
    23...f5 24.Nf1 
       (24.h6 gh6 25.Rh6 Kg7+=) 
    24...Nd7 
       (24...f4 25.ef4 Qf4 26.Ne3=) 
    25.Ng3 
       (25.h6!?+=) 
    25...Qf6= 26.Rd1 
       (26.h6 gh6 27.Rg1 Kf8=) 
    26...Ne5+= 27.0–0 
       (27.Rc1 Nd3 28.Bd3 ed3+=) 
    27...Qh4 
       (27...Kh7 28.Rd4=) 
    28.Rd8 Rd8 29.Rd1 Rd3 
       (29...Rd1!? 30.Qd1 Qf6= (worse is 30...Nc4 31.Bc4 Bc4 32.Qd7+/–; worse is 30...Bc4 
       31.Bc4 Nc4 32.Qd7+/–)) 
    30.Bd3+= ed3 
       (30...ed3 31.Rd3 Nf3 32.Kf1 Bc4+=) 
    0–1
    
    
    (96) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Hamby,Stephen (2135)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 dc4 8.Nc3 
       (8.Bc4 a5 9.Qb3 0–0 10.b5 Nbd7 11.bc6 bc6 12.Nc6 Qc7 13.Nd4 Nc5 
       14.Qa2 Ba6 15.Ba6 Ra6 16.Nb5 Nd3 17.Ke2 Qd7 18.N1c3 Qg4 19.Kf1 Qf5 
       20.f4 ef3 21.Nd6 Rd6 22.g3 Qh3 barborski–wiesiolek1 (1725)/kurnik 
       2012/0–1) 
    8...0–0 9.Bc4 Nbd7N 
       (9...a5 10.ba5 (10.b5 Nbd7 11.bc6 bc6 12.Nc6 Qc7 13.Bb5 Nc5 14.Na4 
       Qb7 15.Nd4 Nd3 16.Bd3 ed3 17.0–0 Bd7 18.Rb1 Rfb8 19.Nc3 a4 20.h3 h6 
       21.Qf3 Qf3 22.Nf3 Rb3 23.Nd4 Rb6 24.Ba1 Rb1 Taulien,H 
       (2380)–Jarabinsky,M (2100)/EU/WS/M/033 ICCF 2011/½–½ (39); 
       10.Qc2 b5 11.Ba2 Qe7 12.0–0 ab4 13.ab4 Bd7 14.Ne4 Ne4 15.Bf7 Qf7 
       16.Ra8 Nf2 17.Qb3 Qb3 18.Nb3 Nd3 19.Rf8 Kf8 20.Bc3 Be8 21.Nd4 g6 
       22.Kf1 Ke7 23.Ke2 c5 24.Ra7 Bd7 pierre–__Beowulf__/chesshere.com 
       2008/½–½ (48)) 10...Qa5 11.Qc2 Qc5 12.Na4 Qg5 13.Nb6 Qg2 
       14.0–0–0 Ra5 15.Bf7 Kf7 16.Qc4 Rd5 17.Nd5 cd5 18.Qb5 Bh2 19.Nc6 0–1 
       BigSky (2705)–duckbreath (2530)/ICC 1998; 
       9...Be5 10.Nb3+=) 
    10.Qc2 Ne5 
       (10...Re8 11.d3 Ne5 12.Ne4 Ne4 13.de4 Nc4 14.Qc4 Re4 15.0–0+=) 
    11.Be2= Re8 12.Ne4 Ne4 13.Qe4 Nc4 14.Qc2 Nb2 15.Nf3 Qf6 16.d4 Qg6 17.Qb2 
    Qg2 18.Rg1 Qh3 19.d5 Bf8 20.dc6 bc6 21.Qc3 Be6 
       (21...a5!? 22.ba5 c5=) 
    22.Qc6+= Qh6 23.Rd1 a5 24.ba5 Rec8 25.Qa4 Rc3 
       (25...Rcb8 26.Bb5+=) 
    26.Ra1 Rc5 Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 
       (26...Bb3 27.Qd4 Qc6 28.Qd2+=) 
    27.a6+/– Bc8 28.Rg3 
       (28.Qe4 Ra7+/–) 
    28...Ba6= 29.Ba6 Ra6 30.Qe4 Qf6 
       (30...Qc6 31.Qc6 Rcc6 32.Nd4 Ra3 33.Ra3 Rc1 34.Kd2 Ba3 35.e4=) 
    31.Nd4 Re6 
       (31...Rca5 32.Rf3 Qd6 33.Nc2=) 
    32.Qd3+= Rb6 33.Kf1 
       (33.Rh3 h6+=) 
    33...Rb2 34.Rg2 Qb6 
       (34...Rg5 35.Qe4=) 
    35.a4 
       (35.Kg1 Qc7 36.Qd1 Bd6+=) 
    35...Qc7 36.Rg3 
       (36.Qd1 Be7+=) 
    36...Qb7= 37.Rg2 g6 
       (37...Qc7 38.Qd1+=) 
    38.a5 
       (38.Kg1!?+=) 
    38...Qc8 39.Qd1 Bg7 
       (39...Qa6 40.Kg1=) 
    40.Kg1 
       (40.a6 Rb6=) 
    40...Rbc2 41.Nc2 Ba1 42.f4 
       (42.Qa1?? Rc2 43.Rg5 Rc1 44.Qc1 Qc1 45.Kg2 Qc6 46.Kg1 f5–+; 
       42.Na1?? Rc1 43.Rg6 hg6 44.Qc1 Qc1 45.Kg2 Qa1–+) 
    42...Bc3 43.Rg5 
       (43.a6 Qa6 44.Rg5 Rc8+=) 
    43...Rc7 
       (43...f5 44.h4+=) 
    44.Rd5= Bf6 45.Rd2 Rc5 0–1
    
    
    (97) Cirulis,Ilmars (1930) – Fric,Lubos (2045)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 dc4 8.Bc4 Nbd7N 
       (8...a5 9.Qb3 0–0 10.b5 Nbd7 11.bc6 bc6 12.Nc6 Qc7 13.Nd4 Nc5 14.Qa2 
       Ba6 15.Ba6 Ra6 16.Nb5 Nd3 17.Ke2 Qd7 18.N1c3 Qg4 19.Kf1 Qf5 20.f4 ef3 
       21.Nd6 Rd6 22.g3 Qh3 0–1 barborski–wiesiolek1 (1725)/kurnik 2012; 
       8...0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.ba5 (10.Qc2 b5 11.Ba2 Qe7 12.0–0 ab4 13.ab4 Bd7 
       14.Ne4 Ne4 15.Bf7 Qf7 16.Ra8 Nf2 17.Qb3 Qb3 18.Nb3 Nd3 19.Rf8 Kf8 
       20.Bc3 Be8 21.Nd4 g6 22.Kf1 Ke7 23.Ke2 c5 24.Ra7 Bd7 
       pierre–__Beowulf__/chesshere.com 2008/½–½ (48)) 10...Qa5 
       11.Qc2 Qc5 12.Na4 Qg5 13.Nb6 Qg2 14.0–0–0 Ra5 15.Bf7 Kf7 16.Qc4 Rd5 
       17.Nd5 cd5 18.Qb5 Bh2 19.Nc6 0–1 BigSky (2705)–duckbreath (2530)/ICC 
       1998; 
       8...b5 9.Bb3+=) 
    9.Qc2 Ne5 10.Be2 0–0 
       (10...a5 11.Nc3 ab4 12.Ne4 Ne4 13.Qe4 ba3 14.Nb5 cb5 15.Bb5 Kf8 
       16.Be5=) 
    11.Nc3 Re8 12.Ne4 Ne4 13.Qe4 Nc4 14.Qc2 Nb2 15.Nf3 Qf6 16.d4 Qg6 
       (16...a6 17.Qb2 Be6 18.0–0+=) 
    17.Qb2 Qg2 18.Rg1 Qh3 19.d5 Qh6 20.dc6 bc6 21.Rc1 Bf8 22.Rc4 g6 
       (22...Bf5 23.Rh4 Qd6 24.Nd4=) 
    23.Rg5 
       (23.Qf6 a5 24.Qc6 Be6=) 
    23...c5 
       (23...Bf5 24.Qf6 (worse is 24.Rc6 Be4 25.Rcc5 Bc5 26.Rc5 Rad8–/+) 24...Be6 
       25.Rh4=) 
    24.bc5+/– Be6 25.Rh4 
       (25.Rc1 Rab8 26.Qe5 Bg7=) 
    25...Qg7 26.Qg7 Kg7 27.Bc4 
       (27.Re5 f6 28.Ree4 Bc5=) 
    27...Be7 
       (27...f6!? 28.Rg2 Bc5 29.Be6 Re6=) 
    28.Be6+= fe6 29.Rd4 
       (29.Rc4 Bg5 30.Ng5 Rac8=) 
    29...Bg5 
       (29...Rf8 30.Rg3 Bc5 31.Rd7 Rf7 32.Rf7 Kf7 33.Ng5 Ke7 34.a4=) 
    30.Ng5 Re7 31.Ke2 h6 32.Ne4 Rc7 33.Rd6 
       (33.f4 Rb8=) 
    33...Kf7 34.Kf3 
       (34.f4 Rb8=) 
    34...Ke7+= 35.Ra6 Rb8 
       (35...Rd8 36.Kg4=) 
    36.Kf4 Rd8 37.Ke5 Attacks the isolani on e6 
       (37.h4 Rf8 38.Kg4 Rf5=) 
    37...Rd5+= The isolani on c5 becomes a target 38.Kf4 g5 
       (38...Rh5 39.Kg3=) 
    39.Kg4 Rf5 
       (39...Re5 40.Ra4=) 
    40.Ra4 
       (40.Kh5 Rf8+=) 
    40...Re5 
       (40...Kd8 41.Kh5+=) 
    41.Kh5+= a5 42.Kh6 
       (42.Rc4 Kf8+=) 
    42...g4 43.Rc4 Rc6 44.Kg6 Rf5 ½–½
    
    
    (98) Cirulis,Ilmars (1930) – Llull,Roger (2260)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 0–0 
       (7...dc4 8.Bc4 0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.ba5 Qa5 11.Qc2 Qc5 12.Na4 Qg5 13.Nb6 
       Qg2 14.0–0–0 Ra5 15.Bf7 Kf7 16.Qc4 Rd5 17.Nd5 cd5 18.Qb5 Bh2 19.Nc6 
       0–1 BigSky (2705)–duckbreath (2530)/ICC 1998) 
    8.cd5 
       (8.d3 Bg4 9.Be2 Be2 10.Ne2 a5 11.b5 cb5 12.cb5 Nbd7 13.Nbc3 Nc5 14.d4 
       Nd3 15.Kd2 Nb2 16.Qb3 Nc4 17.Kc2 b6 18.Rhc1 Bh2 19.g3 Ng4 20.Rf1 Qg5 
       21.Nf4 Bg3 22.Nh3 Qh4 quari15–gp6405/kurnik 2012/0–1 (60)) 
    8...cd5 9.Nc3 Re8N 
       (9...a5 10.ba5 Nc6 11.Ncb5 Be7 12.Bc3 Na5 13.Be2 Bd7 14.0–0 Qb6 
       15.Rb1 Rfc8 16.Nf5 Bf5 17.Nd4 Qd8 18.Nf5 Ba3 19.f3 Be7 20.fe4 de4 
       21.Rb5 b6 22.Qe1 Rc3 23.Qg3 g6 24.Ne7 wiking–Odie_Spud/internet 2010/
       1–0 (31); 
       9...Be5 10.Na4+=) 
    10.Rc1 Be5 11.Na4 Bd4 
       (11...Qe7 12.Be2=) 
    12.Bd4= Nc6 13.Ba1 Ng4 
       (13...d4 14.Nc5 a6 15.Na6=) 
    14.Nc5 Nge5 
       (14...Qh4 15.g3 Qh6 16.Be2=) 
    15.Be2 
       (15.b5!? Na5 16.Be5 Re5 17.d4=) 
    15...b6= 16.Nb3 
       (16.d4 Nc4 17.Qa4 Nb8+= (worse is 17...bc5 18.Qc6 Be6 19.dc5+=)) 
    16...Qg5+= 17.Kf1 Nc4 18.h4 
       (18.d3 ed3 19.Qd3 Be6=) 
    18...Qe7 
       (18...Qh6!?+=) 
    19.d3= 
       (worse is 19.Bc4 dc4 20.Nd4 Ne5–/+) 
    19...ed3 20.Bd3 
       (20.Qd3 Be6 21.h5 Rac8=) 
    20...N6e5+= 21.Be2 Be6 22.Be5 Ne5 23.g3 
       (23.h5!?=) 
    23...a5 
       (23...Nc4 24.Nd4–/+) 
    24.ba5 ba5 25.a4 Rab8 
       (25...Nc4 26.Nd4+=) 
    26.Nd4 Rb4 27.h5 h6 28.Rh4 Bd7 Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 
    29.Bb5 Rc8 
       (29...Bb5 30.ab5 Qb7 31.Kg2+=) 
    30.Rc8= Bc8 31.Kg2 
       (31.Nc6 Nc6 32.Bc6 Be6 33.Rb4 Qb4=) 
    31...Bd7+= 32.Qc2 Nc4 33.Nf5 Bf5 
       (33...Qe6 34.Bd7 Qd7 35.Rd4=) 
    34.Qf5= Qe6 35.Rf4 Nd6 36.Qd3 
       (36.Qe6 fe6 37.Be2 Rf4 38.ef4 Ne4=) 
    36...Ne4+= 37.Qc2 Ng5 38.Qd1 
       (38.Be2 Rf4 39.gf4 Qe4 40.Qe4 Ne4+= (40...de4?? 41.fg5 hg5 42.Kg3+–)) 
    38...Rb2 
       (38...Qh3 39.Kg1 Ne4 40.Bf1+=) 
    39.Qc1 Rb4 40.Qd1 d4 
       (40...Qh3!? 41.Kg1 Ne4+=) 
    41.Rd4= Rd4 42.ed4 Qd5 43.f3 Ne6 Attacks the isolani on d4 44.Qe1 
       (44.Qd3 Nd4 45.Bc4 Qc5=) 
    44...Nd4= 45.Qe8 
       (45.Qe4 Qe4 46.fe4 Kf8=) 
    45...Kh7 46.Bd3 
       (46.Qe4 Qe4 47.fe4 g6=) 
    46...f5 47.Qg6 Kh8 ½–½
    
    
    (99) Cirulis,Ilmars (1935) – Llull,Roger (2255)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 0–0 
       (7...dc4 8.Bc4 0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.ba5 Qa5 11.Qc2 Qc5 12.Na4 Qg5 13.Nb6 
       Qg2 14.0–0–0 Ra5 15.Bf7 Kf7 16.Qc4 Rd5 17.Nd5 cd5 18.Qb5 Bh2 19.Nc6 
       0–1 BigSky (2705)–duckbreath (2530)/ICC 1998) 
    8.d3 dc4 
       (8...Bg4 9.Be2 Be2 10.Ne2 a5 11.b5 cb5 12.cb5 Nbd7 13.Nbc3 Nc5 14.d4 
       Nd3 15.Kd2 Nb2 16.Qb3 Nc4 17.Kc2 b6 18.Rhc1 Bh2 19.g3 Ng4 20.Rf1 Qg5 
       21.Nf4 Bg3 22.Nh3 Qh4 23.Rh1 quari15–gp6405/kurnik 2012/0–1 (60)) 
    9.dc4 a5N 
       (9...Bg4 10.Qc2 c5 11.bc5 1–0 Bendig,F (2205)–Zubac,M (2155)/
       WC–2010–T–00006 2009) 
    10.c5 Bc7 
       (10...Be5 11.Nd2=) 
    11.Nd2 Qd5 
       (11...ab4 12.ab4 Ra1 13.Qa1=) 
    12.Be2 
       (12.Qc2 Nbd7=) 
    12...Qg5 13.Kf1 
       (13.Bf1 Rd8=) 
    13...h5 
       (13...ab4 14.ab4 Ra1 15.Qa1+=) 
    14.Qc2= Re8 15.b5 Bg4 
       (15...Nbd7 16.Rc1+=) 
    16.Bc4 
       (16.b6 Be2 17.Ne2 Be5 18.Ne4 Ne4 19.Qe4 Nd7+=) 
    16...h4 17.h3 
       (17.f4 Qh5=) 
    17...Bh5 18.a4 
       (18.Rc1 Qg6=) 
    18...Bg6 
       (18...Nbd7 19.bc6 bc6 20.Nc6 Nc5 21.Rc1=) 
    19.N2b3 Nd5 
       (19...Be5 20.Kg1=) 
    20.Bd5 Qd5 21.Rd1 Qg5 22.Qc3 f6 23.b6 Be5 24.Na5 Qh5 25.Rc1 
       (25.Ra1 Re7=) 
    25...Re7= 26.Nc4 Bf7 
       (26...Bd4 27.ed4 Ra4 28.Nd6=) 
    27.a5 
       (27.Qc2 Nd7+=) 
    27...Nd7 28.Qb4 Ree8 29.Ba3 
       (29.Bc3 Nb8 30.Qa4 Nd7 31.Ne5 Ne5=) 
    29...Bb8 30.Ne2 
       (30.Kg1 Rd8=) 
    30...Qf5 
       (30...Ne5 31.Ne5 Be5 32.Nd4=) 
    31.Nd4 Qd5 32.Nb2 f5 
       (32...Rd8 33.Rd1=) 
    33.Qd2 
       (33.Kg1 f4=) 
    33...Be5= 34.Bb4 
       (34.Nc4 f4=) 
    34...f4 35.ef4? 
       (better is 35.Kg1=) 
    Bd4–+ 
       (worse is 35...Qd4 36.fe5 Qe5 
         A) 37.Qd7 Red8 (worse is 37...Qb2 38.Qd2 Qe5 39.Qe3+=) 38.Bc3 Qg5–/+ (
          38...Rd7? 39.Be5 Ra5 40.Bd6+–);
         B) 37.Bc3+=) 
    0–1
    
    
    (100) Cirulis,Ilmars (1940) – Llull,Roger (2245)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 0–0 
       (7...dc4 8.Bc4 0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.ba5 Qa5 11.Qc2 Qc5 12.Na4 Qg5 13.Nb6 
       Qg2 14.0–0–0 Ra5 15.Bf7 Kf7 16.Qc4 Rd5 17.Nd5 cd5 18.Qb5 Bh2 19.Nc6 
       0–1 BigSky (2705)–duckbreath (2530)/ICC 1998) 
    8.d3 dc4 
       (8...Bg4 9.Be2 Be2 10.Ne2 a5 11.b5 cb5 12.cb5 Nbd7 13.Nbc3 Nc5 14.d4 
       Nd3 15.Kd2 Nb2 16.Qb3 Nc4 17.Kc2 b6 18.Rhc1 Bh2 19.g3 Ng4 20.Rf1 Qg5 
       21.Nf4 Bg3 22.Nh3 Qh4 23.Rh1 quari15–gp6405/kurnik 2012/0–1 (60)) 
    9.dc4 a5N 
       (9...Bg4 10.Qc2 c5 11.bc5 1–0 Bendig,F (2205)–Zubac,M (2155)/
       WC–2010–T–00006 2009) 
    10.b5 
       (10.c5 Be5=) 
    10...Qe7 11.Qc2 Be5 
       (11...Rd8 12.Nd2+=) 
    12.Nc3 c5 13.Nb3 Nbd7 
       (13...Rd8 14.Be2+=) 
    14.Nd2 Now all is on e4 14...Nb6 15.Be2 Rd8 16.h3 
       (16.Rd1 Bf5=) 
    16...Bf5 17.g4 Bg6 18.0–0–0 Ne8 
       (18...Qe6 19.Rhg1=) 
    19.h4= h6 20.h5 
       (20.g5 h5+=) 
    20...Bh7 21.a4 
       (21.Rhf1 Nd6+=) 
    21...Nd6–/+ 22.Kb1 
       (22.Nd5 Nd5 23.cd5 Rac8+=) 
    22...Kh8 
       (22...Qf6 23.Nd5 Nd5 24.Be5 Qe5 25.cd5 Qd5 26.Nc4 Nc4 27.Rd5 Na3 
       28.Kb2 Nc2 29.Rd8 Rd8 30.Kc2–/+) 
    23.Ba3 
       (23.Nd5 Nd5 24.cd5 Bb2 25.Qb2 Qg5+=) 
    23...Rac8–/+ 24.Nd5 Nd5 25.cd5 b6 
       (25...Qg5 26.Rhf1–/+) 
    26.Nc4 Nc4 27.Bc4 Rd6 28.Ka2 Rf8 29.Bb2 Bb2 30.Kb2 Rfd8 31.Qb3 Bg8 
    32.Rhg1 f6 33.Rd2 Bf7 34.Kc1 
       (34.Kb1 Qe5–/+) 
    34...Qe5 35.Rgd1 
       (35.Kb1 Qg5–/+) 
    35...Qg5 36.Be2 f5 
       (36...Rd5 37.Rd5 Rd5 38.Kb1–/+) 
    37.gf5 Qf5 38.Qc2 
       (38.Bc4 Bh5 39.Rg1 Bf7–/+) 
    38...Qe5–+ 39.Qb2 Qg5 40.Qc2 
       (40.Bc4 Bh5 41.Rh1 Bf7–+) 
    40...Re8 
       (40...Bd5 41.Qc3–/+) 
    41.Rh1 
       (41.Qb3 Re5–/+) 
    41...Rd5–+ 42.Rd5 Bd5 43.Rd1 Re5 44.Rd2 Qe7 
       (44...Qg1 45.Qd1 Qd1 46.Bd1–/+) 
    45.Bc4 
       (45.Bg4!? Qh4 46.Qd1 Bg8–/+) 
    45...Bc4 46.Qc4 Rh5 0–1
    
    
    (101) Cirulis,Ilmars (1835) – Gray,Garvin (2385)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.d4 
       (7.Qb3 e4 8.Nd4 Ne5 9.cd5 Nd5 10.Qc2 f5 11.Nc3 0–0 12.Qb3 Bd7 13.Nd5 
       cd5 14.Qd5 1–0 Plock,J (2120)–Steingraeber,B (2240)/remoteschach.de 
       2003) 
    7...e4 8.Nfd2 
       (8.Ne5 0–0 9.Nc3 Ne5 10.de5 Be5 11.cd5 cd5 12.Be2 Be6 13.0–0 Qe7 
       14.Qd2 Rfd8 15.Nb5 Bb2 16.Qb2 Bg4 17.Rfd1 Be2 18.Qe2 a6 19.Nc3 Rac8 
       20.Na4 Rc6 21.Rd4 Rdc8 22.h3 Rc1 jojopa (1840)–bulbash (1695)/kurnik 
       2013/1–0 (38)) 
    8...0–0 9.Nc3 dc4N 
       (9...Re8 10.b5 Bc7 11.Qb3 a6 12.a4 Nf8 13.Be2 Be6 14.h3 ab5 15.ab5 
       Ra1 16.Ba1 N6d7 17.bc6 bc6 18.Qb7 Nb8 19.Na4 Bc8 20.Qa7 Ne6 21.Bc3 Re7 
       22.Qa8 Bd6 23.Ba5 Qf8 24.Bb6 Velker,W–Buss,M/corr ICCFTT/40 Final 
       1990/Inf 04/1–0 (57); 
       9...a5 10.b5=) 
    10.Nc4 
       (10.Nce4 Ne4 11.Ne4 Nb6=) 
    10...Nb6 11.Nd6 Qd6 12.Qc2 Be6 
       (12...Bf5 13.Rc1=) 
    13.Be2 
       (13.Ne4 Ne4 14.Qe4 Nc4+=) 
    13...Bc4 
       (13...Bd5 14.Rb1=) 
    14.0–0 
       (better is 14.Bc4!? Nc4 15.Ne4 Ne4 16.Qc4+=) 
    14...Be2+= 15.Qe2 a6 16.a4 
       (16.Rac1 Nbd5=) 
    16...Rfe8 
       (16...Qb4 17.a5 Nbd7 18.Ra4+=) 
    17.Rfc1 
       (17.b5 Nfd5+=) 
    17...Qb4 18.Ba3 Qa5 19.Qb2 Rab8 20.Bb4 Qf5 21.a5 Nc8 22.Ra3 Qd7 23.Bc5 
    Nd6 24.Bd6 Qd6 25.h3 Qc7 
       (25...Qd8 26.Rb3+=) 
    26.Rb3 Nd7 27.Rb1 Qa5 ½–½
    
    
    (102) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Carrizo,Jos‚ (2095)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 0–0 
       (7...dc4 8.Bc4 0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.ba5 Qa5 11.Qc2 Qc5 12.Na4 Qg5 13.Nb6 
       Qg2 14.0–0–0 Ra5 15.Bf7 Kf7 16.Qc4 Rd5 17.Nd5 cd5 18.Qb5 Bh2 19.Nc6 
       0–1 BigSky (2705)–duckbreath (2530)/ICC 1998) 
    8.d3 a5 
       (8...Bg4 9.Be2 Be2 10.Ne2 a5 11.b5 cb5 12.cb5 Nbd7 13.Nbc3 Nc5 14.d4 
       Nd3 15.Kd2 Nb2 16.Qb3 Nc4 17.Kc2 b6 18.Rhc1 Bh2 19.g3 Ng4 20.Rf1 Qg5 
       21.Nf4 Bg3 22.Nh3 Qh4 23.Rh1 quari15–gp6405/kurnik 2012/0–1 (60)) 
    9.c5N 
       (9.de4 dc4 10.b5 Ne4 11.Bc4 cb5 12.Nb5 Qh4 13.Qc2 Bf5 14.g3 Qg5 
       15.Bd3 Re8 16.Nd6 Nd6 17.0–0 Nc6 18.Bf5 Nf5 19.Nd2 Rad8 20.Rac1 h5 
       21.Ne4 Qg4 22.f3 Qg6 23.Qf2 Rd3 Bendig,F (2205)–Kireev,S (2335)/
       WC–2010–T–00006 2009/½–½ (38)) 
    9...Be5 10.Be2 Re8 
       (10...b6 11.Nd2+=) 
    11.Nd2 Na6 
       (11...ab4 12.ab4 Ra1 13.Qa1=) 
    12.de4= Ne4 13.0–0 Qe7 14.Ne4 de4 15.Bc4 Nc7 16.Qc2 
       (16.f4 Bf6=) 
    16...Nd5 17.Ne2 
       (17.Bd5 cd5 18.Qd2 Qf6=) 
    17...Rd8 18.h3 
       (18.Be5 Qe5 19.Bd5 Rd5= (worse is 19...Qd5 20.Rfd1 Qg5 21.Rd8 Qd8 22.Rd1+/–)
      ) 
    18...Bc7 
       (18...Bb2 19.Qb2 b5 20.Bd5 Rd5 21.Nf4=) 
    19.Rfd1 Qg5 20.Bd5 
       (20.Qe4 Bh3 21.b5 Bf5+=) 
    20...cd5+= 21.Nf4 
       (21.Kh1 Ra6 22.Bd4 Rg6+=) 
    21...Bf4 22.ef4 Qf4 23.b5 White prepares c6 23...Qg5 24.Qc1 Qg6 
    25.Qe3 Be6 26.c6 bc6 27.bc6 Rdc8 28.Rac1 Rab8 29.Be5 White plans c7 
    29...Rb5 30.c7 Qf5 
       (30...f6 31.Bd6+=) 
    31.Bd6 
       (31.Bd4 f6=) 
    31...Rb2 32.Rb1 
       (32.Qg3 f6+=) 
    32...Qf6 
       (32...Rb1 33.Rb1 Bd7 34.Rb8=) 
    33.Qc5 
       (33.Qg3 Rb1 34.Rb1 a4=) 
    33...a4 
       (33...Re2 34.Rb8 e3 35.Bg3+=) 
    34.Rb2 Qb2 35.Rd4 Qb3 
       (35...Qe2 36.Bg3=) 
    36.Kh2 h5 
       (36...h6 37.Qa7=) 
    37.Bg3 Kh7 38.Qe7 Kg6 39.Rb4 
       (39.Be5!?=) 
    39...Qa3+= 40.Be5 Qc1 
       (40...Kh7+=) 
    41.Rb6 
       (41.Ra4 Kf5 42.f4 ef3=) 
    41...Kh7 
       (better is 41...Qg5 42.Re6 fe6 43.Qe6 Kh7+=) 
    42.Re6 Rc7 43.Bc7 fe6 44.Be5 Qh6 45.Bd4 
       (45.Qd7 a3+=) 
    45...Kh8 
       (45...h4!?=) 
    46.Qe8+/– Kh7 47.Be3 
       (47.Qa4!? Qf4 48.g3+/–) 
    47...Qg6+= 48.Qa4 Qf5 
       (48...e5 49.Bd2+=) 
    49.Qa8 Qf6 50.Qa4 Qe5 
       (better is 50...Qf5!?=) 
    51.Kg1+/– Qf6 52.Kf1 
       (52.Qd1 Kg6+/–) 
    52...Qe7 
       (better is 52...e5+/–) 
    53.Kg1 
       (53.Qc6 Qa3+/–) 
    53...Qf6 54.Qb3 
       (54.Qd1 Kg6+/–) 
    54...Qa1 55.Kh2 Qe5 56.g3 h4 57.Bf4 Qf5 
       (57...Qd4 58.Kg2 e5 59.Bg5+=) 
    58.Qc3 Kg8 
       (58...g5 59.Be3 hg3 60.Kg3+/–) 
    59.Qe5 
       (59.Kg2 hg3 60.Qg3 Qh7+/–) 
    59...hg3 60.fg3 Qf6 61.g4 Kh7 
       (61...Kf7 62.Kg3+/–) 
    62.Kg3 Qe7 63.Qh5 Kg8 64.Be5 Qa3 65.Kh4 Qe7 66.g5 Qf8 67.Qg6 
       (67.Qg4 Qf2 68.Qg3 Qc5+/–) 
    67...Qe7 
       (67...Qf2 68.Bg3 Qf7 69.Qf7 Kf7 70.Be5+–) 
    68.Kg4 Qd7 
       (68...Qf7 69.Qf7 Kf7 70.h4+–) 
    69.Qh5 
       (69.h4 Qf7 70.Qf7 Kf7+–) 
    69...Qa4 70.g6 Qd1 71.Kh4 Qe1 72.Bg3 Qc3 73.Qe5 
       (73.Qe5 Qe5 74.Be5+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (103) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Carrizo,Jos‚ (2095)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.c5 Bc7 8.Be2 0–0 
    9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 Ne8 11.h4 f5 12.g3 Nf6 13.a4N 
       (13.Nc3 b6 14.Qa4 Bb7 15.Qc2 bc5 16.dc5 a5 17.Nb3 ab4 18.ab4 Ra1 
       19.Ba1 Na6 20.Na2 Ng4 21.Nd4 Ne5 22.Qb3 Qf7 23.0–0 Bd8 24.Nc3 Kh8 
       25.Qa4 Bh4 26.Nd5 cd5 27.Ba6 Ra8 Eagle_9 (2410)–kereru (2600)/
       ChessWorld.net 2003/½–½ (47); 
       13.Nc3 b6+=) 
    13...Nbd7 14.Qb3 Ng4 
       (14...Rb8+=) 
    15.Bg4 
       (better is 15.Nc3!?+=) 
    15...fg4–/+ 16.Nc3 Qf7 17.0–0 Nf6 18.Ne2 
       (18.a5 a6–/+) 
    18...Nh5 19.b5 Bd7 
       (19...Nf6 20.Rab1–/+) 
    20.b6 Bd8 21.a5 a6 22.Nf4 Nf4 23.ef4 h6 
       (23...Be7 24.Rfe1–/+) 
    24.Kg2 Bf6 25.Rae1 g5 
       (better is 25...Rae8!?–/+) 
    26.fg5= hg5 27.h5 Qh5 
       (27...Bg7 28.Re2+=) 
    28.Rh1 
       (28.Ne4 Be7 29.Re2+=) 
    28...Qf7+= 29.Qe3 Kg7 30.Rh2 
       (30.Bc3 Rh8–/+) 
    30...Rh8 31.Rh8 Rh8 32.Rh1 
       (32.Bc1 Kf8–+) 
    32...Rh3 
       (32...Rh1 33.Kh1 Kf8 34.Kg2–+) 
    33.Rh2 
       (33.Re1 Be6–+) 
    33...Kg6 
       (33...Qh5 34.Nf1–+) 
    34.Bc3 
       (34.Kh1 Qh7 35.Rh3 gh3–+ (35...Qh3?! 36.Kg1–/+)) 
    34...Bg7 
       (34...Qh7! 35.Rh3 gh3 36.Kh2–+) 
    35.Bb2 
       (35.Kg1 Rh2 36.Kh2 Kh7+=) 
    35...Bf6 36.Bc3 ½–½
    
    
    (104) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Aksenov,Aleksandr (1800)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.c5 Bc7 8.Be2 
       (8.h3 0–0 9.Nc3 d4 10.Na4 de3 11.de3 Rd8 12.Qc2 e4 13.Nd4 Nbd7 14.Nc3 
       Re8 15.Be2 Nd5 16.Nf5 Qg5 17.g4 Nc3 18.h4 Qg6 19.Bc3 Be5 20.0–0–0 Nf6 
       21.Nd6 Bd6 22.Rd6 Be6 varin123–marinhomestre (1620)/playok.com 2013/
       0–1) 
    8...0–0 9.0–0N 
       (9.d3 Bb6 10.cb6 ab6 11.0–0 Bg4 12.Nbd2 Nbd7 13.h3 Bh5 14.Nd4 c5 
       15.Bh5 cd4 16.ed4 Nh5 17.Qh5 Nf6 18.Qd1 Qd6 19.de5 1–0 Fournier,F 
       (1985)–gollo (1950)/Echecs21 2003; 
       9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 (10.Ne5 Nbd7 11.Nd7 Bd7 12.Nd2 Ne8 13.Qc2 Qg5 14.g3 
       f5 15.0–0–0 a5 16.h4 Qd8 17.f3 Bg3 18.h5 Bf2 19.fe4 fe4 20.Nf1 Qg5 
       21.Qd2 ab4 22.ab4 Nf6 23.Kc2 Ng4 24.Bg4 Bg4 J0HNNIE (1615)–nuftie 
       (1865)/internet 2007/0–1 (47)) 10...Ne8 11.h4 f5 12.g3 Nf6 13.Nc3 
       b6 14.Qa4 Bb7 15.Qc2 bc5 16.dc5 a5 17.Nb3 ab4 18.ab4 Ra1 19.Ba1 Na6 
       20.Na2 Ng4 21.Nd4 Ne5 22.Qb3 Qf7 23.0–0 Bd8 Eagle_9 (2410)–kereru 
       (2600)/ChessWorld.net 2003/½–½ (47)) 
    9...e4 10.Nd4 Qe5 11.g3 Bh3 12.Re1 Qg5 13.f4 
       (13.d3 Qg6=) 
    13...ef3 
       (13...Qg6 14.Nc3+=) 
    14.Nf3= Qh6 15.Bf6 
       (15.Qc2 Nbd7=) 
    15...Qf6+= 16.Nc3 Nd7 17.Bf1 Bg4 18.Be2 Bh3 19.Bf1 Be6 20.Nd4 Be5 
       (20...Rae8 21.Qc2+=) 
    21.Ne6 fe6 22.Bh3 
       (better is 22.d4!? Bc7 23.e4=) 
    22...Bc3–/+ 23.dc3 Ne5 24.Bg2 Nc4 25.Qd3 a5 
       (25...b6 26.e4 bc5 27.ed5 ed5 28.b5+=) 
    26.Rf1+= 
       (26.Rf1 Qe5 27.Rf8 Rf8 28.e4–/+) 
    1–0
    
    
    (105) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Sternik,Ryszard (1795)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.cd5 cd5 8.Nc3 Nc6 
       (8...a6 9.d4 e4 10.Nd2 0–0 11.Be2 Be6 12.Na4 Ra7 13.Rc1 Nfd7 14.Nc5 
       Qg5 15.Nde4 de4 16.Ne4 Qe7 17.d5 Bf5 18.Nd6 Qd6 19.Qd4 Qf6 20.Qa7 Qb2 
       21.Rd1 Qc3 22.Rd2 b6 23.d6 Kutuzov,D (2410)–Seliverstov,V (2320)/
       ch–Moscow S/F 2011/0–1 (31); 
       8...Bd7 9.Nb5 Bb5 10.Bb5 Nbd7 11.Qb3 Rd8 12.0–0 0–0 13.Rac1 a6 14.Be2 
       b5 Hullplayer50–retiarius/ChessWorld.net 2016) 
    9.b5 Na5N 
       (9...Nb8 10.Be2 0–0 11.Qb3 Be6 12.d4 Nbd7 13.de5 Ne5 14.Nd4 Rfc8 
       15.0–0 Nc4 16.Bc4 Rc4 17.Rac1 Rac8 18.Nce2 Ne4 19.Rc4 dc4 20.Qc2 Bd7 
       21.a4 a6 22.Nc3 Nc5 23.Ba3 Qe5 24.Nf3 Farguell Baro,J (1990)–Paredes 
       Prats,J (2290)/VI Campeonato de Espaideaa por Equi; 
       9...Nd8 10.Be2+=) 
    10.d4 
       (10.Qa4 Qd8=) 
    10...e4+= 11.Ne5 Be5 12.de5 Qe5 13.Qa4 b6 14.Qb4 
       (14.Nd1 Qd6+=) 
    14...Qe7 15.Ne2 Be6 16.Nd4 Nc4 
       (16...Qb4 17.ab4 Nc4 18.Bc4 dc4 19.Ke2–/+) 
    17.Qe7+= Ke7 18.Bc4 
       (18.Nc6 Kf8 19.0–0–0 Nd7+=) 
    18...dc4–/+ 19.Nc6 Kd7 
       (19...Kf8 20.0–0–0–/+) 
    20.0–0–0+= Kc7 21.Be5 Kb7 22.Bf6 
       (22.Rd6 a6 23.ba6 Ra6–/+) 
    22...gf6–/+ 23.Rd6 Rhg8 
       (23...a6 24.ba6 Ra6 25.Nd8 Ka7 26.Ne6 Ra3 27.Kb2 Rb3 28.Kc2 fe6 
       29.Re6+=) 
    24.g3 a6 25.ba6 Ka6 26.Kc2 
       (26.Rhd1 Rg5–/+) 
    26...Kb7 27.Nd4 Rgd8 28.Rd8 Rd8 29.Kc3 Bd5 
       (29...Ra8 30.Kb4 Bd5 31.Rc1+=) 
    30.Kb4 Ka6 
       (30...Rc8!?–/+) 
    31.Rc1 Rd7 ½–½
    
    
    (106) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Guralivu,Paul (1995)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 c6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 Bg4 
       (8...0–0 9.Nc3 a6 10.Be2 Be6 11.Rc1 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 13.cd5 cd5 14.Nb3 
       b6 15.Na4 Ra7 16.Nd2 Rfa8 17.Rc2 Rb8 18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 20.f3 ef3 
       21.Bf3 a5 22.e4 ab4 23.ab4 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/346 
       ICCF 2011/½–½ (42)) 
    9.Qc2N 
       (9.Qb3 0–0 10.h3 Be6 11.Nc3 Nbd7 12.Be2 (12.c5 Bc7 13.b5 Rfb8 14.a4 
       Nc5 15.dc5 d4 16.Qc2 dc3 17.Qc3 Qf8 18.Be2 Rd8 19.0–0 Rd5 20.Qb4 Bh3 
       21.Bf6 gf6 22.gh3 Rg5 23.Bg4 f5 24.f4 Rg6 25.Kf2 Qd8 26.Bf5 Ba5 
       Vastrukhin,O (2395)–Kiselev,P (2215)/St Petersburg RUS, Chigorin Mem 
       2014/0–1 ) 12...Bc7 13.0–0–0 a5 14.b5 a4 15.Qa2 h6 16.Kb1 Ba5 
       17.Rc1 cb5 18.cb5 Rac8 19.Ka1 Nb6 20.f3 Rc7 21.Qb1 Rc3 22.Bc3 Qa3 
       23.Qa2 0–1 barborski–mungojerrys (1800)/kurnik 2013) 
    9...0–0 10.Nc3 Bh5 
       (10...Nbd7 11.h3 Bf5 12.Be2=) 
    11.b5 
       (11.cd5 cd5 12.Qb3 Qe6=) 
    11...Rc8 
       (11...Ng4 12.Be2 Qg5 13.bc6 bc6 14.cd5 cd5 15.Nd5 Qd5 16.Qe4 Qe4 
       17.Ne4+–) 
    12.h3 
       (12.bc6 bc6 13.c5 Bc7=) 
    12...h6 
       (12...Nbd7 13.bc6 bc6 14.c5=) 
    13.Qa4 dc4 14.Nc4 Nbd7 15.bc6 Rc6 16.Nd6 Qd6 17.g4 
       (17.Qb4 Qe6=) 
    17...Bg6 18.Qb4 Qb4 
       (18...Qb8 19.Bb5 Rd6 20.g5 hg5 21.Bd7 Nd7 22.Rb1+=) 
    19.ab4 Nb6 20.b5 Rc7 21.Be2 Nc4 22.Bc4 Rc4 23.Kd2 1–0
    
    
    (107) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Sorbi,Luca (1985)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 c6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 
    9.Nc3 a6 
       (9...Ng4 10.cd5 Nf2 11.Kf2 Qh4 12.Ke2 Bg4 13.Nf3 ef3 14.gf3 Bh5 
       15.Ne4 Be7 16.dc6 Nc6 17.d5 Rad8 18.Qb3 Bf3 19.Kf3 Qh5 20.Kg2 Rd5 
       21.Ng3 Rd2 22.Be2 Re2 23.Ne2 Qe2 24.Kg1 ognos (1690)–abatamoekubo/
       kurnik 2014/0–1) 
    10.c5N 
       (10.Qb3 Be6 11.Be2 Nbd7 12.h3 h6 (12...b5 13.cd5 cd5 14.g4 Nb6 15.g5 
       Nfd7 16.h4 Rfc8 17.0–0–0 Nc4 18.Nc4 bc4 19.Qc2 a5 20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 Nb6 
       22.Nb5 ab4 23.Nd6 Qd6 24.ab4 Qb4 25.Bc3 Qa3 26.Kd2 Na4 27.Ra1 
       ferminkatcho (1705)–jazzfan (1670)/kurnik 2011/0–1 (42)) 13.g4 
       Rac8 14.0–0–0 b5 15.c5 Bc7 16.Rdg1 Nh7 17.h4 g6 18.f4 ef3 19.Bf3 a5 
       20.g5 h5 21.Qc2 ab4 22.ab4 Bf5 23.e4 de4 24.Be4 Be6 ferminkatcho 
       (1630)–jac20 (1720)/kurnik 2011/0–1 (55); 
       10.Be2 Be6 11.Rc1 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 13.cd5 cd5 14.Nb3 b6 15.Na4 Ra7 
       16.Nd2 Rfa8 17.Rc2 Rb8 18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 a5 22.e4 
       ab4 23.ab4 Bf4 24.ed5 Bf5 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/346 
       ICCF 2011/½–½ (42); 
       10.h3 Bc7 11.a4 Qb4 12.Qb1 Qe7 13.Ba3 Bd6 14.Bd6 Qd6 15.a5 Nbd7 16.Be2 
       c5 17.dc5 Qe5 18.Nd5 Nc5 19.Nb6 Rb8 20.0–0 Qc3 21.Rd1 Be6 22.Nd5 Bd5 
       23.cd5 Rfd8 24.Bc4 Nd5 Taulien,H (2380)–Kuhne,D (2265)/WS/M/346 ICCF 
       2011/½–½ (41)) 
    10...Bc7 11.Be2 Nbd7 
       (11...Bf5 12.0–0=) 
    12.a4 
       (12.0–0 Qe6=) 
    12...b6 13.a5 
       (13.Rb1 Rb8=) 
    13...b5 
       (13...bc5 14.bc5 Rb8 15.Nb3=) 
    14.0–0 Re8 15.Re1 Nf8 16.f4 
       (16.Rc1 Ne6=) 
    16...Ng6 
       (16...ef3 17.Bf3 Ne6 18.Rb1=) 
    17.Nf1 h6 18.Ng3 Nh4 19.Rf1 Be6 20.Qe1 Bg4 
       (20...Rad8 21.Rd1=) 
    21.Bg4 
       (21.Nge4 Ne4 22.Bg4 Nc3 23.Qc3 Qe4+=) 
    21...Ng4 22.h3 
       (22.Rd1 Ng6=) 
    22...Nf6 23.Qf2 g6 
       (23...Rad8 24.Rac1+=) 
    24.Nce2 Rf8 
       (24...Rab8 25.f5 Rf8 26.Rad1=) 
    25.Bc3 
       (25.f5 Rae8=) 
    25...Ne8 26.f5 Nf6 27.Be1 Kh7 28.Kh1 g5 
       (28...Rae8 29.Rd1=) 
    29.Ng1 g4 
       (29...Rg8 30.N3e2+=) 
    30.Nh5 
       (30.N3e2 g3 31.Ng3 Rg8+=) 
    30...g3 
       (30...Nh5 31.f6 (worse is 31.Qh4 Qh4 32.Bh4 gh3–/+) 31...Qe6 32.Qh4=) 
    31.Ng3= Rg8 32.N1e2 Rg5 33.Nf4 Rag8 
       (33...Nf5 34.Nf5 Rf5 35.g4+/–) 
    34.Nge2 Nf5 35.g4 Rg4 36.Nd5 
       (worse is 36.hg4 Ng4 37.Qg2 Nfe3+=) 
    36...Nd5 37.Qf5 R4g6 38.Qf7 R8g7 
       (38...Qf7!? 39.Rf7 Kh8=) 
    39.Qe7+= Ne7 40.Rb1 Nd5 41.Rb3 Rg2 42.Rf2 R2g5 43.Rf8 Ne7 44.h4 R5g6 
       (44...Rg2 45.Rf2 R2g6 46.Rf1+=) 
    45.Rf1 
       (45.Rf2!?=) 
    45...Nd5+= 46.Rg1 Rg1 47.Ng1 Bg3 48.Bg3 Rg3 49.Kh2 Re3 50.Re3 Ne3 51.Kg3 
    Nd5 52.Ne2 Kg8 53.Kg4 Kf7 54.Ng3 
       (54.Kf5!?+=) 
    Nb4 0–1
    
    
    (108) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Block,Benjamin (1740)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 c6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 
    9.Nc3 Be6 
       (9...a6 10.Be2 Be6 11.Rc1 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 13.cd5 cd5 14.Nb3 b6 15.Na4 
       Ra7 16.Nd2 Rfa8 17.Rc2 Rb8 18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 a5 
       22.e4 ab4 23.ab4 Bf4 24.ed5 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/
       346 ICCF 2011/½–½ (42); 
       9...Ng4 10.cd5 Nf2 11.Kf2 Qh4 12.Ke2 Bg4 13.Nf3 ef3 14.gf3 Bh5 15.Ne4 
       Be7 16.dc6 Nc6 17.d5 Rad8 18.Qb3 Bf3 19.Kf3 Qh5 20.Kg2 Rd5 21.Ng3 Rd2 
       22.Be2 Re2 23.Ne2 Qe2 24.Kg1 ognos (1690)–abatamoekubo/kurnik 2014/
       0–1) 
    10.Be2N 
       (10.Qb3 Nbd7 11.Be2 Ng4 12.h3 Ngf6 13.g4 b5 14.cd5 Nd5 15.Qc2 Nc3 
       16.Bc3 Bd5 17.0–0–0 a5 18.ba5 Ba3 19.Bb2 Bb2 20.Qb2 Ra5 21.Nb3 Bb3 
       22.Qb3 Rfa8 23.Kd2 Ra3 24.Qb1 Nb6 ferminkatcho (1760)–lucyliusz 
       (1770)/kurnik 2012/0–1 (52); 
       10.cd5 Bd5 11.Qc2 Nbd7 12.Be2 Rfe8 13.h3 Kh8 14.g4 Ng8 15.Nc4 Bc4 
       16.Bc4 Nh6 17.g5 Nf5 18.h4 a5 19.b5 cb5 20.Bb5 Rac8 21.Qe4 Qe4 22.Ne4 
       Rc7 23.Bd3 Bf8 24.Nf6 Nf6 Pandurevic,M (2250)–Logar,M (2080)/16th 
       Open 2009/1–0 (35)) 
    10...Rc8 11.0–0 Nbd7 12.c5 Bc7 13.b5 
       (13.Rb1=) 
    13...g6 
       (13...cb5 14.Nb5 b6 15.cb6 Nb6 16.Rc1=) 
    14.f4 
       (14.bc6 bc6 15.Qa4 a5+=) 
    14...ef3= 15.Bf3 
       (worse is 15.gf3 Bh3 16.Rf2 Qe3–+) 
    15...Re8 16.Re1 Bf5 
       (better is 16...Qf8+=) 
    17.e4 
       (better is 17.Qa4!? Qd8 18.Kh1=) 
    17...Ne4+= 18.Nde4 de4 19.Ne4 Bh2 
       (19...cb5?! 20.Nd6 Qe1 21.Qe1 Re1 22.Re1 Bd6 23.cd6=) 
    20.Kh2 Qh4 21.Kg1 Be4 22.d5 
       (22.Re4 Re4 23.Be4 Qe4–/+) 
    22...Bf3–/+ 
       (22...cb5 23.Qd4 Ne5 
         A) 24.Re4?! Nf3 25.gf3 Qg3 26.Kh1 
            A1) 26...Qf3? 27.Kh2 f6 28.Qf6 Qf6 29.Re8 (29.Bf6?? Re4 30.Rd1 
             Re2 31.Kg1 Kf7–+) 29...Re8 30.Bf6+–;
            A2) 26...Qh3 27.Kg1 Qg3 28.Kh1 
               A21) 28...Qf3? 29.Kh2 f6 30.Qf6 Qf6 31.Re8 (worse is 31.Bf6 Re4 
                32.Rd1 Re2 33.Kg1 Kf7–+) 31...Re8 32.Bf6+–;
               A22) 28...Qh3 29.Kg1 Qg3=;
         B) 24.Be4+/–) 
    23.Re8 Re8 24.Qf3 cb5 25.c6 
       (25.Rf1 Qe7 26.Bd4 f5–/+ (26...Nc5 27.d6 Qe6 28.Bc5+–)) 
    25...bc6 
       (25...Ne5 26.Qe3 bc6 27.Be5+=) 
    26.Rf1 Qe7 27.dc6 Nb6 28.Qc3 f6 
       (better is 28...Qe3 29.Qe3 Re3+=) 
    29.c7 
       (better is 29.Rf6 Qe1 30.Qe1 Re1 31.Kf2=) 
    29...Rc8–/+ 30.Rf6 Rc7 
       (30...Qc7?? 31.Rc6 Qe7 32.Qh8 (32.Rc8?! Nc8 33.Qc8 Kf7+–) 32...Kf7 
       33.Rf6 (33.Rc8?! Qe1 34.Kh2 Qh4 35.Kg1 Qe1 36.Kh2 Qh4 37.Kg1 Qe1=) 
       33...Qf6 34.Qf6 (34.Bf6? Rh8 35.Bh8 Nc4–+) 34...Ke8 35.Qh8 Kd7 
       36.Qh7 Kc6 37.Bd4+–) 
    31.Rc6 Rc6 32.Qc6 Qe3 33.Kh2 ½–½
    
    
    (109) Cirulis,Ilmars (1930) – Schmid,Pablo (2420)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 
    9.Nc3 a6 10.Be2 Be6 11.0–0 Nbd7 12.Rc1 Rfc8N 
       (12...h6 13.cd5 cd5 14.Nb3 b6 15.Na4 Ra7 16.Nd2 Rfa8 17.Rc2 Rb8 
       18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 a5 22.e4 ab4 23.ab4 Bf4 24.ed5 
       Bf5 25.d6 Qd6 26.Ba8 Ng4 27.g3 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/
       346 ICCF 2011/½–½ (42)) 
    13.c5 Bc7 14.f3 ef3 15.Bf3 Re8 16.Re1 
       (16.Qe2 Rab8=) 
    16...Rad8 17.a4 
       (17.Qe2 Bf5=) 
    17...Bf5+= 18.g3 Qe6 19.e4 de4 20.Nce4 Ne4 21.Be4 Be4 22.Ne4 Qg6 
       (22...Qa2 23.Rb1+=) 
    23.Qf3 f5 24.Nd6 
       (24.Nf2 f4 25.g4 Nf6+=) 
    24...Bd6–/+ 25.cd6 Qd6 26.Qf5 
       (26.Re8 Re8 27.Qf5 Rf8+=) 
    26...Nf6 
       (26...Re1 27.Re1 Qb4 28.Qe6 Kh8 29.Qe7 Qe7 30.Re7=) 
    27.b5 
       (27.Qc5!?+=) 
    27...Qb4–/+ 28.Bc3 Re1 29.Be1 Qd4 30.Bf2 Qb2 31.Rb1 Qe2 32.Re1 Rd1 33.Rd1 
    Qd1 34.Kg2 Kf7 35.bc6 bc6 36.a5 Qd5 37.Qd5 cd5 38.Kf3 Ke6 39.Bd4 g5 40.g4 
       (40.h3 Nd7–+) 
    40...Nd7–+ 41.h3 Ne5 42.Ke2 Nc6 43.Be3 
       (43.Bb6 d4–+) 
    43...Na5 44.Bg5 Nc4 45.Kd3 Ne5 
       (45...Ne5 46.Ke2 a5–+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (110) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Nichols,Scott (2300)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.d4 Nbd7 
       (7...e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 9.Nc3 a6 10.Be2 Be6 11.Rc1 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 13.cd5 
       cd5 14.Nb3 b6 15.Na4 Ra7 16.Nd2 Rfa8 17.Rc2 Rb8 18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 
       20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 a5 22.e4 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/346 
       ICCF 2011/½–½ (42)) 
    8.cd5N 
       (8.c5 Bc7 9.de5 Ne5 10.Ne5 Be5 11.Be5 Qe5 12.Qd4 Qg5 13.h4 Qg6 14.h5 
       Qh6 15.Nd2 0–0 16.Bd3 Re8 17.Rh4 Nd7 18.Nf3 f6 19.b5 Ne5 20.Rb1 Re7 
       21.bc6 bc6 22.Kf1 Bd7 eekan (2235)–hanzelpeter (2225)/gameknot.com 
       2015/1–0 (41); 
       8.de5 Ne5 9.Be5 Be5 10.Ne5 Qe5+=) 
    8...Nd5 9.de5 Ne5 10.Be2 0–0 11.Qd4 f6 12.Nbd2 Rd8 13.Qe4 Nf3 
       (13...f5 14.Qc2=) 
    14.Bf3 
       (14.Qf3 a5 15.ba5 Ra5=) 
    14...Qe4 
       (14...Be6 15.Nc4+=) 
    15.Be4 
       (15.Ne4 Be7=) 
    15...Be7 
       (15...Be6 16.Rd1=) 
    16.Nc4 b6 
       (16...f5 17.Bf3=) 
    17.0–0 
       (17.Rc1 Be6=) 
    17...Be6 18.Rfc1 Rac8 19.Bf3 
       (19.Rc2 Rd7=) 
    19...Kf7 20.Be2 Nc7 
       (20...Rc7 21.Rd1=) 
    21.Bd4 Nb5 22.Bb2 Bf5 
       (22...Nd6 23.Rab1+=) 
    23.Bh5 g6 ½–½
    
    
    (111) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Carrizo,Jos‚ (2095)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.d4 Nbd7 
       (7...e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 9.Nc3 a6 10.Be2 Be6 11.Rc1 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 13.cd5 
       cd5 14.Nb3 b6 15.Na4 Ra7 16.Nd2 Rfa8 17.Rc2 Rb8 18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 
       20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 a5 22.e4 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/346 
       ICCF 2011/½–½ (42)) 
    8.cd5N 
       (8.c5 Bc7 9.de5 Ne5 10.Ne5 Be5 11.Be5 Qe5 12.Qd4 Qg5 13.h4 Qg6 14.h5 
       Qh6 15.Nd2 0–0 16.Bd3 Re8 17.Rh4 Nd7 18.Nf3 f6 19.b5 Ne5 20.Rb1 Re7 
       21.bc6 bc6 22.Kf1 Bd7 eekan (2235)–hanzelpeter (2225)/gameknot.com 
       2015/1–0 (41); 
       8.de5 Ne5 9.Be5 Be5 10.Ne5 Qe5+=) 
    8...Nd5 9.de5 Ne5 
       (worse is 9...Be5 10.Ne5 Ne5 11.Qh5=) 
    10.Be2 
       (10.Nc3 Nf6+=) 
    10...a5 
       (10...0–0 11.0–0+=) 
    11.Qd4 
       (11.b5 0–0=) 
    11...f6+= 12.b5 0–0 13.Nbd2 Bf5 
       (13...Be6 14.0–0+=) 
    14.0–0 
       (14.Nc4 Bc5 15.Qd1 Nf3 16.Bf3 Rfd8–/+) 
    14...Rfd8 
       (14...Bc5 15.Qa4=) 
    15.bc6= bc6 16.Qa4 Nd3 
       (16...Nb6 17.Qb3 Be6 18.Qc2=) 
    17.Bd4 
       (17.Bd3!? Bd3 18.Qc6+=) 
    17...c5–/+ 18.Qc4 cd4 19.Nd4 Bh2 
       (19...Ba3?? 20.Nf5 (20.Bd3?! Bd3 21.Qd3 Bb2+=) 20...Qb4 21.Bd3+– (worse is 
       21.Qd3 Bb2+–)) 
    20.Kh2 Rac8 21.Qa2 
       (21.Nf5 Qe5 22.f4 Qf5–/+) 
    21...Qc7 
       (21...Bg6 22.Bd3 Qc7 23.g3 Bd3 24.Rfc1=) 
    22.g3 
       (22.Kg1 Kh8 23.Bd3 Bd3+=) 
    22...Kh8+= 23.Nf5 Nc3 24.Qe6 Ne2 25.Ne4 Qe5 
       (25...Re8!? 26.Qa6 Re4 27.Qd3 Re5=) 
    26.Qe5+= Ne5 27.Kg2 g6 28.Nfd6 Rc2 29.Rfd1 ½–½
    
    
    (112) Cirulis,Ilmars (1835) – Nichols,Scott (2300)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 Nf6 3.e3 e5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.d4 Nbd7 
       (7...e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 9.Nc3 a6 10.Be2 Be6 11.Rc1 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 13.cd5 
       cd5 14.Nb3 b6 15.Na4 Ra7 16.Nd2 Rfa8 17.Rc2 Rb8 18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 
       20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 a5 22.e4 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/346 
       ICCF 2011/½–½ (42)) 
    8.c5 Bc7 9.Be2N 
       (9.de5 Ne5 10.Ne5 Be5 11.Be5 Qe5 12.Qd4 Qg5 13.h4 Qg6 14.h5 Qh6 
       15.Nd2 0–0 16.Bd3 Re8 17.Rh4 Nd7 18.Nf3 f6 19.b5 Ne5 20.Rb1 Re7 21.bc6 
       bc6 22.Kf1 Bd7 23.Rb3 Nf3 eekan (2235)–hanzelpeter (2225)/
       gameknot.com 2015/1–0 (41); 
       9.de5 Ne5 10.Be5 Be5 11.Ne5 Qe5=) 
    9...e4 10.Nfd2 b6 11.Qa4 Bb7 
       (11...bc5?? 12.Qc6 (12.bc5?! Nb8=; 12.dc5?! Nb8=) 12...Rb8 13.Qc7 
       cb4 14.Qa7+–) 
    12.Nc3 0–0 13.Rb1 
       (13.0–0 a5=) 
    13...Qe6 14.Qd1 Qf5 
       (14...b5 15.a4 a5 16.ba5 (worse is 16.ab5 ab4 17.Na4 cb5–+) 16...ba4 
       17.Na4 Ba5 18.Bc3=) 
    15.Nb3 
       (15.0–0 Qg6=) 
    15...bc5 16.Nc5 Nc5 17.dc5 Rfd8 18.g3 Nd7 19.Bg4 Qg6 20.Bd7 Rd7 21.0–0 
       (21.b5 cb5 22.Nb5 Ba5 23.Bc3 Bc3 24.Nc3 Qc6=) 
    21...h5 
       (21...Ba6!? 22.b5 Bb5 23.Nb5 cb5–/+) 
    22.b5+= h4 23.Ne2 
       (better is 23.Qd4!?+=) 
    23...cb5–/+ 24.Kh1 d4! 25.Bd4 
       (25.Bd4 Bc6 Combination; 
       25.Nd4 Rad8 Combination; 
       25.ed4 e3 Pinning) 
    25...Qf5 
       (25...Bc6 26.Rg1 hg3 27.Ng3+=) 
    26.a4 
       (26.Rb5 Ba6 27.Rb2 Rad8+=) 
    26...b4 
       (26...Qf3 27.Kg1 b4 28.Rb4=) 
    27.Rb4 Ba6 28.Nf4 
       (28.Kg1 Rad8+=) 
    28...Bf1–/+ 29.Qf1 Rdd8 
       (29...Bf4 30.gf4 Rc8 31.f3+=) 
    30.Ne2 
       (30.Qh3!? Qh7 31.Ng2+=) 
    30...Rab8 31.Rb8 Qf3 
       (31...Rb8!? 32.gh4 Rb4–/+) 
    32.Kg1 
       (32.Qg2 Rb8 33.Qf3 ef3–/+) 
    Rb8 0–1
    
    
    (113) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Tarmak,Mart (1865)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 
    9.Be2 
       (9.Nc3 Ng4 10.cd5 Nf2 11.Kf2 Qh4 12.Ke2 Bg4 13.Nf3 ef3 14.gf3 Bh5 
       15.Ne4 Be7 16.dc6 Nc6 17.d5 Rad8 18.Qb3 Bf3 19.Kf3 Qh5 20.Kg2 Rd5 
       21.Ng3 Rd2 22.Be2 Re2 23.Ne2 Qe2 ognos (1690)–abatamoekubo/kurnik 
       2014/0–1) 
    9...Be6 10.Nc3 a6 11.c5N 
       (11.Rc1 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 13.cd5 cd5 14.Nb3 b6 15.Na4 Ra7 16.Nd2 Rfa8 
       17.Rc2 Rb8 18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 a5 22.e4 ab4 23.ab4 
       Bf4 24.ed5 Bf5 25.d6 Qd6 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/346 
       ICCF 2011/½–½ (42)) 
    11...Bc7 12.a4 White intends b5 12...Ne8 13.b5 
       (13.0–0 Qh4 14.f4 Nf6=) 
    13...Qg5 14.Bf1 Nd7 15.b6 Bd8 
       (15...Bb8 16.Nb3=) 
    16.Ne2 Bg4 17.h3 Be2 18.Qe2 Nef6 19.g3 h5 
       (19...Qg6 20.Bg2=) 
    20.h4 
       (20.g4 hg4 21.Rg1 Re8+=) 
    20...Qf5 21.Bh3 Ng4 
       (21...Qg6 22.0–0=) 
    22.0–0 Ndf6 23.Rae1 Re8 24.Bc3 Be7 25.Kg2 Bf8 
       (25...Rad8 26.a5=) 
    26.Nb3 
       (26.a5 Rad8=) 
    26...Qd7 
       (26...Qg6 27.Rd1=) 
    27.Rc1 
       (27.Kg1 Qf5=) 
    27...g6 
       (27...Qe6 28.Rcd1=) 
    28.Na1 1–0
    
    
    (114) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Jabot,Daniel (1975)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 c6 7.d4 ed4 
       (7...e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 (8...Bg4 9.Qb3 Nbd7 10.Nc3 Be6 11.h3 0–0 12.c5 
       Bc7 13.b5 Rfb8 14.a4 Nc5 15.dc5 d4 16.Qc2 dc3 17.Qc3 Qf8 18.Be2 Rd8 
       19.0–0 Rd5 20.Qb4 Bh3 21.Bf6 gf6 22.gh3 Rg5 23.Bg4 Vastrukhin,O 
       (2395)–Kiselev,P (2215)/St Petersburg RUS, Chigorin Mem 2014/0–1 ) 
       9.Nc3 a6 10.Be2 Be6 11.Rc1 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 13.cd5 cd5 14.Nb3 b6 15.Na4 
       Ra7 16.Nd2 Rfa8 17.Rc2 Rb8 18.Rc1 Raa8 19.Nc3 b5 20.f3 ef3 21.Bf3 a5 
       22.e4 Taulien,H (2380)–LePage,C (2350)/WS/M/346 ICCF 2011/½–½ 
       (42)) 
    8.Qd4N 
       (8.Nd4 dc4 (8...0–0 9.Bd3 dc4 10.Bc4 a5 11.b5 c5 12.Nf3 Nbd7 13.Nbd2 
       Ne5 14.Ne5 Be5 15.Qc2 b6 16.0–0 Bb7 17.Rad1 Bh2 18.Kh2 Ng4 19.Kg3 Qg5 
       20.Nf3 Bf3 21.Kf3 Nh2 22.Ke2 Nf1 23.Kf1 ferminkatcho (1725)–modelek 
       (1710)/kurnik 2012/1–0 (48)) 9.Bc4 Bb4 10.Nd2 Bd6 11.h3 0–0 12.0–0 
       c5 13.N4f3 Nbd7 14.Qc2 b6 15.Rad1 Ne5 16.Ng5 h6 17.Nde4 Ne4 18.Qe4 hg5 
       19.Rd6 Qd6 20.Be5 Bb7 21.Qf5 Qe7 22.f4 Rfd8 Lebel Arias,J 
       (2060)–Drewes,M (2120)/Oisterwijk 1990/0–1 (60)) 
    8...dc4 9.Bc4 a5 
       (9...b5 10.Bd3=) 
    10.b5 0–0 
       (10...Be6 11.Be6 fe6 12.Nc3=) 
    11.Nbd2 
       (11.Qh4 Nbd7=) 
    11...cb5 
       (11...Bg4 12.h3 Be6 13.Qh4=) 
    12.Bb5 Rd8 
       (12...Bd7 13.Bd3 Bc6 14.Ng5+/–) 
    13.h3 
       (13.Qh4 Nd5=) 
    13...Nc6 
       (13...Be6 14.Qh4=) 
    14.Qh4 Nd5 15.Qe7 Be7 16.0–0 Nc7 17.Be2 Bf5 18.Nb3 Ne6 19.a4 
       (19.Nfd4 Be4=) 
    19...Bd3 20.Bd3 Rd3 21.Nbd4 Ned4 22.Nd4 Bf6 23.Rfd1 Rd1 24.Rd1 Nd4 
       (24...Rd8 25.Kf1=) 
    25.Bd4+= Bd4 26.Rd4 ½–½
    
    
    (115) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Konev,Alex (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 Nbd7 7.Nc3N 
       (7.d3 Nb6 8.Nd2 0–0 9.Ngf3 Qe7 10.0–0 Bg4 11.Qc2 Nc4 12.Qc4 Rfd8 
       13.Rfd1 a5 14.b5 a4 15.h3 Bd7 16.Ng5 Ra5 17.b6 cb6 18.Qh4 Rb5 19.Nc4 
       h6 20.Ne4 Ne4 21.Qe4 Bc6 Haas,U (2275)–Taulien,H (2350)/RSX10D – 
       XMAS–1 2003/0–1; 
       7.Qb3 Qe7 8.b5 b6 9.Bc3 Bb7 10.Nf3 0–0 11.0–0 Nc5 12.Qa2 Bf3 13.gf3 e4 
       14.f4 Rad8 15.Kh1 Nh5 16.Rg1 Qh4 17.Rg2 Be7 18.a4 g5 19.fg5 Bg5 20.Na3 
       Nf6 21.Bf6 Rd6 songokas–alex023/kurnik 2012/1–0; 
       7.Nf3 Nb6 8.Bb3 e4 9.Nd4 a5 10.ba5 Ra5 11.Nc3 c5 12.Nf5 Bf5 13.Rc1 c4 
       14.Bc2 Bg4 15.Ne2 Nbd5 16.0–0 0–0 17.h3 Bh5 18.g4 Bg6 19.Nd4 Ba3 
       20.Ba3 Ra3 21.Rb1 Qd7 thedesertfox (1940)–anso (2000)/net–chess.com 
       2004/0–1) 
    7...0–0 8.Nge2 a5 9.b5 Nb6 10.Bb3 c5 
       (10...Qe8 11.d4+=) 
    11.0–0 
       (11.bc6 bc6 12.d4 c5=) 
    11...Qe7 
       (11...e4 12.Ng3 Be5 13.Qc2+=) 
    12.h3 
       (12.d3 Bg4=) 
    12...Rd8 13.Ng3 Be6 14.Be6 Qe6 15.Qc2 Be7 16.Nce4 
       (16.d3 Rac8=) 
    16...Ne4 17.Qe4 Rd5 18.Bc3 c4 19.f4 
       (19.a4 g6+=) 
    19...ef4 20.Rf4 Qe4 
       (20...Rb5 21.Qb7 Bd6 22.Rg4=) 
    21.Re4+= Bd6 22.Ne2 
       (22.Rg4 g6 23.Ne4 Be7+=) 
    22...a4 
       (22...Rb5 23.Nd4 Rd5 24.Rb1–/+) 
    23.Rd4 
       (23.Bd4 f5 24.Rh4 Be7=) 
    23...f6 
       (23...Rd8 24.Rd5 Nd5 25.Bd4+=) 
    24.g3 
       (24.e4 Rd4 25.Bd4 Nd7+=) 
    24...Kf7 
       (24...Rd8 25.Rd5 Nd5 26.Bd4+=) 
    25.Kg2 Rd4 26.Bd4 Nd5 
       (26...Nd7 27.Nc3+=) 
    27.e4= Nc7 28.Nc3 Rd8 
       (28...Ne6 29.Be3+=) 
    29.Be3 Be5 30.Rc1 Bc3 31.Rc3 Nb5 32.Rc4 Ra8 33.Bc5 Rc8 34.d3 b6 35.Bb4 
    Rc4 36.dc4 Nd4 37.Kf2 
       (37.c5 b5 38.Kf2 h5+=) 
    37...Nc2+= 38.Bd6 Ke6 39.Bf8 Ke5 40.Ke2 
       (40.Kf3 Kd4+=) 
    40...Kd4–/+ 41.Bg7 
       (better is 41.g4!?–/+) 
    41...Na3–+ 42.Bf6 Ke4 43.Kd2 Nc4 44.Kc3 Ne3 45.Bh8 Kf3 ½–½
    
    
    (116) Cirulis,Ilmars (1735) – Domingo,Jordi (1885)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 Nbd7 7.d4N 
       (7.d3 Nb6 8.Nd2 0–0 9.Ngf3 Qe7 10.0–0 Bg4 11.Qc2 Nc4 12.Qc4 Rfd8 
       13.Rfd1 a5 14.b5 a4 15.h3 Bd7 16.Ng5 Ra5 17.b6 cb6 18.Qh4 Rb5 19.Nc4 
       h6 20.Ne4 Ne4 21.Qe4 Bc6 Haas,U (2275)–Taulien,H (2350)/RSX10D – 
       XMAS–1 2003/0–1; 
       7.Qb3 Qe7 8.b5 b6 9.Bc3 Bb7 10.Nf3 0–0 11.0–0 Nc5 12.Qa2 Bf3 13.gf3 e4 
       14.f4 Rad8 15.Kh1 Nh5 16.Rg1 Qh4 17.Rg2 Be7 18.a4 g5 19.fg5 Bg5 20.Na3 
       Nf6 21.Bf6 Rd6 songokas–alex023/kurnik 2012/1–0; 
       7.Nf3 Nb6 8.Bb3 e4 9.Nd4 a5 10.ba5 Ra5 11.Nc3 c5 12.Nf5 Bf5 13.Rc1 c4 
       14.Bc2 Bg4 15.Ne2 Nbd5 16.0–0 0–0 17.h3 Bh5 18.g4 Bg6 19.Nd4 Ba3 
       20.Ba3 Ra3 21.Rb1 Qd7 thedesertfox (1940)–anso (2000)/net–chess.com 
       2004/0–1) 
    7...0–0 8.Nd2 a5 9.b5 Qe7 
       (9...e4 10.Ne2+=) 
    10.Ne2 e4 11.Nc3 Nb6 12.h3 Be6 13.Be2 Bf5 14.g4 Bg6 15.h4 h6 16.Qb3 
       (16.Qc2 Rfe8=) 
    16...a4 17.Qa2 
       (17.Qc2 Rfe8=) 
    17...c6 
       (17...Rfd8 18.Qb1=) 
    18.Nc4 
       (18.g5 hg5 19.hg5 Nfd5 20.bc6 bc6=) 
    18...Nfd5 19.Nd5 Nd5 20.Ne5 
       (20.bc6!? bc6 21.h5=) 
    20...Be5+= 21.de5 Nc7 
       (21...Qd8 22.g5+=) 
    22.bc6= bc6 23.Rc1 c5 24.Kf1 
       (24.Bc4 Rab8=) 
    24...Rfd8 25.Ba1 Ne6 26.Kg2 
       (26.Bc4 Nf8=) 
    26...Rab8 27.Qc4 h5 
       (27...Qe8 28.Bd1=) 
    28.g5 
       (28.gh5 Bf5+=) 
    28...Rd7 
       (28...Ra8 29.Rhd1=) 
    29.Qa4 
       (29.Bd1 Rd3 30.Bc3 Nc7+=) 
    29...Ra7 30.Qc6 Attacks the isolani on c5 30...Ra3 31.Rhd1 
       (31.Bc4 Rba8=) 
    31...Kh7 
       (31...Rab3 32.Qd7 Qf8 33.Qd6=) 
    32.Bc3 
       (32.Bc4 Rba8=) 
    32...Rbb3 33.Be1 Rb2 34.Rd2 
       (34.Bc4 Re3 35.Be6 fe6 36.Qc5 Qc5 37.Rc5 Rd3=) 
    34...Rd2 35.Bd2 Qd8 36.Qd6 Ra2 37.Qd8 
       (37.Rd1 Rc2=) 
    37...Nd8+= 38.Rd1 Nc6 39.e6 fe6 40.Bc4 Ra3 41.Be6 Ne5 42.Be1 Nd3 43.Bd5 
    Ra7 
       (43...Bf5 44.Kg3=) 
    44.Kg3 Ra4 45.Bc3 Ra3 46.Ba1 Ra7 47.Rb1 Nb4 48.Be6 Re7 49.Bc4 Bf7 50.Bf1 
    Bg6 51.Bc3 Nd3 52.Rb5 Rd7 53.Be2 c4 54.Rb6 Rc7 
       (54...Rf7 55.f3=) 
    55.Rd6 Nc1 56.Bd1 Nd3 57.Rd8 Bf7 
       (57...Nc5 58.Rd4 Nb3 59.Rd5=) 
    58.f4 1–0
    
    
    (117) Cirulis,Ilmars (1760) – Nichols,Scott (2320)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 0–0 7.Nc3 Nbd7 
       (7...Qe7 8.d3 a5 9.b5 Nbd7 10.Nf3 Nb6 11.Ba2 Be6 12.Be6 Qe6 13.0–0 a4 
       14.Qc2 h6 15.h3 Nfd7 16.Nd2 Nc5 17.Rab1 Nb3 18.Rfd1 Rfc8 19.Bc1 Nd2 
       20.Qd2 f5 21.Bb2 Rf8 22.Ne2 Fournier,F (2440)–Docx,S (2825)/
       chess.com 2010/0–1 (34); 
       7...a5 8.b5 Nbd7 9.Qc2 Qe7 10.Nf3 Nb6 11.Bd3 h6 12.Be2 Re8 13.h3 Bd7 
       14.g4 e4 15.g5 hg5 16.Ng5 c6 17.Rg1 cb5 18.Nce4 Ne4 19.Bg7 Ng5 20.Bh6 
       Bf4 21.Bg5 Bg5 22.h4 Steffens,O (2275)–Mueller,O (2255)/Verden/Aller 
       GER, Men Ch 2014/0–1 (37)) 
    8.Nge2 a5N 
       (8...Ng4 9.0–0 Nh2 10.Kh2 Qh4 11.Kg1 Qc4 12.d3 Qh4 13.e4 f5 14.Ng3 
       Nf6 15.ef5 Ng4 16.Re1 Bf5 17.Nf5 Qf2 18.Kh1 Qf5 0–1 mgriffin 
       (1870)–pahansuopa/net–chess.com 2001) 
    9.b5 Nb6 10.Bb3 Bf5 
       (10...Bd7 11.d4+=) 
    11.d3 
       (11.d4 Qe8=) 
    11...a4 12.Bc2 Qd7 13.0–0 Rfd8 14.Ng3 Bg4 15.Qb1 Be6 
       (15...Ra5 16.Bd1+=) 
    16.Bd1 
       (16.Rd1 Qe8=) 
    16...Bb3 
       (16...c6 17.bc6 bc6 18.Nce4+=) 
    17.Be2 Re8 18.Rc1 h6 19.Nce4 Ne4 20.de4 Qd8 
       (20...Rad8 21.Nf5=) 
    21.Nf5 Bf8 22.Ng3 
       (22.Rc3 g6 23.Ng3 Qd7=) 
    22...Nd7 
       (22...Qd7 23.Rc3=) 
    23.Nf1 
       (23.Rc3 Bd6=) 
    23...Nc5 24.Bc3 Qd7 
       (24...Bd6 25.Bb4 Ne6 26.Bd6 Qd6 27.Qb2=) 
    25.Bb4 b6 26.Nd2 Red8 
       (26...Rac8 27.h3=) 
    27.h3 
       (27.Qb2 Nd3 28.Bd3 Bb4 29.ab4 Qd3 30.Nb3 Qb3 31.Qe5 Rd7=) 
    27...Be6= 28.Bc5 Bc5 29.Nc4 Qe7 
       (29...f6 30.Nb2=) 
    30.Ne5 Rd2 
       (30...Ba3? 31.Nc6 Qf8 32.Nd8 Rd8 33.Rc7+–) 
    31.Rc2 Rc2 32.Qc2 Qf6 33.Qb2 Be7 34.Bf1 
       (34.f4 Bc5 35.Qc3 Re8=) 
    34...Bb3 35.Rb1 
       (35.f4 Bc5 36.Qc1 Re8=) 
    35...Bd6+= 36.Nc4 Bc4 
       (36...Qb2!? 37.Rb2 Bc4 38.Bc4 Ba3=) 
    37.Qf6= gf6 38.Bc4 Ba3 39.Kf1 Bd6 40.Ke2 a3 41.Kd3 
       (41.Ra1 Kg7+=) 
    41...Be5= 42.Ba2 Kf8 ½–½
    
    
    (118) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Pareschi,Remo (2050)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 0–0 7.d3 a5 
       (7...a6 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bb3 Nbd7 10.0–0 Qe7 11.Nc3 Bb7 12.d4 Rae8 13.Re1 
       Bf3 14.Qf3 ed4 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Qd5 c5 17.bc5 Nc5 18.Bd4 Rd8 19.Bc5 Bc5 
       20.Qc6 Qd6 21.Qd6 Bd6 22.Red1 terrier (2095)–angeloyoung (1760)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (47)) 
    8.b5 Qe7 9.Nc3 Be6N 
       (9...Nbd7 10.Nf3 Nb6 11.Ba2 Be6 12.Be6 Qe6 13.0–0 a4 14.Qc2 h6 15.h3 
       Nfd7 16.Nd2 Nc5 17.Rab1 Nb3 18.Rfd1 Rfc8 19.Bc1 Nd2 20.Qd2 f5 21.Bb2 
       Rf8 22.Ne2 Rae8 23.Re1 Rf7 24.Qc1 Fournier,F (2440)–Docx,S (2825)/
       chess.com 2010/0–1 (34)) 
    10.Be6 Qe6 11.Nf3 Nbd7 12.0–0 h6 
       (12...Rac8 13.Nd2=) 
    13.Rc1 Nc5 Black prepares e4 
       (13...Rfc8 14.e4=) 
    14.Ne2 e4 15.de4 Nce4 16.Nfd4 
       (16.Nf4 Qf5=) 
    16...Qe5 17.g3 
       (17.Ng3 Rfd8=) 
    17...Rfe8 18.Nf4 Qg5 19.Rc2 Rad8 
       (19...Rac8 20.Qf3=) 
    20.h4+= Qe5 21.Nde6 Qb5 22.Bf6 Nf6 23.Nd8 Rd8 24.Rd2 Qd7 
       (24...Qc6 25.Nd5 Nd5 26.Rd5+=) 
    25.a4 Ng4 
       (25...Qe8 26.Rd4+=) 
    26.Qc2 Ne5 27.Kg2 Nc6 28.Rc1 Nb4 29.Qd1 Qe8 30.Nd5 Nd5 31.Rd5 Qe4 32.Kg1 
    Ra8 
       (32...b6 33.Qd4 Qe6 34.Rc6+=) 
    33.Rd4 Qe6 34.Qf3 Re8 35.Qb7 
       (35.Qd5 b6+=) 
    35...Bg3+= 36.Qf3 Bd6 37.Rd5 c5 38.h5 Bf8 
       (38...Rb8 39.Qf5 Qf5 40.Rf5+=) 
    39.Qf5 
       (39.Rb1!?+=) 
    39...Qf5= 40.Rf5 Re4 41.Rd1 f6 
       (41...Rg4 42.Kf1 g6+/–) 
    42.Rf4+/– Re5 43.Rd8 
       (43.Rh4 Kf7+/–) 
    43...Kf7 
       (43...Rh5!? 44.Re4 Re5 45.Re5 fe5+=) 
    44.Rh4+/– Be7 
       (44...Re8 45.Re8 Ke8 46.f3+/–) 
    45.Ra8+– Ke6 
       (45...Rg5 46.Kf1+–) 
    46.Ra5 f5 47.Rh1 f4 
       (47...Kd5 48.Kf1+–) 
    48.ef4 Rd5 49.Kg2 Kf5 50.Rb5 Rd2 
       (50...Kf4 51.a5 Rg5 52.Kf1+–) 
    51.Rh3 
       (51.Re1 Bh4 52.Rc5 Kg4+–) 
    51...Kf4 
       (51...Rc2 52.Ra3 Bf6 53.a5+–) 
    52.Ra3 
       (52.Rg3 Rc2 53.Rg7 Bf6+–) 
    52...Bf6 
       (52...Rd5 53.a5 Rd8 54.a6+–) 
    53.a5 
       (53.Rf3 Ke5 54.Rc5 Kd6+–) 
    53...Bd4 54.a6 Kg4 55.Kf1 Rf2 56.Ke1 Rf7 57.a7 Bc3 
       (57...Ra7 58.Ra7 Kh5+–) 
    58.Kd1 
       (58.Kd1 Ra7 59.Ra7+– (59.Rc3?! Kh5 60.Rbc5 Kg4+–)) 
    1–0
    
    
    (119) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 0–0 7.d3 Nbd7 
       (7...c6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.0–0 b5 10.Ba2 a5 11.Nc3 ab4 12.ab4 Bb7 13.d4 ed4 
       14.Nd4 Qc7 15.Nf5 Bh2 16.Kh1 Be5 17.Qc2 Ra6 18.Kg1 Rfa8 19.Bb3 Ra1 
       20.Ba1 Kf8 21.f4 Bc3 22.Bc3 Fournier,F (2415)–Agora (2755)/chess.com 
       2011/½–½ (35); 
       7...a6 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bb3 Nbd7 10.0–0 Qe7 11.Nc3 Bb7 12.d4 Rae8 13.Re1 Bf3 
       14.Qf3 ed4 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Qd5 c5 17.bc5 Nc5 18.Bd4 Rd8 19.Bc5 Bc5 
       20.Qc6 Qd6 21.Qd6 Bd6 22.Red1 terrier (2095)–angeloyoung (1760)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (47)) 
    8.Nf3 a6N 
       (8...Nb6 9.0–0 Nc4 10.dc4 Bg4 11.c5 Be7 12.Qd8 Rad8 13.Ne5 Be6 14.c6 
       b6 15.Nc3 a6 16.Rad1 1–0 jojobishop (2020)–marmite (2380)/
       net–chess.com 2012; 
       8...Qe7 9.0–0 a6 (9...Nb6 10.Nbd2 Bd7 11.Bb3 a5 12.ba5 Ra5 13.Bc3 Ra6 
       14.Qc2 Bc6 15.Bb4 Ng4 16.Qc3 Nd7 17.Bd6 Qd6 18.Rfd1 Nc5 19.Bc4 b5 
       20.Ne4 Na4 21.Qc2 Qg6 22.Ba2 Be4 23.de4 Rc6 24.Qb3 
       Thinker–KnightDreamer v3.1/computer chess game 2002/1–0 (61)) 
       10.Nc3 Nb6 11.Bb3 Bg4 12.h3 Bd7 13.e4 Rfd8 14.Re1 Be6 15.d4 ed4 16.Nd5 
       Bd5 17.ed5 Qd7 18.Bd4 Nbd5 19.Ng5 Qf5 20.Bf6 Nf6 21.Nf7 Bh2 22.Kh2 Qf4 
       23.Kg1 Woelfelschneider,P–Leistner/1–0) 
    9.d4 
       (9.0–0 b5 10.Bb3 Bb7=) 
    9...e4 10.Nfd2 Nb6 11.Be2 Re8 
       (11...a5 12.b5+=) 
    12.Nc3= Nbd5 13.Na4 
       (13.Nc4 Nc3 14.Bc3 Nd5 15.Nd6 cd6+=) 
    13...c6 14.Rc1 b5 15.Nc5 a5 16.ba5 Qa5 17.0–0 Qc7 
       (17...Bf5 18.Qc2+=) 
    18.h3= Qe7 19.Qc2 e4 draws heavy fire 19...Nb6 
       (better is 19...Bf5!?+=) 
    20.Nde4+= Bf5 21.Nf6 Qf6 22.e4 
       (22.Qb3 Qg6 23.e4 Re4 24.Ne4 Be4+=) 
    22...Bg6 
       (22...Na4 23.ef5 Bc5 24.dc5 Nb2 25.Rfe1+=) 
    23.Qb3 
       (23.Bd3 Qf4 24.g3 Qh6+/–) 
    23...Re4 
       (23...Qg5 24.Bd3 Qf4 25.e5 Bc5 26.Bg6+= (worse is 26.dc5 Bd3 27.Qd3 Nc4 
       28.Rc4 Qc4 29.Qc4 bc4–/+)) 
    24.Ne4 
       (24.Bf3!? Ree8 25.Bc6 Bh2 26.Kh2 Qc6 27.Rfe1+/–) 
    24...Be4+= Attacking the isolated pawn on a3 25.Qe3 Qf4 
       (25...Bd5!? 26.Ra1 Bf4=) 
    26.Qf4+/– Bf4 27.Ra1 g6 
       (27...Bd5 28.Bc3+/–) 
    28.Rfe1 Bd2 29.Red1 Bg5 30.Bc3 
       (30.Bd3 Bd5+/–) 
    30...Nd5 31.Bd2 Bf6 32.Rac1 Nc7 33.Bf3 Bf3 34.gf3 Ra6 35.Bb4 Nd5 36.Rc5 
    Bg5 
       (36...h6 37.Rc2+=) 
    37.Re1+/– Kg7 38.Re8 
       (38.Rc2 h6+/–) 
    38...Be7+= 39.Rd5 
       (39.Rc6! Rc6 40.Be7 Ne7 41.Re7+=) 
    39...Bb4= 40.Rd7 
       (40.Rd7 Ba3 41.Re4=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (120) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Bartsch,Reinhard Andrea (2005)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.e3 e5 3.a3 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 0–0 7.d3 Qe8N 
       (7...Re8 8.Nf3 c6 9.Ng5 Be6 10.Ne6 fe6 11.Qf3 Nbd7 12.Nc3 Rf8 13.Qh3 
       Nd5 14.Qe6 Kh8 15.Nd5 Bc7 16.Nc7 Qc7 17.Qh3 Rae8 18.0–0 Re7 19.Rfd1 h6 
       20.d4 ed4 21.Bd4 Rfe8 1–0 Spiegel,U–Hasler,U/corr SOK–90–65 1990; 
       7...c6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.0–0 b5 10.Ba2 a5 11.Nc3 ab4 12.ab4 Bb7 13.d4 ed4 
       14.Nd4 Qc7 15.Nf5 Bh2 16.Kh1 Be5 17.Qc2 Ra6 18.Kg1 Rfa8 19.Bb3 Ra1 
       20.Ba1 Kf8 21.f4 Bc3 22.Bc3 Fournier,F (2415)–Agora (2755)/chess.com 
       2011/½–½ (35); 
       7...a6 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bb3 Nbd7 10.0–0 Qe7 11.Nc3 Bb7 12.d4 Rae8 13.Re1 Bf3 
       14.Qf3 ed4 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Qd5 c5 17.bc5 Nc5 18.Bd4 Rd8 19.Bc5 Bc5 
       20.Qc6 Qd6 21.Qd6 Bd6 22.Red1 terrier (2095)–angeloyoung (1760)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (47); 
       7...Nbd7 8.Nf3 Nb6 9.0–0 Nc4 10.dc4 Bg4 11.c5 Be7 12.Qd8 Rad8 13.Ne5 
       Be6 14.c6 b6 15.Nc3 a6 16.Rad1 1–0 jojobishop (2020)–marmite (2380)/
       net–chess.com 2012; 
       7...Bg4 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.0–0 Qe7 10.h3 Bh5 11.Nbd2 Rfd8 12.Qc2 Nb6 13.Rfc1 
       Rac8 14.Nh4 Nfd5 15.Nf5 Qd7 16.Nd6 cd6 17.Qb3 Nf6 18.a4 Nc4 19.Rc4 Rc4 
       20.dc4 Qf5 21.f3 Qg5 22.Rd1 Pommerel,W–Chatterjee/email 4AMM–F 1998
       ) 
    8.Nc3 c6 
       (8...a5 9.b5=) 
    9.Nf3 b5 10.Bb3 a5 11.0–0 Qe7 12.Ne2 
       (12.ba5 Bg4=) 
    12...Bg4+= 13.d4 
       (13.ba5 Bf3 14.gf3 Ra5+=) 
    13...e4 14.Ne5 ab4 15.ab4 Ra1 16.Ba1 Be6 
       (16...Be5 17.de5 Nfd7 18.h3 Be2 19.Qe2 Qb4 20.Bc2+=) 
    17.Qb1 
       (17.Be6 Qe6 18.Qb1 Nd5 19.Qe4 f6+=) 
    17...Bd5 
       (17...Bb3 18.Qb3 Bb4 19.Rc1+=) 
    18.Bc3 
       (18.Ng3 Rd8=) 
    18...Re8 
       (18...Nbd7 19.Bd5 cd5 20.Qa1+=) 
    19.Rc1 
       (19.Ng3!?=) 
    19...Bb3+= 20.Qb3 Qe6 
       (20...Be5 21.de5 Ng4 22.e6 Qe6 23.Qe6 Re6 24.Rd1=) 
    21.Qe6= Re6 22.f3 
       (22.Ng3 h5=) 
    22...Nd5 Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 23.fe4 Nc3 24.Rc3 
    Attacks the backward pawn on c6 24...Be5 25.de5 Re5 26.Ra3 ½–½
    
    
    (121) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Bartsch,Reinhard Andrea (2005)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.e3 e5 3.a3 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 0–0 7.d3 Bd7N 
       (7...Re8 8.Nf3 c6 9.Ng5 Be6 10.Ne6 fe6 11.Qf3 Nbd7 12.Nc3 Rf8 13.Qh3 
       Nd5 14.Qe6 Kh8 15.Nd5 Bc7 16.Nc7 Qc7 17.Qh3 Rae8 18.0–0 Re7 19.Rfd1 h6 
       20.d4 ed4 21.Bd4 Rfe8 1–0 Spiegel,U–Hasler,U/corr SOK–90–65 1990; 
       7...c6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.0–0 b5 10.Ba2 a5 11.Nc3 ab4 12.ab4 Bb7 13.d4 ed4 
       14.Nd4 Qc7 15.Nf5 Bh2 16.Kh1 Be5 17.Qc2 Ra6 18.Kg1 Rfa8 19.Bb3 Ra1 
       20.Ba1 Kf8 21.f4 Bc3 22.Bc3 Fournier,F (2415)–Agora (2755)/chess.com 
       2011/½–½ (35); 
       7...a6 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bb3 Nbd7 10.0–0 Qe7 11.Nc3 Bb7 12.d4 Rae8 13.Re1 Bf3 
       14.Qf3 ed4 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Qd5 c5 17.bc5 Nc5 18.Bd4 Rd8 19.Bc5 Bc5 
       20.Qc6 Qd6 21.Qd6 Bd6 22.Red1 terrier (2095)–angeloyoung (1760)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (47); 
       7...Nbd7 8.Nf3 Nb6 9.0–0 Nc4 10.dc4 Bg4 11.c5 Be7 12.Qd8 Rad8 13.Ne5 
       Be6 14.c6 b6 15.Nc3 a6 16.Rad1 1–0 jojobishop (2020)–marmite (2380)/
       net–chess.com 2012; 
       7...Bg4 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.0–0 Qe7 10.h3 Bh5 11.Nbd2 Rfd8 12.Qc2 Nb6 13.Rfc1 
       Rac8 14.Nh4 Nfd5 15.Nf5 Qd7 16.Nd6 cd6 17.Qb3 Nf6 18.a4 Nc4 19.Rc4 Rc4 
       20.dc4 Qf5 21.f3 Qg5 22.Rd1 Pommerel,W–Chatterjee/email 4AMM–F 1998
       ) 
    8.Nc3 Nc6 
       (8...c5 9.bc5 Bc5 10.Nf3=) 
    9.Nf3 a5 
       (9...Bg4 10.0–0=) 
    10.b5 Na7 11.d4 e4 12.Ne5 Nc8 
       (12...c6 13.Qb3 Qe8 14.b6=) 
    13.Na4 
       (13.Qc2 Nb6 14.Be2 Re8=) 
    13...Qe8= 14.Qb3 Be6 
       (14...Be7 15.Nc5 Nd6 16.Ned7 Nd7 17.Be2+=) 
    15.Be6+= Qe6 
       (15...fe6!? 16.Rd1 Nd5+=) 
    16.Qe6+/– fe6 17.0–0 
       (17.Rc1 b6+/–) 
    17...b6 18.Nc3 a4 19.Rfc1 
       (19.Rab1 Na7+=) 
    19...Ne7 
       (19...Na7 20.Rab1+=) 
    20.Rab1 
       (20.Rc2 Ned5+/–) 
    20...Ned5+= 21.Nc4 Ng4 
       (21...Rad8 22.Na4 Ng4 23.Nd6 cd6 24.Rc2+/–) 
    22.Nd6+/– Nc3 23.Bc3 cd6 24.Bb4 Rfc8 
       (24...Nf2 25.Bd6 Rf5 26.h3+–) 
    25.h3 Nf6 26.Bd6 Rc1 27.Rc1 Ra5 28.Rc8 Kf7 29.Rc7 Kg8 30.Re7 
       (30.Rc4 Kf7+–) 
    30...Rb5+/– 31.Re6 Rb1 32.Kh2 Rb2 33.Kg3 Kf7 34.Re7 Kg6 35.h4 
       (35.f3 Nh5 36.Kh4 Nf6 37.fe4 Rg2+/–) 
    35...h6 
       (35...Rc2!?+/–) 
    36.f3+– Nd5 
       (36...Nh5 37.Kh3 ef3 38.gf3+–) 
    37.h5! Kf6 
       (37...Kh5 38.Re5 Double attack (38.Rg7 Deflection; 38.Re4 
       Zwischenzug)) 
    38.Re4 Rb3 39.Be5 Kf7 40.Rg4 Nf6 41.Bf6 gf6 42.Rg6 
       (42.Kf4 Rb5 43.e4 Rh5+/–) 
    42...Re3 43.Rh6 Ra3 44.Rh7 Ke6 
       (44...Kg8 45.Ra7 Ra2 46.Kg4+–) 
    45.h6 Ra1 46.Rb7 1–0
    
    
    (122) Cirulis,Ilmars (1735) – Galus,Stanislaw (1700)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.c4 dc4 5.e3 Nf6 6.Bc4 0–0 7.d3 Nbd7 
       (7...c6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.0–0 b5 10.Ba2 a5 11.Nc3 ab4 12.ab4 Bb7 13.d4 ed4 
       14.Nd4 Qc7 15.Nf5 Bh2 16.Kh1 Be5 17.Qc2 Ra6 18.Kg1 Rfa8 19.Bb3 Ra1 
       20.Ba1 Kf8 21.f4 Bc3 22.Bc3 Fournier,F (2415)–Agora (2755)/chess.com 
       2011/½–½ (35); 
       7...a6 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bb3 Nbd7 10.0–0 Qe7 11.Nc3 Bb7 12.d4 Rae8 13.Re1 Bf3 
       14.Qf3 ed4 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Qd5 c5 17.bc5 Nc5 18.Bd4 Rd8 19.Bc5 Bc5 
       20.Qc6 Qd6 21.Qd6 Bd6 22.Red1 terrier (2095)–angeloyoung (1760)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (47)) 
    8.Nd2N 
       (8.Nf3 
         A) 8...Qe7 9.0–0 a6 (9...Nb6 10.Nbd2 Bd7 11.Bb3 a5 12.ba5 Ra5 
          13.Bc3 Ra6 14.Qc2 Bc6 15.Bb4 Ng4 16.Qc3 Nd7 17.Bd6 Qd6 18.Rfd1 Nc5 
          19.Bc4 b5 20.Ne4 Na4 21.Qc2 Qg6 22.Ba2 Be4 23.de4 Rc6 24.Qb3 
          Thinker–KnightDreamer v3.1/computer chess game 2002/1–0 (61)) 
          10.Nc3 Nb6 11.Bb3 Bg4 12.h3 Bd7 13.e4 Rfd8 14.Re1 Be6 15.d4 ed4 
          16.Nd5 Bd5 17.ed5 Qd7 18.Bd4 Nbd5 19.Ng5 Qf5 20.Bf6 Nf6 21.Nf7 Bh2 
          22.Kh2 Qf4 23.Kg1 Woelfelschneider,P–Leistner/1–0;
         B) 8...Nb6 9.0–0 Nc4 10.dc4 Bg4 11.c5 Be7 12.Qd8 Rad8 13.Ne5 Be6 
          14.c6 b6 15.Nc3 a6 16.Rad1 1–0 jojobishop (2020)–marmite (2380)/
          net–chess.com 2012; 
       8.Nf3 a5+=) 
    8...a6 9.Ba2 b5 10.Nb3 Nb6 
       (10...c5 11.bc5 Bc5 12.Nf3+=) 
    11.Nf3 Bg4 12.Rc1 Na4 13.Rc6?? 
       (better is 13.Ba1=) 
    Nb2–+ 
       (13...Nb2 14.Qb1 Bb4 15.ab4 Nd3 16.Kf1 Ne4–+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (123) Cirulis,Ilmars (1650) – Padilla,Jesus (1610)
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 0–0 7.d3 Nbd7 
       (7...c6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.0–0 b5 10.Ba2 a5 11.Nc3 ab4 12.ab4 Bb7 13.d4 ed4 
       14.Nd4 Qc7 15.Nf5 Bh2 16.Kh1 Be5 17.Qc2 Ra6 18.Kg1 Rfa8 19.Bb3 Ra1 
       20.Ba1 Kf8 21.f4 Bc3 22.Bc3 Fournier,F (2415)–Agora (2755)/chess.com 
       2011/½–½ (35); 
       7...a6 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bb3 Nbd7 10.0–0 Qe7 11.Nc3 Bb7 12.d4 Rae8 13.Re1 Bf3 
       14.Qf3 ed4 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Qd5 c5 17.bc5 Nc5 18.Bd4 Rd8 19.Bc5 Bc5 
       20.Qc6 Qd6 21.Qd6 Bd6 22.Red1 terrier (2095)–angeloyoung (1760)/
       gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (47)) 
    8.Nf3 a6N 
       (8...Nb6 9.0–0 Nc4 10.dc4 Bg4 11.c5 Be7 12.Qd8 Rad8 13.Ne5 Be6 14.c6 
       b6 15.Nc3 a6 16.Rad1 1–0 jojobishop (2020)–marmite (2380)/
       net–chess.com 2012; 
       8...Qe7 9.0–0 a6 (9...Nb6 10.Nbd2 Bd7 11.Bb3 a5 12.ba5 Ra5 13.Bc3 Ra6 
       14.Qc2 Bc6 15.Bb4 Ng4 16.Qc3 Nd7 17.Bd6 Qd6 18.Rfd1 Nc5 19.Bc4 b5 
       20.Ne4 Na4 21.Qc2 Qg6 22.Ba2 Be4 23.de4 Rc6 24.Qb3 
       Thinker–KnightDreamer v3.1/computer chess game 2002/1–0 (61)) 
       10.Nc3 Nb6 11.Bb3 Bg4 12.h3 Bd7 13.e4 Rfd8 14.Re1 Be6 15.d4 ed4 16.Nd5 
       Bd5 17.ed5 Qd7 18.Bd4 Nbd5 19.Ng5 Qf5 20.Bf6 Nf6 21.Nf7 Bh2 22.Kh2 Qf4 
       23.Kg1 Woelfelschneider,P–Leistner/1–0) 
    9.0–0 b5 10.Ba2 Bb7 11.d4 ed4 12.Nd4 g6 
       (12...Qe7 13.Nd2=) 
    13.Nb3 Rc8 14.Nc5 Bc5 
       (14...Nc5 15.bc5 Be7 16.Qc2=) 
    15.bc5+= Qe7 16.Qd4 Rfd8 
       (16...Rfe8 17.Rc1 Rcd8 18.c6 Bc6 19.h4= (19.Rc6 Ne5 20.Ra6 Rd4 
       21.Bd4 c5–+)) 
    17.Rc1+= Nb8?? 
       (better is 17...Bc6+=) 
    18.Qf6+– Qf6 19.Bf6 Rd5 
       (19...Rd3+–) 
    20.Bd5 Bd5 21.Nc3 Be6 22.Rd1 Nc6 
       (22...Nd7 23.Bd4+–) 
    23.Nd5 h5 24.Ne7 
       (24.e4 Kh7+–) 
    24...Ne7 25.Be7 Kg7 
       (25...Re8 26.Bf6 Bg4 27.f3+–) 
    26.Rd8 Rd8 27.Bd8 Kf8 
       (27...c6 28.Rd1+–) 
    28.c6 Bd5 29.Rc1 Ke8 30.Bc7 f6 
       (30...Ke7 31.Bb6 Be6 32.Rd1+–) 
    31.Bb6 f5 
       (31...Be6 32.c7 Bc8 33.Rd1+–) 
    32.c7 Kd7 
       (32...Bb7 33.c8Q Bc8 34.Rc8 Kd7+–) 
    33.c8Q Ke7 34.Rc7 Kd6 
       (34...Kf6 35.f4 g5 36.Qd8 Ke6 37.Qe7) 
    35.Qd7 Ke5 36.Qg7 Ke6 
       (36...Ke4 37.Qd4) 
    37.Qe7 1–0
    
    
    (124) Hilbert,Stephan J – Cirulis,Ilmars (1980)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 a5 5.b5 
       (5.c4 c6 6.c5 Bc7 7.b5 Nd7 8.b6 Bb8 9.d4 Qe7 10.Be2 Nh6 11.Nc3 0–0 
       12.Qd2 Qf6 13.g3 Re8 14.Na4 Nf8 15.Nf3 Ng4 16.h3 e4 17.hg4 ef3 18.g5 
       Qg5 19.Bf3 Bg3 Pietrzak,J (2120)–Pazdziora,M (2150)/Karvina op 2006/
       0–1) 
    5...c5N 
       (5...a4 6.d4 e4 7.Ne2 Nf6 8.c4 Bg4 9.c5 Be7 10.Nbc3 c6 11.b6 0–0 
       12.h3 Bh5 13.Na4 Na6 14.Qd2 Nb8 15.Nac3 Nbd7 16.Ng3 Bg6 17.h4 h5 18.a4 
       Nb6 19.cb6 Qb6 20.Be2 varin123–roman2371/kurnik 2012/1–0 (34)) 
    6.c4 d4 7.Bd3 Nf6 8.ed4 
       (8.Qc2 Qe7+=) 
    8...ed4 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.Qe2 Qe2 11.Be2 0–0 12.0–0 Re8 13.Re1 Bg4 14.d3 
       (14.Kf1!?–/+) 
    14...Bf3–+ 15.gf3 Bf4 16.Ra2 Nh5 
       (16...Nbd7 17.Bc1 Bc1 18.Rc1–+) 
    17.Bc1 
       (17.Ba1!? Nd7–+) 
    17...Bc1 18.Rc1 Nf4 19.Bf1 a4 20.Rac2 
       (20.h3 Nd7–+) 
    20...Nd7 21.Nd2 
       (21.h3 Ne5–+) 
    21...f5 22.h4 Kf7 23.Kh2 Nf6 
       (23...Ne5 24.Rd1–+) 
    24.Rd1 
       (24.Rb1 Ng6–+) 
    24...h6 25.Nb1 
       (25.Kg3 g5 26.hg5 hg5–+) 
    25...g5 26.Bh3 Re5 27.Bf1 
       (27.Kg3 N6h5 28.Kh2 gh4–+) 
    27...gh4 28.Bh3 Rg8 29.Rcd2 
       (29.Rb2 Nh7 30.Bf1 Rge8–+) 
    29...Rg5 30.Bf1 b6 0–1
    
    
    (125) Cirulis,Ilmars (1920) – Duenas,Alexis (1860)
    FICGS, 2017
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 Ngf6 
       (6...b5 7.a4 c6 8.Nc3 Qb6 9.Ne4 Qc7 10.Nd6 Qd6 11.ab5 cb5 12.d3 Qb4 
       13.Qd2 Qd2 14.Nd2 Ne7 15.Ne4 Kf8 16.dc4 b4 17.Nd6 a5 18.g3 a4 19.0–0–0 
       Nc5 20.Bg2 e4 21.Bd4 Fournier,F (2540)–Cormier,A (2380)/chess.com 
       (team) 2010/1–0 (31)) 
    7.Bc4 a5 8.Nc3N 
       (8.Qa4 0–0 9.d3 Nb6 10.Qb3 Nc4 11.dc4 e4 12.Nfd2 Re8 13.0–0 Bh2 
       14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Qd6 16.f4 Qh6 17.Ne4 Re4 18.Rd1 Be6 19.Bd4 Bc4 
       20.Qc2 Qg6 21.f5 Qg5 22.Qe4 Nf6 Doctor 3.0–Fritz 6/0–1; 
       8.0–0 e4 9.Ng5 0–0 10.Qc2 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg1 Qg5 13.Qe4 Nde5 14.Be5 
       Qe5 15.Qe5 Ne5 16.Ba2 Nd3 17.Nc3 Be6 18.Rfb1 Ba2 19.Ra2 ab4 20.ab4 Ra2 
       21.Na2 Rd8 22.Nc3 Kf8 Fournier,F (1900)–Anout Benin (2040)/Chess.com 
       2012/½–½ (35); 
       8.0–0 Nb6 9.Bb3 Bg4+=) 
    8...ab4 9.Nb5 
       (9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Nb6+= (10...Bb4?! 11.Ng5 Qe7 12.Bf7 Kf8 13.Ba2+=)) 
    9...Nb6 
       (9...ba3 10.Nd6 cd6 11.Ra3 Ra3 12.Ba3–/+) 
    10.Nd6 
       (10.Ne5 Be5 11.Be5 Nc4 12.Nc7 Kf8 13.Na8 Ne5=) 
    10...cd6+= 11.Bb3 
       (11.ab4 Ra1 (worse is 11...Nc4 12.Ra8 0–0 13.Bc3+/–) 12.Bb5 Bd7 13.Bd7 Qd7 
       14.Qa1 0–0+=) 
    11...ba3–/+ 12.Ba3 0–0 13.Ne5 1–0
    
    
    (126) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Duenas,Alexis (1900)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 a5 
       (6...b5 7.a4 c6 8.Nc3 Qb6 9.Ne4 Qc7 10.Nd6 Qd6 11.ab5 cb5 12.d3 Qb4 
       13.Qd2 Qd2 14.Nd2 Ne7 15.Ne4 Kf8 16.dc4 b4 17.Nd6 a5 18.g3 a4 19.0–0–0 
       Nc5 20.Bg2 e4 21.Bd4 Fournier,F (2540)–Cormier,A (2380)/chess.com 
       (team) 2010/1–0 (31)) 
    7.Bc4 Ngf6 8.d3N 
       (8.Qa4 0–0 9.d3 Nb6 10.Qb3 Nc4 11.dc4 e4 12.Nfd2 Re8 13.0–0 Bh2 
       14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Qd6 16.f4 Qh6 17.Ne4 Re4 18.Rd1 Be6 19.Bd4 Bc4 
       20.Qc2 Qg6 21.f5 Qg5 22.Qe4 Nf6 Doctor 3.0–Fritz 6/0–1; 
       8.0–0 e4 9.Ng5 0–0 10.Qc2 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg1 Qg5 13.Qe4 Nde5 14.Be5 
       Qe5 15.Qe5 Ne5 16.Ba2 Nd3 17.Nc3 Be6 18.Rfb1 Ba2 19.Ra2 ab4 20.ab4 Ra2 
       21.Na2 Rd8 22.Nc3 Kf8 Fournier,F (1900)–Anout Benin (2040)/Chess.com 
       2012/½–½ (35)) 
    8...ab4 9.0–0 c6 
       (9...ba3 10.Na3 0–0 11.Nb5 Ra1 12.Qa1+=) 
    10.ab4= Ra1 11.Ba1 b5 12.Bb3 0–0 
       (12...Qe7 13.Qc2 Nb8 14.Nbd2=) 
    13.Qc2 Bb7 14.Nbd2 
       (14.d4!? ed4 15.Nd4+=) 
    14...Qe7+= 15.d4 ed4 16.Nd4 Attacks the backward pawn on c6 16...Bb4 
    17.Rd1 Qc5 18.Qd3 
       (18.Qb2 Ra8+=) 
    18...Qh5 
       (18...Ne5 19.Qb1+=) 
    19.Nf5+= Nc5 20.Qb1 
       (20.Qc2 Nb3 21.Nb3 Bc8+=) 
    20...Nb3–/+ 21.Nb3 Ne4 22.Nbd4 
       (22.Ng7!? Qe2 23.Rf1+=) 
    22...c5–/+ 23.Ne7 Kh8 24.f3 Nd2 
       (24...cd4 25.Qb4 Re8 
         A) worse is 26.ed4 Qg5 27.Re1 Re7 (27...Qe7?! 28.Qb5 f5 29.fe4=) 28.fe4 
          Be4–/+;
         B) worse is 26.Rd4 Qg5 27.fe4 Qe3 (27...Qe7 28.Qe7 Rg8 29.Rd8 h6 30.Qf7 
          Kh7 31.Rg8 Be4 32.Qg7) 28.Kf1 Qf4 29.Ke2 Qg4 30.Kf2 Qf4 31.Ke1 
          Qh2=;
         C) 26.Qd4+/–) 
    25.Qf5 Qf5 
       (25...Qh6 26.Nc2 Qd6 27.Qg4 Nf3 28.Kf2+=) 
    26.Ndf5+= f6 27.Nd6 Ba8 28.Kf2 c4 29.Nb5 Nf3 30.gf3 Be7 31.Rd7 
       (31.Nd6 Bd6 32.Rd6 Kg8+=) 
    31...Re8–/+ 32.Nd6 Bc6 33.Rc7 Bd6 34.Rc6 Bh2 35.f4 Ra8 
       (35...h5 36.Rc4 h4 37.Rc7–/+) 
    36.Bd4 ½–½
    
    
    (127) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Duenas,Alexis (1900)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 a5 
       (6...b5 7.a4 c6 8.Nc3 Qb6 9.Ne4 Qc7 10.Nd6 Qd6 11.ab5 cb5 12.d3 Qb4 
       13.Qd2 Qd2 14.Nd2 Ne7 15.Ne4 Kf8 16.dc4 b4 17.Nd6 a5 18.g3 a4 19.0–0–0 
       Nc5 20.Bg2 e4 21.Bd4 Fournier,F (2540)–Cormier,A (2380)/chess.com 
       (team) 2010/1–0 (31)) 
    7.Bc4 Ngf6 8.d3N 
       (8.Qa4 0–0 9.d3 Nb6 10.Qb3 Nc4 11.dc4 e4 12.Nfd2 Re8 13.0–0 Bh2 
       14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Qd6 16.f4 Qh6 17.Ne4 Re4 18.Rd1 Be6 19.Bd4 Bc4 
       20.Qc2 Qg6 21.f5 Qg5 22.Qe4 Nf6 Doctor 3.0–Fritz 6/0–1; 
       8.0–0 e4 9.Ng5 0–0 10.Qc2 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg1 Qg5 13.Qe4 Nde5 14.Be5 
       Qe5 15.Qe5 Ne5 16.Ba2 Nd3 17.Nc3 Be6 18.Rfb1 Ba2 19.Ra2 ab4 20.ab4 Ra2 
       21.Na2 Rd8 22.Nc3 Kf8 Fournier,F (1900)–Anout Benin (2040)/Chess.com 
       2012/½–½ (35)) 
    8...ab4 9.0–0 c6 
       (9...ba3 10.Na3 0–0 11.Nb5 Ra1 12.Qa1+=) 
    10.ab4= Ra1 11.Ba1 b5 12.Bb3 0–0 
       (12...Qe7 13.Qc2 Nb8 14.Rc1=) 
    13.Nbd2 
       (13.Qc2 Qc7 14.Nc3 Nb8=) 
    13...Qe7+= 14.Qc2 Bb7 15.d4 ed4 16.Nd4 Exerts pressure on the backward 
    pawn 16...Bb4 17.Rd1 Qc5 18.Qb2 Ra8 19.N2f3 h6 
       (19...Ba3 20.Qb1 Qh5=) 
    20.Qb1= Bc3 
       (20...Qf8 21.Qg6=) 
    21.Bc3+= Qc3 22.Rc1 Qa5 23.Qg6 
       (23.Nc6 Bc6 24.Rc6 Qa1 25.Rc8 Nf8=) 
    23...Nd5 24.Bd5 cd5 25.Qd6 Qc3 
       (25...Nf6 26.Ne5 Rc8 27.Rf1=) 
    26.Rf1+= 
       (26.Rc3?? Ra1 27.Rc1 Rc1 28.Ne1 Re1) 
    26...Nc5 27.Nb5 Qc4 28.Nfd4 Ne4 29.Qc7 ½–½
    
    
    (128) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Duenas,Alexis (1900)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 a5 
       (6...b5 7.a4 c6 8.Nc3 Qb6 9.Ne4 Qc7 10.Nd6 Qd6 11.ab5 cb5 12.d3 Qb4 
       13.Qd2 Qd2 14.Nd2 Ne7 15.Ne4 Kf8 16.dc4 b4 17.Nd6 a5 18.g3 a4 19.0–0–0 
       Nc5 20.Bg2 e4 21.Bd4 Fournier,F (2540)–Cormier,A (2380)/chess.com 
       (team) 2010/1–0 (31)) 
    7.Bc4 Ngf6 8.d3N 
       (8.Qa4 0–0 9.d3 Nb6 10.Qb3 Nc4 11.dc4 e4 12.Nfd2 Re8 13.0–0 Bh2 
       14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Qd6 16.f4 Qh6 17.Ne4 Re4 18.Rd1 Be6 19.Bd4 Bc4 
       20.Qc2 Qg6 21.f5 Qg5 22.Qe4 Nf6 Doctor 3.0–Fritz 6/0–1; 
       8.0–0 e4 9.Ng5 0–0 10.Qc2 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg1 Qg5 13.Qe4 Nde5 14.Be5 
       Qe5 15.Qe5 Ne5 16.Ba2 Nd3 17.Nc3 Be6 18.Rfb1 Ba2 19.Ra2 ab4 20.ab4 Ra2 
       21.Na2 Rd8 22.Nc3 Kf8 Fournier,F (1900)–Anout Benin (2040)/Chess.com 
       2012/½–½ (35)) 
    8...ab4 9.0–0 c6 
       (9...ba3 10.Na3 0–0 11.Nb5 Ra1 12.Qa1+=) 
    10.ab4= Ra1 11.Ba1 b5 12.Bb3 0–0 
       (12...Qe7 13.Qc2 Nb8 14.Rc1=) 
    13.Nbd2 
       (13.Qc2!? Bb7 14.d4 ed4 15.Nd4=) 
    13...Qe7+= 14.Qc2 Bb7 15.d4 ed4 16.Nd4 The backward pawn on c6 becomes a 
    target 16...Bb4 17.Rd1 Qc5 18.Qb1 Bd2 19.Rd2 Ra8 20.h4 
       (20.Bc2 b4+=) 
    20...g6 
       (20...Qe5 21.Ra2 Qe4 22.Ra8 Ba8 23.Qa2+=) 
    21.Ba2 
       (21.Nf3 Qf5 22.Bc2 Qg4+=) 
    21...Kf8 
       (21...Qe7 22.Qc2+=) 
    22.Nf3 Qf5 23.Qb2 c5 24.Ng5 
       (24.Qb5 Bf3 25.gf3 Qf3 26.Bf6 Nf6 27.Qc5 Kg7+=) 
    24...c4–/+ 25.Bb1 Qg4 26.g3 Kg8 
       (26...Bc6!?–/+) 
    27.Rd4= c3 28.Qc3 Qe2 29.Bb2 Rc8 30.Qd2 Qd2 31.Rd2 h6 32.e4 ½–½
    
    
    (129) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Romano,Jacopo (1935)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.c4 c6 6.e3 Ngf6 
       (6...Ne7 7.Nc3 0–0 8.cd5 cd5 9.Qb3 e4 10.Nd4 Nf6 11.Rc1 Bd7 12.Be2 
       Rc8 13.0–0 Bg4 14.f3 ef3 15.gf3 Bh3 16.Rfe1 Nc6 17.Nc6 Rc6 18.Bf1 Qd7 
       19.Ne2 Bf1 20.Rf1 Qh3 21.Rf2 Alekseev,V (2440)–Driamin,D (2230)/
       Petroff mem op St Petersburg 2000/0–1 (39)) 
    7.d4 
       (7.d3 0–0 8.Be2 a5 9.c5 Bb8 10.Nbd2 b6 11.0–0 Ba6 12.d4 Be2 13.Qe2 e4 
       14.Nh4 Qe7 15.f3 ef3 16.Qf3 Qe6 17.cb6 ab4 18.Nf5 Nb6 19.ab4 Ra1 
       20.Ra1 Nc8 21.Nb3 Nd6 vipodb (2205)–didaktikm123 (2115)/gameknot.com 
       2015/½–½ (32)) 
    7...Qe7N 
       (7...e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 (8...Qe7 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Qb3 dc4 11.Nc4 Bc7 12.Be2 
       Nb6 13.Nb6 ab6 14.Rc1 b5 15.h3 Be6 16.Qc2 Bf5 17.Nb5 Bb8 18.Nc3 Bg6 
       19.Qb3 Nd7 20.b5 Qg5 21.g3 c5 22.Qd5 Qd5 23.Nd5 ferminkatcho 
       (1770)–dovator (1840)/kurnik 2013/0–1 (40)) 9.Nc3 a6 (9...a5 
       10.Qb3 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1 Qe7 13.cd5 Bb4 14.dc6 bc6 15.Be2 Nb6 
       16.0–0 Nbd5 17.Nc4 Be6 18.Qc2 c5 19.Ne4 Rc8 20.dc5 Ne4 21.Qe4 Bc5 
       22.Ne5 Nf6 23.Qh4 Bf5 24.Bf3 ferminkatcho (1705)–uplc (1930)/kurnik 
       2012/0–1 (41)) 10.Qb3 dc4 11.Bc4 b5 12.Be2 Qe7 13.Qc2 Re8 14.g4 
       Nb6 15.g5 Nfd5 16.Nce4 Bc7 17.h4 Bf5 18.Bd3 Nf4 19.ef4 Bf4 20.Kf1 
       1–0 ferminkatcho (1785)–siewcazalu (1775)/kurnik 2014; 
       7...e4 8.Nfd2+=) 
    8.Nc3 dc4 9.Bc4 0–0 10.Be2 a5 11.b5 c5 12.de5 Ne5 13.Qc2 
       (13.Qa4 b6=) 
    13...b6 
       (13...Rd8 14.Rd1=) 
    14.Ne5 
       (14.Rd1 Bb7=) 
    14...Be5 
       (worse is 14...Qe5 15.Bf3 Bf5 16.Qe2+/–) 
    15.Bf3 Ra7 
       (15...Rb8 16.Rd1=) 
    16.Rd1 Be6 17.0–0 
       (17.Na4 Bb2 18.Qb2 Nd7=) 
    17...Bc4 18.Be2 Qe6 
       (18...Be2 19.Qe2 Qe6 20.Na4 Bb2 21.Nb2=) 
    19.Bc4 Qc4 20.Qa4 Qe6 21.Qc2 Bc3 22.Bc3 Ne4 23.Bb2 Nd6 24.Rd3 
       (24.a4 Re8=) 
    24...Rd8 
       (24...Nb5 25.Rfd1=) 
    25.Rfd1 Rad7 26.a4 Ne8 
       (26...Qg6 27.Qc3=) 
    27.Rd7 Rd7 28.Rd7 Qd7 29.e4 Qe6 ½–½
    
    
    (130) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Romano,Jacopo (1935)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.c4 c6 6.e3 Ngf6 
       (6...Ne7 7.Nc3 0–0 8.cd5 cd5 9.Qb3 e4 10.Nd4 Nf6 11.Rc1 Bd7 12.Be2 
       Rc8 13.0–0 Bg4 14.f3 ef3 15.gf3 Bh3 16.Rfe1 Nc6 17.Nc6 Rc6 18.Bf1 Qd7 
       19.Ne2 Bf1 20.Rf1 Qh3 21.Rf2 Alekseev,V (2440)–Driamin,D (2230)/
       Petroff mem op St Petersburg 2000/0–1 (39)) 
    7.d4 
       (7.d3 0–0 8.Be2 a5 9.c5 Bb8 10.Nbd2 b6 11.0–0 Ba6 12.d4 Be2 13.Qe2 e4 
       14.Nh4 Qe7 15.f3 ef3 16.Qf3 Qe6 17.cb6 ab4 18.Nf5 Nb6 19.ab4 Ra1 
       20.Ra1 Nc8 21.Nb3 Nd6 vipodb (2205)–didaktikm123 (2115)/gameknot.com 
       2015/½–½ (32)) 
    7...Qe7N 
       (7...e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 (8...Qe7 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Qb3 dc4 11.Nc4 Bc7 12.Be2 
       Nb6 13.Nb6 ab6 14.Rc1 b5 15.h3 Be6 16.Qc2 Bf5 17.Nb5 Bb8 18.Nc3 Bg6 
       19.Qb3 Nd7 20.b5 Qg5 21.g3 c5 22.Qd5 Qd5 23.Nd5 ferminkatcho 
       (1770)–dovator (1840)/kurnik 2013/0–1 (40)) 9.Nc3 a6 (9...a5 
       10.Qb3 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1 Qe7 13.cd5 Bb4 14.dc6 bc6 15.Be2 Nb6 
       16.0–0 Nbd5 17.Nc4 Be6 18.Qc2 c5 19.Ne4 Rc8 20.dc5 Ne4 21.Qe4 Bc5 
       22.Ne5 Nf6 23.Qh4 Bf5 24.Bf3 ferminkatcho (1705)–uplc (1930)/kurnik 
       2012/0–1 (41)) 10.Qb3 dc4 11.Bc4 b5 12.Be2 Qe7 13.Qc2 Re8 14.g4 
       Nb6 15.g5 Nfd5 16.Nce4 Bc7 17.h4 Bf5 18.Bd3 Nf4 19.ef4 Bf4 20.Kf1 
       1–0 ferminkatcho (1785)–siewcazalu (1775)/kurnik 2014; 
       7...e4 8.Nfd2+=) 
    8.Nc3 dc4 9.Bc4 0–0 10.Qc2 e4 11.Nd2 Nb6 12.Be2 
       (12.Bb3 Re8=) 
    12...Bf5+= 13.h3 
       (13.0–0 a5+=) 
    13...h6 
       (13...a5 14.ba5 Ra5 15.g4=) 
    14.g4= Bg6 15.h4 Rfe8 16.b5 
       (16.g5 hg5 17.hg5 Nh7=) 
    16...Qe6 
       (16...Nfd5 17.bc6 bc6 18.g5=) 
    17.Qb3 
       (17.g5!? hg5 18.hg5=) 
    17...Nfd5+= 18.Nd5 cd5 19.a4 
       (19.g5 h5+=) 
    19...Rac8 20.Ba3 f5 
       (20...Ba3 21.Qa3 Rc2 22.a5+=) 
    21.g5 
       (21.Bd6 Qd6 22.a5 Nd7=) 
    21...Ba3+= 22.Qa3 hg5 
       (22...h5!?+=) 
    23.a5 Nd7 24.hg5 Nf8 25.Nb3 b6 26.Nc1 
       (26.Qb4 Nh7+=) 
    26...Nh7 27.Rg1 f4 
       (27...Qe7 28.Qe7 Re7 29.Bd1+=) 
    28.Bg4 
       (28.ef4!? ba5 29.Bg4+/– (29.Qa5 e3 30.Rf1 Rc2–/+)) 
    28...Bf5= 29.Bh5 Red8 
       (29...g6 30.Bd1=) 
    30.Ne2 
       (30.ef4!? Rd7 31.Qe3+=) 
    30...f3= 31.Nf4 Qd7 32.Kd2 
       (32.ab6 ab6 33.Qa6 Qd6+=) 
    32...Rc7 
       (32...Qb5 33.ab6 ab6 34.Rab1–/+) 
    33.Rac1 
       (33.ab6 ab6 34.Qa6 Rdc8+=) 
    33...Rc1+= 
       (33...Qb5?? 34.Rc7 Rf8 35.Ra7+–) 
    34.Rc1 Ng5 
       (34...Qb5 35.ab6 ab6 36.Qe7=) 
    35.Rc6 
       (35.ab6 ab6 36.Rc6 Nh3 37.Nh3 Bh3+=) 
    35...Nh3 
       (35...ba5 36.Bg6 Bg6 37.Rg6+=) 
    36.Nh3= Bh3 37.Bg6 Bf1 38.ab6 ab6 39.Rb6? 
       (39.Qc1 Qh3 (39...Bb5?? 40.Qh1 Re8 41.Qh7 Kf8 42.Be8 Qe8 43.Rc8 Qc8 
       44.Qh8 Kf7 45.Qc8+–) 40.Rb6 Bc4–/+) 
    39...Bb5 
       (39...Qc7 40.Qc5 Qa7=) 
    40.Be4= de4 ½–½
    
    
    (131) Benassi,Aspasio (2035) – Cirulis,Ilmars (1980)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 a5 
       (5...Ne7 6.c4 c6 7.cd5 cd5 8.Qb3 0–0 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.Be2 Be6 11.Ng5 Bf5 
       12.0–0 h6 13.Nf3 Rc8 14.Nb5 Ng6 15.Na7 Rc2 16.d3 Re2 17.Nb5 Bb8 18.a4 
       e4 19.Nfd4 Bh2 20.Kh1 elsh1403 (1685)–nervv (1930)/kurnik 2014/0–1) 
    6.b5 c5N 
       (6...Ngf6 7.Be2 (7.c4 0–0 8.cd5 Nd5 9.Bc4 N7b6 10.Ba2 Bg4 11.d3 Qf6 
       12.Nbd2 Qe7 13.0–0 Rad8 14.h3 Bh5 15.Ne4 Bg6 16.Rc1 Kh8 17.Qb3 f5 
       18.Ned2 Bf7 19.Nc4 Nc4 20.dc4 Nb6 21.Qc2 Ba3 anonymouuus–indiber 
       (1610)/kurnik 2013/0–1 (50)) 7...0–0 8.0–0 Re8 9.Nc3 Nb6 10.d3 e4 
       11.de4 de4 12.Nd2 c5 13.Nc4 Nc4 14.Bc4 Be6 15.Be6 Re6 16.Ne2 Qc7 
       17.Ng3 Bg3 18.fg3 Rd8 19.Qe2 Qe7 20.Bf6 Rf6 21.Rad1 Yannick–Wenik/
       playchess.de 2004/½–½ (36)) 
    7.d3 f5 
       (7...Ngf6 8.c4+=) 
    8.Nbd2 Qe7 
       (8...Ngf6 9.e4=) 
    9.g3 
       (9.e4 d4=) 
    9...Nb6 
       (9...Ngf6 10.c4+=) 
    10.c4 dc4 11.Nc4 Nc4 12.dc4 e4 
       (12...Nf6 13.Bg2+=) 
    13.Ng5 
       (13.Nd2 Nf6=) 
    13...Nf6+= 
       (worse is 13...Qg5 14.Qd6 Qe7 15.Qe7 Ne7 16.Bg7+–) 
    14.Qc2 h6 15.Nh3 g5 
       (15...Be6 16.Nf4 Bf4 17.ef4=) 
    16.0–0–0 
       (16.Rd1 Rf8=) 
    16...Rf8 
       (16...0–0 17.Rd2+=) 
    17.Ng1 Be6 18.Ne2 
       (18.h4 0–0–0+=) 
    18...0–0–0 19.Nc3 Bc7 
       (19...Be5 20.Be2+=) 
    20.Be2 b6 21.Rd8 Rd8 22.h4 gh4 
       (22...Be5 23.hg5 hg5 24.g4+=) 
    23.Rh4= Qh7 24.Rh1 Qg6 
       (24...Kb8 25.Rd1=) 
    25.a4 
       (25.Nd1 Ng4+=) 
    25...Kb7 26.Rd1 Rd1 27.Qd1 Qf7 28.Qf1 h5 29.Nb1 Ng4 30.Bc3 Qd7 
       (30...Bd8 31.Nd2+=) 
    31.Nd2 Qh7 32.Kc2 Qg6 33.Bg4 
       (33.Kb1 Qg5+=) 
    33...Qg4 
       (33...hg4 34.Kb1 Qh7–/+) 
    34.Qa1 
       (34.Qd1 Qg5+=) 
    34...h4 
       (better is 34...Qe2!? 35.Qf1 Qf1 36.Nf1 Bc4–+) 
    35.gh4 
       (35.Be5 hg3 36.Bc7 Kc7 37.Qe5 Kd7 38.fg3 Qg8=) 
    35...Qh4 36.Be5 Qd8 37.Bc7 Kc7 ½–½
    
    
    (132) Sorbi,Luca (1985) – Cirulis,Ilmars (1980)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 a5N 
       (4...e4 5.Bg7 ef3 6.Bh8 fe2 7.Qe2 Be6 8.Qb5 Nd7 9.Qb7 Nb6 10.Bb5 Kf8 
       11.0–0 Bc8 12.Qc6 Bd7 13.Qc3 Bb5 14.Qg7 Ke8 15.Qg8 Kd7 16.Qf7 Kc6 
       17.Bf6 Qc8 18.d3 Qf5 19.c4 marus–chompa/internet 2001/1–0; 
       4...Nf6 
         A) 5.Ne5 
            A1) 5...0–0 6.e3 (6.d4 Re8 7.e3 Nbd7 8.Nd7 Bd7 9.c4 dc4 10.Bc4 
             Ng4 11.Qf3 Qe7 12.h3 Nf6 13.Nc3 Ne4 14.Ne4 Qe4 15.Bf7 Kh8 16.Be8 
             Qf3 17.gf3 Re8 18.d5 Be5 19.Be5 Re5 20.Rc1 c6 plynth 
             (1950)–konijn (1735)/ChessWorld.net 2003/1–0 (48)) 6...Nc6 
             7.Nc6 bc6 8.c4 dc4 9.Bc4 Qe8 10.0–0 Ng4 11.f4 c5 12.f5 Bf5 
             13.Rf5 Bh2 14.Kh1 Qe4 15.Rf4 Bf4 16.Qg4 g6 17.Qf4 Qc2 18.Qf6 Qd1 
             19.Bf1 cb4 20.Qg7 mate  Trkn–Doug/itsyourturn.com 2001/1–0;
            A2) 5...Be5 6.Be5 Qe7 7.Bf6 Qf6 8.Nc3 d4 9.Nb5 Na6 10.e3 de3 
             11.de3 0–0 12.Qd4 Qd4 13.Nd4 Be6 14.0–0–0 b6 15.Ba6 c5 16.Nc6 
             Bd7 17.Rd7 1–0 pietrek–hadziuk/rancho 2009;
         B) 5.Be5 0–0 6.Bd6 Qd6 7.d4 Nc6 8.b5 Ne7 9.e3 Bg4 10.c4 dc4 11.Bc4 
          Rad8 12.Nbd2 c5 13.bc6 Nc6 14.0–0 Ne7 15.Qb1 Bf3 16.Nf3 b6 17.Qd3 
          Ng6 18.Rfd1 Ng4 19.Qf5 cgits (2560)–ghorn (2090)/net–chess.com 
          2005/1–0; 
       4...Nd7 5.Nc3 c6 6.e3+=) 
    5.Ne5= ab4 6.Nd3 Nf6 7.ab4 Ra1 8.Ba1 0–0 9.e3 c6 10.Be2 Bf5 11.b5 Nbd7 
    12.0–0 h6 
       (12...c5 13.g4 Be6 14.f4+=) 
    13.f4 Qc7 14.Nc3 Ra8 15.Bf3 Bg6 16.g3 Ne4 
       (16...Bf5 17.Qe2+=) 
    17.Bg2 Nef6 18.Bb2 Bf5 19.Ne2 
       (19.Nf2 Ra5+=) 
    19...Bg6 
       (19...Be4 20.Bd4+=) 
    20.Bd4 
       (20.f5 Bh5+=) 
    20...c5 21.Bf6 Nf6 22.Nf2 d4 
       (22...Qd7 23.Nc3 d4 24.ed4 cd4 25.Nce4 Be4 26.Ne4 Ne4 27.Be4 Qb5 
       28.Re1=) 
    23.e4 
       (23.ed4 Ra5+=) 
    23...Bf8 
       (23...Be7 24.e5 Nd7 25.c4+=) 
    24.c4 Nd7 
       (24...Be7 25.Nc1+=) 
    25.Bh3 
       (25.f5 Bh7+/–) 
    25...Nb6+= 26.d3 Bh7 27.e5 Ra3 
       (27...Be7 28.Re1+=) 
    28.e6 f5 
       (28...Qe7 29.ef7 Qf7 30.Re1+/–) 
    29.Qd2 Bd6 30.Bg2 Qe7 31.Nc1 Kh8 32.Re1 Bg6 33.Qe2 Be8 34.Bh3 g6 
       (34...Bg6 35.Qd1+/–) 
    35.Bg2 Ra7 
       (35...Kg7 36.Qf3+/–) 
    36.Qf3 
       (36.Nb3 Kg7+/–) 
    36...Nd7 
       (better is 36...Bf7+/–) 
    37.Qe2 Nf6 
       (37...Nb6 38.Qd2 Ra3+/–) 
    38.Bf3 b6 39.Qd2 Nh7 40.Bd5 Qg7 41.Bg2 
       (41.Nb3 Nf6 42.Bf3 Qe7+/–) 
    41...Qf6 42.Bd5 Kg7 
       (42...Qg7 43.Nb3 Re7+/–) 
    43.Nh3 Re7 44.Nb3 
       (44.Re2 Nf8+=) 
    44...Bc7 
       (44...Nf8 45.Ng5+=) 
    45.Re2+/– g5 46.Nc1 
       (46.fg5 Ng5 47.Ng5 Qg5+/–) 
    46...Bh5 47.Re1 g4 48.Nf2 Nf8 49.Qe2 Bg6 50.Kf1 Bh7 51.h3 h5 
       (51...gh3 52.Qf3=) 
    52.hg4 hg4 53.Kg2 Qg6 54.Kf1 Bg8 55.Qa2 Kf6 
       (55...Qf6 56.Qa8=) 
    56.Nb3 Ne6 57.Kg1 Kg7 58.Nd2 Qe8 59.Nf1 Nf8 60.Re7 Qe7 61.Bg8 Kg8 62.Qa8 
    Kf7 63.Nd1 ½–½
    
    
    (133) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Romano,Jacopo (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.cd5 cd5 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Be2 a6 
       (8...0–0 9.0–0 a6 10.d3 b5 11.Nbd2 Bb7 12.Rc1 Qe7 13.Nb3 Rac8 14.Na5 
       Rc1 15.Qc1 Rc8 16.Qb1 Ba8 17.Rc1 Rc1 18.Qc1 e4 19.Nd4 Qd8 20.de4 de4 
       21.Qc2 Qc7 22.Qc7 Bc7 23.Ndc6 AdMaiora (2305)–Diduk (2155)/FICS 
       rated standard game 2013/1–0) 
    9.Qb3N 
       (9.Nc3 0–0 10.Rc1 b6 11.0–0 Qe7 12.Nh4 Qe6 13.Nf3 Bb7 14.Qb3 Rfc8 
       15.h3 b5 16.d3 Qe7 17.Rfe1 Rc7 18.Rc2 Rac8 19.Rec1 Nb6 20.d4 e4 21.Nd2 
       Rc6 22.Qa2 Bc7 23.Nb3 Qd6 Luzuriaga,N (2350)–Royer,O (2325)/XV Zonal 
       Latinoamericano SF 2000/0–1 (69)) 
    9...0–0 10.d3 Qe7 11.0–0 b5 12.Nbd2 Nb6 
       (12...Bb7 13.Rfc1+=) 
    13.Qa2 
       (13.Rfc1 Bd7=) 
    13...a5+= 14.Qb1 
       (14.ba5 Ra5 15.d4 e4+=) 
    14...ab4 15.ab4 Na4 
       (15...Ra1 16.Qa1 Bg4 17.h3–/+) 
    16.d4–/+ e4 
       (worse is 16...Bb4 17.Bb5 e4 18.Ba4 ef3 19.Nf3+/–) 
    17.Ne5 
       (17.Bb5 ef3 18.Ra4 Ra4 19.Ba4 fg2 20.Kg2 Qe6–+ (20...Bb4?! 21.Nf3–/+)
      ) 
    17...Bd7 
       (17...Bb4?! 18.Bb5 Nb6 19.Ra8 Na8 20.Qc2=) 
    18.Nd7 Qd7 
       (18...Nd7?! 19.Nb3=) 
    19.Nb3 Bb4 20.Rc1 Rac8 
       (20...Rfb8 21.Nc5 Qd6 22.Qc2–/+) 
    21.Nc5+= Nc5 22.dc5 Rc5 23.Bf6 
       (23.Rc5 Bc5 24.Bf6 gf6 25.Qb5 Qb5 26.Bb5 d4+=) 
    23...Rc1 24.Qc1 gf6 25.Rb1 
       (25.Qb2 Qd6+=) 
    25...Qd6 26.Bb5 Bc5 27.g3 ½–½
    
    
    (134) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Jempty,George (1900)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nd7 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 Ngf6 7.Bc4 0–0 8.d4 e4 
       (8...ed4 9.Bd4 Nb6 10.Be2 Be6 11.Nbd2 Re8 12.Qc2 Bf8 13.0–0 g6 
       14.Rac1 c6 15.h3 Bg7 16.Ng5 Bf5 17.Qb3 Be6 18.Ne6 Re6 19.Rfd1 Nbd5 
       20.Nf3 Nf4 21.Bc4 Rd6 22.g3 Ne6 23.Be6 orangutandu–bungo/kurnik 2012/
       1–0 (38)) 
    9.Nfd2 
       (9.Ne5 Qe7 10.Nd7 Bd7 11.Nc3 a5 12.b5 c6 13.Qc2 cb5 14.Bb5 Rfc8 
       15.Qa4 Ra6 16.0–0 Bh2 17.Kh2 Ng4 18.Kg3 Rh6 19.Bd7 Qh4 20.Kf4 Rf6 
       21.Ke4 Nf2 22.Kd5 Qg5 23.Bf5 Qf5 mate  Pierred (2210)–Poison (2590)/
       Rated game, 3m + 0s 2005/0–1) 
    9...Nb6 10.Nc3 Re8N 
       (10...Nc4 11.Nc4 c6 12.d5 cd5 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.Qd4 Bb4 15.ab4 f6 16.0–0 
       Nb4 17.Nd6 Nc6 18.Qd5 Kh8 19.Nf7 Rf7 20.Qf7 Qe7 21.Qe7 
       Luzuriaga,N–Junker,A/Tiger Chess Club 2001) 
    11.Be2 Nbd5 
       (11...a5 12.b5=) 
    12.Nb5 
       (12.Nc4 Nc3 13.Bc3 Nd5 14.Nd6 cd6+=) 
    12...Bf8+= 13.Qc2 a5 14.ba5 Ra5 15.h3 
       (15.Bc4 c6 16.Nc3 Be6+=) 
    15...Bf5 
       (15...c6 16.Nc3+=) 
    16.Nc3 The pressure on e4 grows 
       (16.0–0 c6 17.Nc3 Nc3 18.Bc3 Ra7=) 
    16...Nf4 17.ef4 e3 18.Qd1 Qd4?? 
       (better is 18...ed2 19.Qd2 Qa8=) 
    19.Nc4+/– ef2 
       (19...Qf4 20.Ne3 Bc5 21.g3+–) 
    20.Kf1+– Qf4 
       (better is 20...Qd1 21.Rd1 Rc5+/–) 
    21.Qd2?? 
       (21.Na5 Nh5 22.Bh5 Re1 23.Qe1 fe1Q 24.Ke1 Qg3 25.Kd2 Qg5 26.Ke1 Qg2–+ 
      ) 
    21...Qg3?? 
       (better is 21...Qd2 22.Nd2 Nd5=) 
    22.Na5+– Be4 
       (22...Ne4 23.Qd5 Nc3 24.Qf5 Ne2 25.Qf2= (25.Nb7?? Nf4 26.Qf7 Kf7 
       27.Nd8 Kg8 28.Rh2 Re1 29.Re1 fe1Q)) 
    23.Bf3 Bf3 24.Qf2 
       (24.gf3?! Re1 25.Re1 fe1R 26.Qe1 Qf3 27.Kg1 Bc5 28.Kh2 Bd6 29.Kg1 Bc5 
       30.Kh2 Bd6 31.Kg1 Bc5=) 
    24...Bg2 25.Qg2 Qd3 26.Kg1 
       (26.Ne2!? Nd5 27.Qf2+/–) 
    Nh5 
       (26...Nh5 27.Nb7 Qe3 28.Qf2 Qg5 29.Kh2 Qe5 30.Kg2 Qg5 31.Kf3 Qf4 
       32.Kg2 Qg5 33.Kf1 Ng3 34.Kg1 Nh5 35.Kh2 Qe5 36.Kg2 Qg5=) 
    0–1
    
    
    (135) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Koivuniemi,Raimo (1855)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.c4 e4 7.Nd4 dc4 8.Bc4 a5 
    9.b5 0–0 
       (9...Ne5 10.Be2 0–0 11.Qc2 Rb8 12.0–0 c5 13.bc6 bc6 14.Nc3 c5 15.Ndb5 
       Bg4 16.f3 ef3 17.gf3 Bh5 18.Nd6 Qd6 19.Na4 Rfe8 20.Rab1 Bg6 21.e4 c4 
       22.Be5 Qe5 23.Rb8 ½–½ Luzuriaga,N–Domancich/email LADAC 1999) 
    10.Nc3 Ne5N 
       (10...Nc5 11.Qc2 Qe7 12.h3 Qe5 13.Nce2 Qg5 14.g4 Re8 15.0–0–0 Qg6 
       16.Rdg1 Nd3 17.Kb1 Nf2 18.Nf4 Bf4 19.ef4 Nh1 20.Rh1 Bd7 21.f5 Qg5 
       22.Qb3 Rf8 23.a4 Qd2 24.Ne6 Be6 25.fe6 ferminkatcho 
       (1675)–fanaticxardas (1850)/kurnik 2012/0–1 (31)) 
    11.Be2 c6 
       (11...c5 12.bc6 bc6 13.Qc2=) 
    12.bc6= bc6 13.0–0 
       (13.Qc2 Rb8=) 
    13...Qd7 
       (13...Ba6 14.Ba6 Ra6 15.Qc2=) 
    14.Na4 
       (14.Qc2 Rb8=) 
    14...Rb8+= 15.Qc2 Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 15...Nd3 16.Bd3 
    ed3 17.Qc6 
       (worse is 17.Qd3 c5 18.Nc5 Bc5–+) 
    17...Qc6 18.Nc6 Bd7 19.Rfc1 
       (19.Rac1!? Rbc8 20.Nb6 Bc6 21.Bf6 gf6 22.Nc8 Rc8 23.Rc3=) 
    19...Rbc8+= 20.Bf6 Bc6 
       (worse is 20...Rc6 21.Bc3=) 
    21.Nb6 gf6 22.Nc8 Rc8 23.Rab1 Rc7 24.Rc4 Bd5 25.Rc7 Bc7 26.Rc1 Bd6 27.Rc3 
    Be7 
       (27...Be4 28.f3 Bg6 29.g4+=) 
    28.Rd3 Ba2 
       (28...Be6 29.a4+=) 
    29.Rc3+= Kg7 30.Kf1 
       (30.Rc1 a4+=) 
    30...a4 31.Rc1 Bb3 
       (31...Bd5 32.Ra1+=) 
    32.Ra1 Bc4 33.Ke1 f5 34.d4 f4 35.e4 Bf6 36.e5 Be7 37.Kd2 
       (37.f3 Bd5+=) 
    37...Kg6 
       (37...Bd5 38.Kc3=) 
    38.f3 Kf5 39.Rc1 
       (39.Kc3 Bb3=) 
    39...Bb3= 40.Rc6 
       (40.Ra1 f6 41.ef6 Kf6=) 
    40...Ba3 
       (40...Kg5 41.Kc3 Ba3 42.Ra6=) 
    41.Kc3 
       (41.Rh6 Bf8 42.Rf6 Kg5+=) 
    41...Be7 
       (41...h5 42.Rf6 Kg5 43.Rb6=) 
    42.Ra6 
       (42.Rh6 Bd5+=) 
    42...h5+= 43.Ra5 h4 44.h3 
       (44.Ra7 Ba3+=) 
    44...f6–/+ 45.Ra7 Bf8 46.ef6 Kf6 47.Ra6 Kf7 0–1
    
    
    (136) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Romano,Jacopo (2000)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.d4 Qe7 7.c4 dc4 
       (7...c6 8.Qc2 0–0 9.c5 Bc7 10.Nc3 Re8 11.0–0–0 a5 12.b5 ed4 13.ed4 
       Ne4 14.b6 Bf4 15.Kb1 Ndf6 16.Bd3 Bf5 17.Rhe1 Qd7 18.h3 Nc3 19.Bc3 Bd3 
       20.Qd3 Re1 21.Re1 a4 22.Bd2 lendzior (1630)–jedrusz344 (1740)/kurnik 
       2013/0–1 (57)) 
    8.Bc4 0–0 
       (8...e4 9.Nfd2 a5 10.b5 Nb6 11.Qc2 0–0 12.Nc3 Bf5 13.Be2 a4 14.0–0 
       Qe6 15.Rfe1 Rfe8 16.h3 Bh3 17.gh3 Qh3 18.Nf1 Re6 19.Bd1 Rae8 20.Qe2 
       Nfd5 21.Qh5 Rg6 22.Ng3 Rg3 23.fg3 Winiger,A (2150)–Maec,M (2295)/
       remoteschach.de 2004/0–1 (34)) 
    9.de5N 
       (9.0–0 Nb6 10.Bb3 e4 11.Nfd2 Bg4 12.Qc2 Be2 13.Re1 Ng4 14.Re2 Bh2 
       15.Kf1 Qh4 16.Qe4 Bg3 17.Nf3 Qh1 18.Ng1 Bh2 19.Ke1 Qg1 20.Kd2 Nf2 
       21.Qh4 Nc4 22.Kc3 Nb2 23.Qf2 Nd1 varin123–joies/playok.com 2012/0–1
       ) 
    9...Ne5 10.Nbd2 Rd8 11.Qc2 c6 
       (11...a5 12.b5=) 
    12.Ne5 Be5 13.Be5 Qe5 14.0–0 Bg4 15.Rfc1 Rd7 16.Bf1 
       (16.Nb3 Bf5 17.Qa2 Ng4+=) 
    16...Bf5 17.Qa2 Be4 18.Nc4 Qe6 19.Na5 Bd5 20.Qc2 Re8 
       (20...Rad8 21.b5 cb5 22.Bb5+=) 
    21.Bc4 Qe5 22.Bd5 Ng4 
       (22...Nd5 23.Nb3=) 
    23.g3 
       (23.Be4! Qh2 24.Kf1=) 
    23...cd5= 24.Nb3 Rd6 25.Ra2 Rf6 
       (25...Rc6 26.Qd1 Rc1 27.Nc1=) 
    26.Qd3 
       (26.Qc7 Qh5 27.h4 Qf5+=) 
    26...Qh5 27.h4 a6 
       (27...Ne5 28.Qb5 Rc6 29.Raa1 (29.Qb7? Rc1 30.Nc1 Qd1 31.Kg2 Qc1–+) 
       29...Nf3 30.Kg2=) 
    28.Rac2 g6 
       (28...Ne5 29.Rc8 Rfe6 30.Re8 Re8 31.Qd1=) 
    29.Nd4+= Re4 ½–½
    
    
    (137) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Duenas,Alexis (1920)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.d4 Qe7 7.c4 dc4 
       (7...c6 8.Qc2 0–0 9.c5 Bc7 10.Nc3 Re8 11.0–0–0 a5 12.b5 ed4 13.ed4 
       Ne4 14.b6 Bf4 15.Kb1 Ndf6 16.Bd3 Bf5 17.Rhe1 Qd7 18.h3 Nc3 19.Bc3 Bd3 
       20.Qd3 Re1 21.Re1 a4 22.Bd2 lendzior (1630)–jedrusz344 (1740)/kurnik 
       2013/0–1 (57)) 
    8.Bc4 0–0 
       (8...e4 9.Nfd2 a5 10.b5 Nb6 11.Qc2 0–0 12.Nc3 Bf5 13.Be2 a4 14.0–0 
       Qe6 15.Rfe1 Rfe8 16.h3 Bh3 17.gh3 Qh3 18.Nf1 Re6 19.Bd1 Rae8 20.Qe2 
       Nfd5 21.Qh5 Rg6 22.Ng3 Rg3 23.fg3 Winiger,A (2150)–Maec,M (2295)/
       remoteschach.de 2004/0–1 (34)) 
    9.Nc3N 
       (9.0–0 Nb6 10.Bb3 e4 11.Nfd2 Bg4 12.Qc2 Be2 13.Re1 Ng4 14.Re2 Bh2 
       15.Kf1 Qh4 16.Qe4 Bg3 17.Nf3 Qh1 18.Ng1 Bh2 19.Ke1 Qg1 20.Kd2 Nf2 
       21.Qh4 Nc4 22.Kc3 Nb2 23.Qf2 Nd1 varin123–joies/playok.com 2012/0–1
       ) 
    9...c6 
       (9...e4 10.Nd2+=) 
    10.Be2 
       (10.Qc2 e4 11.Nd2 Nb6=) 
    10...ed4 
       (10...a5 11.b5=) 
    11.Qd4= a5 
       (11...Rd8 12.Qh4=) 
    12.Ne4 Bc7 13.Nf6 Nf6 14.0–0 Rd8 15.Qh4 Bf5 
       (15...Nd5 16.Qe7 Ne7 17.b5=) 
    16.b5 c5 
       (16...Nd5 17.Qe7 Ne7 18.Rfd1=) 
    17.Qg5 Be4 18.Bf6 
       (18.Rfd1 b6+=) 
    18...Qf6 19.Qc5 Bd6 20.Qg5 
       (20.Qc4 Qe7+=) 
    20...Qb2= 21.Bc4 
       (21.Qh4 
         A) worse is 21...Qe2 22.Nd4 (22.Qe4?! Qb5 23.a4 Qc6=) 22...Qb2 23.Qe4+/–;
         B) 21...Bg6 22.Nd4 Bc5=) 
    21...Rac8 
       (21...Rdc8 22.Rac1=) 
    22.Nd4+= Bg6 
       (22...a4 23.f3 Bg6 24.Bd5+=) 
    23.h4 
       (23.Bb3 b6+= (23...Ba3? 24.Ra2 Qc1 25.Nc6+–)) 
    23...Re8 24.Qg4 
       (24.Bd5 Rc5=) 
    24...Be5 
       (24...Rc4 25.Qd7 Rec8 26.Qd6+/–) 
    25.Bd5 
       (25.Ra2 Qc3 26.Bd5 Rcd8 27.Bb7 Bd3+=) 
    25...Rcd8 
       (25...Bd4 26.Qd4 Qb5 27.h5=) 
    26.Bb7 
       (26.Ra2 Qc3 27.Bb7 Bd4 28.ed4 Bd3+=) 
    26...Bd4= 27.ed4 Qb5 
       (27...Rd4 28.Qg5=) 
    28.Bf3+= Qa4 Attacking the isolated pawn on d4 
       (28...Qc4 29.Rfd1 Bc2 30.Rac1+=) 
    29.Rfe1 
       (29.Rfd1 Bc2 30.Rd2 Bb3+=) 
    29...Re1= 30.Re1 h5 
       (30...Qd4?? 31.Qd4 Rf8 32.h5+–) 
    31.Qg5 Rd4 32.Re3 Kh7 
       (32...Rd6 33.g3+/– (33.Bh5?! Bh5 34.Qh5 Rd1 35.Kh2 Qf4 36.Rg3 Rd4=)) 
    33.Bh5 Rh4 
       (33...Bh5 34.Qh5 Kg8 35.g3+/–) 
    34.Bg6 fg6 35.Qd8 Qd4 36.Qa5 Qd1 37.Re1 Ra4 
       (37...Qh5!? 38.Qh5 gh5+/–) 
    38.Rd1+– Ra5 39.Ra1 
       (39.Rd3 g5+–) 
    39...Kg8 
       (39...Ra4 40.Kf1+–) 
    40.a4 Kf7 41.f3 
       (41.Kh2 Ke6+–) 
    41...Ke6 
       (41...g5 42.g4+–) 
    42.Kf2 
       (42.Re1 Kd5 43.Re4 Rc5+–) 
    42...g5 
       (42...Kf5 43.Ra2+–) 
    43.Ke3 
       (43.Re1 Kd5 44.Re4 g6+–) 
    43...Ke5 44.Kd3 Kd5 
       (44...g4 45.fg4 Kd5 46.Kc3+–) 
    45.Kc3+– Kc5 46.Kb3 Kb6 
       (46...g4 47.f4+–) 
    47.Re1 
       (47.Rd1 Re5+–) 
    47...Rd5 48.Kc3 Ka5 49.Re7 1–0
    
    
    (138) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Romano,Jacopo (1935)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.d4 ed4 
       (6...Qe7 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4 e4 9.Nfd2 a5 10.b5 Nb6 11.Qc2 0–0 12.Nc3 Bf5 
       13.Be2 a4 14.0–0 Qe6 15.Rfe1 Rfe8 16.h3 Bh3 17.gh3 Qh3 18.Nf1 Re6 
       19.Bd1 Rae8 20.Qe2 Nfd5 21.Qh5 Winiger,A (2150)–Maec,M (2295)/
       remoteschach.de 2004/0–1 (34); 
       6...e4 7.Ne5 0–0 8.Be2 Re8 9.Ng4 Ng4 10.Bg4 Nf6 11.Bc8 Rc8 12.Nc3 a6 
       13.0–0 b5 14.Ne2 Qd7 15.Ng3 Re6 16.f3 Rce8 17.fe4 Ne4 18.Ne4 Re4 
       19.Bc1 c6 20.Rf3 Bc7 21.Rh3 jozefszyszko–elmaso/kurnik 2013/0–1) 
    7.Bd4 0–0 8.c4N 
       (8.Bd3 a5 9.b5 Nc5 10.0–0 Bg4 11.Nbd2 Qd7 12.Bf6 gf6 13.Be2 Rfe8 
       14.Nd4 Be6 15.Bh5 Rad8 16.Ne6 Qe6 17.Nf3 Ne4 18.Nd4 Qe5 19.g3 f5 
       20.Re1 Bc5 21.Nb3 Bb6 22.Qf3 Nf6 slave81 (2055)–lobson1 (1955)/
       kurnik 2012/1–0 (48)) 
    8...c5 9.bc5 Nc5 10.cd5 
       (10.Nc3 dc4 11.Bc5 Bc5 12.Qd8 Rd8 13.Bc4 Bg4+=) 
    10...Nd5 11.Bc4 Nb6 12.Ba2 Ne6 
       (12...Bg4 13.0–0+=) 
    13.Bb2 
       (13.Be5 Be5 14.Qd8 Rd8 15.Ne5 Nd7=) 
    13...Qe7+= 14.Nbd2 Bd7 15.Ne4 
       (15.Ne5 Rfd8+=) 
    15...Bb4 
       (15...Ba3 16.Ba3 Qa3 17.0–0–/+) 
    16.ab4 
       (16.Nfd2 Nc5 17.Nc5 Bc5=) 
    16...Qb4+= 17.Qd2 Qe4 18.0–0 
       (18.Bb1 Qd5+=) 
    18...Bc6–/+ 19.Bb1 Qg4 
       (19...Qd5 20.Qc3–/+) 
    20.h3+= Qc4 
       (20...Qh5 21.Ra5 Qh6 22.Ne5+=) 
    21.Bd3 Qb3 22.Nd4 Nd4 23.Bd4 Qd5 24.f3 Qe6 25.Qf2 Nd5 
       (25...Qh6 26.Ra5=) 
    26.Bc4 Qg6 27.Ba7 b6 28.e4 Nf4 29.Kh1 b5 30.Bb3 h6 
       (30...Bd7 31.Rfb1=) 
    31.Be3+= Nd3 32.Qc2 Ne5 
       (32...Nb4 33.Qd2 Na6 34.Rfd1+=) 
    33.Rab1 
       (33.Bd4 Nd7+=) 
    33...Rac8 34.Bd4 Nc4 
       (34...Rfe8 35.Qd2=) 
    35.Bc4+= bc4 36.Rb4 Bd5 37.Rb6 
       (37.Rfb1 Rfd8 38.Qc3 Be6=) 
    37...f6 
       (37...Be6 38.f4 f5 39.g4+/–) 
    38.Qc1 
       (38.Qc3 Bf7+=) 
    38...Ba8 
       (38...Bf7!?=) 
    39.Qc3+= Qf7 40.Rc1 
       (40.Rb4 Rc7+=) 
    40...Kh7 
       (40...f5 41.ef5 Qf5 42.Bg7 Bf3 
         A) 43.gf3?? Qh3 44.Kg1 Qg3 45.Kh1 Rf3–+ (45...Qg7?? 46.Rg1 Rf7 
          47.Rh6+–);
         B) worse is 43.Rh6 Bg2 44.Kg2 Qg5 45.Kh1 Rf2 (45...Qg7 46.Rg1 Rf7 47.Rg7 
          Rg7 48.Qe5+–) 46.Rh8 Kf7 47.Rf8 Rf8 48.Qc4 Kg7=;
         C) 43.Kh2 Qf4 44.g3+/–) 
    41.Rd6 
       (41.Rb4 f5 42.ef5 Qf5=) 
    41...Bb7 
       (41...Qe7 42.Ra6+=) 
    42.e5 
       (42.Qb4!?+/–) 
    42...fe5= 43.Be5 Rc5 44.f4 Rd5 45.Qc2 Qf5 46.Qf5 
       (46.Qc4?? Rd6 47.Kh2 Rd2–+) 
    46...Rf5 47.Rc4 Rd6 48.Bd6 Rf7 
       (48...Rd5 49.Rc7 Rd6 50.Rb7+/–) 
    49.Kh2 Kg8 ½–½
    
    
    (139) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Mevel,Alberic (1900)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.d4 Qe7 7.c4 c6 
       (7...dc4 8.Bc4 e4 9.Nfd2 a5 10.b5 Nb6 11.Qc2 0–0 12.Nc3 Bf5 13.Be2 a4 
       14.0–0 Qe6 15.Rfe1 Rfe8 16.h3 Bh3 17.gh3 Qh3 18.Nf1 Re6 19.Bd1 Rae8 
       20.Qe2 Nfd5 21.Qh5 Rg6 22.Ng3 Winiger,A (2150)–Maec,M (2295)/
       remoteschach.de 2004/0–1 (34)) 
    8.Ne5N 
       (8.Qc2 0–0 9.c5 Bc7 10.Nc3 Re8 11.0–0–0 a5 12.b5 ed4 13.ed4 Ne4 14.b6 
       Bf4 15.Kb1 Ndf6 16.Bd3 Bf5 17.Rhe1 Qd7 18.h3 Nc3 19.Bc3 Bd3 20.Qd3 Re1 
       21.Re1 a4 22.Bd2 Bd2 lendzior (1630)–jedrusz344 (1740)/kurnik 2013/
       0–1 (57)) 
    8...Ne5 9.c5 
       (9.de5 Be5 10.Be5 Qe5+=) 
    9...Ne4+= 10.de5 Be5 11.Be5 Qe5 12.Qd4 Qd4 13.ed4 Ng5 
       (13...Kd8 14.f3 Ng5 15.Kd2=) 
    14.Nc3 White intends b5 14...Bf5 15.b5 f6 
       (15...Kd7 16.Be2=) 
    16.Rd1 
       (16.0–0–0 Ne6=) 
    16...Kf7 
       (16...Kd7 17.Be2=) 
    17.f3 
       (17.Bd3 Bd3 18.Rd3 Rhe8 19.Kd2 Rad8=) 
    17...h5 
       (17...Rhe8 18.Kf2=) 
    18.h4 
       (18.Bd3 Bd3 19.Rd3 Rhe8 20.Kf2 Re7=) 
    18...Ne6 19.Rd2 a6 20.b6 g5 
       (20...Rae8 21.Be2=) 
    21.Kf2 g4 22.Ne2 
       (22.Be2 Rhg8=) 
    22...Bg6 
       (22...gf3 23.gf3 Rae8 24.Ng3=) 
    23.Nc1 
       (23.fg4 hg4 24.Ng3 f5=) 
    23...Rhg8 
       (23...gf3 24.gf3 Rae8 25.Nb3=) 
    24.Rg1 
       (24.fg4!? hg4 25.h5+=) 
    24...Rae8 25.g3 gf3 26.Kf3 Ng7 27.Re2 Ne6 28.Rd2 Ng7 ½–½
    
    
    (140) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Forsti,Eero (2000)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 
       (6.d3 a5 7.Nc3 cd3 8.Nd5 Qe6 9.e4 ab4 10.Bd3 ba3 11.Ba3 Ra3 12.Ra3 c6 
       13.Rc3 cd5 14.ed5 Qd7 15.0–0 Ne7 16.Qc2 Qd8 17.Rc1 Bd7 18.Qb3 0–0 
       19.Ng5 f5 20.Qb7 e4 supergustavo (2065)–biggie (2215)/gameknot.com 
       2013/0–1 (54)) 
    6...Nf6 7.Bc4 e4 8.Nd4 c6N 
       (8...0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.b5 (10.0–0 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg3 Qd6 13.f4 ef3 
       14.Kf3 Ne5 15.Kf2 Nc4 16.Qc1 ab4 17.Ncb5 Nb2 18.Qb2 Qe7 19.ab4 Ra1 
       20.Ra1 Na6 21.Rb1 Rd8 22.Qc3 Rd5 23.Rh1 c6 24.Qc2 Qf6 Fournier,F 
       (2435)–Jurajko (2445)/Chessworld.net 2012/0–1; 10.Ndb5 Be5 11.d4 
       ed3 12.0–0 Rd8 13.Qd2 Bh2 14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Ne5 16.Bf7 Qf7 17.Rh1 Nc4 
       18.Qc1 Ra6 19.f4 d2 20.Qb1 Rg6 21.Kf2 Ne3 22.Ke3 Rg3 23.Ke2 Bg4 24.Kf1 
       Qf4 capablancaven (1905)–oblomoff (2170)/gameknot.com 2011/0–1) 
       10...c5 11.bc6 Nc6 12.Ncb5 Nd4 13.Nd6 Bg4 14.Qb1 Qd6 15.Bd4 Rac8 16.d3 
       Bf5 17.h3 Nd5 18.Qb5 Ne7 19.Rd1 ed3 20.Bd3 Bd3 21.Qd3 Rfd8 22.0–0 Nc6 
       23.Qb3 Straka,J–Giffen,G/WS/O/285 ICCF 2009/½–½) 
    9.d3 b5 10.Bb3 a5 11.ba5 Ra5 
       (11...0–0 12.de4 Qe4 13.0–0=) 
    12.de4 
       (12.a4 ba4 13.Ba4 Bb4 14.Nd2 Qd6= (worse is 14...ed3 15.Nc6 Nc6 16.Bc6 Kf8 
       17.Ra5 Ba5 18.0–0+=)) 
    12...Ne4 13.Bc2 
       (13.Nc3 Nf6=) 
    13...0–0 14.Qd3 f5 15.0–0 
       (15.Nd2 Nc5 16.Qc3 Ra7=) 
    15...Nc5 
       (15...Qc7 16.f4+=) 
    16.Qd2 
       (16.Qc3 Ra6=) 
    16...Ra6 17.Nc3 Bd7 
       (better is 17...f4=) 
    18.e4 
       (18.Rfd1!?=) 
    18...Ne4 
       (18...fe4!? 19.Rae1 Qe5–/+) 
    19.Ne4+= fe4 20.Rae1 
       (20.Rfe1 Qe5 21.g3 Qc5=) 
    20...Bf4 
       (20...Qe5!? 21.g3 Ba3 22.Ba3 Ra3+=) 
    21.Qc3= c5 22.Nb3 c4 
       (22...Rh6 23.g3 c4 24.Re4=) 
    23.Nc5 Increasing the pressure on the isolated pawn on e4 23...Raf6 
       (23...Rh6 24.g3 Bh3 25.Re4+=) 
    24.Ne4 Re6 25.Ng3 
       (25.Nc5 Re1 26.Re1 Qf7=) 
    25...Nc6 
       (25...Bg3 26.hg3 Re1 27.Re1=) 
    26.a4 
       (26.Re6 Be6 27.Re1 Rf7=) 
    26...Re1+= 27.Re1 Qf7 28.ab5 Be5 29.Qd2 Bb2 30.bc6 Bc6 
       (30...c3!? 31.Qd4 Bc6=) 
    31.Bh7+= Kh7 32.Qb2 c3 33.Qc2 Kh8 34.Rd1 Qa7 35.Rc1 Qd4 36.h3 Bb7 
       (36...Rf4 37.Nf1 Rf6 38.Ne3+–) 
    37.Qe2 
       (37.Re1 Bd5+/–) 
    37...Bc6 38.Qe1 Qd5 39.f3 Qc5 40.Qf2 Qc4 41.Ne4 
       (41.Ne2 c2+/–) 
    41...Be4+= 42.Qh4 Kg8 43.Qe4 Qe4 ½–½
    
    
    (141) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Leurette,Marc_Antoine
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.c4 c6 6.cd5 cd5 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Nb5 
    Nbd7 9.Nd6 Qd6 10.e3 0–0 11.Be2 a6 12.Rc1N 
       (12.0–0 Re8 13.Qc2 b5 14.Rac1 Bb7 15.Qc7 Qc7 16.Rc7 Rab8 17.Rfc1 Rbc8 
       18.Rb7 Rc1 19.Bc1 Rc8 20.Bb2 Rc2 21.Be5 Rc1 22.Bf1 Kf8 23.Bd6 Ke8 
       24.Ra7 Nb6 25.Re7 Kd8 26.Rf7 Ne4 capablancaven (1815)–dlafont (1745)/
       gameknot.com 2011/1–0 (36)) 
    12...b5 13.0–0 e4 14.Nd4 Ne5 15.f3 Nc4 16.Ba1 
       (16.Qc2 Re8=) 
    16...Na3 17.Rc6 
       (better is 17.fe4 de4 18.Qb3=) 
    17...Qe5?? 
       (better is 17...Qb4!? 18.Bc3 Qa4 19.Qa4 ba4 20.fe4 de4+=) 
    18.fe4?? 
       (better is 18.Nb5 Qe8 19.Rc8 Rc8 20.Na3+–) 
    18...Be6?? 
       (better is 18...Qe4 19.Bf3 Qh4+/–) 
    19.Ne6+– fe6 
       (19...Qe6 20.Re6 fe6+–) 
    20.Be5 1–0
    
    
    (142) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Pivirotto,Filiberto (1635)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 
       (6.d3 a5 7.Nc3 cd3 8.Nd5 Qe6 9.e4 ab4 10.Bd3 ba3 11.Ba3 Ra3 12.Ra3 c6 
       13.Rc3 cd5 14.ed5 Qd7 15.0–0 Ne7 16.Qc2 Qd8 17.Rc1 Bd7 18.Qb3 0–0 
       19.Ng5 f5 20.Qb7 e4 supergustavo (2065)–biggie (2215)/gameknot.com 
       2013/0–1 (54)) 
    6...Nd7 
       (6...Nf6 7.Bc4 e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.0–0 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg3 Qd6 
       13.f4 ef3 14.Kf3 Ne5 15.Kf2 Nc4 16.Qc1 ab4 17.Ncb5 Nb2 18.Qb2 Qe7 
       19.ab4 Ra1 20.Ra1 Na6 21.Rb1 Fournier,F (2435)–Jurajko (2445)/
       Chessworld.net 2012/0–1) 
    7.Bc4 Ngf6 8.Nc3 e4N 
       (8...c6 9.Qc2 Nb6 10.Be2 e4 11.Nd4 Be5 12.Nd1 0–0 13.0–0 Bg4 14.f3 
       ef3 15.Bf3 Qc7 16.h3 Bh5 17.Bh5 Nh5 18.Nf5 Ng3 19.Ng3 Bb2 20.Nb2 Qg3 
       21.Rf3 Qd6 22.Raf1 Rad8 23.d4 Steffens,O (2325)–Christ,R (2250)/
       Schleswig Holstein–ch masters 1996/0–1 (35)) 
    9.Nd4 Ne5 10.Be2 a5 11.Ncb5 0–0 12.Nd6 cd6 
       (12...Qd6 13.Qc2 Bd7 14.b5=) 
    13.ba5 
       (13.0–0 ab4 14.ab4 Ra1 15.Ba1 d5=) 
    13...Bg4 14.0–0 Be2 15.Ne2 
       (15.Qe2 Nd3 16.Bc3 Nd5=) 
    15...Ra5+= 16.Bc3 
       (16.Bc3 Rc5 17.Nd4+=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (143) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Reboredo,Daniel (1945)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 Nf6 7.Bc4 0–0 8.Nc3 e4 
    9.Nd4 Nc6N 
       (9...a5 10.b5 (10.0–0 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg3 Qd6 13.f4 ef3 14.Kf3 Ne5 
       15.Kf2 Nc4 16.Qc1 ab4 17.Ncb5 Nb2 18.Qb2 Qe7 19.ab4 Ra1 20.Ra1 Na6 
       21.Rb1 Rd8 22.Qc3 Rd5 23.Rh1 c6 24.Qc2 Qf6 Fournier,F (2435)–Jurajko 
       (2445)/Chessworld.net 2012/0–1; 10.Ndb5 Be5 11.d4 ed3 12.0–0 Rd8 
       13.Qd2 Bh2 14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Ne5 16.Bf7 Qf7 17.Rh1 Nc4 18.Qc1 Ra6 
       19.f4 d2 20.Qb1 Rg6 21.Kf2 Ne3 22.Ke3 Rg3 23.Ke2 Bg4 24.Kf1 Qf4 
       capablancaven (1905)–oblomoff (2170)/gameknot.com 2011/0–1) 
       10...c5 11.bc6 Nc6 12.Ncb5 Nd4 13.Nd6 Bg4 14.Qb1 Qd6 15.Bd4 Rac8 16.d3 
       Bf5 17.h3 Nd5 18.Qb5 Ne7 19.Rd1 ed3 20.Bd3 Bd3 21.Qd3 Rfd8 22.0–0 Nc6 
       23.Qb3 Nd4 24.Rd4 Straka,J–Giffen,G/WS/O/285 ICCF 2009/½–½; 
       9...Be5!?+=) 
    10.Nc6+= bc6 11.Qc2 
       (11.f3 a5=) 
    11...Bd7 
       (11...a5 12.ba5 Ra5 13.d3=) 
    12.Na4 
       (12.d3 ed3 13.Bd3 a5+=) 
    12...a5= 13.Nc5 ab4 14.ab4 Ra1 
       (14...Bf5 15.Ra8 Ra8 16.f3=) 
    15.Ba1 Ra8 
       (15...Bf5 16.f3 Bg6 17.Qc3=) 
    16.Bb2 
       (16.0–0!? Bf5 17.f3 Bh2 18.Kh2 Ra1 19.Ra1 Qe5 20.g3 Qa1 21.fe4+=) 
    16...Bf5= 17.Qc3 Ne8 
       (17...Qf8 18.Qb3=) 
    18.Be2 Bc5 19.bc5 Qg5 20.g4 Be6 
       (20...Bg4? 21.Rg1 Nf6 22.h3+–) 
    21.h4 
       (21.Qe5 Qg6=) 
    21...Qd5+= 22.Kd1 
       (22.Qd4 Qb3=) 
    22...Kf8 
       (22...Rb8 23.g5+=) 
    23.Kc2 
       (23.h5 h6+=) 
    23...Ra4 
       (23...Rb8 24.h5+=) 
    24.g5 
       (24.Kd1 Kg8=) 
    24...Bg4 25.Bf1 
       (25.Qb3 Qc5 26.Bc3 Be2 27.Qa4 Qd5+=) 
    25...Be6 
       (25...Qf5 26.f4 ef3 27.d3–/+) 
    26.Be2 Bg4 27.Bf1 
       (worse is 27.Bg4 Rc4–/+) 
    ½–½
    
    
    (144) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Romano,Jacopo (2000)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 
       (6.d3 a5 7.Nc3 cd3 8.Nd5 Qe6 9.e4 ab4 10.Bd3 ba3 11.Ba3 Ra3 12.Ra3 c6 
       13.Rc3 cd5 14.ed5 Qd7 15.0–0 Ne7 16.Qc2 Qd8 17.Rc1 Bd7 18.Qb3 0–0 
       19.Ng5 f5 20.Qb7 e4 supergustavo (2065)–biggie (2215)/gameknot.com 
       2013/0–1 (54)) 
    6...Nf6 7.Bc4 c6N 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.b5 (10.0–0 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg3 Qd6 
       13.f4 ef3 14.Kf3 Ne5 15.Kf2 Nc4 16.Qc1 ab4 17.Ncb5 Nb2 18.Qb2 Qe7 
       19.ab4 Ra1 20.Ra1 Na6 21.Rb1 Rd8 22.Qc3 Rd5 23.Rh1 c6 24.Qc2 Qf6 
       Fournier,F (2435)–Jurajko (2445)/Chessworld.net 2012/0–1; 10.Ndb5 
       Be5 11.d4 ed3 12.0–0 Rd8 13.Qd2 Bh2 14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Ne5 16.Bf7 Qf7 
       17.Rh1 Nc4 18.Qc1 Ra6 19.f4 d2 20.Qb1 Rg6 21.Kf2 Ne3 22.Ke3 Rg3 23.Ke2 
       Bg4 24.Kf1 Qf4 capablancaven (1905)–oblomoff (2170)/gameknot.com 
       2011/0–1) 10...c5 11.bc6 Nc6 12.Ncb5 Nd4 13.Nd6 Bg4 14.Qb1 Qd6 
       15.Bd4 Rac8 16.d3 Bf5 17.h3 Nd5 18.Qb5 Ne7 19.Rd1 ed3 20.Bd3 Bd3 
       21.Qd3 Rfd8 22.0–0 Straka,J–Giffen,G/WS/O/285 ICCF 2009/½–½; 
       7...e4 8.Ng5 0–0 9.d3+=) 
    8.Nc3 
       (8.d4 e4 9.Ne5 0–0=) 
    8...0–0 9.Qc2 Nbd7 
       (9...b5 10.Bd3=) 
    10.Ng5 
       (10.0–0 Nb6 11.Bd3 Bg4=) 
    10...a5 
       (10...Nb6 11.Bd3=) 
    11.b5 Nc5 12.bc6 bc6 13.0–0 Rb8 
       (13...e4 14.f3 Qe5 15.f4= (worse is 15.Nge4 Nfe4 16.Ne4 Qh2 17.Kf2 Ne4 
       18.Qe4 Bg3 19.Ke2 Qg2 20.Kd1 Be6–/+)) 
    14.d3 Bf5 15.Ra2 
       (15.Rfd1 h6 16.Nf3 Rb7=) 
    15...h6 16.Nge4 Rfd8 
       (16...Nfe4 17.Ne4 Ne4 18.de4=) 
    17.Nf6 
       (17.Nc5 Bc5 18.Ne2 Bd6=) 
    17...Qf6+= 18.Ne4 Ne4 19.de4 Be6 20.h3 
       (20.f4 Qe7 21.Be5 Be5 22.fe5 Re8+=) 
    Qg6 ½–½
    
    
    (145) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Romano,Jacopo (2000)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 
       (6.d3 a5 7.Nc3 cd3 8.Nd5 Qe6 9.e4 ab4 10.Bd3 ba3 11.Ba3 Ra3 12.Ra3 c6 
       13.Rc3 cd5 14.ed5 Qd7 15.0–0 Ne7 16.Qc2 Qd8 17.Rc1 Bd7 18.Qb3 0–0 
       19.Ng5 f5 20.Qb7 e4 supergustavo (2065)–biggie (2215)/gameknot.com 
       2013/0–1 (54)) 
    6...Nf6 7.Bc4 c6N 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.b5 (10.0–0 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg3 Qd6 
       13.f4 ef3 14.Kf3 Ne5 15.Kf2 Nc4 16.Qc1 ab4 17.Ncb5 Nb2 18.Qb2 Qe7 
       19.ab4 Ra1 20.Ra1 Na6 21.Rb1 Rd8 22.Qc3 Rd5 23.Rh1 c6 24.Qc2 Qf6 
       Fournier,F (2435)–Jurajko (2445)/Chessworld.net 2012/0–1; 10.Ndb5 
       Be5 11.d4 ed3 12.0–0 Rd8 13.Qd2 Bh2 14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Ne5 16.Bf7 Qf7 
       17.Rh1 Nc4 18.Qc1 Ra6 19.f4 d2 20.Qb1 Rg6 21.Kf2 Ne3 22.Ke3 Rg3 23.Ke2 
       Bg4 24.Kf1 Qf4 capablancaven (1905)–oblomoff (2170)/gameknot.com 
       2011/0–1) 10...c5 11.bc6 Nc6 12.Ncb5 Nd4 13.Nd6 Bg4 14.Qb1 Qd6 
       15.Bd4 Rac8 16.d3 Bf5 17.h3 Nd5 18.Qb5 Ne7 19.Rd1 ed3 20.Bd3 Bd3 
       21.Qd3 Rfd8 22.0–0 Straka,J–Giffen,G/WS/O/285 ICCF 2009/½–½; 
       7...e4 8.Ng5 0–0 9.d3+=) 
    8.Nc3 
       (8.d4 e4 9.Ne5 0–0+=) 
    8...0–0 9.Qc2 Nbd7 
       (9...b5 10.Bd3=) 
    10.Ng5 
       (10.0–0 Nb6 11.Bd3 Nbd5=) 
    10...a5 
       (10...Nb6 11.Bd3=) 
    11.b5 Nc5 Black plans e4 12.bc6 bc6 13.0–0 Rb8 
       (13...e4 14.f3 Qe5 15.f4=) 
    14.d3 Bf5 Black prepares e4 15.Rfb1 e4 16.Nge4 Nfe4 17.de4 
       (worse is 17.Ne4 Ne4 (worse is 17...Be4 18.de4 Qe4 19.Rc1+=) 18.de4 Qe4 19.Qe4 
       Be4+=) 
    17...Ne4 
       (17...Be4 18.Ne4 Qe4 19.Rc1+=) 
    18.Bd3 Nc3 19.Qc3 Rb2 ½–½
    
    
    (146) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Drozdovas,Arturas (2000)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.c4 dc4 6.e3 
       (6.d3 a5 7.Nc3 cd3 8.Nd5 Qe6 9.e4 ab4 10.Bd3 ba3 11.Ba3 Ra3 12.Ra3 c6 
       13.Rc3 cd5 14.ed5 Qd7 15.0–0 Ne7 16.Qc2 Qd8 17.Rc1 Bd7 18.Qb3 0–0 
       19.Ng5 f5 20.Qb7 e4 supergustavo (2065)–biggie (2215)/gameknot.com 
       2013/0–1 (54)) 
    6...Nf6 7.Bc4 c6N 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 a5 10.b5 (10.0–0 Bh2 11.Kh2 Ng4 12.Kg3 Qd6 
       13.f4 ef3 14.Kf3 Ne5 15.Kf2 Nc4 16.Qc1 ab4 17.Ncb5 Nb2 18.Qb2 Qe7 
       19.ab4 Ra1 20.Ra1 Na6 21.Rb1 Rd8 22.Qc3 Rd5 23.Rh1 c6 24.Qc2 Qf6 
       Fournier,F (2435)–Jurajko (2445)/Chessworld.net 2012/0–1; 10.Ndb5 
       Be5 11.d4 ed3 12.0–0 Rd8 13.Qd2 Bh2 14.Kh2 Ng4 15.Kg3 Ne5 16.Bf7 Qf7 
       17.Rh1 Nc4 18.Qc1 Ra6 19.f4 d2 20.Qb1 Rg6 21.Kf2 Ne3 22.Ke3 Rg3 23.Ke2 
       Bg4 24.Kf1 Qf4 capablancaven (1905)–oblomoff (2170)/gameknot.com 
       2011/0–1) 10...c5 11.bc6 Nc6 12.Ncb5 Nd4 13.Nd6 Bg4 14.Qb1 Qd6 
       15.Bd4 Rac8 16.d3 Bf5 17.h3 Nd5 18.Qb5 Ne7 19.Rd1 ed3 20.Bd3 Bd3 
       21.Qd3 Rfd8 22.0–0 Straka,J–Giffen,G/WS/O/285 ICCF 2009/½–½; 
       7...e4 8.Ng5 0–0 9.d3+=) 
    8.d3 0–0 9.0–0 b5 10.Bb3 Nbd7 
       (10...a5 11.ba5 Ra5 12.a4=) 
    11.Qc2 Bb7 12.d4 e4 13.Nfd2 a5 14.Nc3 e4 draws heavy fire 14...Rfe8 
    15.Rfc1 
       (15.ba5 Ra5 16.a4 b4=) 
    15...ab4+= 16.ab4 Ra1 
       (16...Bb4 17.Ra8 Ba8 18.Ra1 Bc3 19.Qc3–/+) 
    17.Ra1 Nb6 
       (17...Bb4 18.Ra7 Bc3 19.Qc3=) 
    18.Ra7 Bb8 19.Ra1 Bc8 20.Ne2 
       (20.h3 Bd6+=) 
    20...Qd6 21.Ng3 Nbd5 22.Bd5 
       (22.Ba3 Bd7+=) 
    22...cd5+= 23.Qc5 Bd7 24.Nb3 Qe6 25.Qc2 Ng4 26.Bc1 
       (26.Nf1 Rc8 27.Nc5 Nf6+=) 
    26...Qh6 27.h3 Nf6 28.Qe2 Bh3 
       (28...Qg6!?+=) 
    29.gh3= Qh3 30.Qf1 Qg4 31.Qe2 Qg5 
       (31...Bg3 32.Qg4 Bf2 (worse is 32...Ng4 33.fg3 Rb8 34.Nc5+/–) 33.Kf2 Ng4 
       34.Kg3 h5=) 
    32.Qf1 
       (better is 32.Kg2+=) 
    32...Bg3+= 33.fg3 Qg3 34.Qg2 
       (34.Kh1 Ng4 35.Ra2 Rc8–/+ (worse is 35...Ne3 36.Be3 Qe3 37.Qb5+=)) 
    34...Qe1–/+ 35.Qf1 Qb4 36.Nc5 h5 
       (36...Qc3 37.Ra3 Qc2 38.Rb3–/+) 
    37.Ra7 Qc3 38.Qd1 Qc4 39.Bd2 b4 
       (39...Rb8!?–/+) 
    40.Qe1 Qb5 41.Rb7 Qc6 42.Qf2 
       (42.Bb4 Qc8=) 
    42...Ra8 
       (42...Qc8 43.Bb4 Qh3 44.Ba3=) 
    43.Qf5 
       (43.Bb4 Ra1 44.Be1 Qc8+=) 
    43...Qd6+= 44.Qe5? 
       (44.Qf2 Ra1 45.Kg2 Kh7 46.Qf5 Kh6–/+) 
    44...Ne8 
       (better is 44...Qe5!? 45.de5 Ng4–+) 
    45.Be1 Qh6 46.Kf1 
       (46.Qf4 Qf4 47.ef4+=) 
    46...Nf6 
       (better is 46...Qe3!? 47.Rf7 Qh3 48.Kg1 Qg4 (48...Kf7?! 49.Qd5 Kg6 50.Qe4 
       Kh6 51.Bd2 g5 52.Qc6 Kh7 53.Qa8 Qg4 54.Kf1 Qd4 55.Qe8 Qd2 56.Ne4 Qf4 
       57.Ke2=) 49.Kf1 Kf7 50.Qd5 Kg6 51.Qa8 Qf3 52.Kg1 Qe3 53.Bf2 Qg5 
       54.Kh1 Nf6 55.Ne4 Qd5 56.Qd5 Nd5+=) 
    47.Qc7= h4 0–1
    
    
    (147) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Green,Jonathan (1985)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.e3 Nf6 6.d4 ed4 7.Nd4 a5N 
       (7...0–0 8.Be2 (8.Nd2 a5 9.b5 c5 10.bc6 Nc6 11.Nb5 Be5 12.Qb1 d4 
       13.e4 Bf4 14.f3 Qe5 15.g3 Bd2 16.Kd2 Bg4 17.Bg2 Ne4 18.fe4 Qg5 19.Kd3 
       Ne5 20.Kd4 Qd2 21.Kc5 Nd7 0–1 good–crafty/ICC 1997) 8...Nc6 9.Nc6 
       bc6 10.0–0 a5 11.c3 Bf5 12.Nd2 Rfb8 13.Nf3 c5 14.b5 a4 15.c4 dc4 
       16.Bc4 c6 17.Bf6 Qf6 18.bc6 Be4 19.Bd5 Bf3 20.Qf3 Rb2 21.Qf6 gf6 
       22.Rad1 ferminkatcho (1980)–mrjb (1960)/kurnik 2013/1–0 (48); 
       7...a6 8.c4 c5 9.bc5 Bc5 10.Bd3 Nc6 11.Nc6 bc6 12.0–0 0–0 13.Qc2 Ne4 
       14.Nc3 Nf2 15.Rf2 Be3 16.cd5 cd5 17.Nd5 Bf2 18.Qf2 Qb7 19.Qd4 f6 
       20.Rb1 Be6 21.Nf4 Rfd8 22.Qe4 ferminkatcho (1825)–juppijojo (1720)/
       kurnik 2012/1–0) 
    8.b5 0–0 9.c4 c5 10.bc6 Nc6 11.cd5 Nd5 12.Nc3 
       (12.Bc4 Nc7 13.Nc6 bc6 14.Qa4+=) 
    12...Ne3 
       (better is 12...Nc3!? 13.Nc6 bc6 14.Bc3 a4+=) 
    13.fe3+= Qe3 14.Qe2 Qd4 15.Ne4 Bb4 16.ab4 Qb4 17.Bc3 Qe7 18.Ng3 Be6 19.Kf2 
       (19.Ra4 Rfe8+=) 
    19...b5 Black prepares the advance a4 
       (19...Rfe8+=) 
    20.Re1 
       (better is 20.Qb5!? Qa7 21.Ke1 Qe3 22.Ne2+=) 
    20...b4–/+ 21.Ba1 a4 22.Qe3 Rfb8 23.Bd3 b3 
       (better is 23...Qa7+=) 
    24.Bg7?? 
       (24.Be4 b2 25.Bc6 Rb3 26.Bb2 Re3 27.Re3 Rd8=) 
    24...Qa7?? 
       (better is 24...Kg7 25.Nh5 Kf8 26.Qh6 Ke8–+) 
    25.Bf6 
       (25.Bb2 Qe3 26.Re3 Nb4=) 
    25...a3 
       (25...Qe3 26.Re3 a3 27.Nf5+=) 
    26.Ne4 
       (26.Be4 Qe3 27.Ke3 Ra6+=) 
    26...Qe3–/+ 27.Re3 Nb4 ½–½
    
    
    (148) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Meli,Cosimo Leonardo (1985)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.c4 Nf6 
       (3...dc4 4.e4 b5 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 c5 7.Nf3 cb4 8.ab4 Bb4 9.0–0 Bc3 
       10.dc3 Qd1 11.Rd1 Nc6 12.Ba3 Nge7 13.h3 0–0 14.Ne5 Ne5 15.Be7 Re8 
       16.f4 Nc6 17.Bc5 f6 18.Bf3 gdraper (2035)–nay (2190)/net–chess.com 
       2006/1–0 (39)) 
    4.cd5 Nd5 5.Bb2 f6 
       (5...Nc6 6.e3 Bf5 7.Nc3 Nc3 8.Bc3 Bd6 9.b5 Qd7 10.bc6 Qc6 11.Nf3 
       0–0–0 12.Ne5 Be5 13.Be5 Kb8 14.Rc1 Qf6 15.Bf6 gf6 16.Qf3 1–0 
       Janek–ostron/internet 2016) 
    6.e3N 
       (6.Nf3 a6 7.e4 Nb6 8.d4 Be7 9.Nbd2 0–0 10.Qb3 Kh8 11.de5 Nc6 12.Rd1 
       f5 13.h4 Qe8 14.h5 h6 15.Bd3 a5 16.b5 Na7 17.Nd4 f4 18.e6 Bf6 19.N2f3 
       c5 20.bc6 Nc6 pierre–opponent/internet 2009/1–0; 
       6.Nc3 Nc3 7.dc3 Qd1 8.Rd1 Bf5 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.e3 a6 11.Bc4 e4 12.Nd4 Nd4 
       13.Rd4 b5 14.Bd5 Rd8 15.c4 bc4 16.Bc6 Bd7 17.Re4 Be7 18.Rc4 0–0 19.Bd5 
       Kh8 20.Rc7 Rfe8 usingprogram (2030)–przemyslaw10/kurnik 2012/1–0 (31)
       ) 
    6...b5 
       (better is 6...c5!? 7.bc5 Bc5=) 
    7.Bb5+/– c6 8.Be2 Na6 
       (8...a5 9.ba5 Bd6 10.Nf3+/–) 
    9.Qc2 
       (better is 9.d4 ed4 10.Bd4+/–) 
    9...Bd7?? 
       (better is 9...Nb8+/–) 
    10.Ba6+– Bc8 
       (10...Qb6 11.Bc4 Rb8+–) 
    11.Qc6 Bd7 
       (11...Ke7 12.Qa8 Ba6 13.Qa7 Nc7 14.d4+–) 
    12.Qd5 Rb8 13.d4 g5 
       (13...Rb6 14.Bc4 Be6 15.Qd8 Kd8 16.Be6 Re6 17.de5 fe5 18.Nc3+–) 
    14.Bc4 ed4 
       (14...Qe7+–) 
    15.Qf7 1–0
    
    
    (149) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.c4 dc4 4.e3 
       (4.e4 b5 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 c5 7.Nf3 cb4 8.ab4 Bb4 9.0–0 Bc3 10.dc3 Qd1 
       11.Rd1 Nc6 12.Ba3 Nge7 13.h3 0–0 14.Ne5 Ne5 15.Be7 Re8 16.f4 Nc6 
       17.Bc5 f6 18.Bf3 a5 gdraper (2035)–nay (2190)/net–chess.com 2006/1–0 
       (39)) 
    4...a5 
       (4...b5 5.a4 Bb4 6.ab5 Qd5 7.Nf3 Bd7 8.Bb2 f6 9.Ne5 fe5 10.Qh5 g6 
       11.Qe5 Qe5 12.Be5 Bb5 13.Bh8 Nc6 14.Nc3 Bc3 15.Bc3 Nge7 16.Be2 Nd5 
       17.0–0 a5 18.e4 Nc3 19.dc3 varin123–r1q/kurnik 2014/1–0 (36)) 
    5.b5 Be6 6.Qc2 Nd7N 
       (6...c6 7.Bc4 Bc4 8.Qc4 Qc7 9.Nc3 Nd7 10.Nf3 Ngf6 11.bc6 bc6 12.0–0 
       Bd6 13.Ng5 0–0 14.Nge4 Rfb8 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.e4 Nc5 17.f3 Nfd7 18.Qa2 Nd3 
       19.a4 Qd4 20.Kh1 Nf2 21.Kg1 Popp,T–Coelho,W/CXV R 2000/0–1) 
    7.Bb2 
       (7.Bc4 Nc5 8.Be6 fe6+=) 
    7...Ngf6 
       (7...e4 8.Qe4 Nc5 9.Qf4+=) 
    8.Bc4= Bc4 9.Qc4 Bd6 10.Nf3 0–0 11.d3 Nb6 
       (11...Rc8 12.0–0=) 
    12.Qc2 
       (12.Qh4 Re8=) 
    12...Qe8 13.Nc3 Nfd5 14.0–0 
       (14.Nd5!? Nd5 15.Rb1=) 
    14...Nc3+= 15.Bc3 Qb5 16.d4 ed4 17.Bd4 Qc4 
       (17...Ra6 18.Rfb1 Qh5 19.e4+=) 
    18.Qf5 
       (18.Qb2 Na4 19.Qb7 Rfb8=) 
    18...Qe6 19.Qe6 fe6 20.Bb6 cb6 21.Rfb1 Ra6 
       (21...Bc5 22.Ng5 Rae8 23.Ne4+=) 
    22.Ng5= Re8 23.Kf1 h6 
       (worse is 23...Bh2 24.g3+/–) 
    24.Ne4 Be7 
       (worse is 24...Bh2 25.g3+/–) 
    25.Nc3 
       (25.Ke2!?=) 
    25...Bf6+= 26.Rc1 Rc8 
       (26...b5 27.Rab1 b4 28.Ne4+=) 
    27.Nb5 
       (27.Nb5 Rc6 28.Rab1+=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (150) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Domingo,Jordi (1710)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.c4 dc4 4.e3 
       (4.e4 b5 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 c5 7.Nf3 cb4 8.ab4 Bb4 9.0–0 Bc3 10.dc3 Qd1 
       11.Rd1 Nc6 12.Ba3 Nge7 13.h3 0–0 14.Ne5 Ne5 15.Be7 Re8 16.f4 Nc6 
       17.Bc5 f6 18.Bf3 a5 gdraper (2035)–nay (2190)/net–chess.com 2006/1–0 
       (39)) 
    4...a5N 
       (4...b5 5.a4 (5.Nc3 c6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Ne5 Bd6 8.f4 0–0 9.Qf3 Bb7 10.Nb5 
       Be5 11.fe5 Nd5 12.Nd6 Qc7 13.Bc4 Nd7 14.Bb2 Rad8 15.Rc1 N7b6 16.Bd5 
       Nd5 17.Qd5 c5 18.Qb7 Qb7 19.Nb7 Rb8 usingprogram (1985)–shmiraka43 
       (1655)/kurnik 2011/1–0) 5...Bb4 6.ab5 Qd5 7.Nf3 Bd7 8.Bb2 f6 9.Ne5 
       fe5 10.Qh5 g6 11.Qe5 Qe5 12.Be5 Bb5 13.Bh8 Nc6 14.Nc3 Bc3 15.Bc3 Nge7 
       16.Be2 Nd5 17.0–0 a5 18.e4 Nc3 19.dc3 varin123–r1q/kurnik 2014/1–0 
       (36); 
       4...Be6 5.Qc2 a5 6.b5 c6 7.Bc4 Bc4 8.Qc4 Qc7 9.Nc3 Nd7 10.Nf3 Ngf6 
       11.bc6 bc6 12.0–0 Bd6 13.Ng5 0–0 14.Nge4 Rfb8 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.e4 Nc5 
       17.f3 Nfd7 18.Qa2 Nd3 19.a4 Popp,T–Coelho,W/CXV R 2000/0–1; 
       4...Be6 5.Qc2–/+) 
    5.b5 
       (5.Qa4 Nd7 6.Bc4 c6+=) 
    5...Be6–/+ 6.Nf3 Nd7 
       (6...e4 7.Nd4 Bd5 8.Nc3=) 
    7.Qc2 Ngf6 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4 Bd5 9.Nc3+=) 
    8.Bb2 e4 
       (8...Bd6 9.Bc4 Bc4 10.Qc4=) 
    9.Nd4 
       (9.Ng5!? Bd5 10.Bc4=) 
    9...Bd5–/+ 10.Be2 Nc5 11.0–0 Nb3 
       (11...Nd3!?–/+) 
    12.Ra2+= c3 
       (12...Qd6 13.Nf5 Qe6 14.Bf6 Qf5 15.Bc4 Bc4 16.Qc4 Qf6 17.Qb3=) 
    13.Nb3 cb2 14.a4 Bd6 15.Nc3 Qe7 
       (15...Bb3 16.Qb3 Be5 17.Rb2=) 
    16.Rb2= Qe5 17.g3 0–0 18.f3 c6 
       (18...ef3 19.Nd5 fe2 20.Nf6 Qf6 21.Rf6 e1Q 22.Rf1+=) 
    19.bc6 bc6 20.f4 
       (20.Nd4 Rfc8=) 
    20...Qf5 21.Nd4 Qh3 22.Rfb1 Bb4 23.Nd5 cd5 24.Nc6 
       (24.Qc7 Rac8 25.Qe5 Rfe8=) 
    24...Bd6 
       (24...Rac8 25.Bb5 Qe6 26.Rb3–/+) 
    25.Bf1 Qe6 26.Nd4 Qg4 27.Be2 Qh3 28.Rb6 Bb4 29.Qd1 h5 
       (29...Bc5 30.Bf1 Qd7 31.Rb7=) 
    30.Bf1 
       (30.Nc6 Qe6 31.Rc1 Rfc8=) 
    30...Qg4 
       (30...Qd7 31.Bb5 Qg4 32.Nc6+=) 
    31.Qg4 
       (31.Nc6 Qe6 32.Rc1 h4=) 
    31...hg4= 32.Rb2 
       (32.Nc6 Bd2 33.Kf2 d4 34.ed4 e3 35.Kg2 Rae8=) 
    32...Bc5 33.Rc6 Bd4 34.ed4 Rfc8 
       (34...Kh7 35.Rb5=) 
    35.Rc5 Rcb8 
       (35...Kf8 36.h3=) 
    36.Bb5 
       (36.Rb8 Rb8 37.Kf2 Rb4 38.Ra5 Rd4 39.Ra8 Kh7=) 
    36...g6 
       (36...Ra7 37.Kf2=) 
    37.Kf1 
       (37.Kf2 Kg7=) 
    37...Kg7 38.Rbc2 Rh8 
       (38...Ra7 39.Kg2=) 
    39.Kg1 
       (39.d3 Rad8=) 
    39...Rab8 40.Rc7 Rhd8 41.Kf2 Rh8 42.Kg2 Rhd8 43.Ra7 ½–½
    
    
    (151) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Koivuniemi,Raimo (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 c5 4.Bb2 cb4 
       (4...Nc6 5.b5 Qb6 6.Qc1 Nce7 7.Be5 Nf6 8.Nf3 Bd7 9.a4 0–0–0 10.c4 Re8 
       11.cd5 Ned5 12.a5 Qe6 13.d4 Ne4 14.Bd3 f6 15.Be4 fe5 16.0–0 Bb5 17.Bd5 
       Qd5 18.Nc3 Qc4 19.Ne5 ekosachro (2000)–chessnaif (2425)/
       net–chess.com 2014/½–½ (65)) 
    5.Be5 Nc6 6.Nf3N 
       (6.Bb2 Nf6 7.Bb5 a6 8.Bc6 bc6 9.ab4 Bb4 10.c4 dc4 11.Qa4 Rb8 12.Qc6 
       Bd7 13.Qc4 Bb5 14.Qb4 Qd3 15.Kd1 Ne4 16.Nh3 Qe2 17.Kc1 Rc8 18.Bc3 Nc3 
       19.Nc3 Rc3 20.Qc3 Qc4 songokas–matokit1/kurnik 2012/1–0 (36); 
       6.Bb2 Nf6=) 
    6...Ne5 7.Ne5 ba3 
       (7...Qa5 8.c3 bc3 9.Nc3=) 
    8.Bb5+= Ke7 9.Ra3 
       (9.0–0 a6 10.Be2 Ke8+=) 
    9...a6 
       (9...Ke6 10.f4 Ba3 11.Qg4 f5 12.Qg7=) 
    10.Ba4 
       (10.d4 f6 11.Nf3 Kf7+=) 
    10...Nf6 
       (10...Ke6!? 11.f4 Ba3 12.Qg4 f5 13.Qg7 Qf6 14.Bd7 Kd6 15.Qf6 Nf6 
       16.Bc8 Rhc8 17.Na3 b5–+) 
    11.f4 
       (11.Ra2 Qc7 12.f4 Be6=) 
    11...Bg4?? 
       (better is 11...Ke6 12.Ra2 Bd6=) 
    12.Ng4+– 1–0
    
    
    (152) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Bonoldi,Fabio (1875)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Bd6 4.c4 Nf6 
       (4...c6 5.c5 Bc7 6.d3 Be6 7.h3 Nd7 8.Nf3 f5 9.Be2 Ngf6 10.0–0 0–0 
       11.Bb2 Qe8 12.Nbd2 Qg6 13.Kh1 Qh6 14.Nh2 f4 15.ef4 Qf4 16.g3 Qh6 17.h4 
       g5 18.hg5 Qg5 19.Bf3 pillsbury (2190)–birdmove (2260)/net–chess.com 
       2015/0–1 (68)) 
    5.c5 
       (5.Nc3 c6 6.cd5 cd5 7.Bb5 Nbd7 8.Nf3 0–0 9.0–0 Qc7 10.Bb2 e4 11.Nd4 
       Ne5 12.Rc1 Bg4 13.Qb3 Nd3 14.Bd3 ed3 15.h3 Be6 16.Ne6 fe6 17.Nb5 Bh2 
       18.Kh1 Qb8 19.Qd3 Ne4 pillsbury (2185)–jnpp (2210)/net–chess.com 
       2015/0–1 (40)) 
    5...Be7 6.d4N 
       (6.h3 a5 7.Bb2 Nbd7 8.Bb5 c6 9.Be2 0–0 10.Nf3 Qc7 11.0–0 Re8 12.d4 e4 
       13.Nfd2 Bf8 14.Nc3 b6 15.f4 ef3 16.Nf3 Ne4 17.Ne4 de4 18.Ne5 Ne5 
       19.de5 Be6 20.cb6 Qb6 pillsbury (2030)–dstephens (2120)/
       net–chess.com 2010/0–1 (43); 
       6.Bb2 e4+=) 
    6...ed4 
       (6...e4 7.Bb5 c6 8.Be2+=) 
    7.ed4= Bf5 
       (7...Nbd7 8.Bd3=) 
    8.Bd3 Bd3 9.Qd3 c6 10.Ne2 Nbd7 
       (10...b6 11.Qg3=) 
    11.Nbc3 
       (11.0–0 0–0=) 
    11...0–0 12.0–0 Re8 13.Be3 Nf8 
       (13...b6 14.Rfe1=) 
    14.Rab1 White prepares b5 14...Ng6 
       (14...Ne6 15.Nf4=) 
    15.a4 White intends b5 
       (15.b5 Qc7+=) 
    15...Qc7 16.b5 Ng4 17.Ng3 h5 
       (17...Bh4 18.Bd2=) 
    18.Qf5+= Nh2 19.Rfe1 Ng4 20.Qh5 
       (worse is 20.Nh5 Qh2 21.Kf1 Ne3 22.fe3 Bh4–/+) 
    20...Ne3 21.Re3 Bf6 22.Nf5 Re3 23.fe3 Re8 
       (23...Qa5 24.Rb3+=) 
    24.Ne2 
       (24.b6 ab6 25.Rb6 Re6+=) 
    24...Nf8 
       (24...Qa5 25.Kf2 Nf8 26.bc6 bc6 27.Rb7+/–) 
    25.Qg4 
       (25.bc6 bc6 26.Nd6 Re7+/–) 
    25...Re4 
       (25...Nd7 26.Rf1+=) 
    26.Qg3 Qg3 27.Neg3 
       (worse is 27.Nfg3 Re3 28.Kf2 Rd3–/+) 
    27...Re6 28.a5 
       (28.Rb3!?+=) 
    28...g6= 29.Nh6 Kg7 30.Ng4 
       (30.bc6 bc6 (worse is 30...Rc6 31.Ng4+/–) 31.Ng4 Re7=) 
    30...Re7 
       (30...cb5 31.Rb5 Re7 32.Nf6 Kf6 33.Ne2+=) 
    31.Nf6 Kf6 32.Ne2 
       (32.bc6 bc6 33.Rb8 Ne6= (33...Re3 34.Kf2 Rg3 35.Kg3+–)) 
    32...Re3+= 33.a6 Re7 
       (33...ba6 34.bc6 Ne6 35.Nf4 Nf4 36.c7+/–) 
    34.Kf2 
       (34.Rf1 Kg5 35.ab7 Rb7 36.bc6 Rc7+=) 
    34...ba6 35.bc6 Rc7 
       (35...Ne6 36.Nc3 Nc7 37.Rb8+=) 
    36.Nf4+/– Rc6 37.Nd5 Kg5 38.Ke3 Ne6 39.Rc1 
       (39.Rb7 Nc5 40.dc5 Rc5+/–) 
    39...a5 
       (39...f6 40.Ke4+/–) 
    40.Kd3 Rc8 41.Kc4 
       (41.Ra1 Nc5 42.dc5 Rc5+/–) 
    41...Rb8 42.Ra1 
       (42.Rc2 Rb1 43.Rd2 f5+/–) 
    42...Rb2 43.c6 Rd2? 
       (43...f5 44.Kc3 Rg2+–) 
    44.Kc3+– Rg2 45.c7 Nc7 46.Nc7 Kf6 
       (46...Rg3 47.Kc4+–) 
    47.Ra5 Rg1 48.Ra7 Rc1 49.Kd3 Rd1 50.Kc4 Rc1 
       (50...Kg5 51.d5+–) 
    51.Kd5 Rf1 52.Ne8 Kg5 53.Nd6 f5 54.Rf7 1–0
    
    
    (153) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Domingo,Jordi (1805)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 a5 4.b5 Bd6 5.c4N 
       (5.a4 Nd7 6.Nf3 Nf8 7.h3 Ng6 8.c4 e4 9.Nd4 Nf6 10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 c5 
       12.Nb3 d4 13.ed4 cd4 14.d3 ed3 15.Bd3 Bb8 16.Bb2 Qd6 17.g3 Bh3 18.Re1 
       Ng4 19.Ba3 Qf6 pillsbury (2150)–bolu (2325)/net–chess.com 2014/0–1 
      ; 
       5.Bb2 Ne7 (5...Nf6 6.c4 Be6 7.Qc2 dc4 8.Bc4 Bc4 9.Qc4 0–0 10.Nc3 Nbd7 
       11.Nf3 Re8 12.0–0 Nb6 13.Qb3 Qe7 14.Rfe1 Qe6 15.Qe6 Re6 16.Ng5 Re7 
       17.Nge4 Ne4 18.Ne4 f5 19.Nd6 cd6 20.Rac1 rommeltdf (1790)–jgn (2110)/
       net–chess.com 2002/0–1) 6.Nf3 Nd7 7.c4 c6 8.Nc3 e4 9.Nd4 dc4 
       10.Bc4 f5 11.bc6 bc6 12.Qb3 Nc5 13.Bf7 Kf8 14.Qa2 Ba6 15.Ne6 Ne6 
       16.Be6 Bd3 17.f4 Qc7 18.Kf2 Ke8 19.Rhc1 Ra6 ludice (1675)–fried70/
       kurnik 2011/1–0 (47)) 
    5...Nf6 6.cd5 Nd5 7.d4 0–0 8.Bb2 Nd7 
       (8...e4 9.Nc3 Nc3 10.Bc3+=) 
    9.Nd2 Qe7 
       (9...ed4 10.Nc4=) 
    10.Ne4= N7f6 11.Nf6 Nf6 
       (worse is 11...gf6 12.de5 Be5 13.Be5 (worse is 13.Qd5 Bb2 14.Rd1 Bc3 15.Ke2 Qa3–/+) 
       13...Qe5 14.Qc1+=; 
       11...Qf6?! 12.Bd3 Re8 13.Qc2 ed4 14.Nf3= (worse is 14.Bh7 Kh8–/+)) 
    12.Nf3 e4 13.Ne5 Be6 14.Qc2 Nd5 15.Be2 f5 16.0–0 Rf6 17.g3 
       (17.Rfd1 Rh6=) 
    17...Nb6 
       (17...Rff8 18.Rfd1+=) 
    18.a4 
       (18.Nc4 Rf7=) 
    18...g5 
       (18...Nd5 19.Rad1=) 
    19.Rac1 Nd5 20.Bc4 
       (20.Nc4 g4=) 
    20...Nb6 21.d5 
       (21.d5 Nd5 22.Rfd1+=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (154) Cirulis,Ilmars (1910) – Llull,Roger (2250)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 a5 4.b5 Nf6 5.Bb2 
       (5.c4 Be6 6.Qc2 Nbd7 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Ng5 Bg4 10.cd5 h6 11.h4 g6 
       12.Nf3 Nd5 13.Bc4 Ne7 14.Nc3 Kh7 15.Ng5 hg5 16.hg5 Kg7 17.Rh4 Bf5 
       18.e4 Be6 19.Be6 fe6 NN (1815)–lostinadaze (1835)/gameknot.com 2014/
       0–1) 
    5...Bd6 6.c4 0–0 7.d4N 
       (7.cd5 Nd5 8.Qc2 Nd7 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.d3 N7b6 11.Nbd2 Bd7 12.Nc4 Bb5 
       13.Nfe5 Na4 14.Be2 Be5 15.Ne5 Rfe8 16.d4 Be2 17.Qe2 c5 18.0–0 Nb2 
       19.Qb2 cd4 20.ed4 f6 21.Nd3 b6 pierre–Kelish/chesshere.com 2006/1/
       2–½ (35)) 
    7...ed4 8.Bd4 c5 9.Bb2 d4 
       (9...Be6!?+=) 
    10.ed4= Re8 11.Be2 Qe7 
       (11...cd4 12.Bd4 Qe7 13.Ra2=) 
    12.Nc3 Bg4 13.h3 
       (13.d5 Nbd7 14.Qc2 Rad8=) 
    13...Be2 
       (13...Bh5 14.g4 Bg6 15.Nf3=) 
    14.Nge2 Nbd7 15.0–0 Nb6 16.Qb3 Qe6 
       (16...Rac8 17.d5=) 
    17.dc5 
       (17.d5 Qe5 18.f4 Qe3 19.Kh2 Qd3=) 
    17...Bc5 18.a4 
       (18.Rae1 Qc4 19.Nc1 a4 20.Re8 Ne8 21.Qc4 Nc4+=) 
    18...Qc4+= 19.Qc4 Nc4 20.Bc1 h6 21.Rd1 Rad8 
       (21...Rac8 22.Ra2+=) 
    22.Bf4 Rd1 
       (22...Kf8 23.Rac1+=) 
    23.Rd1= Ne4 
       (23...g5 24.Bg3=) 
    24.Kf1 
       (24.Bg3!?=) 
    24...Nf2+= 25.Rd5 Ne3 26.Be3 Be3 27.Ng3 b6 28.Nf5 Ne4 29.Ne4 Re4 30.Ne3 
    Re3 31.Rd8 Kh7 32.Rb8 Re6 33.Rb7 
       (33.g4 Kg6–/+) 
    33...Kg6 34.g3 Rf6 35.Ke2 h5 36.Rd7 h4 37.gh4 Rf4 38.Rd6 f6 39.Rb6 Rh4 
    40.Ra6 Ra4 41.Kd3 Kg5 42.Ra7 g6 43.Kc3 
       (43.b6 Kf4–/+) 
    43...f5 44.Ra6 Kh5 45.Ra8 
       (45.Ra7 g5–/+) 
    45...Kh4 46.Ra6 
       (46.Rh8 Kg3 47.Rg8 f4–+) 
    46...Kh3 
       (46...g5 47.Rh6 Kg3 48.b6–+) 
    47.Rg6 Rb4 48.b6 Kh4 0–1
    
    
    (155) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Duenas,Alexis (1910)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 a5 4.b5 Nf6 5.Bb2 Bd6 6.c4 Nbd7 7.d4 c5 8.de5N 
       (8.bc6 bc6 9.cd5 Qb6 10.Bc3 Nd5 11.Nf3 0–0 12.Qc2 ed4 13.Bd4 c5 
       14.Bb2 Rb8 15.Ra2 Be5 16.Ne5 Ne5 17.Be5 Qb1 18.Ke2 Re8 19.Bb8 Nc3 
       20.Kd2 Ne4 21.Ke2 Ba6 22.Kf3 Ng5 Bendig,F (2205)–Meszaros Sen,A 
       (2500)/WC–2010–T–00006 2009/0–1) 
    8...Be5 9.Be5 
       (9.Bc3 dc4 10.Bc4 0–0=) 
    9...Ne5 10.cd5 Nd5 11.e4 Nf4 12.Qd8 Kd8 13.Nc3 Ned3 14.Bd3 Nd3 15.Ke2 c4 
    16.Nf3 Be6 
       (16...Bg4 17.Ke3 Bf3 18.gf3=) 
    17.Ne1= Nc5 18.f3 
       (18.f4 Re8 19.Kf3 f6=) 
    18...Kc7 19.Nc2 
       (19.Rd1 Rad8+=) 
    19...Rad8 20.Ne3 Rhe8 21.Rhd1 Nd3 22.Kf1 
       (22.Rd2 Nf4 23.Kd1 Kb6+=) 
    22...Kb6 23.Ra2 Nf4 
       (23...Kc5 24.Rc2+=) 
    24.Rb1 
       (24.Rad2 Rd2 25.Rd2 Kc5+=) 
    24...Rd3–/+ 25.Ned1 f5 
       (25...Red8 26.Rc2–/+) 
    26.Nb2 fe4 27.fe4 Rdd8 
       (27...Rd7 28.Nba4 Kc7 29.Nc5=) 
    28.Nba4 Kc7 29.b6 Kc6 30.Rab2 
       (30.Rb5 Nd3=) 
    30...Nd3 31.Rb5 Bf7 32.Rg5 Rd7 
       (32...Bg6 33.Rbb5 Be4 34.Rg7+=) 
    33.Rbb5 
       (33.Rg7 Bg6 34.Rd7 Kd7+=) 
    33...Rde7 
       (33...Bg6 34.Nc5 Rf7 35.Ke2+=) 
    34.Rg7 
       (34.Ra5 Re4 35.Ne4 Re4=) 
    34...Bg6 The isolani on e4 becomes a target 35.Re7 Re7 36.Ra5 Be4 
    37.h3 
       (37.Nb5 Kd7 38.Nd4 Rf7 39.Kg1 Rf6=) 
    37...Bg6 
       (37...Bd5 38.Kg1 Bf7 39.Rf5=) 
    38.g3 Re3 39.Kg2 Re5 ½–½
    
    
    (156) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Duenas,Alexis (1910)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 a5 4.b5 Nf6 5.Bb2 
       (5.c4 Be6 6.Qc2 Nbd7 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Ng5 Bg4 10.cd5 h6 11.h4 g6 
       12.Nf3 Nd5 13.Bc4 Ne7 14.Nc3 Kh7 15.Ng5 hg5 16.hg5 Kg7 17.Rh4 Bf5 
       18.e4 Be6 19.Be6 fe6 NN (1815)–lostinadaze (1835)/gameknot.com 2014/
       0–1) 
    5...Nbd7 6.c4 Bd6 7.cd5N 
       (7.d4 c5 8.bc6 bc6 9.cd5 Qb6 10.Bc3 Nd5 11.Nf3 0–0 12.Qc2 ed4 13.Bd4 
       c5 14.Bb2 Rb8 15.Ra2 Be5 16.Ne5 Ne5 17.Be5 Qb1 18.Ke2 Re8 19.Bb8 Nc3 
       20.Kd2 Ne4 21.Ke2 Ba6 Bendig,F (2205)–Meszaros Sen,A (2500)/
       WC–2010–T–00006 2009/0–1) 
    7...Nd5 8.d3 
       (8.d4 0–0+=) 
    8...0–0 9.Nf3 Qe7 
       (9...Re8 10.Nbd2=) 
    10.Be2 N7b6 11.Nbd2 Bd7 12.d4 ed4 
       (12...e4 13.Ne5 f5 14.0–0=) 
    13.Nd4 Qg5 14.Ne4 
       (14.Bf3 Qh4 15.g3 Qh3=) 
    14...Qg2+= 15.Bf3 Qh3 16.Nd6 cd6 17.Rg1 g6 
       (17...Nc4 18.Qb3 Ndb6 19.Bb7+=) 
    18.Rg3 
       (18.Rg5!? Nc7 19.Bb7+/–) 
    18...Qh4= 
       (worse is 18...Qh2 19.Ne2 Ne3 20.fe3+–) 
    19.Ne2 Nc4 
       (19...Bb5 20.e4 Nf6 21.Qd6=) 
    20.Qd5 
       (20.Bd5!? Nb2 21.Qd2+/–) 
    20...Nb2= 21.Qb7 Nd3 22.Kf1 Qh2 
       (22...Ne5 23.a4=) 
    23.Bg2 Ne5 24.Nd4 
       (24.Qb6!? d5 25.Nd4=) 
    24...Rab8+= 25.Qe4 Rfc8 
       (25...Bb5? 26.Nb5 Rb5 27.Rh3+–) 
    26.Qf4 Qh5 
       (26...Kf8 27.a4+=) 
    27.Rg5 
       (27.a4 Kg7+=) 
    27...Qh6–/+ 28.Rg3 
       (28.a4–/+) 
    28...Qg7 
       (28...Qf4!? 29.ef4 Nc4–/+) 
    29.a4+= Rc4 30.Bd5 Rb4 31.Qh4 
       (31.Ra3 Re8+=) 
    31...Rc8 
       (31...Re8 32.Kg1+=) 
    32.Kg2 
       (better is 32.Qe7 Qf8 33.Qf6+=) 
    32...Rc5 
       (better is 32...Re8!?+=) 
    33.Qd8+= Qf8 34.Qa5 Rb2 35.Qa8 Qa8 36.Ba8 h5 37.Kg1 
       (37.e4 Ng4 38.Rf3 Rc4=) 
    37...h4= 38.Rg5 
       (38.Rg2 h3 39.Rg3 Nd3+=) 
    38...Ng4+= 39.Rc5 
       (39.Rd5 Nf2 40.Nf3 Nh3 41.Kh1 Rcc2 42.Rd6 Bg4–+) 
    39...dc5–/+ 40.a5? 
       (better is 40.Nf3 h3 41.Rf1+=) 
    40...Nf2 
       (40...cd4 41.a6 Nf2–/+ (41...Rf2? 42.a7 Kg7 43.Be4+–; 41...Rb5 42.a7 
       de3 43.fe3+–; 41...de3 42.fe3 Rb5 43.a7+–; 41...Bb5 42.a7 Kg7 43.Bf3 
       Nf2 44.a8Q Nh3 45.Kh1 Nf2 46.Kg2 de3 47.Qa7 Nd3 48.Kh3+–)) 
    41.Bc6 
       (41.Bc6 Bc6 42.bc6 cd4 43.a6 Nh3 44.Kh1=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (157) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Duenas,Alexis (1910)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 a5 4.b5 Nd7 5.Bb2 Ngf6 6.c4 Bd6 7.d4 c5 8.de5N 
       (8.bc6 bc6 9.cd5 Qb6 10.Bc3 Nd5 11.Nf3 0–0 12.Qc2 ed4 13.Bd4 c5 
       14.Bb2 Rb8 15.Ra2 Be5 16.Ne5 Ne5 17.Be5 Qb1 18.Ke2 Re8 19.Bb8 Nc3 
       20.Kd2 Ne4 21.Ke2 Ba6 22.Kf3 Ng5 Bendig,F (2205)–Meszaros Sen,A 
       (2500)/WC–2010–T–00006 2009/0–1) 
    8...Be5 9.Nc3 
       (9.Bc3 dc4 10.Bc4 0–0=) 
    9...d4 
       (9...Ne4 10.Rc1 Qf6 11.Ne4 de4 12.Be5 Qe5 13.Qc2+=) 
    10.ed4 cd4 11.Na4 0–0 12.Be2 d3 13.Qd3 Bb2 14.Nb2 Qe7 15.Qe3 Qd8 
       (15...Qe3 16.fe3 Re8 17.Nd1+=) 
    16.Nd1 
       (16.Rd1 Re8 17.Qg5 Qc7+=) 
    16...Re8= 17.Qd4 Qe7 18.Ne3 Nc5 19.Ra2 Rd8 20.Qf4 Ng4 21.Nf3 Re8 
       (21...Rd1 22.Kd1 Nf2 23.Kd2 Nh1 24.Nd5+=) 
    22.Nd4 Ne3 23.fe3 Qe3 24.Qe3 Re3 25.0–0 g6 
       (25...Bd7 26.Bf3=) 
    26.Rf3 
       (26.Kf2 Rc3=) 
    26...Re5 
       (26...Re4 27.Nb3 Nb3 28.Rb3=) 
    27.Rc3 
       (27.Kf1 Be6=) 
    27...Bd7 
       (27...Be6 28.Bf3=) 
    28.Bf3 Rd8 29.Kf2 
       (29.Rd2 Bg4=) 
    29...Bg4 30.Rd2 
       (30.Re2 Re2 31.Ne2 Bf3 32.Kf3 f5+=) 
    30...Re4 
       (30...Bf3 
         A) 31.Kf3? Ne4 32.Rcc2 Nd2 33.Rd2 Rc8–+;
         B) worse is 31.Nf3 Ne4 32.Ke3 Rd2 33.Ne5 f5+= (worse is 33...Nc3 34.Kd2 Ne4 
          35.Kd3+/–);
         C) 31.gf3 Re4 32.Nb3 Rd2 33.Nd2+=) 
    31.Nb3 Rd2 32.Nd2 Bf3 33.Kf3 Rd4 34.Ke3 Rh4 35.g3 
       (35.h3 f5=) 
    Rh2+= ½–½
    
    
    (158) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Duenas,Alexis (1910)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 a5 4.b5 Nf6 5.Bb2 Nbd7 6.c4 Bd6 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Qc2 0–0 
    9.Nf3 Qe7 10.Be2N 
       (10.d3 N7b6 11.Nbd2 Bd7 12.Nc4 Bb5 13.Nfe5 Na4 14.Be2 Be5 15.Ne5 Rfe8 
       16.d4 Be2 17.Qe2 c5 18.0–0 Nb2 19.Qb2 cd4 20.ed4 f6 21.Nd3 b6 22.Qb3 
       Qf7 23.Rfe1 g6 24.Qb5 Rac8 pierre–Kelish/chesshere.com 2006/½–½ 
       (35)) 
    10...e4 11.Nc3 N5f6 
       (11...Nc3 12.Qc3 Nf6 13.Nd4+=) 
    12.Ng5 Pawn e4, live or die! 
       (12.Nd4 Nc5=) 
    12...Nc5+= 13.f3 Bf5 14.0–0 Qe5 15.f4 Qe7 16.Bc4 h6 17.Ne2 
       (17.Nf3 Be6 18.Be6 Qe6+=) 
    17...Nh5 
       (17...Qd7 18.Bf6 gf6 19.Nh3+=) 
    18.Nd4 Bd7 19.Qd1 
       (19.Nh3 Bh3 20.gh3 Qd7+=) 
    19...Nf6–/+ 20.Nh3 Bg4 21.Qc2 Bh3 22.gh3 g6 
       (22...Qd7 23.Kg2+=) 
    23.Rf2 Kh7 24.Rg2 
       (24.f5 g5+=) 
    24...Rg8 25.Kh1 a4 
       (25...Ncd7 26.f5+=) 
    26.h4 
       (26.Rag1 Ncd7=) 
    26...Rad8 
       (26...Ncd7!?+=) 
    27.Rag1 Rdf8 
       (27...Qd7 28.Ne6 fe6 29.Bf6+/–) 
    28.Ne2 
       (28.f5!?+/–) 
    28...Ncd7 
       (28...Re8 29.Ng3 h5 30.f5+=) 
    29.Qa4 h5 
       (29...Ra8 30.Qb3 Nc5 31.Qa2+=) 
    30.Ng3 1–0
    
    
    (159) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Gounant,Stanislas (1885)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.c4 d4 5.d3 
       (5.ed4 ed4 6.d3 Bd6 7.g3 a5 8.b5 0–0 9.Ne2 Nbd7 10.Bg2 Nc5 11.0–0 Re8 
       12.Nf4 Bf5 13.Ra2 Bf4 14.Bf4 Bd3 15.Bb7 Bf1 16.Ba8 Bc4 17.Rc2 Bb3 
       18.Bg2 d3 19.Bc7 dc2 combijack (1780)–conde7 (2490)/gameknot.com 
       2015/0–1) 
    5...de3 
       (5...Nc6 6.h3 g6 7.b5 Ne7 8.e4 Nd7 9.Nf3 b6 10.Bb2 Bg7 11.Be2 Bb7 
       12.0–0 0–0 13.Nbd2 a6 14.a4 ab5 15.ab5 Nc5 16.Ra8 Qa8 17.Nb3 Nb3 
       18.Qb3 Qd8 19.Re1 c6 20.Bf1 pillsbury (2185)–gfry (2170)/
       net–chess.com 2014/1–0 (50)) 
    6.Be3 Ng4N 
       (6...Bd6 7.Qc2 Be6 8.c5 Be7 9.Ra2 Qd5 10.Nf3 Nc6 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.b5 Nd4 
       13.Nd4 ed4 14.c6 bc6 15.bc6 Qd8 16.Ne4 de3 17.Nf6 Bf6 18.fe3 Ba2 
       19.Qa2 0–0 20.Be2 Rb8 21.0–0 playok117–bleon2004/kurnik 2012/0–1 (37)
       ) 
    7.Nc3 
       (7.Nf3 a5 8.b5 Be7+=) 
    7...Ne3 8.fe3 g6 
       (8...a5 9.b5+=) 
    9.g3 
       (9.d4 Bg7 10.de5 Nd7=) 
    9...Bh6 
       (9...a5 10.b5+=) 
    10.Qe2 0–0 11.Bg2 a5 12.b5 c6 
       (12...Bg7 13.Nh3=) 
    13.Nf3 Bf5 
       (13...Bg7 14.0–0=) 
    14.d4 
       (14.Ne5 f6 15.bc6 fe5 16.cb7 Ra6=) 
    14...Bg4 
       (14...ed4 15.Nd4 (15.ed4?? Re8–+) 15...Bg7 16.Rd1=) 
    15.0–0 
       (15.de5 Bg7 16.0–0 Be5=) 
    15...Re8 
       (15...ed4 16.ed4 Re8 17.Ne4+=) 
    16.de5= Nd7 
       (16...Re5 17.e4=) 
    17.bc6 bc6 18.Rad1 
       (18.h3!? Bf3 19.Bf3 Ne5 20.Bg2+=) 
    Qe7+= 0–1
    
    
    (160) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Gounant,Stanislas (1885)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.c4 d4 5.d3 
       (5.ed4 ed4 6.d3 Bd6 7.g3 a5 8.b5 0–0 9.Ne2 Nbd7 10.Bg2 Nc5 11.0–0 Re8 
       12.Nf4 Bf5 13.Ra2 Bf4 14.Bf4 Bd3 15.Bb7 Bf1 16.Ba8 Bc4 17.Rc2 Bb3 
       18.Bg2 d3 19.Bc7 dc2 combijack (1780)–conde7 (2490)/gameknot.com 
       2015/0–1) 
    5...de3 
       (5...Nc6 6.h3 g6 7.b5 Ne7 8.e4 Nd7 9.Nf3 b6 10.Bb2 Bg7 11.Be2 Bb7 
       12.0–0 0–0 13.Nbd2 a6 14.a4 ab5 15.ab5 Nc5 16.Ra8 Qa8 17.Nb3 Nb3 
       18.Qb3 Qd8 19.Re1 c6 20.Bf1 pillsbury (2185)–gfry (2170)/
       net–chess.com 2014/1–0 (50)) 
    6.Be3 Ng4N 
       (6...Bd6 7.Qc2 Be6 8.c5 Be7 9.Ra2 Qd5 10.Nf3 Nc6 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.b5 Nd4 
       13.Nd4 ed4 14.c6 bc6 15.bc6 Qd8 16.Ne4 de3 17.Nf6 Bf6 18.fe3 Ba2 
       19.Qa2 0–0 20.Be2 Rb8 21.0–0 playok117–bleon2004/kurnik 2012/0–1 (37)
       ) 
    7.Nc3 
       (7.Nf3 a5 8.b5 Be7=) 
    7...Ne3 8.fe3 g6 
       (8...a5 9.b5+=) 
    9.Nf3= Bh6 
       (9...Bg7 10.Rc1=) 
    10.Qe2 
       (10.d4 Be6=) 
    10...0–0= 11.g3 
       (11.Rd1 Nd7=) 
    11...e4 
       (11...Bg7 12.Rd1=) 
    12.de4= Bg4 
       (12...Bg7 13.e5=) 
    13.Bg2 c6 
       (13...Bg7 14.Rc1+=) 
    14.Nd1 
       (14.0–0 Bg7 15.Qc2 a5+=) 
    14...a5= 15.b5 
       (15.Rb1 ab4 16.ab4 Nd7=) 
    15...Nd7 
       (15...Bg7 16.Ra2=) 
    16.Nf2 Ne5 
       (16...Bg7 17.Rd1 Bf3 18.Bf3=) 
    17.0–0 a4 
       (17...Qb6 18.Ng4 Ng4 19.bc6 bc6 20.Rfe1=) 
    18.Ng4 Ng4 The isolani on e3 becomes a target 19.bc6 
       (19.e5 Ne3 20.Rfe1 Qb6=) 
    19...bc6 
       (worse is 19...Be3 20.Kh1 Bc5 21.cb7+/–) 
    20.e5 Ne3 21.Rfb1 Qd7 22.Kh1 
       (22.Rb4 Rfb8=) 
    Rab8 0–1
    
    
    (161) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Sternik,Ryszard (1795)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.c4 a5 5.b5 Bg4 
       (5...Bd6 6.Qc2 Qe7 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Nf3 0–0 9.h4 Nd7 10.Ng5 N7f6 11.Bc4 c6 
       12.bc6 bc6 13.Bb2 Ba6 14.Ba6 Ra6 15.Nc3 Rb8 16.Na4 Qd7 17.Qc4 Ra7 
       18.Rc1 Rab7 19.Be5 Be5 20.Nc5 Fries Nielsen,J (2455)–Lundin,J (2220)/
       Copenhagen CC 2015/0–1 (57)) 
    6.Nf3N 
       (6.Qc2 Nbd7 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Nc3 (8.cd5 Nd5 9.Bc4 N5b6 10.h3 Nc4 11.Qc4 
       Be6 12.Qc2 Nc5 13.Nf3 e4 14.Nd4 Nd3 15.Ke2 Qh4 16.Rf1 Bh3 17.gh3 Qh3 
       18.Nc3 Qg4 19.f3 Qg2 20.Rf2 Qf2 21.Kd1 Qf1 mate  0–1 combijack 
       (1785)–keirnan (1965)/gameknot.com 2010; 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Ng5 h6 10.h4 
       e4 11.Nh3 Nc5 12.cd5 Nd5 13.Nc3 Nc3 14.Qc3 Ne6 15.Bc4 f6 16.Qb3 Re8 
       17.f4 ef3 18.gf3 Bf3 19.Be6 Kh8 20.Rg1 a4 21.Qc4 Qe7 22.Bg4 Bg4 
       combijack (1795)–archenon (1690)/gameknot.com 2012/0–1) 8...c6 
       9.Nf3 0–0 10.Be2 Nc5 11.Ng5 Be2 12.Ne2 e4 13.0–0 Ng4 14.f4 h6 15.Nh3 
       Nd3 16.cd5 cd5 17.Nc1 Rc8 18.Qb3 a4 19.Qa2 Rc2 20.Nd3 ed3 combijack 
       (1780)–archenon (1675)/gameknot.com 2012/1–0 (38); 
       6.Qc2!?+=) 
    6...e4–/+ 7.h3 Bh5 
       (7...ef3?! 8.hg4 fg2 9.Bg2+=) 
    8.g4 Ng4 
       (worse is 8...ef3 9.gh5 Nbd7 10.Bb2+=) 
    9.hg4 
       (9.Nd4 Nf2! 10.Qh5 Nh1–+) 
    9...Bg4 10.Be2 ef3 
       (10...Bf3 11.Bf3 Qf6 12.Nc3 Qf3 13.Qf3 ef3 14.Nd5=) 
    11.Bf3 Qf6 12.Bg4 Qa1 13.Qc2 Nd7 14.Bb2 
       (14.cd5 Qe5 15.Nc3 Qg5 16.Qe4 Kd8–/+) 
    14...Qa2 15.Nc3 Qc4 16.Rh4 
       (16.Bd7 Kd7 17.Qf5 Ke8 18.Nd5–/+) 
    16...Ne5?? 
       (16...Kd8 17.Qf5 Nb6 18.Qf7 Qc5 19.Nd5 Qd5 20.Bf6 gf6 21.Qf6 Ke8 
       22.Bh5 Kd7+–) 
    17.Bd7= Nd7 18.Rc4 dc4 19.Qe4 Kd8 20.Qc4 1–0
    
    
    (162) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Dyson,John (1990)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.c4 Nf6 4.e3 c6 5.Nf3N 
       (5.Bb2 Qc7 6.Qb3 Be6 7.Nc3 Qd6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.d4 e4 10.Ng5 h6 11.Ne6 
       fe6 12.c5 Qc7 13.b5 Rb8 14.a4 Be7 15.a5 a6 16.b6 Qd8 17.h4 0–0 18.f3 
       ef3 19.gf3 Nh5 songokas–miszczosky/kurnik 2011/1–0 (55); 
       5.cd5 cd5 6.Bb5 Nc6 7.Bc6 bc6 8.h3 Bd6 9.Bb2 0–0 10.Ne2 Re8 11.0–0 a5 
       12.ba5 Qa5 13.Bc3 Qc7 14.d4 e4 15.Bb2 Ba6 16.Re1 Rab8 17.Nec3 Rb2 
       18.Na4 Rbb8 19.Nac3 Rb2 pillsbury (2225)–amikhlin (2475)/
       net–chess.com 2012/0–1 (31); 
       5.c5 Bg4 6.Be2 Be6 7.Bb2 Nbd7 8.d4 e4 9.Nc3 b6 10.Rc1 b5 11.f3 a5 
       12.fe4 de4 13.Qc2 ab4 14.ab4 Bf5 15.Nb5 cb5 16.Bb5 Qc7 17.Bc3 Be7 
       18.Bc4 Bg6 1–0 Manrique,J–Zuluaga Alzate,G (1725)/Manizales COL 2014
       ; 
       5.d4 Bd6+=) 
    5...e4 6.Ne5 Bd6 7.Bb2 0–0 8.d4 Ne8 9.f4 
       (9.Qh5 Nf6 10.Qg5 Be6+=) 
    9...ef3–/+ 10.Qf3 a5 
       (10...Be5 11.de5 dc4–/+) 
    11.b5 
       (11.cd5!? cd5 12.b5=) 
    11...Be5–/+ 12.de5 dc4 13.a4 
       (13.bc6 Nc6 14.Nd2 Be6–/+) 
    13...Nc7 14.Nc3 Nd7 15.Qg3 Nc5 
       (15...Qe7 16.bc6 bc6 17.Ba3–/+) 
    16.e6 
       (16.bc6 Nd3 17.Bd3 cd3+=) 
    16...N7e6–/+ 
       (worse is 16...fe6 17.Ne4 Rf1 18.Kf1 Qf8 19.Nf6 Kh8 20.Qc7 cb5 21.Kg1 gf6 
       22.ab5+=; 
       worse is 16...Be6 17.Ne4! f6 18.Nc5 cb5 19.ab5+/–) 
    17.Rd1 
       (17.Bc4 cb5 18.Bb5 Qc7+=) 
    17...Nd3 18.Bd3 cd3 19.0–0 Qc7 20.Qh4 
       (20.Qc7 Nc7 21.Rd3 cb5 22.ab5 Be6–/+) 
    20...f6 
       (20...Rd8!?–+) 
    21.Rd3–/+ Ng5 
       (21...cb5 22.ab5 (22.Nb5?? Qc2 23.Rfd1 Qb2–+) 22...Qc5 23.Rfd1–/+) 
    22.Qf4 
       (22.Ba3 Re8+=) 
    22...Qf7 
       (22...Qf4 23.ef4 Bf5 24.Re3–/+) 
    23.Rd6+= Qg6 24.Qc4 Kh8 25.Qd3 
       (25.bc6 bc6 26.Qc5 Ba6–/+) 
    25...Nf7 
       (25...Qd3 26.Rd3 Re8 27.h4–/+) 
    26.Qg6+= hg6 27.Rd4 Re8 28.bc6 
       (28.e4 Be6–/+) 
    28...bc6 29.Ne4 
       (29.e4 Rb8 30.Rf2 Be6–/+) 
    29...Bf5 30.Ng3 Re3 31.Nf5 gf5 32.Rf5 Rb3 33.Rd2 Rab8 34.Bd4 Rb1 35.Rf1 
       (35.Kf2!? Nd6 36.Rh5 Kg8 37.Rd3–/+) 
    Rf1–+ 
       (35...Rf1 36.Kf1 Rb4–+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (163) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Leon,Yurick (1935)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 e5 3.e3 Nf6 4.c4 c6 5.Nf3N 
       (5.Bb2 Qc7 6.Qb3 Be6 7.Nc3 Qd6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.d4 e4 10.Ng5 h6 11.Ne6 
       fe6 12.c5 Qc7 13.b5 Rb8 14.a4 Be7 15.a5 a6 16.b6 Qd8 17.h4 0–0 18.f3 
       ef3 19.gf3 Nh5 songokas–miszczosky/kurnik 2011/1–0 (55); 
       5.cd5 cd5 6.Bb5 Nc6 7.Bc6 bc6 8.h3 Bd6 9.Bb2 0–0 10.Ne2 Re8 11.0–0 a5 
       12.ba5 Qa5 13.Bc3 Qc7 14.d4 e4 15.Bb2 Ba6 16.Re1 Rab8 17.Nec3 Rb2 
       18.Na4 Rbb8 19.Nac3 Rb2 pillsbury (2225)–amikhlin (2475)/
       net–chess.com 2012/0–1 (31); 
       5.c5 Bg4 6.Be2 Be6 7.Bb2 Nbd7 8.d4 e4 9.Nc3 b6 10.Rc1 b5 11.f3 a5 
       12.fe4 de4 13.Qc2 ab4 14.ab4 Bf5 15.Nb5 cb5 16.Bb5 Qc7 17.Bc3 Be7 
       18.Bc4 Bg6 1–0 Manrique,J–Zuluaga Alzate,G (1725)/Manizales COL 2014
       ; 
       5.d4 Bd6+=) 
    5...e4 6.Ne5 a5 7.cd5 cd5 
       (7...Nd5 8.d3 Qg5 9.Bb2 ed3 10.Qf3=) 
    8.Bb2 Be7 9.Bb5 
       (9.d3 ab4 10.de4 ba3 11.ed5 0–0+=) 
    9...Nbd7 10.Nd7 Bd7 11.Bd7 Qd7 12.ba5 0–0 
       (12...Ra5 13.d3+=) 
    13.Bd4 
       (13.Bc3 Rfc8+=) 
    13...Ra5 14.Nc3 
       (14.0–0 b5+=) 
    14...Rfa8 
       (14...b5 15.d3 Qc6 16.Ra2–/+) 
    15.a4+= Ne8 
       (15...Bb4 16.Bf6 gf6 17.0–0+=) 
    16.Qb3 Bc5 17.Bc5 Rc5 18.0–0 Rac8 
       (18...Nd6 19.Rab1+= (19.Nd5? Qe6–+)) 
    19.Rfb1 
       (19.Rab1 R8c7=) 
    19...R8c7 
       (19...Nd6 20.Nd5 Nc4 21.Nb6 Nb6 22.Qb6 Qd2 23.Rf1=) 
    20.h3 
       (20.Nb5 R7c6=) 
    20...h6 
       (20...Ra5 21.d3 ed3 22.Qb4=) 
    21.a5 
       (21.Nb5 R7c6 22.d3=) 
    21...Nd6 
       (better is 21...Nf6!?+=) 
    22.Nd5+= Rb5 23.Qa2 Rb1 24.Qb1 Rc5 25.Nf4 Qc7 Attacks the isolani on a5 
       (25...Qf5 26.d3+=) 
    26.Qb4+/– Qc6 
       (26...Rc4 27.Qa3 Nf5+/–) 
    27.Qd4 
       (27.d4!? Rb5 28.Qe1+/–) 
    27...Rc4+= 28.Qe5 Rc5 29.Qe7 Kh7 
       (29...Rc1 30.Rc1 Qc1 31.Kh2 Qd2 32.Qe5+/–) 
    30.Ra3 
       (30.d3 ed3 31.Nd3 Rf5+/–) 
    30...Qc7 
       (30...Rb5 31.Rc3 Nc4 32.Kh2+–) 
    31.Qc7 Rc7 32.a6 
       (32.d4 Rc1 33.Kh2 Rc2+/–) 
    32...ba6 33.Ra6 Nc4 34.d4 ed3 35.Nd3 Rd7 36.Nf4 Rd1 37.Kh2 Nd2 38.Kg3 Nf1 
       (38...g5 39.Nh5+/–) 
    39.Kf3 Rd2 
       (39...Rd7 40.Ke2 Nd2 41.Ra4+/–) 
    40.Ra1+– Nh2 41.Kg3 g5 42.Rh1 gf4 43.ef4 
       (43.Kh2?! Rf2 44.ef4 Rf4=) 
    43...Kg6 44.Rh2 Rd3 
       (44...Kf5 45.Rh1+–) 
    45.Kh4 Rd2 
       (45...Kf5 46.Kh5 Rd6 47.h4+–) 
    46.g4 f5 47.Rg2 Ra2 
       (47...Rd3 48.gf5 Kf5 49.Rg3+–) 
    48.Rg3 ½–½
    
    
    (164) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (1885)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 a5 5.b5 
       (5.Be5 Nc6 6.Bb2 ab4 7.Nf3 Be7 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Ba1 Nb4 10.c4 Bf5 11.d3 
       dc4 12.e4 Bg6 0–1 tatran (1640)–eliot84 (2085)/kurnik 2014) 
    5...Bd6 
       (5...Nbd7 6.d3 Bd6 7.Nf3 Qe7 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 h6 10.c4 e4 11.Nfd2 ed3 
       12.Bd3 Ne5 13.Be2 dc4 14.Nc4 Nc4 15.Bc4 Be6 16.Qc2 Bh2 17.Kh2 Ng4 
       18.Kg3 Qd6 19.f4 Bc4 20.Qc4 oldi62–kram890 (2020)/kurnik 2013/0–1 
      ) 
    6.c4 0–0N 
       (6...Nbd7 7.Nf3 (7.Qc2 d4 8.ed4 ed4 9.Bd4 Be5 10.Be5 Qe7 11.Be2 Qe5 
       12.Nc3 b6 13.Nf3 Qe7 14.0–0 Bb7 15.Rfe1 0–0 16.Ng5 Rfe8 17.Nd5 Qd6 
       18.Bf3 Re1 19.Re1 Bd5 20.Bd5 Rb8 21.Nf7 Qa3 combijack (1750)–seven21 
       (1765)/gameknot.com 2012/1–0) 7...0–0 8.Qc2 Re8 9.Be2 e4 10.Nd4 
       dc4 11.Bc4 Ne5 12.0–0 Nfg4 13.h3 Nc4 14.Qc4 Ne5 15.Qc2 Nf3 16.gf3 Qg5 
       17.Kh1 Qh4 18.f4 Qh3 19.Kg1 Qg4 20.Kh2 Re5 21.fe5 combijack 
       (1755)–surfdude99 (1935)/gameknot.com 2010/0–1; 
       6...Bg4 7.Qc2 Nbd7 8.Nc3 c6 9.Nf3 0–0 10.h3 Bh5 11.Be2 e4 12.Nd4 Be2 
       13.Nce2 Ne5 14.0–0 c5 15.Nf5 Nc4 16.f4 Re8 17.g4 Re6 18.Bc3 Bf8 19.Bf6 
       Qf6 20.Neg3 g6 21.g5 combijack (1830)–marmalite (1850)/gameknot.com 
       2011/0–1) 
    7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 Nd7 
       (8...e4 9.Nc3 Nc3 10.Bc3+=) 
    9.Nd2 Qe7 
       (9...ed4 10.Nc4=) 
    10.Ne4= N7f6 11.Nf6 Nf6 
       (worse is 11...gf6 12.de5 Be5 13.Be5 (worse is 13.Qd5 Bb2 14.Rd1 Bc3 15.Ke2 Qa3–/+) 
       13...Qe5 14.Qc1+=; 
       11...Qf6?! 12.Bd3 Re8 13.Qc2 ed4 14.Nf3= (worse is 14.Bh7 Kh8–/+)) 
    12.Nf3 e4 13.Ne5 Bf5 14.Bc4 
       (14.Qc2 Rfd8=) 
    14...Nd7 
       (14...Be5 15.de5 Nd7 16.Rc1=) 
    15.0–0 
       (15.Nd7 Bd7 16.Qh5 Bb4 17.Ke2 Bd6=) 
    15...Be5 16.de5 Ne5 17.Be5 Qe5 18.Qd5 Qd5 19.Bd5 Rab8 20.Rfd1 ½–½
    
    
    (165) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Daanen,Aard (2020)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.h4N 
       (3.e4 
         A) 3...Bg7 4.Bb2 (4.Nf3 d6 5.Bb2 Bg4 6.h3 Be6 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Be2 0–0 
          9.0–0 a6 10.d4 Nbd7 11.d5 Bh3 12.gh3 Nh5 13.Kh1 Ndf6 14.Rg1 Nf4 
          15.Kh2 Qd7 16.Qf1 Bh6 17.Bc1 Ne2 18.Qe2 Bc1 pillsbury 
          (2125)–cervejarj (2155)/net–chess.com 2016/1–0 (31); 4.Bc4 a6 
          5.Nf3 b6 6.Nc3 b5 7.Bb2 bc4 8.Nd5 c6 9.Ne3 Ne7 10.Nc4 Bb7 11.Nce5 
          d6 12.Nd3 Nc8 13.e5 Qe7 14.0–0 de5 15.Re1 e4 16.Bg7 Rg8 17.Nc5 Rg7 
          18.Ne4 Kf8 dugmak–toon magpie/ChessWorld.net 2005/1–0 (33)) 
          4...d6 5.h3 Nc6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.c4 a6 8.d3 0–0 9.Be2 Nh5 10.0–0 Nf4 
          11.Re1 f5 12.Bf1 fe4 13.de4 b6 14.Bc1 Nd4 15.Bf4 Nf3 16.Qf3 ef4 
          17.Ra2 Bb7 18.Rd2 pillsbury (2185)–carrafurca (2465)/
          net–chess.com 2015/0–1 (36);
         B) 3...b6 4.Nc3 Bg7 5.Nf3 Bb7 6.Bb5 a6 7.Bc4 b5 8.Bb3 Ne7 9.Ng5 
          Ng8 10.Nf7 Qe7 11.Nh8 Bh8 12.Bg8 Qh4 13.0–0 d5 14.Bd5 c6 15.Qf3 cd5 
          16.ed5 Bd5 17.Qd5 Ra7 erch–toon magpie/ChessWorld.net 2005/1–0 
         ; 
       3.h3 Bg7 4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 0–0 6.Bc4 c6 7.d3 d5 8.ed5 cd5 9.Bb3 a6 10.Bg5 
       Qd6 11.Bf6 Bf6 12.Nd5 Nc6 13.Nf6 Qf6 14.Qf3 Nd4 15.Qf6 1–0 
       valerypavlovich (2120)–losertoo (1860)/net–chess.com 2006; 
       3.e4 Nf6=) 
    3...Nf6 4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 Bg7 6.c4 0–0 7.Be2 a5 8.Nc3 
       (8.h5 g5+=) 
    8...Na6 
       (8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1+=) 
    9.h5= Nh5 
       (9...Bf5 10.g4 Be6 11.g5=) 
    10.b5 Nc5 11.d4 ed4 12.ed4 Nd7 
       (12...Ne6 13.Bh5 gh5 14.Qh5=) 
    13.Bh5 gh5 14.Qh5 Nf6 15.Qd1 
       (15.Qg5 Re8 16.Nge2 Be6+=) 
    15...Re8 16.Nge2 c6 
       (16...d5 17.cd5 Bf5 18.Qb3=) 
    17.Kf1 
       (17.Qd3 Bg4=) 
    17...Bf5 
       (17...cb5 18.cb5 Bg4 19.Qd2=) 
    18.Kg1 
       (18.Ng3 Bg6=) 
    18...Nd7 
       (18...cb5 19.Nb5 Bg4 20.f3=) 
    19.Ng3 Bg6 20.Nh5 Bh8 21.Ne2 
       (21.Nf4!?+=) 
    21...cb5 22.cb5 Qg5 23.Bc1 
       (23.Nc3 Rac8 24.Ng3 Nb6+=) 
    23...Qb5–/+ 24.Nef4 Rac8 25.Be3 Rc4 26.Rh3 
       (26.Ng6 fg6 27.Rb1 Qf5–/+) 
    26...a4 
       (26...Qa4 27.Qf3–/+) 
    27.Rg3 
       (27.Ng6 fg6 28.Rb1 Qf5–/+) 
    27...Qc6 28.Qg4 Nc5! 
       (28...Bd4?! 29.Ng6 Ba1 30.Qc4 hg6 31.Rg6 Kf8 32.Qc6 bc6 33.Rd6=) 
    29.Qh4 
       (29.dc5 Bd4 Double attack (29...Ba1 Pinning; 29...Ba1 
       Deflection; 29...Bd4 Decoy)) 
    29...Ne4 
       (29...Bd4? 30.Bd4 Ne4 31.Nf6 Nf6 32.Bf6 Rf4 33.Qf4+–) 
    30.Rh3 d5 
       (30...Bf5 31.g4 Bg6 32.Rd1+=) 
    31.Ng6 hg6 
       (worse is 31...Qg6 32.Nf4 Qg7 33.Nd5+/–) 
    32.Ng3 Bf6 
       (32...Bd4 33.Bd4 f6 34.Ne4 de4 35.Qh8 Kf7 36.Rh7 Ke6 37.Qf6 Kd5 
       38.Qg5 Kd6 39.Qg6 Kd5 40.Qg5 Kd4 41.Rd1 Kc3 42.Qd2 Kb3 43.Rb1 Ka3 
       44.Qb2) 
    33.Qh6 Rd4 
       (33...Ng3 34.Qh7 Kf8 35.Rg3–/+) 
    34.Ne2 
       (better is 34.Bd4!? Bd4 35.Rf1+=) 
    34...Rc4–+ 35.Rd1 Nd6?? 
       (better is 35...Bg7 36.Qh7 Kf8–+) 
    36.Bd4+= Rd4 37.Nd4 Qb6 
       (37...Qc5 38.Qh7 Kf8 39.Rhd3+=) 
    38.Nc2= Ne4 39.Ne3 Bg7 40.Qh4 d4 41.Nd5 Qd6 
       (41...Qd8 42.Qd8 Rd8 43.Nb4–/+) 
    42.Nf4 
       (42.Nb4 Qf6+=) 
    42...f5 
       (42...Qf6 43.Qf6 Bf6 44.Re1+=) 
    43.Rb1 b6 44.Nd3 Nc3 
       (44...Kf7 45.Rb4 Rh8 46.Qf4 Qf4 47.Nf4 Rh3 48.gh3+=) 
    45.Ra1 
       (45.Rb4 Kf7=) 
    45...Kf7 
       (45...Qf6!?–/+) 
    46.Qg5+= Qf6 47.Qd2 Re4 48.Kf1 g5 49.Re1 Qe6 
       (49...Bf8 50.Qb2–/+) 
    50.Rh7 
       (50.Rc1 f4 51.Re1 Bf8–/+) 
    50...Kg6–/+ 51.Rg7 
       (51.Rh3 Re1 52.Ne1 Qa2 53.Qa2 Na2–/+) 
    51...Kg7 52.Qg5 Kf7 
       (52...Qg6 53.Qd8 Qf6 54.Qc7 Kh6 55.g3–/+) 
    53.Qh5 Ke7 54.Rc1 Qc4 
       (54...Qf6 55.Qh7 Ke8 56.g3–/+) 
    55.Qh7 
       (55.Qg5 Ke8 56.Qh5 Kd8 57.Qh8 Kd7 58.Qh7 Kc6–/+) 
    Kd6 
       (55...Kd6 56.Qh2 Kc6–/+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (166) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Goldmund,Heike
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.h4N 
       (3.e4 
         A) 3...Bg7 4.Bb2 (4.Nf3 d6 5.Bb2 Bg4 6.h3 Be6 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Be2 0–0 
          9.0–0 a6 10.d4 Nbd7 11.d5 Bh3 12.gh3 Nh5 13.Kh1 Ndf6 14.Rg1 Nf4 
          15.Kh2 Qd7 16.Qf1 Bh6 17.Bc1 Ne2 18.Qe2 Bc1 pillsbury 
          (2125)–cervejarj (2155)/net–chess.com 2016/1–0 (31); 4.Bc4 a6 
          5.Nf3 b6 6.Nc3 b5 7.Bb2 bc4 8.Nd5 c6 9.Ne3 Ne7 10.Nc4 Bb7 11.Nce5 
          d6 12.Nd3 Nc8 13.e5 Qe7 14.0–0 de5 15.Re1 e4 16.Bg7 Rg8 17.Nc5 Rg7 
          18.Ne4 Kf8 dugmak–toon magpie/ChessWorld.net 2005/1–0 (33)) 
          4...d6 5.h3 Nc6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.c4 a6 8.d3 0–0 9.Be2 Nh5 10.0–0 Nf4 
          11.Re1 f5 12.Bf1 fe4 13.de4 b6 14.Bc1 Nd4 15.Bf4 Nf3 16.Qf3 ef4 
          17.Ra2 Bb7 18.Rd2 pillsbury (2185)–carrafurca (2465)/
          net–chess.com 2015/0–1 (36);
         B) 3...b6 4.Nc3 Bg7 5.Nf3 Bb7 6.Bb5 a6 7.Bc4 b5 8.Bb3 Ne7 9.Ng5 
          Ng8 10.Nf7 Qe7 11.Nh8 Bh8 12.Bg8 Qh4 13.0–0 d5 14.Bd5 c6 15.Qf3 cd5 
          16.ed5 Bd5 17.Qd5 Ra7 erch–toon magpie/ChessWorld.net 2005/1–0 
         ; 
       3.h3 Bg7 4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 0–0 6.Bc4 c6 7.d3 d5 8.ed5 cd5 9.Bb3 a6 10.Bg5 
       Qd6 11.Bf6 Bf6 12.Nd5 Nc6 13.Nf6 Qf6 14.Qf3 Nd4 15.Qf6 1–0 
       valerypavlovich (2120)–losertoo (1860)/net–chess.com 2006; 
       3.e4!?=) 
    3...Bg7 4.h5 Nf6 
       (4...d5 5.Bb2+=) 
    5.h6= Bh6?? 
       (better is 5...Bf8=) 
    6.Rh6+– Nh5 
       (6...Nc6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Ng1+–) 
    7.d4 Qf6 
       (7...Nc6 8.Nf3 e4 9.Ng5+–) 
    8.Nc3 d6 
       (8...ed4 9.Nb5 Qb6 10.Qd4 Qd4 11.Nd4+–) 
    9.Nd5 Qg7 
       (9...Qd8 10.Rh5! gh5+–) 
    10.Nc7 Kd8 11.Na8 g5 
       (11...Nf4 12.de5 Qe5+–) 
    12.Rh5 Nc6 13.de5 Qe5 14.Nf3 Qa1 15.Bg5 f6 16.Qa1 
       (16.Qa1 Bg4 17.Qf6 Kd7 18.Qf7 Ne7 19.Qe7 Kc6 20.Nd4 Kd5 21.e4 Kd4 
       22.Bf6) 
    1–0
    
    
    (167) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.c4 Bg7 
       (3...a5 4.Bb2 Bg7 5.Nc3 ab4 6.ab4 Ra1 7.Ba1 Ne7 8.e3 d5 9.cd5 Nd5 
       10.Qb3 Nb6 11.Nf3 0–0 12.Be2 e4 13.Nd4 Qg5 14.g3 Qe7 15.0–0 Bh3 16.Re1 
       N8d7 17.Bb2 ½–½ Zhou Jianchao (2580)–Zhao Jun (2575)/Zhongshan 
       CHN, FIDE zt 2014) 
    4.e4N 
       (4.Nc3 Ne7 (4...f5 5.h4 d6 6.e3 Nc6 7.Bb2 Nf6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.b5 Ne7 
       10.d4 ed4 11.Nd4 c5 12.Nf3 h6 13.Be2 Be6 14.0–0 Nc8 15.Qc2 Nb6 16.Na4 
       Na4 17.Qa4 Ne4 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Qc2 Bulcourf,C–Panno,O/Pro American op 
       9th 2002/0–1 (41)) 5.h4 (5.e3 0–0 6.Nf3 c6 7.Be2 d5 8.d4 e4 9.Nd2 
       f5 10.f4 Be6 11.0–0 Nd7 12.cd5 Nd5 13.Nd5 Bd5 14.g3 Kh8 15.h4 c5 
       16.bc5 Nc5 17.Rb1 Nd3 18.Bd3 ed3 19.Nf3 Rc8 Bulcourf,C 
       (2210)–Tempone,M (2455)/Buenos Aires ITT 1992/½–½ (49)) 5...d6 
       6.e3 Nd7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 d5 10.Bb2 0–0 11.cd5 Ned5 12.Be2 Nc3 
       13.Bc3 Ne4 14.Rc1 Nc3 15.Rc3 Re8 16.h5 Bf5 17.hg6 hg6 18.0–0 Bd4 
       Bulcourf,C–Redondo,M/San Fernando 1993/1–0 (39)) 
    4...Nf6 5.d3 a5 6.b5 c6 7.Nf3 cb5 8.cb5 d5 9.Nbd2 0–0 
       (9...Qb6 10.Rb1=) 
    10.a4 
       (10.Bb2 Nbd7=) 
    10...Re8 11.Be2 Nbd7 
       (11...b6 12.0–0+=) 
    12.Ba3 
       (12.0–0 b6=) 
    12...b6+= 13.Rc1 Bb7 14.0–0 
       (14.ed5 Bd5 15.0–0 Rc8=) 
    14...Rc8 
       (14...de4 15.de4 Ne4 16.Ne4 Be4 17.Bc4=) 
    15.Rc8 Qc8 16.Qb1 Qc3 17.Qa2 Bf8 
       (worse is 17...de4 18.Rc1 Bd5 19.Rc3 Ba2 20.de4+=) 
    18.Bb2 Qb4 19.Bd1 
       (19.Rd1 Bd6 (worse is 19...de4 20.de4 Bc5 21.Bc4+=) 20.Rb1 de4 21.Ne5 Be5 
       22.Be5 Bd5=) 
    19...de4+= 20.de4 Ne4 21.Bb3 Nd6 
       (worse is 21...Nd2 22.Bf7 Kh8 23.Be8+/–) 
    22.Ba3 Qf4 23.Bd6 Bd6 24.Bd5 Nc5 25.Bb7 Nb7 26.Qd5 Re7 27.g3 
       (better is 27.Ne4!? Bc5 28.Qc6+=) 
    27...Qa4–+ 28.Ne4 Bc5 
       (28...Qb4 29.Rd1 Bb8 30.Nf6 Kg7 31.Nd7–/+) 
    29.Qc6–/+ Qa3 30.Rd1 
       (30.Kg2 Nd6 31.Nd6 Bd6 32.Qb6 Kg7–/+) 
    30...Qb3 
       (30...Re6 31.Qb7 Qf3 32.Rd8 Bf8 33.Qa8+=) 
    31.Rd5 a4 32.Nfd2 Qb4 
       (32...Qd1 33.Kg2 Qe1=) 
    33.Rc5? 
       (better is 33.Rd7 Rd7 34.Qd7–/+) 
    33...Nc5–+ 34.Nf6 ½–½
    
    
    (168) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.Bb2 d6 5.c4 Nf6 
       (5...Ne7 6.d3 Nd7 7.Qc2 b6 8.Be2 Bb7 9.Nf3 0–0 10.Nbd2 Nf6 11.0–0 c5 
       12.b5 Qc7 13.h3 Nf5 14.Rfe1 Rae8 15.Rac1 a6 16.a4 ab5 17.cb5 d5 18.Bf1 
       e4 19.Nh2 ed3 20.Bd3 ukres05–mayman04/kurnik 2014/0–1 (35)) 
    6.d3N 
       (6.Nf3 0–0 7.d4 Nbd7 8.Nc3 Re8 9.Be2 e4 10.Nd2 Nf8 11.g4 h6 12.Rg1 c6 
       13.d5 cd5 14.cd5 Nd5 15.Nd5 Bb2 16.Rb1 Bg7 17.Qc2 Be6 18.Nc7 Rc8 
       19.Ne6 Ne6 20.Qa4 d5 Steffens,O (2315)–Machelett,H (2355)/Oberliga 
       Nord N 1997/0–1) 
    6...0–0 
       (6...a5 7.b5=) 
    7.Nf3= Nc6 
       (7...a5 8.b5=) 
    8.Nbd2 a5 
       (8...Bf5 9.Be2=) 
    9.b5 Nb8 10.Be2 Re8 11.a4 
       (11.0–0 Nbd7=) 
    11...Nbd7 
       (11...Qe7 12.0–0=) 
    12.0–0 Nc5 13.d4 ed4 14.ed4 Nh5 15.g3 Bg4 
       (15...Bf5 16.Ra3=) 
    16.Re1 Ne6 17.Nf1 Nf6 18.Ra3 
       (18.Ne3 Bh3=) 
    18...Ne4 19.Re3 Nf6 
       (19...d5 20.Ne5 Be2 21.R3e2=) 
    20.h4 
       (20.d5 Nc5+=) 
    20...h6 
       (20...Bh6 21.Rb3=) 
    21.Qa1 
       (21.d5 Nc5=) 
    21...d5 22.Ne5 Be2 23.R3e2 dc4 24.Nd2 Qd5 25.Ndc4 h5 
       (25...Ra7 26.Bc3=) 
    26.Ne3 Qd6 27.d5 Nc5 
       (27...Nd5 28.Rd1 c6 29.bc6 bc6 30.Nc6+=) 
    28.N5c4 Qd8 29.Rd1 Nce4 30.d6 
       (30.Be5 Nc5+=) 
    30...cd6+/– 31.f3 Ng3 32.Rg2 d5 33.Rg3 Qc7 34.Be5 Ne4? 
       (better is 34...Qc5 35.Bd4 Qc7+/–) 
    35.Bc7+– 
       (35.fe4?! Re5 36.b6 Qe7 37.Ne5 Be5 38.Rg6 fg6=) 
    35...Ba1 36.fe4 
       (36.fe4 dc4 37.Ra1 Re4 38.Rf1+–; 
       36.Ra1?! Ng3 37.Nd5 Ne2 38.Kf1 Re6 39.Na5 Ra5 40.Ba5 Nd4+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (169) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Carrasco,Emanuel (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 e5 3.e3 d6 4.c4 Bf5N 
       (4...b6 5.Nc3 Bb7 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.d4 e4 8.Nd2 g6 9.Qc2 Qe7 10.Bb2 Bg7 
       11.d5 0–0 12.Nce4 Rfe8 13.Nf6 Nf6 14.Be2 Bc8 15.0–0 Bf5 16.Bd3 Be4 
       17.Ne4 Ne4 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Rac1 Campos Calvo_Sotelo,J (2035)–Alfageme 
       Sanchez,J (1920)/ Madrid–ch Seniors 2008; 
       4...c6 5.Nc3 Be7 6.d4 0–0 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Be2 Re8 9.0–0 Bf8 (9...Qc7 
       10.h3 Nf8 11.Bd3 N6d7 12.Bb2 g6 13.Qd2 Ne6 14.Rac1 ed4 15.ed4 Ng7 
       16.Rfe1 Nf6 17.d5 Bf8 18.g4 Re1 19.Re1 Bd7 20.Qf4 Nge8 21.Ng5 1–0 
       pierred (2775)–mgilbert (2100)/net–chess.com 2016) 10.Bb2 Qc7 
       11.h3 b6 12.Qc2 Bb7 13.Rfd1 e4 14.Nd2 d5 15.Qb3 Rac8 16.Rac1 Qd6 17.b5 
       c5 18.Nd5 Nd5 19.cd5 pierred (2775)–jlbaf (2430)/net–chess.com 2016/
       1–0 (34); 
       4...a6 5.Bb2 Bd7 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 c5 9.d3 b5 10.Nc3 h6 11.cb5 
       ab5 12.d4 ed4 13.ed4 c4 14.Re1 d5 15.Ne5 Bf5 16.Bf3 Qe8 17.Nd5 Nd5 
       18.Bd5 Ra7 19.Qf3 jlbaf (2415)–ctessman (2270)/net–chess.com 2016/
       1–0 (35); 
       4...Be7 5.d4+=) 
    5.d3 a5 6.b5 b6?? 
       (better is 6...Be7=) 
    7.Qf3+– 1–0
    
    
    (170) Cirulis,Ilmars (1700) – Koivuniemi,Raimo (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 f5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 
       (4.h3 c5 5.bc5 Bc5 6.Bb2 d6 7.g3 a6 8.Bg2 Nc6 9.d4 Bb6 10.de5 de5 
       11.Qd8 Bd8 12.Nc3 e4 13.Nge2 0–0 14.Rd1 Be6 15.Nf4 Bc4 16.Ncd5 Ba5 
       17.c3 g5 18.Nf6 Rf6 beammeupscotty (2115)–malaysianisme/
       net–chess.com 2004) 
    4...Bd6N 
       (4...e4 5.d4 d5 6.c4 c6 7.Nc3 Be6 8.c5 Be7 9.Nge2 0–0 10.h3 g5 11.g3 
       h5 12.Bg2 Qc7 13.h4 g4 14.Nf4 Bf7 15.0–0 Kg7 16.a4 a6 17.b5 ab5 18.ab5 
       Ra1 19.Qa1 varin123–fo63/playok.com 2012/0–1; 
       4...d5 5.Be5 Nc6 6.Bb2 Be6 7.Nf3 Ne4 8.Bd3 Bd6 9.Be4 fe4 10.Nd4 Nd4 
       11.Bd4 0–0 12.Nc3 c6 13.Qh5 Bf5 14.0–0–0 Bg6 15.Qe2 a5 16.b5 Ba3 
       17.Kb1 Bb4 18.Na4 cb5 19.Qb5 janusz50–gcd1/kurnik 2013/0–1 (59); 
       4...e4 5.Ne2=) 
    5.Bc4 c6 
       (5...e4 6.Nc3=) 
    6.Nf3 Qe7 7.Ba2 
       (7.Nh4 g6=) 
    7...Bc7 8.c4 0–0 9.Nc3 a6 
       (9...e4 10.Nd4 d6 11.0–0=) 
    10.c5 
       (10.d4 e4 11.Nd2 Kh8=) 
    10...Kh8 11.d4 ed4 
       (11...e4 12.Ng5=) 
    12.Qd4+= Ng4 
       (12...d5 13.cd6 Bd6 14.Rd1+=) 
    13.h3 Ne5 14.Na4 Nf3 
       (better is 14...Ng6+/–) 
    15.gf3+– d5? 
       (15...Qg5 16.0–0–0 Qf6+–) 
    16.cd6! Bd6 
       (16...Bd6 17.Rg1 Decoy; 
       16...Qd6 17.Qg7 mate  Mate attack) 
    17.Rg1 Nd7 
       (17...Rf6 18.Qf6!! Qf6 (18...gf6?? 19.Rg8) 19.Bf6 Bf8+–) 
    18.Qg7 Qg7 19.Bg7 mate 
       (19.Rg7?! Be5 20.Re7 Bb2 21.Nb2 Nf6+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (171) Cirulis,Ilmars – Hess,Volker
    FICGS, 2006
    1.b4 e5 2.b5 Bc5 3.e3 d5 
       (3...Qe7 4.Qg4 g6 5.Bb2=) 
    4.Bb2 White fights for the Initiative 4...d4 
       (4...Nd7 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4+=) 
    5.Nf3= f6 
       (5...de3!? 6.fe3 f6+=) 
    6.Nd4+/– ed4 
       (6...Qd4 7.ed4) 
    7.Qh5+– A double attack 7...g6 8.Qc5 de3 9.Qe3 Qe7 10.Bc4 Qe3 
       (10...a6 11.Nc3 ab5 12.Nb5+–) 
    11.fe3 Nd7 12.0–0 
       (12.Rf1 a6+–) 
    12...Ne5 
       (12...a6 13.Nc3+–) 
    13.Bb3 
       (13.Bg8 Rg8 14.Rf6 Nd7+–) 
    13...Bd7 14.Nc3 0–0–0 15.d4 Ng4 16.e4 Ne3 
       (16...Re8 17.h3 N4h6 18.e5+–) 
    17.Rf3 Ng4 18.Raf1 
       (18.Bg8 Rhg8 19.h3 Nh6 20.Rf6 Rgf8+–) 
    18...f5 
       (18...N4h6 19.e5 Bg4 20.R3f2+–) 
    19.e5 Kb8 
       (19...Re8 20.h3 N4h6 21.Re1+–) 
    20.h3 N4h6 21.e6 Be8 
       (21...Bc8 22.b6! ab6 23.Nb5+–) 
    22.Bc1 Ne7 
       (22...Rd4 23.Be3 c5+–) 
    23.Bh6 c6 
       (23...a6 24.a4 Rd6+–) 
    24.Bg5 cb5 
       (24...Rd4 25.Be7 Rg8 26.Bc5+–) 
    25.Be7 Rd4 
       (25...Rc8 26.Bf6 Bc6 27.d5+–) 
    26.Bf6 
       (26.Bf6 Rd2 27.Bh8+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (172) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Faust,Dieter (1660)
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 a5 4.b5 Bc5 5.c4 
       (5.e3 d6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.0–0 Nbd7 10.d3 Ne5 11.de4 Ne4 
       12.Nf3 Ng4 13.Nbd2 Nef2 14.Rf2 Nf2 15.Kf2 Qe3 16.Kf1 Qf2 mate  0–1 
       Fournier,F–Karamasov (2595)/Partie evaluee, 3m + 0s 2008; 
       5.Be5 Bf2 6.Kf2 Ng4 7.Ke1 Ne5 8.Nf3 Qf6 9.Ne5 Qe5 10.Nc3 d6 11.a4 b6 
       12.e3 Bb7 13.Qg4 Nd7 14.Bd3 Nf6 15.Qf5 0–0 16.Qe5 de5 17.Rg1 Rad8 
       18.Ke2 e4 19.Bc4 Ng4 sarongas (1770)–lostinadaze (1775)/gameknot.com 
       2013/1–0) 
    5...d6 6.e3 Nbd7N 
       (6...Be6 7.Nf3 h6 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 0–0 10.Ne6 fe6 11.Bd3 Qe8 12.0–0 
       Nbd7 13.Nd2 Bb6 14.Qc2 Qh5 15.Bg6 Qh4 16.Nf3 Qg4 17.h3 1–0 combijack 
       (1835)–pecosbill (1710)/gameknot.com 2011; 
       6...0–0 7.Nf3+=) 
    7.d4= ed4 
       (7...Ba7 8.Nf3 e4 9.Nfd2=) 
    8.ed4+= Ba7 9.Qe2 Kf8 10.Nf3 g6 
       (10...Nb6 11.Qc2+=) 
    11.Qd1 Kg7 12.Be2 Re8 13.Nc3 
       (13.0–0 Nb6+=) 
    13...Nb6 14.0–0 Bg4 15.Bc1 c6 
       (15...c5 16.bc6 bc6 17.Re1=) 
    16.h3 
       (16.Qd3 Be6 17.Nd2 Bf5+=) 
    16...Bf5 
       (16...Be6 17.c5 dc5 18.dc5 Qd1 19.Nd1= (worse is 19.Rd1 Nbd5 20.Na4 Bh3+=)) 
    17.Bg5 h6 18.Be3 d5 
       (18...Be6 19.Qb3+=) 
    19.c5 Nc4 20.Bc4 dc4 21.Qc1 
       (21.bc6 bc6 22.Ne5 Bc5 23.Bh6 Kh7+/–) 
    21...h5 22.Bh6 Kg8 23.Bg5 Re6 24.Re1 Qd7 25.Bf6 Rf6 26.Qh6 
       (26.Qh6 Be6 27.Ng5+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (173) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Riha,Josef (1990)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 a5 5.b5 0–0 6.c4 Re8 7.d3 c6N 
       (7...Bf8 8.Nf3 d6 9.Be2 e4 10.de4 Ne4 11.0–0 Nd7 12.Nbd2 Nec5 13.Qc2 
       g6 14.Nb3 Bg7 15.Nc5 Nc5 16.Nd4 Qf6 17.Rab1 Qh4 18.Nf3 Qe4 19.Qd2 Bb2 
       20.Qb2 b6 21.Nd4 Qe5 22.Bf3 vipodb (2240)–wilfried (2365)/
       gameknot.com 2015/½–½ (57)) 
    8.g4 h6 
       (8...Re7 9.Bg2=) 
    9.h4+= cb5 
       (9...h5 10.gh5 cb5 11.cb5+=) 
    10.g5+/– Nh7 11.gh6 bc4 
       (11...gh6 12.cb5 Bf8 13.Nf3+/–) 
    12.hg7 cd3 13.Qh5 Qf6 14.Bd3 Qg7 15.Nf3 Nf6 16.Qf5 Kf8 17.Rg1 
       (17.Ne5 Be7 18.Qf4 d6+–) 
    17...Qh8 18.Ne5 
       (worse is 18.Be5 Be5 19.Ne5 d6 20.Ng6 fg6 21.Qg6 Nc6–+) 
    18...Be7? 
       (better is 18...Qh4 19.Nd2 Be5 20.Be5 Ke7+–) 
    19.Nf7! Kf7 20.Nc3 1–0
    
    
    (174) Cirulis,Ilmars (1965) – Wilson,Jaimie (1655)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 d6 4.d3 g6 5.c4N 
       (5.Nd2 Bg7 6.Ngf3 0–0 7.g3 Nbd7 8.Bg2 c6 9.0–0 Ne8 (9...Re8 10.e3 
       Qe7 11.c4 Nb6 12.Rc1 Bg4 13.Re1 Rad8 14.Qb3 Bf3 15.Nf3 d5 16.c5 e4 
       17.cb6 ef3 18.Bf3 a6 19.e4 de4 20.Be4 Ne4 21.Re4 Qd6 22.Bg7 Kg7 23.Qc3 
       Kg8 24.Re8 golfx–ania285/kurnik 2013/1–0 (36)) 10.c4 e4 11.Bg7 
       ef3 12.Bf8 fg2 13.Kg2 Nf8 14.e4 Qd7 15.f4 Qh3 16.Kh1 Ng7 17.Qf3 Nfe6 
       18.Nb3 Nc7 19.e5 Bg4 Del Castillo,L–Rios,A/San Fernando op 1992/0–1 
       (31); 
       5.Nf3 Bg7 6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 b6 8.0–0 Bb7 9.Nbd2 Nbd7 10.c4 Qe7 11.e4 Nh5 
       12.Qc2 Nf4 13.Rfe1 c5 14.Bf1 g5 15.g3 Ng6 16.h3 h5 17.bc5 dc5 18.a4 
       Nb8 19.a5 Nc6 Le Phi Long–Bui Hoang Duong/VIE–chT Vung Tau 2000/1–0 
       (46); 
       5.e4 Bg7 6.Be2 0–0 7.Nf3 Be6 8.0–0 Nc6 9.c4 Nd7 10.Nc3 f5 11.Nd5 f4 
       12.d4 h6 13.h3 g5 14.de5 Nde5 15.Ne5 Ne5 16.Be5 Be5 17.Rc1 c6 18.Nc3 
       Qf6 19.Qc2 Kg7 bratek55 (1675)–bigpikus (1675)/kurnik 2011/0–1; 
       5.Nf3 a5=) 
    5...Bg7 6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 a5 8.Nd2 
       (8.b5 Be6=) 
    8...c6 
       (8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1=) 
    9.Ngf3 Re8 
       (9...ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Qa1=) 
    10.0–0 Nbd7 11.Qc2 b6 12.Bc3 ab4 
       (12...Qc7 13.Rfb1+=) 
    13.ab4 Bb7 
       (13...Ra1 14.Ra1 Qc7 15.d4+=) 
    14.Ra8 Ba8 15.Ra1 Qc7 16.Qb2 Bb7 17.Ra7 Ra8 18.Ra8 Ba8 19.Qa1 
       (19.Qc2 Bb7+=) 
    19...Bb7 20.Bd1 Qb8 
       (20...b5 21.Qa5 Qa5 22.ba5+=) 
    21.Qa2 Qa8 22.Qa8 Ba8 23.h3 Kf8 24.d4 
       (24.e4 b5=) 
    24...e4 25.Ne1 d5 26.c5 b5 
       (26...Ke7 27.Be2=) 
    27.g4 
       (27.f3 ef3 28.gf3 Bb7+=) 
    27...Ke7 
       (27...h5 28.g5 Nh7 29.h4=) 
    28.f3 ef3 29.Bc2 Bb7 30.Nef3 Nf8 
       (30...h6 31.Kf1=) 
    31.Kg2 
       (31.g5 Nh5=) 
    31...h5 
       (31...Ne6 32.g5 Nd7 33.h4=) 
    32.g5+= Ne8 
       (32...N6h7 33.h4+=) 
    33.Nb3 
       (33.e4 Ne6+=) 
    33...Nc7 34.Na5 Ba8 35.Kg3 Nfe6 36.h4 Kd7 37.Be1 Nd8 38.Bd3 Na6 
       (38...Ke6 39.Bd2+=) 
    39.Kf2 Nb7 
       (39...Nc7 40.Ke2+=) 
    40.Ke2 
       (40.e4 de4 41.Be4 Nd8+/–) 
    40...Nd8 41.Bb1 
       (41.e4 de4 42.Be4 Ke6+/–) 
    41...Ne6 42.Kd3 
       (42.Bd2 Nac7+=) 
    42...Nb8 
       (42...f5!?+=) 
    43.Bg3+/– Na6 
       (43...Kc8 44.Kc3+/–) 
    44.Kc3 Ke7 45.Bd6 
       (45.e4 Nac7+/–) 
    45...Ke8 46.Bd3 Nac7 47.Be5 Be5 48.Ne5 
       (48.de5?! Kd7+=) 
    48...Nd8 49.Ng6 
       (49.e4 Ke7+/–) 
    49...fg6 50.Bg6 Ke7 
       (50...Kf8 51.Bh5 Kg7 52.Nb3+/–) 
    51.Bh5 Bb7 
       (51...Nce6 52.Bf3+/–) 
    52.Bg4 
       (52.Nb7 Nb7 53.Bf3 Nd8+/–) 
    52...Nce6 53.Nb7 Nb7 54.Kd3 
       (54.Bf3 Nbd8+–) 
    54...Nbd8+/– 55.Ke2 
       (55.Bf3 Nc7+/–) 
    55...Nf7 
       (55...Kf7 56.Bf5+/–) 
    56.Kf2 
       (56.Kf3 Nfg5 57.hg5 Ng5 58.Kf4 Ne4+=) 
    56...Nc7 57.Kf3 
       (57.Bc8 Kd8 58.Bb7 Kd7+/–) 
    57...Na6+= 58.Kf4 Nb4 59.Bf5 Na2 60.Bc2 Nc3 61.g6 Nd8 62.Kf5 Ne6 63.h5 
       (63.h5 Ng7 64.Kg4+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (175) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Teverovski,Bogoljub (2015)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 c6 3.Bb2 d6 4.e3 Nf6 5.d3 
       (5.c4 Be7 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 0–0 8.d4 e4 9.Nfd2 Be2 10.Qe2 d5 11.Nc3 
       Nbd7 12.0–0 Re8 13.Rac1 Nf8 14.b5 a6 15.a4 ab5 16.ab5 Ne6 17.Ra1 Qd7 
       18.Na4 Qd8 19.Bc3 cb5 Chirpii,A (2145)–Bocancea,D/ULIM Cup, Kishnev 
       MDA 2001/1–0 (48)) 
    5...a5N 
       (5...Be6 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Be2 h6 8.Nbd2 0–0 9.c4 Nbd7 10.0–0 Nh7 (10...d5 
       11.cd5 cd5 12.Rc1 Rc8 13.Qa4 a6 14.b5 Nb6 15.Qd1 ab5 16.d4 e4 17.Ne5 
       Nc4 18.Ndc4 bc4 19.Qa4 Bd7 20.Nd7 Qd7 21.Qd7 Nd7 22.f3 f5 23.fe4 fe4 
       24.Rf8 Nf8 25.a4 exp2005–donfredrico/kurnik 2013/0–1 (77)) 11.Qc2 
       f5 12.Rae1 f4 13.ef4 ef4 14.Ne4 d5 15.cd5 Bd5 16.Nc3 Nhf6 17.Nd5 Nd5 
       18.Nd4 Qc7 19.Ne6 Qd6 20.Nf8 exp2005–mao88sk/kurnik 2011/1–0 (32) 
      ) 
    6.Nd2 Be7 7.Ngf3 ab4 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Qa1 0–0 10.Be2 Na6 11.c3 Bd7 
       (11...Qc7 12.0–0=) 
    12.0–0 
       (12.Qa5 Qa8=) 
    12...Qc7 13.Qb1 h6 
       (13...b5 14.d4=) 
    14.d4 ed4 15.Nd4 d5 16.Nf5 Bd8 17.Qc2 Bf5 
       (17...Ne4 18.Nd4 Nd2 19.Qd2=) 
    18.Qf5+= b5 19.Ra1 Nb8 20.Nb3 
       (20.Bd3 Re8+=) 
    20...Re8 21.Qb1 
       (21.Ra8 Nbd7=) 
    21...Nbd7 22.Ra6 Qb7 
       (22...Ne4 23.Nd4 Nb8 24.Ra8=) 
    23.Ra2 
       (23.Qa1 Bb6=) 
    23...Nb6 
       (23...Ne4 24.Bd3=) 
    24.Qa1 
       (24.Nc5 Qb8=) 
    24...Bc7 25.Nd4 Nc4 26.Bc4 
       (26.Ra7 Qb8 27.Nc6 Bh2 28.Kf1 Qd6=) 
    26...dc4 
       (26...bc4 27.Ra7 Qb8 28.Nc6 Bh2 29.Kf1+=) 
    27.Ra7 Qb8 28.Qa6 Bh2 29.Kf1 Be5 30.Nc6 Qd6 31.Nd4 Qd5 32.Qc6 Bd4 33.Qd5 
    Nd5 34.ed4 Rb8 35.g3 g5 36.Ra5 
       (36.Ke2 Kg7=) 
    36...h5 
       (36...Kg7 37.Ra6=) 
    37.Ra3 
       (37.Ra6 Kg7=) 
    37...Kg7 38.Bc1 Kg6 39.Bd2 f6 40.Ra6 h4 41.gh4 gh4 42.Rd6 Ne7 43.Kg2 Kf5 
       (43...Ra8 44.Rd7 Nf5 45.Rd5+=) 
    44.Be3 Rb7 45.f3 Rb8 
       (45...Ra7 46.d5 Ra2 47.Kh3=) 
    46.Kh3 Rg8 47.Kh4 Rg2 
       (47...Kg6 48.Kg4 Kf7 49.Kf4 Ng6 50.Kg3 Ne5 51.Kh3 Rh8 52.Kg2 Rg8 
       53.Kf1 Nf3 54.Rd7 Ke6 55.Rb7 Nh2 56.Kf2=) 
    48.Kh3 
       (48.Rb6!?=) 
    48...Rc2+= 49.Rb6 Rc3 50.Rb5 Ke6 51.Rb6 Kf7 52.Bf2 Rf3 53.Kg2 Rb3 54.Be1 
       (54.b5 c3 55.Rb7 Ke6–/+) 
    54...Kg6 
       (54...c3 55.Rb5 c2 56.Rc5–/+) 
    55.Rb5+= Nf5 56.d5 Rb2 57.Kg1 Re2 
       (57...Nd4 58.d6 Nf3 59.Kf1–/+) 
    58.Kf1 Rc2 
       (58...Ra2 59.Rc5–/+) 
    59.Kg1 
       (59.Bf2 Rb2–/+) 
    Re2 ½–½
    
    
    (176) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Zatiek,Leandro (1800)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 d6 4.c4 Nbd7 5.e3 Be7 6.Nc3 
       (6.d4 a5 7.Nf3 ed4 8.ed4 0–0 9.Bd3 Re8 10.0–0 Nf8 11.h3 Ng6 12.b5 Nf4 
       13.Bc1 Ng6 14.Nc3 Bf8 15.Bg5 h6 16.Be3 Nh5 17.Bg6 fg6 18.g4 Nf6 19.Qd3 
       Kf7 20.Nh4 Ne4 slave81 (2005)–sharapowa (1875)/kurnik 2014/1–0) 
    6...0–0 7.Nf3 c5N 
       (7...e4) 
    8.Be2 Qc7 
       (8...d5 9.cd5 cb4 10.ab4 Bb4 11.Qc2=) 
    9.d4 ed4 
       (9...cb4 10.ab4 e4 11.Nd2+=) 
    10.ed4 cd4 
       (10...a5 11.Nb5 Qd8 12.bc5 dc5 13.d5+=) 
    11.Qd4 Ne5 
       (11...Nb6 12.0–0+=) 
    12.Nb5+/– Nf3 13.Bf3 Qb6 
       (13...Qb8!?+/–) 
    14.Qb6+– ab6 15.0–0 
       (better is 15.Rd1+–) 
    15...Rb8? 
       (better is 15...Be6 16.Rfe1 Bc4+–) 
    16.Rfe1 Be6 17.Nc7 Rfc8 18.Ne6 fe6 19.Re6 Rc4 
       (19...Kf8 20.Rae1 Bd8+–) 
    20.Re7 Rbc8 21.Rd1 Kf8 
       (21...R4c7 22.Rc7 Rc7 23.Rd6+–) 
    22.Rb7 Rc2 
       (22...Ne8 23.Kf1+–) 
    23.Bf6 gf6 24.Rb6 Ke7 
       (24...R8c3 25.Rbd6 Ra3 26.Rf6 Kg7 27.Rc6 Rc6 28.Bc6+–) 
    25.Rbd6 Rc1 
       (25...R8c7 26.b5 Rc1 27.b6+–) 
    26.b5 
       (26.Rd7 Kf8+–) 
    26...R8c5 
       (26...Rd1 27.Rd1 Rb8 28.a4+–) 
    27.b6 Rd1 28.Rd1 Rb5 29.b7 Rb7 30.Bb7 Ke6 31.a4 
       (31.a4 f5 32.a5+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (177) Cirulis,Ilmars (2045) – Nichols,Scott (2295)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 d6 2.Nf3 e5 3.Nc3 f5N 
       (3...g6 4.d4 Bg7 5.de5 de5 6.Qd8 Kd8 7.Bg5 f6 8.Rd1 Nd7 9.Bh4 h5 
       10.Ne5 Ke8 11.Ng6 1–0 Rush,P–Morris,R/corr ch USA teams 1995; 
       3...Bg4 4.e3 Nf6 5.Be2 Nc6 6.b5 Ne7 7.0–0 Ned5 8.Nd5 Nd5 9.c4 Nf6 
       10.d4 e4 11.Nd2 Be2 12.Qe2 c6 13.f3 d5 14.bc6 bc6 15.cd5 cd5 16.fe4 
       de4 17.Rf6 Qf6 18.Ne4 victor855–nebekan/kurnik 2012/0–1 (32); 
       3...Nf6 4.e4 c6 5.d4 ed4 6.Qd4 Be7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 h6 9.Rd1 Nfd7 
       10.Bf4 Bf6 11.Qd2 Qb6 12.Bd6 Rd8 13.Na4 Qc7 14.Bc7 Re8 15.e5 Ne5 
       16.Be5 Re5 17.Ne5 Be5 18.Qd8 orane3–orenberko_2/internet 2006/1–0 
      ) 
    4.e3 Nf6 5.a4 
       (5.Bb5 c6 6.Be2 Qc7=) 
    5...e4 
       (5...Be7 6.Bb2+=) 
    6.Nd4 d5 7.Ba3 c6 8.a5 Bd6 9.Be2 0–0 10.f4 ef3 11.Bf3 
       (11.gf3? Ng4 12.h4 Bg3 13.Kf1 Nf2–+) 
    11...Qe7 12.0–0 Bb4 13.Qc1 
       (13.Bb4 Qb4 14.Nce2 Ne4+=) 
    13...Ba3–/+ 14.Qa3 Qa3 15.Ra3 g6 16.Rb1 Rf7 17.Na4 
       (17.Kf1 h6–/+) 
    17...Nbd7 18.d3 Ne5 
       (18...Re7 19.Kf2–/+) 
    19.Nc5+= Ne8 
       (19...Re7 20.Rab3+=) 
    20.Rab3 Nd6 21.Kf2 Re7 22.Rb4 Kf7 23.R4b3 Kf6 24.Na4 g5 25.Nc5 g4 26.Be2 
    Nd7 27.Na4 Kg5 28.g3 h5 29.Rc3 Nf6 
       (29...h4 30.Nc5–/+) 
    30.Nc5 h4 31.Rcb3 h3 32.Rc3 
       (32.c3 Re5–/+) 
    32...a6 
       (32...Bd7 33.Rbb3–/+) 
    33.Rcb3 Nb5 34.R3b2 
       (34.R1b2 Nd7 35.Nce6 Kf6–/+) 
    Nd4 
       (34...Nd4 35.ed4 Nh5–/+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (178) Sternik,Ryszard (1805) – Cirulis,Ilmars (1735)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nc3 Ba5 5.Nf3 d6 6.Bf6 Qf6 7.Nd5 Qh6 8.c3 
    c6 9.Ne3 0–0 10.g3 Nd7 11.Bg2 f5 
       (11...Nc5 12.Nd4 d5 13.0–0 Bc7 14.Qc2 Re8 15.Rab1 Qg5 16.f4 Qf6 
       17.Bf3 Bb6 18.Ng4 Bg4 19.Bg4 Ne4 20.e3 Rab8 21.Kg2 c5 22.Nf3 Bc7 
       23.Qa4 Qa6 24.Qa6 ba6 25.Bd7 Red8 26.Bc6 marekt (2215)–glennobrien 
       (1995)/gameknot.com 2016/1–0 (54)) 
    12.Qb3 Kh8 13.Qa3 Bd8N 
       (13...Bc7 14.Rb1 d5 15.c4 f4 16.gf4 dc4 17.f5 Bd6 18.Qc3 Nb6 19.Qa5 
       Nd5 20.Nd5 cd5 21.Nd4 Bf5 22.Nf5 Rf5 23.Rb7 Qg5 24.Bh3 Rff8 25.Qc3 
       Rfb8 26.Rb8 Rb8 27.Qc2 Qf6 28.Kf1 marekt–samurai/ChessWorld.net 2015/
       0–1 28...Bc5 29.e3 Rf8 30.Bf5 g6 0–1 marekt–samurai/
       ChessWorld.net 2015) 
    14.d4 Nb6 15.h4 f4 16.gf4 Rf4 
       (16...Qf4 17.h5+=) 
    17.c4= White plans d5 17...Bg4 18.Rd1 White prepares d5 18...Be6 
       (18...Bf3 19.Bf3 Qf6 20.d5+=) 
    19.d5 
       (19.Qd6 Nc4 20.Nc4 Bc4 21.Qh6 gh6+=) 
    19...cd5= 20.cd5 Bd7 21.Bh3 Bb5 22.Be6 
       (22.Qb2 Bc4=) 
    22...Nc4+= 23.Nc4 Bc4 24.Rh3 
       (24.Rg1 Re4 25.Rd2 Qf6–/+) 
    24...Bb6 
       (24...Re4 25.Rd2 Qf6+=) 
    25.Qc3 
       (25.e3 Rf3 26.Rf3 Qh5–/+) 
    25...Bb5 
       (25...Re4!? 26.Rd2 Rf8–+) 
    26.Qb2 
       (26.e3 Rc4 27.Qd2 Rf8–/+) 
    26...a6–/+ 27.Kf1 Bc5 28.Rg3 Raf8 29.Kg2 Rb4 30.Qd2 Qf6 31.Rc1 b6 32.e3 Be8 
    33.a3 Rb2 34.Rc2 
       (34.Qc3 Ra2–/+) 
    34...Rc2 
       (34...Ba3 35.Rb2 Bb2 36.Ng5–/+) 
    35.Qc2–/+ Bg6 36.Qe2 Be4 0–1
    
    
    (179) Benassi,Aspasio (2185) – Cirulis,Ilmars (1890)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 d5 5.c3 Bd6 6.Bd6 Qd6 7.d4 0–0 
       (7...c5 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 Re8 11.h3 c4 12.a4 Bf5 13.a5 Ne4 
       14.a6 b6 15.Nh4 Bd7 16.Bg4 Na5 17.Nf5 Bf5 18.Bf5 Nb3 19.Ra2 g6 20.Be4 
       de4 21.Nd2 b5 22.Nb3 joaquimbage–rafi20/kurnik 2013/1–0) 
    8.Bd3 c5 9.Ne2N 
       (9.dc5 Qc5 10.Ne2 Nc6 line; 
       9.dc5 Qc5 10.Ne2 Nc6+=) 
    9...c4+= 10.Bc2 b5 11.Nd2 b4 
       (11...Nc6 12.Rb1 b4 13.cb4 Nb4 14.e4 Ne4 15.Be4 de4 16.Ne4=) 
    12.cb4= Qb4 13.0–0 Nc6 
       (13...Bg4 14.h3 Be2 15.Qe2=) 
    14.Rc1 
       (14.Rb1 Qe7=) 
    14...Qe7 
       (14...Bg4 15.f3 Bd7 16.e4=) 
    15.Nc3= Be6 16.Nf3 
       (16.Re1 Rab8=) 
    16...Rab8 17.Ne5 
       (17.Re1 Rb2=) 
    17...Qd6 
       (17...Rfc8 18.Nc6 Rc6 19.Qd2=) 
    18.Nc6= Qc6 19.f3 
       (19.Re1 Rb2=) 
    19...Rfd8 
       (19...Rb7 20.e4=) 
    20.Qd2 
       (20.e4 de4 21.fe4 Ng4=) 
    20...Ne8 21.e4 Nc7 22.f4 ½–½
    
    
    (180) Hilbert,Stephan J – Cirulis,Ilmars (1625)
    FICGS, 2014
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 d5 5.a3 Ba5 6.Nf3 0–0 7.c4 c6 
       (7...Re8 8.Bb2 c5 9.cd5 Nd5 10.Qc2 Nc6 11.Be2 Qb6 12.Nc3 Bc3 13.Bc3 
       g6 14.Bc4 Nc3 15.Qc3 Bf5 16.0–0 Na5 17.Ba2 c4 18.Bc4 Rec8 19.d3 Qa6 
       20.Nd4 Bd7 21.Ba6 Rc3 22.Bc4 pierred (2760)–pcmvr (2835)/
       net–chess.com 2010/½–½ (35)) 
    8.Be2 
       (8.cd5 cd5 9.Be2 Nc6 10.Bb2 Bb6 11.Nc3 d4 12.Na4 d3 13.Bf1 Bf5 14.Nb6 
       ab6 15.g3 Ne4 16.Bg2 Bg4 17.h3 Be6 18.Nd4 Nd4 ½–½ pcmvr–aspasio/
       net–chess.com 2016) 
    8...Nbd7 9.Bb2 dc4N 
       (9...Ne4 10.0–0 Ndf6 11.d3 Nc5 12.cd5 Nd5 13.e4 Nf4 14.d4 Ne4 15.Bc4 
       Bg4 16.h3 Bh5 17.g4 Nh3 18.Kh2 Bg4 19.Qd3 Bc7 20.Kh1 Nef2 21.Rf2 Nf2 
       22.Kg2 Nd3 23.Bd3 Bf3 24.Kf3 belledejour (1885)–jojopa (1840)/kurnik 
       2013/0–1; 
       9...Re8 10.0–0 Bc7 11.Nc3 (11.cd5 Nd5 12.Bc4 N7f6 13.h3 Qd6 14.Re1 
       Ne4 15.d3 Nf2 16.Kf2 Qg3 17.Kf1 Ne3 18.Re3 Re3 19.Nbd2 Bh3 20.gh3 Qh3 
       21.Kf2 Rae8 22.Ne4 R3e4 23.de4 Re4 24.Be5 Bb6 25.Bd4 Bd4 grahamtrue 
       (2100)–samyaksamadhi (2405)/net–chess.com 2010/0–1 (32)) 11...Ne5 
       12.Ne5 Be5 13.d4 Bc7 14.c5 Ne4 15.Qc2 Bh2 16.Kh2 Qh4 17.Kg1 Re6 18.Ne4 
       de4 19.f3 ef3 20.Rf3 Rh6 21.Bc4 Qh1 22.Kf2 Qh4 23.Kf1 Qh1 24.Kf2 
       debutler (2195)–samyaksamadhi (2405)/net–chess.com 2010/½–½) 
    10.Bc4 b5 11.Bb3 
       (11.Be2 a6+=) 
    11...c5+= 12.0–0 c4 13.Bc2 Bb7 14.Nc3 
       (14.d3 Nb6=) 
    14...a6 15.d4 Re8 16.Ng5 
       (16.Bf5 g6 17.Bd7 Qd7–/+) 
    16...g6 
       (16...h6 17.Nh3–/+) 
    17.h4 
       (17.Nh3 Rc8+=) 
    17...Qe7 18.e4 
       (18.Qc1 Rac8–/+) 
    18...h6 
       (18...Bc3 19.Bc3 Be4 20.Be4 Ne4 21.Re1–/+) 
    19.e5 hg5 20.hg5? 
       (better is 20.ef6 Nf6 21.hg5–/+) 
    20...Nh7 
       (20...Nd5 21.Ne4–+) 
    21.f4 Ng5! 22.fg5 Ne5! 23.Nd5?? 
       (23.de5 Bc3 Double attack (23...Bc3 Decoy)) 
    23...Bd5 
       (23...Qg5 24.de5 c3 25.Bc1 Bb6 26.Rf2 Bf2 27.Kf2 Qh4 28.Kg1 Re5 
       29.Ne3–+) 
    24.de5 Qg5 
       (24...Bb6 25.Bd4 Qg5 26.Rf2 Bd4 27.Qd4 Qe5 28.Rd1 Qd4 29.Rd4 Re1 
       30.Rf1–+) 
    25.Rf2?? 
       (better is 25.Qd5 Bb6 26.Bd4 Bd4 27.Qd4 Qe5 28.Qf2+=) 
    25...Re5 26.Be5 Qe5 27.Qf1 
       (27.Rc1–+) 
    27...Bc7 28.g4 
       (28.Rf4 Qf4 29.Qf4 Bf4 30.Rd1–+) 
    28...Qg3 29.Rg2 
       (29.Qg2 Bg2 30.Rg2 Bb6 31.Kh1 Qh3 32.Rh2 Qf3 33.Rg2 Kg7 34.Bg6 fg6 
       35.Kh2 Rh8) 
    29...Bb6 30.Kh1 
       (30.Qf2 Qg2) 
    Qh3 mate 
       (30...Qh4) 
    0–1
    
    
    (181) Llull,Roger (2255) – Cirulis,Ilmars (1920)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.c4 Bf5 7.a3 
       (7.Nc3 Nbd7 8.Bf6 Nf6 9.Qb3 c5 (9...Bc3 10.Qc3 c5 11.cd5 b6 12.Bc4 
       Be4 13.Be2 Nd5 14.Qc4 Nf6 15.0–0 Bd5 16.Qc2 Re8 17.Rac1 Rc8 18.Qa4 Qc7 
       19.d4 h6 20.dc5 bc5 21.Rfd1 c4 22.Rc2 Re6 23.Nd4 Rb6 24.Qa3 
       forsetinn (2215)–antinephilehi (1925)/gameknot.com 2014/1–0 (55)) 
       10.Nd5 Nd5 11.cd5 Be4 12.a3 Ba5 13.Bc4 Rb8 14.a4 a6 15.0–0 Bc7 16.Rfc1 
       Qd6 17.h3 Rfd8 18.Be2 b5 19.d3 Bd5 20.Qc2 c4 21.e4 Bc6 forsetinn 
       (2175)–conde7 (2515)/gameknot.com 2014/0–1 (40)) 
    7...Ba5 8.cd5N 
       (8.Be2 dc4 9.Bc4 c5 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Bb2 Bc7 12.d4 cd4 13.ed4 Rc8 14.Re1 
       Bb6 15.Bb3 Bg4 16.d5 Na5 17.Ra2 Nb3 18.Bf6 Qf6 19.Qb3 Rfe8 20.Re8 Re8 
       21.Qb5 Re7 22.Re2 Kf8 Lifshitz,S–Rosso,P/CP–2003–F–00001 2007/0–1 
       (43); 
       8.Qb3 dc4 9.Qb7 Be4=) 
    8...Nd5+= 9.Qb3 
       (9.Nd4 Bc8+=) 
    9...Nc6 10.Bb2 Qd6 11.Be2 
       (11.Qb7?? Rab8 12.Qa6 Rb2–+) 
    11...Rad8 12.0–0 
       (12.Qb7?? Rb8 13.Qa6 Rb2–+) 
    12...Rfe8 13.d4 
       (13.Qb7? Rb8 14.Be5 Re5–+) 
    13...Re6 
       (13...Be6 14.Bc4 (14.Qb7? Rb8 15.Qa6 Bc8–+) 14...Nb6 15.Be6 Re6 
       16.Bc3=) 
    14.Nc3 
       (14.Qb7? Rb8 15.Qa6 Rb2–+) 
    14...Bc3 15.Bc3 Rg6 16.Rac1 Be4 17.g3 
       (17.Ba1 Qe6 18.Nh4 Nf4 19.Qe6 Ne2 (19...fe6?? 20.ef4 Rh6 21.Nf3+–) 
       20.Kh1 Re6–+ (20...fe6?! 21.Ng6 Nc1 22.Nf4–+)) 
    17...Ne3 
       (better is 17...Nb6!?=) 
    18.fe3+= Rg3 19.Kf2 Rh3 20.Ke1 
       (20.Qb7? Rb8 21.Qa6 Bf3–+) 
    20...Bd5 21.Qb2 
       (21.Qb7 Nd4 22.Qd5 Qd5 23.Bd4 Qa5 24.Kf2 Rh5+=) 
    21...Re8 
       (21...Qe7 22.Bd2 Bf3 23.Rf3 Rf3 24.Bf3 Nd4 25.Qb7 Qh4 26.Kd1 Nf3 
       27.Qf3 Qh2=) 
    22.Qd2 
       (22.Bd2!?+=) 
    22...Qa3= 23.Rf2 Qe7 24.Bb2 b6 
       (24...Qe3 25.Qe3 Re3 26.Ne5–/+) 
    25.Kf1 
       (25.Rc3 a5=) 
    25...f6 
       (25...Qe3 26.Qe3 Re3 27.Ng5+=) 
    26.Qd3 
       (26.Bc4 Bc4 27.Rc4 
         A) 27...Qe3? 28.Qe3 (28.Rc6?! Rf3 29.Qe3 Rfe3=) 28...Re3 
          29.Kg2+–;
         B) 27...Qe4=) 
    26...Qd7 
       (26...Qe3!? 27.Qb5 Qe6+=) 
    27.Rc3 Nb4 28.Qb5 
       (28.Qd2 a5=) 
    28...Qb5 29.Bb5 c6 30.Be2 b5 31.Ke1 a5 32.Kd2 a4 33.Ne1 Rh4 34.Rc5 Na6 
    35.Rc1 Nc7 36.Ba3 Ne6 37.Nf3 Rh3 38.Rc3 
       (38.Ng1 Rh6+=) 
    38...Be4 
       (38...f5 39.Ne5 Ng5 40.Bd3 Ne4 41.Be4 Be4 42.Nc6 Bc6 43.Rc6 Rhe3 
       44.Bd6=) 
    39.Bd6 Ra8 40.Rc1 
       (40.Ra3 Rd8 41.Bg3 f5=) 
    40...a3 41.Ra1 a2 42.Bg3 Ra3 
       (42...f5 43.Kc1 Ra3 44.Ne5=) 
    43.Ne1 
       (43.Nh4 Ng5 44.Bg4 b4+=) 
    43...f5+= 44.Bf1 Rh6 45.Bd6 Ra4 46.Be5 g5 
       (46...g6 47.Kc1 Bb1 48.Nf3=) 
    47.Nd3+= f4 48.ef4 gf4 49.Nf4 Nf4 
       (worse is 49...Nd4 50.Bd4 Rd4 51.Ke3+/–) 
    50.Rf4 
       (50.Bf4 Rf6+= (50...Rd4?? 51.Ke3 Rh5 52.Kd4+–)) 
    50...Rh2 51.Be2 Bg6 52.Rg4 
       (52.d5 Rf4 53.Bf4 Rh4=) 
    52...Rh3+= 53.d5 cd5 
       (53...Rg4 54.Bg4 Rd3 55.Ke2 Rd5 56.Be6 Bf7 57.Rg1 Kf8 58.Bd5 Bd5 
       59.Rg7=) 
    54.Ra4= ba4 55.Ra2 a3 56.Ra1 Rb3 57.Bc3 Rb2 58.Ke3 
       (58.Bb2? ab2 59.Rg1 b1Q 60.Rb1 Bb1–+) 
    58...Rb3 59.Kd4 
       (59.Kd2 Rb2 60.Ke3 Rb3 61.Kd2=) 
    59...Kf8 
       (59...Be4 60.Bg4+=) 
    60.Bf3 
       (60.Ra3 Ra3 61.Bb4 Kg7 62.Ba3 Be4=) 
    60...Be4 61.Bh5 
       (61.Be4 de4 62.Ra3 Ra3 63.Bb4 Ke8 64.Ba3 Kd7=) 
    61...Bg6 
       (61...Ke7 62.Ra2=) 
    62.Bg4 
       (62.Bf3 Be4 63.Be4 de4 64.Ra3 Ra3 65.Bb4 Kg7 66.Ba3 Kf6=) 
    62...Ke7 63.Ra2 Bf7 64.Re2 Kd6 65.Rf2 h5 66.Bh3 
       (66.Bd1 Rb1 67.Ba4 Be6+=) 
    66...Ke7+= 67.Bf5 Rb7 
       (67...Be6!? 68.Re2 Rb6+=) 
    68.Ra2+= Ra7 
       (68...Kf6 69.Bc2=) 
    69.Bb4 Kf6 70.Bc2 Bg6 71.Bg6 ½–½
    
    
    (182) Cirulis,Ilmars (1955) – Hilbert,Stephan J (1740)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 f5 3.Bb2 d6 4.c4 Nf6 5.e3 Be7 6.d4 Nbd7 
       (6...e4 7.Nc3 0–0 8.Nh3 c6 9.Qb3 Na6 10.Be2 Nc7 11.0–0 Be6 12.f3 d5 
       13.Ng5 Qd7 14.Ne6 Qe6 15.fe4 fe4 16.b5 Kh8 17.a4 Ng4 18.cd5 cd5 19.Bg4 
       Qg4 20.Ba3 Rf1 21.Rf1 Soppe,G (2465)–Needleman,A (2420)/Magistral 
       Vince Toth 4th 2002/½–½ (48)) 
    7.Be2N 
       (7.de5 de5 (7...Ne5 8.Nf3 Be6 9.Ne5 de5 10.Qd8 Rd8 11.Be5 c5 12.b5 
       0–0 13.Nd2 Ne4 14.Ne4 fe4 15.Be2 Bh4 16.g3 Bf6 17.Bf6 Rf6 18.Rc1 Bh3 
       19.Bf1 Bg4 20.Bg2 Bf3 21.Bf3 Rf3 22.Ke2 amator111 (1610)–makkar11/
       kurnik 2012/0–1) 8.Nf3 e4 9.Nd4 (9.Ng5 Nb6 10.Nc3 0–0 11.Be2 h6 
       12.Nh3 Be6 13.Qb3 Kh7 14.Rd1 Qe8 15.Nf4 Bf7 16.Nfd5 Nbd5 17.Nd5 Nd5 
       18.cd5 c6 19.Bc4 b5 20.Be2 Bd5 21.Qc3 Bf6 22.Qc2 Bb2 23.Qb2 Qe6 
       vihavald (1635)–mavruch (1700)/kurnik 2014/1–0 (61)) 9...Nb6 
       10.Nc3 Bd7 11.c5 Nc8 12.Bc4 c6 13.Ne6 Be6 14.Be6 a6 15.Qd8 Bd8 16.Bf5 
       Ne7 17.Be4 Ne4 18.Ne4 0–0 19.0–0 Nd5 20.Rad1 Bc7 21.Nc3 Nf6 
       vihavald–berusov4 (1650)/kurnik 2012/0–1 (58); 
       7.Bd3 e4 8.Bc2 0–0 9.Nd2 c6 10.g3 d5 11.cd5 cd5 12.Ne2 a6 13.0–0 b5 
       14.Nb3 Nb6 15.Nc5 Nc4 16.Bc3 Qe8 17.Bb3 Nd6 18.Nf4 Nc4 19.Bc4 bc4 
       20.Nce6 Rf7 21.Nc7 Qd7 amator111 (1720)–harry62 (1605)/kurnik 2012/
       0–1 (32)) 
    7...0–0 8.Nh3 Ne4 
       (8...Qe8 9.0–0=) 
    9.0–0 Ng5 
       (9...a5 10.f3 Nef6 11.Ng5+=) 
    10.Ng5+= Bg5 11.de5 de5 12.c5 f4 13.ef4 
       (13.e4 Kh8+=) 
    13...ef4 
       (13...Bf4 14.g3 Bg5 15.Qd5 Kh8 16.Qe4+= (16.Be5? Ne5 17.Nc3 Nd7–+)) 
    14.Nc3 Bf6 
       (14...Ne5 15.Ne4 Re8 16.Re1+/–) 
    15.Qb3 
       (15.Qd5 Kh8+/–) 
    15...Kh8 16.Rfe1 Ne5 
       (16...a5!?+/–) 
    17.Ne4 f3 18.Nf6 Qf6 19.Be5 Qe5 20.Bf3 Qg5 21.Qe3 Qf6 
       (21...Qe3 22.Re3 c6 23.Rae1+–) 
    22.Qe7 c6 23.Qf6 gf6 24.Re7 Rb8 
       (24...a5 25.b5! cb5 26.Be4+–) 
    25.Be4 f5 26.Bc2 Ra8 
       (26...b6 27.Ra7 bc5 28.bc5+–) 
    27.Rd1 b6 
       (27...a5 28.Rd6 ab4+–) 
    28.Rd6 Rg8 
       (28...bc5 29.Rh6 Rd8 30.Reh7 Kg8 31.Bb3 Rd5 32.Rc7+–) 
    29.Bb3 
       (29.Bb3 Be6 30.Be6+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (183) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Koivuniemi,Raimo (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 d6 4.c4 a5 5.b5 Be7 
       (5...g6 6.e3 Bg7 7.Nf3 Bf5 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 Ne4 11.Ne4 Be4 
       12.d3 Bf5 13.Nd2 Nc5 14.Qc2 Qg5 15.a4 Rfe8 16.Qc3 b6 17.Kh1 Rab8 
       18.Nb3 Rbd8 19.Nc5 dc5 20.Rad1 rusdin (1955)–wilfried (2360)/
       gameknot.com 2015/1–0) 
    6.e3 c6N 
       (6...Nbd7 7.d4 ed4 8.Bd4 0–0 9.Nf3 Ne4 10.Nbd2 Nec5 11.Be2 Bf6 12.0–0 
       Qe7 13.a4 Qe6 14.Re1 Re8 15.Qc2 b6 16.Nf1 Bb7 17.Ng3 Rad8 18.Rad1 h6 
       19.Bf6 Nf6 20.Nd4 Qe7 21.Bf3 Mehlhorn,U (2440)–Friedrich,F (2200)/
       remoteschach.de 2003/1–0 (60); 
       6...0–0 7.d4 ed4 8.Bd4=) 
    7.Nc3 0–0 8.Qc2 cb5 
       (8...d5 9.cd5 cd5 10.Nf3=) 
    9.Nb5= g6 
       (9...Nbd7 10.d4=) 
    10.Be2 Na6 
       (10...Nc6 11.Nf3=) 
    11.Nf3+= Bf5 12.Qd1 Nc7 13.Nc3 Ne4 
       (13...Qd7 14.0–0+=) 
    14.0–0 Bf6 15.d4 Qe7 16.Na4 b5 
       (16...Bg4!?+=) 
    17.cb5+/– Rab8 18.Bd3 Nb5 19.Rc1 
       (19.de5 de5 20.g4 Nf2 21.Kf2 Bh4 22.Kg1 Bd3 23.Qd3 e4=) 
    19...Rfd8 
       (19...ed4 20.Bb5 Rb5 21.Nd4+=) 
    20.Qe2 
       (20.g4 Bg4 21.Be4 d5 22.de5 de4 23.ef6 
         A) 23...Rd1 24.fe7 Rc1 
            A1) worse is 25.Bc1 Bf3 (25...ef3? 26.Rd1 Re8 27.Rd8+–) 26.Bd2 Re8+=;
            A2) 25.Rc1 Bf3 26.Rc5+–;
         B) 23...Qe8–/+) 
    20...Qe8 
       (better is 20...Qb7+=) 
    21.Rfe1?? 
       (better is 21.g4!? Nec3 22.Nc3 (22.Bc3 Bd3 23.Qd3 e4+/–) 22...Nc3 23.Bc3 (
       23.Rc3 Bg4 24.e4 Rb2 25.Qb2 ed4–/+) 23...Bd3 24.Qd3+–) 
    21...Na7 
       (21...Na3!? 22.Ra1 Qa4 23.Ra3 Qb4–/+) 
    22.Rc4 Be6 23.Nc3 Bg7 
       (23...Bc4 24.Ne4 Bg7 25.Bc4+=) 
    24.Ne4 
       (24.Rc7 Nc3 25.Bc3 Nb5 26.Ba5 Nc7 27.Bc7 Rb3+=) 
    24...Bc4 25.Bc4 d5 26.Bd5 Rd5 27.Ne5 Rdd8 
       (27...Nc6 28.Nc3 Rdd8 29.Nd3+=) 
    28.Bc3 Nc6 29.Nc6 Qc6 30.Nc5 Rb5 31.Rc1 Bf8 
       (31...Rd5 32.Ba1+/–) 
    32.a4 Rbb8 33.Ba5 Rd5 34.Qc2 Bc5 35.Be1 
       (35.dc5?? Rc5 36.Qc5 Qc5–+) 
    35...Rc8 36.a5 Qd6 37.Qb3 Rb8 
       (37...h6 
         A) 38.Rc5? Rcc5 (38...Rdc5?! 39.dc5 Rc5 40.Qb1=) 39.dc5 Rd1–+ (
          39...Rc5?! 40.Qb1=);
         B) 38.h3+=) 
    38.dc5= Rb3 
       (better is 38...Rc5!? 39.Qd1 Rc1 40.Qc1 Qd3=) 
    39.cd6+/– Rd6 40.e4 Rd8 
       (40...Kf8 41.Kf1+/–) 
    41.f3 Ra3 
       (41...f5 42.e5+/–) 
    42.Rc2 ½–½
    
    
    (184) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Ramos,Francis
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 d6 4.c4 b6 5.Nf3 Be7N 
       (5...Bb7 6.e3 Be7 7.d4 (7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.a4 a5 10.b5 h6 11.Nc3 
       Nh7 12.d4 ed4 13.ed4 Ng5 14.d5 Nf3 15.Bf3 Bf6 16.Rc1 Ne5 17.Be2 Bc8 
       18.Ne4 Nd7 19.Nf6 Nf6 20.Bd3 Nd7 21.Bb1 Nc5 elektrooon–iamdummy/
       kurnik 2014/1–0 (31)) 7...ed4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Bd3 Nc6 10.0–0 h6 11.Qc2 
       Qd7 12.Bf5 Qe8 13.Nb5 Rc8 14.Bc8 Qc8 15.N1c3 a6 16.Nd4 Ne5 17.Nf5 Bd8 
       18.Nd5 Re8 19.Rfd1 Kh8 20.Rac1 Wall,B–FriedChicken/internet 2004/1–0
       ) 
    6.d3 
       (6.d4 e4 7.Nfd2 c6=) 
    6...0–0 
       (6...Nbd7 7.e3=) 
    7.g3 
       (7.e3 a5=) 
    7...Bb7 
       (7...a5 8.b5=) 
    8.Nc3 
       (8.Bg2 a6=) 
    8...Nbd7 
       (8...Bf3 9.ef3 c6 10.Bg2+=) 
    9.Bg2= Re8 10.0–0 c5 11.e4 
       (11.b5 a6=) 
    11...Nf8 
       (11...Qc7 12.Nd2=) 
    12.Nd5 
       (12.Nd2 Ng6=) 
    12...Ne6 
       (12...Nd5 13.cd5 Bc8 14.Qc2=) 
    13.Ne7 Qe7 14.Nh4 Nd4 15.Bd4 cd4 16.Nf5 Qd7 
       (16...Qd8 17.g4 Kh8 18.f4=) 
    17.f4 g6 18.fe5 de5 19.Qc1 White intends c5 19...Rf8 
       (19...Bc8 20.Qh6 Nh5 21.Bf3+–) 
    20.c5 
       (better is 20.Nh6 Kg7 21.Qg5+/–) 
    20...Rac8 
       (better is 20...Qe6!?+/–) 
    21.Bh3 
       (21.Nd6 Ne8 22.Nc8 Bc8+–) 
    21...Qd8 
       (21...Kh8 22.Qh6 Nh5+–) 
    22.Nh6 Kg7 23.Bc8 Bc8 24.Qg5 Bh3 
       (24...bc5 25.bc5 Qe7 26.Nf5 Bf5 27.Rf5+– (27.ef5?! h6 28.Qd2 Qc5+=)) 
    25.Rf3 
       (25.Qe5?! Re8 26.Qg5 bc5+–) 
    25...bc5 26.bc5 Qe7 
       (26...Be6 27.Qe5 Re8+–) 
    27.g4 
       (27.g4 Bg4 28.Ng4+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (185) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Carrasco,Emanuel (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 e5 3.Bb2 d6 4.c4 Bf5 5.e3 
       (5.Nc3 a5 6.b5 b6 7.d3 Nbd7 8.e4 Bg6 9.a4 Nc5 10.Be2 Nfd7 11.Nd5 Nf6 
       12.Ne3 Qd7 13.Nf3 c6 14.Nh4 Be7 15.Ng6 hg6 16.h3 Rd8 17.Ng4 cb5 18.cb5 
       Ng4 19.Bg4 f5 grahamtrue (2070)–dennism (2100)/net–chess.com 2008/
       0–1 (32)) 
    5...a5N 
       (5...Bb1 6.Rb1 (6.Qb1 Nc6 7.Nf3 Qd7 8.d4 e4 9.Nd2 Ne7 10.Ne4 Ne4 
       11.Qe4 0–0–0 12.d5 f5 13.Qc2 Rg8 14.Bd3 g6 15.0–0 Bh6 16.g3 Kb8 17.a4 
       g5 18.a5 f4 19.ef4 gf4 20.Bh7 Rg5 bluepiramid2 (1775)–jamd/kurnik 
       2012/1–0 (37)) 6...Nbd7 7.d4 e4 8.d5 h5 9.Be2 g6 10.Nh3 Bh6 11.0–0 
       Qe7 12.Qc2 Rg8 13.Bd4 0–0–0 14.Rfc1 Kb8 15.Qc3 g5 16.Qc2 g4 17.Nf4 Bf4 
       18.ef4 h4 19.c5 g3 20.h3 lican–plastek70/kurnik 2013/0–1 (32); 
       5...Nbd7 6.d3 c5 7.e4 Bg4 8.Nf3 Be7 9.Be2 cb4 10.ab4 Qb6 11.Bc3 0–0 
       12.0–0 Bf3 13.Bf3 a6 14.Nd2 Qc7 15.Rc1 Rac8 16.Nb3 b6 17.Bd2 Nb8 18.d4 
       ed4 19.Nd4 Nc6 20.Nc6 Satka,M–Schult,O (1605)/Brandenburg Seniors op 
       2003/1–0) 
    6.b5 b6 
       (6...Be7 7.d4 Nbd7 8.Nc3=) 
    7.Nf3 1–0
    
    
    (186) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Carnemolla,Giampaolo (1780)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 f6 4.e3 c5 5.Be5 
       (5.c3 Bd6 6.Be2 Ne7 7.Bh5 g6 8.Be2 Be6 9.Bb5 Nbc6 10.d3 0–0 11.Nd2 
       Rc8 12.Ne2 f5 13.0–0 a6 14.Ba4 b5 15.Bb3 c4 16.dc4 dc4 17.Ba2 a5 18.f4 
       Qb6 19.Rf3 ef4 mic (2245)–escape (2320)/net–chess.com 2006/0–1 (35)
       ) 
    5...fe5 6.Qh5 Ke7N 
       (6...Kd7 7.Qe5 Nf6 8.Bd3 (8.Bb5 Nc6 9.Nc3 Bd6 10.Qf5 Kc7 11.Qg5 Rg8 
       12.Nd5 Nd5 13.Qd5 a6 14.bc5 ab5 15.cd6 Kb6 16.Rb1 Ra5 17.c4 Ra3 18.Qb5 
       Ka7 19.c5 Qa5 20.Nf3 Qb5 21.Rb5 Bg4 22.Ke2 Bf3 varin123–zmzimu/
       playok.com 2012/1–0 (39); 8.Nc3 Bd6 9.Qg5 Rg8 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Qd5 
       cb4 12.ab4 Nc6 13.c4 Kc7 14.c5 Be7 15.Qe4 g6 16.Bb5 Bf5 17.Qf4 Kc8 
       18.Nf3 Bf6 19.Rd1 a6 20.Bc6 bc6 21.e4 Be6 22.e5 Be7 varin123–zmzimu/
       playok.com 2012/1–0 (34)) 8...Nc6 9.Bf5 mate  1–0 
       vihavald–antoniusz555/kurnik 2012) 
    7.Qe5 Be6 
       (7...Kf7 8.bc5 Bc5 9.d4–/+) 
    8.Nf3 
       (8.bc5 Nc6 9.Qb2 Rb8+=) 
    8...Nd7–/+ 9.Qb2 Qb6 10.Nc3 Ngf6 
       (10...c4!?–/+) 
    11.Na4+= Qc7 12.bc5 
       (12.Nc5 Nc5 13.bc5 Kd8+=) 
    12...Ne4 
       (12...Bg4 13.Rb1 Bf3 14.gf3+=) 
    13.Rb1 
       (13.d4 Rb8 14.Bb5 g5+=) 
    13...Nec5–/+ 14.Nc3 
       (14.Nc5 Nc5 15.d4 Nd7–/+) 
    14...b6 
       (14...Ne4 15.Ne2–/+) 
    15.Nb5+= Qb7 16.Be2 Rg8 
       (16...Kf7 17.Nbd4+=) 
    17.0–0 g5 18.Nfd4 Bg7 19.c4 
       (19.Qb4 a5 20.Qb2 Rae8+=) 
    19...Raf8 
       (19...Rad8 20.cd5 Bd5 21.Nf5 Kf8 22.Ng7 Rg7 23.f3+=) 
    20.Qc2 a6 
       (20...dc4 21.Ne6 Ne6 22.Bc4=) 
    21.Ne6 Ne6 
       (worse is 21...Ke6 22.cd5 Ke7 23.d4 ab5 24.dc5 Nc5 25.Rfd1+/– (worse is 25.Qh7 Qd5 
       26.Rb5 Qe5+=)) 
    22.cd5 Qd5 
       (worse is 22...ab5 23.de6 Nc5 24.Rb5 Ne6 25.d4+/–) 
    23.Na7 b5 24.d4 
       (24.Nc6 Kd6 25.Nb4 Qb7=) 
    24...Nb8+= 25.a4 
       (25.Bg4 h5 26.Be6 Ke6+=) 
    25...Qb7 26.Nb5 ab5 27.Rb5 Qc6 
       (27...Qa7 28.Qe4 Nd7+–) 
    28.Qb1 
       (28.Qc6 Nc6 29.d5 Ncd4 30.ed4 Nd4 31.Rb7 Kd6=) 
    28...Qd6 
       (28...Rd8 29.Rd1 Qc3=) 
    29.Rb6+– Nc6 30.Rb7 
       (30.Bb5 Rc8 31.Rc1 h6+–) 
    30...Nc7 
       (better is 30...Kf6!? 31.Bg4 Qd5+/–) 
    31.Rc1+– Rf6 32.Bb5 Rb8? 
       (32...Rh6 33.Qe4 Kf8+–) 
    33.Rc6 
       (33.Bc6?! Rb7 34.Qb7 Rh6+–) 
    33...Rb7 34.Rd6 Nb5 35.Rf6 
       (35.ab5?! Kd6 36.e4 Ke7+/–) 
    35...Nd6 36.Qb7! Nb7 37.Rb6 Na5 38.Rb5 Nc6 39.d5 Ne5 
       (39...Nd4 40.Rb7 Kd8 41.Rg7 Ne2 42.Kf1+–) 
    40.a5 1–0
    
    
    (187) Cirulis,Ilmars (1735) – Roe,Philip (1890)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 f6 4.e3 Be6 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 c6 
       (6...dc4 7.Qc2 b5 8.d3 Bf5 9.Nc3 c6 10.Rd1 a5 11.Nh4 Bg4 12.Be2 Be2 
       13.Qe2 ab4 14.ab4 Qe7 15.Nf5 Qc7 16.Qg4 Bf8 17.dc4 g6 18.cb5 gf5 
       19.Qh5 Ke7 20.bc6 Qc6 21.Nd5 gioco1b4 (2530)–Bahnfahrer0629 (2275)/
       ChessWorld.net 2013/1–0 (36)) 
    7.Nc3 Ne7N 
       (7...a6 8.Qb3 Ne7 9.d4 e4 10.Nd2 Nd7 11.c5 Bc7 12.Nde4 Bf7 13.Nd2 0–0 
       14.Bd3 f5 15.0–0 Nf6 16.Qc2 Bg6 17.Ne2 Qb8 18.g3 Bh5 19.Nf4 Bf4 20.ef4 
       Bg4 21.Rae1 Qc7 22.Kg2 glovio (2210)–onny555 (1885)/gameknot.com 
       2014/1–0 (39); 
       7...dc4 8.d4 cd3 9.Bd3+=) 
    8.cd5= cd5 9.Nb5 0–0 10.Be2 a5 11.ba5 Nbc6 12.d4 e4 
       (12...Qa5 13.Bc3 Qd8 14.Qb3=) 
    13.Nd2 
       (worse is 13.Nd6 ef3 (13...Qd6?! 14.Nd2=) 14.Nb7 fe2 15.Qe2 Qc8–/+) 
    13...Bb8 14.Nb3 f5 
       (14...Na5 15.Nc5 Bf5 16.Rc1=) 
    15.g3 
       (15.Bc3 f4 16.Nc5 Bc8=) 
    15...g5 Black intends f4 
       (15...Na5 16.Na5 Ra5 17.Qb3+=) 
    16.0–0 
       (16.Bc3!?+=) 
    16...f4= 17.Bg4 Nf5 18.Bc3 f3 
       (18...Qe8 19.Nc5=) 
    19.Nc5 Bc8 20.Qb3 Nfe7 21.Ne6 Be6 22.Be6 Kg7 23.Rfc1 Rf6 24.Bg4 h5 
       (24...Na5 25.Ba5 Ra5 26.Rab1=) 
    25.Bh3 
       (25.Bh5 Qd7 26.g4 Rh6+=) 
    25...h4= 26.g4 
       (26.Bb4!?=) 
    26...Na7–/+ 27.Kf1 Bh2 28.Na7 Ra7 29.Bb4 Nc6 30.Rc5 Rd6 
       (worse is 30...Na5 31.Qd5 Qd5 32.Rd5+/–; 
       30...Nb4?! 31.ab4 Rd6 32.Rac1+=) 
    31.Rac1 
       (31.Rb5 Nb4 32.ab4 Qd7–/+) 
    31...Rd7 
       (31...Na5?! 32.Ba5 Ra5 33.Rc8=; 
       31...Nb4?! 32.ab4 b6 33.ab6+=) 
    32.Rb5 Na5 33.Ba5 Ra5 0–1
    
    
    (188) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – van Dijk,Erik L (1895)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 f6 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.e3 Be6 6.c4 c6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 Ne7 
    9.c5 Bc7 10.b5N 
       (10.Be2 Nd7 11.Bh5 g6 12.Be2 b5 13.Nc3 0–0 14.h4 f5 15.Nf1 f4 16.Bc1 
       a5 17.Bb2 Nf5 18.Bg4 Qf6 19.ef4 Bf4 20.h5 g5 21.Ne2 Bc7 22.Qd2 Ng7 
       23.Be6 Ne6 24.Qe3 Rf7 Denney,C–Levine,M/internet 1997/1–0 (49); 
       10.Qb3 f5 11.Nc3 Bf7 12.g3 Nd7 13.b5 0–0 14.a4 Nf6 15.Be2 Ba5 16.Qd1 
       g5 17.h4 h6 18.hg5 hg5 19.Nb3 Kg7 20.Na5 Qa5 21.Qd2 Qc7 22.0–0–0 Rh8 
       23.Rdg1 Rh1 24.Rh1 Rh8 Kruchinin,A–Maslov,V (2295)/RUS–Cup Nizhnij 
       Novgorod 1999/0–1 (63); 
       10.g3 0–0 11.Bg2 Nd7 12.0–0 Ng6 13.Nc3 f5 14.b5 Nf6 15.Qa4 Qd7 16.Rab1 
       a6 17.b6 Bd8 18.Qd1 Ng4 19.h3 Nf6 20.Kh2 h6 21.f4 Be7 22.a4 Bf7 23.a5 
       Nh8 24.Rg1 Bh5 mihai740609–bob1973 (1765)/kurnik 2012/0–1 (53); 
       10.f3 f5 11.Be2 Ng8 12.g3 Qg5 13.f4 Qh6 14.Bf1 g5 15.Bg2 gf4 16.ef4 
       Nf6 17.Qe2 Rg8 18.Nf3 ef3 19.Qe6 Kd8 20.Qf5 fg2 21.Rg1 Qg6 22.Qg6 Rg6 
       23.Rg2 Bf4 24.Re2 Bh6 Kuipers,S–Bitalzadeh,A/Hengelo op U12 2001/0–1 
       (40)) 
    10...Nd7 11.Nc3 0–0 12.Be2 Qe8 13.Bh5 Qc8 14.Be2 f5 15.g3 
       (15.0–0 f4=) 
    15...g5 
       (15...b6 16.bc6 Nc6 17.cb6 Bb6 18.Rc1=) 
    16.f4+= gf4 17.gf4 Nf6 18.Rg1 
       (18.bc6 Nc6 19.Nb5 Kh8+=) 
    18...Ng6 
       (18...Kh8 19.bc6 Nc6 20.Qb3+=) 
    19.Qc2 
       (19.h3 Qd7+=) 
    19...Ng4+= 20.Nf1 Qd8 
       (20...Bd8 21.Kd1+=) 
    21.0–0–0 
       (21.bc6 bc6 22.Qa4 Qh4 23.Kd2 Ne7+=) 
    21...Nf2 22.Re1 Qh4 23.Ng3 
       (23.Kd2 cb5 24.Bb5 b6 25.cb6 Bb6+=) 
    23...Ng4 
       (23...Qh2 24.Nh5+=) 
    24.Bg4= fg4 25.Qa4 
       (better is 25.Ref1!? Ne7 26.Qb3=) 
    25...Qh2–/+ 26.bc6 
       (better is 26.Nge2!? Qf2 27.Nd1+=) 
    26...Nf4!–+ 27.ef4 Bf4 28.Kb1 b5 29.Qb3 Bg3 30.Rh1 Qf2 
       (30...Qg2 31.Nd5 Be1 32.Ne7 Kg7 33.d5 Rf6 34.Re1 Kf7 35.Bf6 Kf6 
       36.Qb5 a6+/–) 
    31.Ne4–/+ Qf5 32.Qg3 de4 33.Qe3 Rf7 
       (33...Bd5 34.Rh4 Rf7 35.Rg4 Qg4 36.Rg1+=) 
    34.d5 
       (34.Rhf1 Qf1 35.Rf1 Rf1 36.Kc2 Kf7–/+) 
    34...Qd5 
       (34...Bd5 35.Qd4 Kf8 36.Qh8 Ke7 37.Qa8 e3 38.Ka1 Bh1 39.Qa7 Ke6 
       40.Qb6+– (40.Re3?! Be4 41.c7 Qf1 42.Ka2 Qb1 43.Kb3 Qc2 44.Ka2 Qb1 
       45.Kb3 Qc2 46.Ka2 Qb1=)) 
    35.Qh6 
       (35.Qc3 Qa2 36.Kc1 Qc4 37.Qc4 bc4 38.Re4 Bf5 39.Rc4 Rc8–/+) 
    35...Qa2–+ 
       (35...Qc6 36.Rh5 Ba2 37.Ka2 Qh6 38.Rh6+/–) 
    36.Kc1 Qc4 37.Kb1 Qa2 ½–½
    
    
    (189) Cirulis,Ilmars (1735) – Foster,Duncan (1675)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 b6 3.c4 Bb7 4.e3 
       (4.Bb2 Ne7 5.Nc3 Nf5 6.e4 Nh4 7.Qg4 Nc6 8.Nf3 Nf3 9.Qf3 Nd4 10.Qd1 
       Qe7 11.Ne2 Nc6 12.b5 Na5 13.d3 0–0–0 14.g3 f5 15.Bg2 fe4 16.Rc1 ed3 
       17.Bb7 Kb7 18.Qd3 d5 mapaj–vassa57/kurnik 2014/0–1 (40)) 
    4...d6N 
       (4...a5 5.b5 d5 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Bb2 Be7 8.Nc3 0–0 9.d4 c5 10.bc6 Nc6 
       11.cd5 Nd5 12.Bd3 Nc3 13.Bc3 Ba6 14.Ba6 Ra6 15.Qd3 Qc8 16.0–0 Qb7 
       17.Rfb1 Rb8 18.Rb5 Na7 19.Rh5 Steffens,O (2295)–Kelemen,I (2170)/
       Nyiregyhaza op 2001/1–0; 
       4...Nf6 5.d4=) 
    5.Nc3 
       (5.d4 Nf6=) 
    5...g6 
       (5...Nf6 6.Nf3=) 
    6.d4+= Bg7 7.Nf3 Ne7 8.Bb2 0–0 9.Be2 Nd7 10.Qc2 a6 11.0–0 c5 12.Ne4 Nf6 
       (12...Nf5!?=) 
    13.Nf6+/– Bf6 14.dc5 Bb2 15.Qb2 Qc7 
       (15...bc5!? 16.bc5 Bf3 17.cd6 Be2 18.de7 Qe7 19.Qe2 Qc5+/–) 
    16.cd6+– Qd6 17.Rfd1 Qc7 
       (17...Qc6 18.Qf6 Qc7 19.Rac1+–) 
    18.Ne5 Rad8 
       (18...Rfd8 19.Ng4 Nf5 20.Nf6 Kf8 21.Nh7 Kg8 22.Nf6 Kf8 23.Rac1+–) 
    19.Ng4 Nf5 
       (19...e5 20.Qe5 Qe5 21.Ne5 Bc8+–) 
    20.Nf6 
       (20.Nf6 Kg7 21.Ne8 Kg8 22.Nc7+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (190) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Evgen,Novik (1900)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 c5 3.bc5 Bc5 4.d4 
       (4.Nf3 d5 5.d4 Bd6 6.g3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Nc6 8.Nc3 a6 9.0–0 0–0 10.Bb2 Ne4 
       11.Ne4 de4 12.Nd2 f5 13.c4 Kh8 14.Ne4 fe4 15.Be4 Be7 16.e3 Bd7 17.Qh5 
       h6 18.Qg6 Kg8 alaamattar (2100)–bromer (2130)/net–chess.com 2005/1–0
       ) 
    4...Be7 5.e4 Nc6N 
       (5...d5 6.e5 f6 7.Nf3 a6 8.Bb2 Nc6 9.c4 Nh6 10.ef6 Bf6 11.c5 0–0 
       12.h3 Nf5 13.Be2 Nfd4 14.Nd4 Bd4 15.Bd4 e5 16.Bb2 Qf6 17.0–0 Qg6 
       18.Kh2 Be6 19.Bd3 e4 20.Bc2 pillsbury (2095)–baumel (1855)/
       net–chess.com 2012/0–1; 
       5...Nf6 6.e5 (6.Bd3 d6 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Bg5 b6 9.Nbd2 Bb7 10.h4 h6 11.Be3 
       Qc7 12.0–0 e5 13.Rc1 Ng4 14.Nh2 Nh2 15.Kh2 Bh4 16.Qg4 Bg5 17.f4 Nf6 
       18.Qh3 Bc8 19.Bb5 Ke7 20.fg5 Bh3 Odler,D (2010)–Kebis,M (2020)/Novy 
       Memorial 7th 1989/½–½ (67)) 6...Nd5 7.c4 Nb6 8.c5 Nd5 9.Nf3 b6 
       10.cb6 Qb6 11.Bc4 Bb7 12.Bd5 Bd5 13.0–0 Nc6 14.Be3 0–0 15.Nc3 d6 
       16.Rb1 Qa5 17.Nd5 ed5 18.ed6 Bd6 19.a4 Rab8 20.Rb8 pillsbury 
       (2065)–pushtiu (2125)/net–chess.com 2013/0–1 (41)) 
    6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Bd3 d5 8.e5 Ne4 
       (8...Nd7 9.Qe2=) 
    9.0–0+= f5 10.ef6 Bf6 11.c3 0–0 12.Qb3 
       (12.Re1 e5 13.de5 Ne5 14.Be4 de4 15.Qd8 Rd8 16.Ne5 Be5+=) 
    12...Qa5 Exerts pressure on the backward pawn 
       (12...Ng5 13.Bg5 Bg5 14.Ng5 Qg5 15.Re1=) 
    13.a4 
       (13.Be3 Nd6=) 
    13...h6 
       (13...Rf7 14.Qb5=) 
    14.Be3 Rf7 15.Qb5 Nd6 16.Qa5 Na5 17.Nbd2 Nc6 
       (17...Rc7 18.Rfc1+=) 
    18.Bf4 Be7 19.Be5 Nf5 20.h3 Bd7 21.Bh2 
       (21.a5 Bd8 22.a6 ba6+=) 
    21...Rff8 
       (21...Rc8 22.a5+=) 
    22.a5 Rac8 
       (22...Bd6 23.Bd6 Nd6 24.Rfe1+=) 
    23.Rfb1+/– Nd8 24.c4 
       (24.Ne5 Be8 25.Rb3 Bd6+/–) 
    24...dc4+= 25.Nc4 Bc6 26.Nfe5 Be8 
       (26...Nd4 27.Ng6 Re8 28.Nd6 Bd6 29.Bd6+=) 
    27.a6 
       (27.Bf5 ef5 28.d5 f4+=) 
    27...b5= 28.Nb6 
       (28.Bf5 ef5 29.Ne3=) 
    28...ab6+/– 29.a7 Bc6 30.Bf5 Rf5 
       (worse is 30...ef5 31.Rc1+– (31.Nc6 Nc6 32.d5 Nb4–/+)) 
    31.Nc6 
       (31.Rc1 Re5 32.Be5 Ra8=) 
    31...Nc6 32.a8Q Ra8 33.Ra8 Kf7 Black prepares the advance b4 34.Ra6 
       (34.Bc7 b4=) 
    34...Nd4 35.Rb6 
       (35.Bc7 b4=) 
    35...Rd5 36.Kf1 b4 37.Rb7 Kf6 38.Bg3 g5 39.Rd1 
       (39.f3 Nc2=) 
    39...Bc5 40.Bd6?? 
       (better is 40.Bc7 Nb3 41.Rd5 ed5 42.g4=) 
    40...Bd6–+ 41.Rh7 b3 0–1
    
    
    (191) Cirulis,Ilmars (2045) – Salinas,Marcelo
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 Nc6 3.Nf3 
       (3.b5 Na5 4.e3 Nf6 5.Bb2 c6 6.a4 Qb6 7.Ne2 cb5 8.Bd4 Qc6 9.ab5 Qb5 
       10.Nec3 Qf5 11.Nb5 Ne4 12.f3 Nd6 13.Nc7 Ke7 14.Na8 Nb5 15.Ra5 a6 
       16.Bb5 ab5 17.g4 Qd5 Taulien,H (2350)–Grimm,M (1915)/remoteschach.de 
       2003/1–0; 
       3.e3 Qf6 4.Nc3 Nb4 5.ab4 Bb4 6.Bb2 a6 7.Nf3 b5 8.Be2 Bb7 9.0–0 0–0–0 
       10.Qb1 g5 11.Na2 Bd6 12.Bf6 Nf6 13.Ng5 Rhg8 14.Nf7 Rg2 15.Kh1 Rh2 
       16.Kg1 Rh1 mate  0–1 hen4daleko–adipur/kurnik 2014) 
    3...Nf6N 
       (3...a5 4.b5 Na7 5.a4 c6 6.c4 cb5 7.cb5 d5 8.Bb2 b6 9.g3 Bb7 10.Bg2 
       Rc8 11.0–0 Nf6 12.d3 Bb4 13.Ba3 Bc5 14.d4 Ba3 15.Na3 0–0 16.Ne5 Nd7 
       17.Nf3 Rc3 18.Qd2 linakip–darourban/kurnik 2011/0–1 (34)) 
    4.d4 d5 5.e3 1–0
    
    
    (192) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Oortwijn,Ron (1990)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 Nf6 3.e3 Be7 
       (3...a5 4.b5 b6 5.d4 Bb7 6.Nf3 Be7 7.c4 d5 8.Nc3 0–0 9.Bb2 Nbd7 
       10.Bd3 Re8 11.0–0 Bd6 12.Rc1 dc4 13.Bc4 Qe7 14.Re1 Ba3 15.Ba3 Qa3 
       16.e4 Rac8 17.e5 Nd5 18.Ne4 varin123–marcus53/kurnik 2013/1–0 (32) 
      ) 
    4.c4N 
       (4.Nc3 a6 5.Be2 c6 6.h4 d5 7.h5 h6 8.Bb2 e5 9.Nf3 Qd6 10.Na4 Nbd7 
       11.Nc5 b6 12.Nd7 Nd7 13.g4 Bb7 14.g5 hg5 15.d3 0–0–0 16.Qd2 Bf6 
       17.0–0–0 Rh6 18.d4 e4 solidsteelpole–2thousand6/Live Game Caissa's 
       Web 2006 (32)) 
    4...b6 
       (4...e5 5.Bb2 d6 6.Ne2+=) 
    5.d4 c5 6.bc5 bc5 7.d5 
       (7.Nf3 0–0=) 
    7...ed5 
       (7...d6 8.Nf3=) 
    8.cd5 d6 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Bd2 Nbd7 11.Nf3 Nb6 12.e4 Re8 13.Bd3 
       (13.Bb5 Bd7 14.Bd3 c4=) 
    13...Bg4 
       (13...Nfd7 14.0–0=) 
    14.h3 Bf3 
       (14...Bh5 15.Rb1=) 
    15.Qf3 Nfd7 16.Rb1 
       (16.Qg3 Bf6 17.0–0 Be5=) 
    16...Ne5 17.Qe2 Nd3 18.Qd3 Bf6 19.0–0 Qe7 20.Rfe1 Be5 21.Ne2 
       (21.Nb5 Rab8=) 
    21...Rab8 
       (21...f5 22.ef5 Qf7 23.Nf4=) 
    22.Bc3 
       (22.Rec1 Qf6=) 
    22...Nd7 
       (22...f5 23.Qa6=) 
    23.Qa6 Rb1 24.Rb1 Bc3 25.Nc3 Qe5 26.Nb5 
       (26.Qd3 Qd4 27.Qd4 cd4=) 
    26...Qe4 27.Rf1 Re5 
       (27...Qd5 28.Nc7 Qe4 29.Ne8 Qe8 30.Qd6+– (30.Qa7?! d5+/–)) 
    28.Nd6 
       (28.Qa7!? Nf8 29.Nd6 Qd5 30.Qc7=) 
    28...Qd5+= 29.Nc4 Qe6 
       (29...Re7!?+=) 
    30.Qa7= Qc4 ½–½
    
    
    (193) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Stevenson,Wayne (1900)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 d5 3.e3 c5 4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 Bd6 6.Nf3 Nc6N 
       (6...Nf6 7.Bd3 Nc6 8.0–0 Qd7 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Nb5 Bb8 11.Bb2 a6 12.Nc3 b5 
       13.e4 de4 14.Ne4 Ne4 15.Be4 Bb7 16.a4 b4 17.Re1 Rd8 18.Ng5 h6 19.Nf3 
       Ba7 20.Qd3 Rac8 21.d5 Doctor 3.0 (2220)–Fritz 5.32/0–1 (41)) 
    7.c4 Nf6 8.Nbd2 b6 9.cd5 ed5 10.Bb5 Bd7 11.0–0 0–0 12.a4 Qe7 13.Bc6 
       (13.Qb3 Na5 14.Qd3 Bc8=) 
    13...Bc6 14.Qb3 Bd7 
       (14...Qe8 15.a5=) 
    15.Ba3 Ba3 16.Ra3 Rac8 17.Rfa1 
       (17.a5 b5=) 
    17...Rc7 18.a5 b5 19.Ne5 Ne4 20.Ne4 de4 21.Nd7 Qd7 22.Qb1 Rfc8 23.a6 Rc4 
    24.Rb3 h6 
       (24...Qc6 25.h3 Rb8 26.Rb4=) 
    25.h3= f5 26.Qe1 Rb8 27.Rb4 Qc6 28.Rab1 Rb6 
       (28...Rb4 29.Qb4 Qa6 30.Qc5=) 
    29.Rc4 
       (29.Qf1 Rb4 (worse is 29...Ra6 30.Rb5 Qc7 31.Rb7+=) 30.Rb4 Kh7=) 
    29...bc4+= 30.d5 Qc5 
       (30...Qf6 31.Rc1=) 
    31.Rb6 Qb6 32.Qc3 
       (32.Qd1 Kf7= (worse is 32...Qa6 33.d6 Qa5 34.d7+/–)) 
    32...Qa6+= 33.Qe5 Qc8 34.d6 Kh7 35.Qe7 Qc5 36.Qc7 Qe5 37.Qe7 Qc5 38.Qc7 
    Qe5 39.Qe7 Qc5 ½–½
    
    
    (194) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Faust,Dieter (1825)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 Nf6 3.e3 d5 4.Nf3 Nbd7 5.Be2N 
       (5.c3 a5 6.Qa4 Bd6 7.h3 0–0 8.d4 e5 9.Nbd2 e4 10.Nh2 Nb6 11.Qb5 ab4 
       12.cb4 Bd7 13.Qe2 Bb4 14.Bb2 Nc4 15.ab4 Nb2 16.Rb1 Nd3 17.Kd1 Ra2 
       18.g4 Ba4 19.Rb3 Bb3 nakpim–dwafer/kurnik 2012/0–1; 
       5.c4 a5 6.b5 (6.cd5 ed5 7.b5 a4 8.d4 Bd6 9.Nc3 Nb6 10.Bd3 Qe7 11.h3 
       0–0 12.Bc2 Bd7 13.Nd2 Rfc8 14.0–0 c5 15.bc6 Rc6 16.Ne2 Rac8 17.Bd3 Ne4 
       18.Nb1 Qg5 19.f4 Qe7 20.Rf3 h5 Aurel–Godena/Forli 1992/0–1 (35)) 
       6...Nb6 7.cd5 ed5 8.Be2 Bd6 9.Bb2 0–0 10.Qc2 Re8 11.Bd4 Qe7 (11...Bd7 
       12.Nc3 h6 13.0–0 c6 14.bc6 bc6 15.Rab1 Nc4 16.Bc4 dc4 17.Ne2 Be6 
       18.Bb2 c5 19.Ng3 Bd5 20.Qf5 Be4 21.Ne4 Ne4 22.Rbc1 Rb8 23.Ba1 g6 
       24.Qh3 h5 25.Rc4 Rb3 26.Ra4 mbiamchess (2330)–unrealness (2390)/
       gameknot.com 2015/½–½ (74)) 12.Nc3 Nbd7 13.Nh4 g6 14.Na4 Nf8 
       15.Bb2 Bg4 16.Nf3 N8d7 17.h3 Bf3 18.Bf3 Be5 19.0–0 Bb2 Dominguez,J 
       (2365)–Bruzon Batista,L (2615)/Pan–American Teams, Mendes BRA 2009 
      ; 
       5.d4 b6 6.Bd3 Bb7 7.0–0 Bd6 8.Nbd2 0–0 9.c4 dc4 10.Nc4 Be7 11.Bb2 Rc8 
       12.Rc1 Nd5 13.e4 N5f6 14.Re1 c5 15.bc5 bc5 16.d5 ed5 17.e5 Ng4 18.Nd6 
       Bd6 19.ed6 Ngf6 varin123–mastigador/playok.com 2013/1–0 (32); 
       5.d4 Bd6=) 
    5...Bd6 6.c4 
       (6.d4 0–0=) 
    6...dc4 7.Bc4 c6 
       (7...0–0 8.d4+=) 
    8.d4= b5 
       (8...0–0 9.0–0=) 
    9.Be2 
       (9.Bd3 a5 10.Qc2 Bb7=) 
    9...a5 10.ba5 Qa5 11.Nbd2 
       (11.Bd2 b4=) 
    11...0–0+= 12.0–0 e5 13.Bb2 ed4 14.Nd4 Qc7 15.h3 
       (15.Rc1 
         A) 15...Ba3? 16.Ba3 (16.Rc6?! Qb8 17.Ba3 Ra3+/–) 16...Ra3 17.Nb5+– 
          (17.Nc6?! Ne5 18.Nd4 Qe7+/–; 17.Rc6?! Qb8+/–);
         B) 15...Nc5=) 
    15...Rd8 
       (15...Nc5 16.Qc2=) 
    16.Qc2 Bb7 
       (16...Nc5 17.Bf3 Bd7 18.Rfc1=) 
    17.Rfc1 Nc5 18.Nf5 Bf8 
       (18...Bh2 19.Kh1 Rd2 20.Qd2+/–) 
    19.Bf6+= gf6 20.Nf3 Rd5 21.N3d4 Ra4 22.Ng3 
       (22.Bf3 Rd7+/–) 
    22...Kh8 
       (22...Rg5 23.Rd1+=) 
    23.Bg4 Rg5 24.Nh5 Rg6 25.Bf5 Rh6 26.Nf4 Rd4 
       (26...Bd6 27.Nd3+/–) 
    27.ed4 Qf4 28.dc5 Rh5 29.Qb3 Rf5 
       (29...Qf5? 30.Qf7 Rg5 31.Qf8 (31.Qb7?! Qf3 32.g3 Rg3 33.fg3 Qg3 
       34.Kf1 Qf3 35.Ke1 Qe3 36.Kd1 Qd3 37.Ke1 Qe3 38.Kd1 Qd3 39.Ke1 Qe3=) 
       31...Rg8 32.Qh6+–) 
    30.Qf7 Qf2 31.Kh1 Rg5 32.Ra2 
       (32.Qf8? Rg8 33.Ra2 Qf4 (33...Rf8? 34.Rf2 Kg7 35.Rd2+–; 33...Qa2?! 
       34.Qf6 Rg7 35.Qf8 Qg8 36.Rf1–+) 34.Qg8 Kg8–+) 
    32...Qf4 33.Rd1 
       (33.Qf8? Rg8 34.Qd6 Qc1 35.Kh2 Qf1–+) 
    33...Rg8 34.Qb7 
       (34.Qb7 Qe4 35.Qf7+/–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (195) Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Drozdovas,Arturas (2000)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 b6 4.c4 c5 5.bc5 
       (5.b5 Bb7 6.f3 d5 7.e3 Nbd7 8.d3 Bd6 9.Qe2 Qc7 10.Nc3 Bh2 11.0–0–0 d4 
       12.ed4 cd4 13.Na2 Bf4 14.Kb1 Be3 15.Nb4 0–0 16.Nc2 Bg1 17.Rg1 e5 18.g4 
       Nc5 19.Qf2 Ne6 Laco,G (2045)–Drazic,S (2420)/Nova Gorica SLO 2014/
       0–1 (42)) 
    5...bc5 6.Bf6N 
       (6.e3 Bb7 (6...Be7 7.Be2 Bb7 8.Bf3 Qb6 9.Qc2 0–0 10.Nc3 d5 11.Rb1 
       Qa6 12.cd5 ed5 13.Nge2 Nbd7 14.0–0 Ne5 15.d4 Nf3 16.gf3 c4 17.a4 Qc6 
       18.Ng3 Rfe8 19.Kg2 Bd6 20.Nb5 Ba6 21.Bc3 Husslein–Bendig,F/corr 1986/
       1–0 (43)) 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Be2 h6 9.0–0 Bd6 10.Nc3 a6 11.Rb1 Qc7 12.d3 
       Ne5 13.Ne5 Be5 14.f4 Bc3 15.Bc3 d5 16.Be5 Qd7 17.Qb3 Bc6 18.Qb6 0–0 
       19.Bf6 gf6 20.Qc5 dc4 Borrmann,F–Pawlowicz,K/CiF 1992/1–0 (31); 
       6.Nf3 Nc6 7.e3 Rb8 8.Qc2 Qb6 9.Bc3 Be7 10.Be2 h6 11.0–0 0–0 12.d3 d6 
       13.Nbd2 Bd7 14.Rfc1 Qc7 15.d4 cd4 16.ed4 e5 17.Nf1 Bg4 18.de5 ½–1/
       2 Arutinian,D (2590)–Morchiashvili,B (2415)/Istanbul op 2007) 
    6...gf6 
       (6...Qf6 7.Nc3=) 
    7.Nc3 f5 8.Rb1 Nc6 9.e3 
       (9.g3 Bg7+=) 
    9...Rb8 
       (9...Bg7 10.Be2=) 
    10.Rb8+= Nb8 11.Nf3 Bg7 12.Qb3 Nc6 13.Be2 Na5 14.Qc2 
       (14.Qb8 Nc6 15.Qd6 a6=) 
    14...0–0 
       (14...Bb7 15.d3=) 
    15.0–0 Bb7 16.Qd3 
       (16.d3 Qe7=) 
    16...d6 17.Rb1 Qe7 18.Rb5 
       (18.a4 Nc6 19.Nb5 Rd8=) 
    18...Qc7 
       (18...Nc6 19.h3=) 
    19.Rb1 a6 20.Ng5 Bc6 
       (20...h6 21.Nh3=) 
    21.Bh5 
       (21.Bf3 Rb8=) 
    21...Qe7 
       (21...h6 22.Nf3=) 
    22.Nf3 Rd8 23.g3 
       (23.a4 Be5=) 
    23...h6 
       (23...Bb7 24.Rb6+=) 
    24.Ne1 Qc7 25.Bf3 Bd7 26.Bd1 Rb8 27.Rb8 Qb8 28.Ba4 Bc8 
       (28...Ba4 29.Na4 Qb3 30.Qb3 Nb3 31.d3=) 
    29.Kf1 
       (29.Bd1!?=) 
    29...Qb2+= 30.Bc2 Be5 
       (30...Bc3 31.dc3 Nb7 32.a4=) 
    31.Na4 Qb7 32.f3 Bd7 33.Kf2 Kg7 34.Bd1 
       (34.Nc3 Bc6+=) 
    34...Bc6 35.Qc2 Be8 
       (35...Bf6 36.Kg2+=) 
    36.Nd3= Bf6 37.Nf4 Kf8 38.Nh5 
       (38.Qd3 Be5=) 
    38...Bh8 39.Nf4 Nc6 40.Nd3 Bd7 
       (40...Kg8 41.Nc3+=) 
    41.Nc3 Ke7 ½–½
    
    
    (196) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Pareschi,Remo (2050)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 f5 2.Nf3 e6 3.a3 Nf6 4.e3 d5 5.Bb2 a5 6.b5 Nbd7 
       (6...c5 7.c4 (7.Be2 b6 8.Ne5 Bd6 9.f4 0–0 10.0–0 Ne4 11.d3 Nf6 
       12.Qe1 Bb7 13.Qg3 Nbd7 14.Nd2 Be5 15.fe5 Ne8 16.Nf3 h6 17.c4 Rc8 18.a4 
       Qe7 19.Nh4 Rf7 20.Bh5 Nf8 21.Bf7 Qf7 elsh1403 (1650)–mixhabeq (1630)/
       kurnik 2014/1–0 (51)) 7...b6 8.d4 Bb7 9.Nbd2 Be7 10.Qc2 g6 11.dc5 
       bc5 12.cd5 Bd5 13.Nc4 0–0 14.Rd1 Qc8 15.Nb6 Qb7 16.Na8 Qa8 17.Be2 a4 
       18.Rd2 Nbd7 19.0–0 Nb6 20.Ne5 Ne4 21.Rd3 karoo54–ashim7/kurnik 2012/
       0–1 (34)) 
    7.c4N 
       (7.d4 Bd6 8.c4 0–0 9.c5 Be7 10.Bd3 c6 11.a4 Ne4 12.0–0 Rf6 13.Nbd2 
       Rh6 14.g3 Ndf6 15.Ne5 Qe8 16.f3 Ng5 17.f4 Nf7 18.Ndf3 Ne5 19.Ne5 Ng4 
       20.Ng4 fg4 21.e4 e5 bratek55 (1610)–sb01lzr/kurnik 2011/1–0 (50)) 
    7...Be7 8.Be2 c5 
       (8...dc4 9.Bc4 Nb6 10.Be2=) 
    9.d4 0–0 10.0–0 cd4 11.Nd4 
       (11.Bd4 Ne4+=) 
    11...Nb6 Black prepares a4 12.cd5 ed5 
       (12...Nfd5 13.Nf3=) 
    13.Nc3 
       (13.Nd2 Bd6+=) 
    13...Bd6 
       (13...Nc4 14.Bc4 dc4 15.Qe2+=) 
    14.g3+= a4 15.Nf3 
       (15.Qc2 Ne4+=) 
    15...Qe7= 16.Qd4 Be6 17.Rfc1 
       (17.Qb6? Bc5 18.Qc5 Qc5–+) 
    17...Nfd7 18.Qd1 Nc5 
       (18...Kh8 19.Nd4=) 
    19.Nd4 Be5 20.Rab1 Rfd8 21.Bf1 
       (21.Rc2 Rac8=) 
    21...Bd4 
       (21...Nb3 
         A) worse is 22.Ne6 Qe6 23.Na4 Na4 (worse is 23...Nc1 24.Nb6 Bb2 25.Na8 Ba3 
          26.Nc7+–) 24.Qb3 Nb2+=;
         B) 22.Nb3 ab3 23.Ne2 (23.Qb3? d4 24.Qb4 Qb4 25.ab4 dc3 26.Bc3 Bc3 
          27.Rc3 Rd2–+) 23...Bb2 24.Rb2 Ra3 25.Nd4+=) 
    22.Qd4 Nc4 23.Nd5 Rd5 24.Qc4 Nb3 25.Qf4 Nc1 26.Rc1 Rc5 
       (26...Rd7 27.b6 Qf8 28.Rc7=) 
    27.Rc5= Qc5 28.Qg5 Qc7 29.b6 Qf7 30.Qh4 
       (30.Bb5 Ra5 31.Qd8 Qf8=) 
    30...h6 
       (30...Qd7 31.h3+=) 
    31.Qd4= Qe7 32.Qe5 Rc8 33.Bg2 Rc5 34.Qb8 Bc8 35.Qf4 Qd8 
       (35...Rc2 36.Bd5 Kh7 37.Qd4=) 
    36.Qa4+= Kh7 37.h4 
       (37.Qb4!? Qd1 38.Bf1+=) 
    37...Qb6+= 38.Qd4 Qc7 39.e4 
       (39.Qb4 Rc4 40.Qb3 Rc2=) 
    b6 ½–½
    
    
    (197) Cirulis,Ilmars (1865) – Voudouris,Nick (1800)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 f5 2.Bb2 d5 3.e3 e6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.a3 Bd6 6.c4 c6 7.d4 0–0 8.Bd3 
       (8.Nbd2 Nbd7 9.Be2 Ne4 10.0–0 Rf6 11.Ne5 Rh6 12.f4 Ndf6 13.Ne4 Ne4 
       14.Qe1 Be5 15.de5 g5 16.Rd1 Bd7 17.Bf3 Qe7 18.Be4 fe4 19.f5 ef5 20.cd5 
       cd5 21.Rd5 Bc6 22.Rd2 Rf8 Lebel Arias,J (2065)–Astolfi Perez,E 
       (2075)/FRA–ch (Women) 1991/1–0) 
    8...Ne4 9.0–0 
       (9.c5 Bc7 10.Nbd2 Nd7 11.Qc2 Ndf6 12.Ne5 Be5 13.de5 Ng4 14.Be4 fe4 
       15.0–0 Qh4 16.h3 Nf2 17.Nb3 Nh3 18.gh3 Qg3 19.Qg2 Qe3 20.Kh2 Qb3 
       21.Rf8 Kf8 22.Rf1 Kg8 23.Qf2 Qf3 lendzior (1645)–fiara10 (1720)/
       kurnik 2014/0–1 (43)) 
    9...Nd7N 
       (9...Qf6 10.Nbd2 a6 11.Ne5 Nd7 12.Ndf3 g5 13.Nd7 Bd7 14.Ne5 Bc8 15.f3 
       Qh6 16.fe4 de4 17.Be2 g4 18.g3 Qe3 19.Kg2 Qg5 20.Bc1 Qg7 21.Bf4 h5 
       22.h4 gh3 23.Kh3 Be5 24.Be5 bratek55 (1700)–florin57/kurnik 2011/1–0 
       (36)) 
    10.c5 Bc7 11.Ne5 Qf6 
       (11...Ne5 12.de5 b6 13.f3+=) 
    12.f4+= a5 13.Nd2 Ne5 14.de5 
       (14.fe5 Qg5 15.Rf4 b6+=) 
    14...Qe7 15.Qc2 
       (15.Ne4 fe4 16.Be2 b5=) 
    15...g5 
       (15...b5 16.Be2=) 
    16.Ne4 
       (16.Bd4 g4+=) 
    16...fe4 17.Be2 gf4 18.ef4 Rf7 19.Bd4 Bd7 
       (19...ab4 20.ab4 Ra1 21.Ba1+/– (worse is 21.Ra1 Rf4 22.b5 cb5=)) 
    20.Qd2 Rg7 21.Qe3 Qe8 22.Qh3 White plans f5 22...Qg6 23.Kh1 Be8 24.g4 
    Rf7 25.f5 Qg5 
       (25...Qg7 26.Qc3+/–) 
    26.Be3 
       (26.Rad1 ab4 27.ab4 Bd7+/–) 
    26...Qd8+= 27.Bf4 Qb8 
       (27...Bd7 28.Qg3+=) 
    28.fe6 Rg7 
       (28...Re7!? 29.Bg5 Rg7+– (29...Re6 30.Rf8 Kf8 31.Qh7 Be5 32.Rf1 Bf4 
       33.Bf4 Bf7 34.Bd6 Ke8 35.Qh8 Bg8 36.Qg8 Kd7 37.Rf7 Re7 38.Re7)) 
    29.Bh6+– Be5 30.e7 
       (better is 30.Rae1+–) 
    30...Bd7?? 
       (better is 30...Rf7 31.Rf7 Bf7+=) 
    31.Rf8+– 
       (31.Rf8 Qf8 32.ef8Q Rf8 33.Bg7 Kg7 34.Rf1 Rf1 35.Qf1 ab4 36.ab4+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (198) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Voudouris,Nick (1910)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 d5 3.e3 f5 4.Bb2 Nf6 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 c6 7.c5 Bc7 8.d4 
       (8.Be2 Nbd7 9.0–0 0–0 10.Ng5 Qe7 11.f4 Ne4 12.Nf3 e5 13.d3 Nef6 
       14.Qb3 Kh8 15.Nbd2 ef4 16.ef4 Qe8 17.Rae1 Qg6 18.Ne5 Ne5 19.fe5 Ng4 
       20.Bg4 Qg4 21.Nf3 Be6 22.Nd4 Bc8 lllllll21–malarnia/kurnik 2013/1–0
       ) 
    8...Nbd7 9.Bd3 0–0 10.0–0 Ne4N 
       (10...Qe7 11.Nbd2 e5 12.de5 Ne5 13.Ne5 Be5 14.Be5 Qe5 15.Nf3 Qe7 
       16.Qb3 Ne4 17.Rfd1 a6 18.Nd4 Kh8 19.f3 Ng5 20.Re1 g6 21.h4 Ne6 22.Ne6 
       Be6 23.g3 Rae8 24.Qc3 Qf6 25.Qf6 bratek55 (1735)–tom01/kurnik 2011/
       1–0 (64)) 
    11.Be2 Qf6 12.Nbd2 b6 13.Rb1 Bb7 14.Qc1 Rab8 
       (14...b5 15.Nb3=) 
    15.cb6 
       (15.Qc2 Qg6=) 
    15...ab6 
       (worse is 15...Nb6 16.Ne5+/–) 
    16.Qc2 Qe7 17.Rfc1 Ra8 18.Ra1 
       (18.Nb3 e5=) 
    18...b5 
       (18...Rfc8 19.Qb3=) 
    19.Nb3 Ndf6 
       (19...Ra4 20.Bb5 Bh2 21.Kh2 cb5 22.Qc7+=) 
    20.Rf1 
       (20.h3 Rfc8=) 
    20...h5 
       (20...Ra4 21.Ne5=) 
    21.Nc5 Nc5 22.Qc5 Qe8 
       (22...Qc5 23.dc5 f4 24.ef4 Bf4 25.Rfe1+=) 
    23.Ne5+= Attacking the backward pawn on c6 23...h4 24.Rfc1 Ne4 25.Qc2 
    h3 
       (25...Be5 26.de5 h3 27.g3+=) 
    26.g3 
       (26.Nc6 f4 27.Bb5 fe3 28.f3+/– (worse is 28.fe3 Bc6 29.Qc6 Qg6–+)) 
    26...Be5+= 27.de5 Qg6 28.Bd4 Ra4 29.Bd1 Rfa8 30.f3 
       (30.Qd3 R4a6+=) 
    30...Ng5 
       (30...Ng3 31.hg3 Qg3 32.Kh1 Ra3 33.Ra3 Ra3 34.Qh2 Qe1 35.Qg1 Qg1 
       36.Kg1+=) 
    31.Qd3 R4a6 32.Bc5 Bc8 
       (32...Nh7 33.Be2+=) 
    33.Rc2 Bb7 34.Rca2 Ra4 
       (34...Qf7 35.Qe2+=) 
    35.Qf1 
       (35.f4 Ne4 36.Ba4 Nc5 37.bc5 Ra4+–) 
    35...R4a6+/– 36.a4 Qh6 37.a5 Qh8 38.Rd2 g6 39.Ra3 Qg7 
       (39...Nf7 40.f4+/–) 
    40.Rd4 Nh7 
       (40...Qe5? 41.f4 Qf6 42.fg5 Qg5 43.Qh3+–) 
    41.Rh4 
       (41.f4 Qh6+–) 
    41...Nf8 
       (41...Qe5 42.f4 (42.Qh3?! Ng5 43.Qg2 Qf6+/–; 42.Rh3?! Qb2 43.Rh6 Qg7+/– 
      ) 42...Qb2 43.Rb3 Qg2 44.Qg2 hg2 45.Bd4+–) 
    42.f4 Nd7 43.Rc3 Nc5 44.Rc5 
       (worse is 44.bc5 Ra5 45.Rc1 b4+=) 
    44...Bc8 
       (44...Rd8 45.Qh3 Bc8 46.Rh6+–) 
    45.Qh3 Bd7 46.g4 
       (46.Rh6 Be8+–) 
    46...R6a7 47.Rh6 Be8 48.Bf3 Rf7 49.Qh4 Rc8 
       (49...Ra6 50.gf5 Rf5 51.Qh3+–) 
    50.Qg5 Re7 
       (50...Rf8 51.h4+–) 
    51.h4 Rcc7 52.Kf2 
       (52.h5 gh5 53.gh5 Qg5 54.fg5 Ra7+–) 
    52...Bf7 
       (52...Qf8 53.h5 Rh7 54.Rh7 Rh7 55.hg6+–) 
    53.gf5 gf5 54.Bh5 
       (54.Rc1 Qg5 55.hg5 Kg7+–) 
    54...Qg5 55.Bf7 Rf7 
       (55...Kf7 56.fg5 Ke8 57.Rh8 Kd7 58.h5+–) 
    56.fg5 
       (56.hg5 Rfe7+–) 
    56...Rfe7 
       (56...Rh7 57.Rg6 Kf8 58.Rf6 Ke7 59.g6 Rh4 60.Rf7 Kd8 61.g7+–) 
    57.h5 
       (57.Kg3 Rc8+–) 
    57...Kg7 
       (57...Rg7 58.g6+–) 
    58.Rg6 
       (58.Rg6 Kh8 59.Kf3+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (199) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Vollmer,Steve
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 d5 2.a3 Nf6 3.e3 g6 4.Bb2 Bg7 5.Be2 
       (5.c4 c6 6.Qc2 0–0 7.Nf3 Bf5 8.d3 dc4 9.Qc4 Nbd7 10.Nbd2 Nb6 11.Qc2 
       Re8 12.h3 a5 13.e4 Be6 14.Nd4 Qc8 15.ba5 Ra5 16.N2b3 Bb3 17.Nb3 Ra8 
       18.Nc5 Nbd7 19.Nd7 Nd7 Suba,M (2525)–Moya Hernandez,A/1st It Almeria 
       ESP 2006/1–0 (66)) 
    5...0–0 6.Nf3 c6N 
       (6...Re8 7.d3 c6 (7...Nbd7 8.Nbd2 e5 9.c4 c6 10.Rb1 Qc7 11.0–0 e4 
       12.de4 de4 13.Ne1 Ne5 14.c5 Neg4 15.Bf6 Qh2 mate  0–1 
       sunnyda–mariolkas/kurnik 2014) 8.Nbd2 Qc7 9.0–0 e5 10.g3 Bh3 
       11.Re1 h6 12.Rc1 Nbd7 13.Bf1 Bf1 14.Rf1 Ng4 15.Kg2 e4 16.Bg7 ef3 
       17.Qf3 Kg7 18.Qg4 Nf6 19.Qd1 Rad8 20.c4 d4 21.ed4 sunnyda–mariolkas/
       kurnik 2014/0–1 (39) 21...Rd4 22.Nb3 Rd7 23.Qc2 Rde7 24.b5 Re2 
       25.Qc3 Qe5 26.d4 Qe4 27.Kg1 Kg8 28.bc6 bc6 29.Nc5 Qg4 30.d5 Nh5 31.dc6 
       Nf4 32.Kh1 Nh3 33.Kg2 Nf4 34.Kh1 Nh3 35.Rc2 Rc2 36.Qd3 
       sunnyda–mariolkas/kurnik 2014/0–1 (39)) 
    7.d3 Nbd7 
       (7...a5 8.0–0=) 
    8.0–0 Qc7 9.Nbd2 b6 
       (9...e5 10.c4=) 
    10.Rb1 
       (10.c4 a5+=) 
    10...Bb7 11.c4 e6 
       (11...Rfc8 12.Rc1+=) 
    12.Qc2+= Rac8 
       (12...a5 13.cd5 ed5 14.b5=) 
    13.d4 White prepares c5 
       (13.Rfc1 dc4 14.Nc4 Rfd8+=) 
    13...Rfe8 
       (13...dc4 14.Bc4 c5 15.bc5 bc5 16.Rfc1+=) 
    14.Rbc1 
       (14.Rfc1 Red8+=) 
    14...Qd6 
       (14...dc4 15.Qc4 Qb8 16.Rfd1+=) 
    15.Rfd1 Qe7 16.c5 b5 
       (16...Rb8 17.cb6 ab6 18.Bd3=) 
    17.a4+/– a6 18.Ra1 Ra8 19.Ra3 e5 
       (19...Reb8 20.Rda1+/–) 
    20.Ne5 
       (20.de5 Ng4+/–) 
    20...Ne5 21.de5 Nd7 22.f4 f6 23.e4 
       (23.ef6 Nf6 24.Bd4 Qe6+/–) 
    23...fe5 24.ed5 cd5 25.c6 
       (25.ab5 ef4 26.Bg7 Qe2=) 
    25...Rac8 26.ab5 ab5 27.Rc3 ef4 28.cd7 Qe2?? 
       (better is 28...Bd4 29.Kh1 Qd7 30.Rc8 Rc8+–) 
    29.Rc8 
       (29.Rc8 Bc8 30.dc8Q (30.dc8B Bb2 31.Bb7 d4+/–; worse is 30.dc8N Bb2 31.Rf1 
       Bd4 32.Kh1 Be3–+) 30...Rc8 31.Qc8 Bf8 32.Rf1 Qe3 33.Kh1+–; 
       29.dc8N?! Bc3 30.Nd6 Re5+=; 
       worse is 29.dc8Q Bc8 30.Rc8 Bb2 31.Re8 Qe8 32.Qb2 Qe3 33.Kh1 Qe2+–; 
       29.de8N Bc3 30.Qb1 Bd2 (30...Qe8?! 31.Bc3 Rc3 32.Nf3–+) 31.Nf6 Kf7–+ 
      ; 
       29.de8B Bc3 30.Bb5 Qb5 31.Bc3 Qe2–/+) 
    1–0
    
    
    (200) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Ocloz,Laurie (1910)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 d5 3.e3 g6 4.Bb2 Bg7 5.Be2 
       (5.c4 c6 6.Qc2 0–0 7.Nf3 Bf5 8.d3 dc4 9.Qc4 Nbd7 10.Nbd2 Nb6 11.Qc2 
       Re8 12.h3 a5 13.e4 Be6 14.Nd4 Qc8 15.ba5 Ra5 16.N2b3 Bb3 17.Nb3 Ra8 
       18.Nc5 Nbd7 19.Nd7 Nd7 Suba,M (2525)–Moya Hernandez,A/1st It Almeria 
       ESP 2006/1–0 (66)) 
    5...a5N 
       (5...0–0 6.Nf3 Re8 7.d3 c6 (7...Nbd7 8.Nbd2 e5 9.c4 c6 10.Rb1 Qc7 
       11.0–0 e4 12.de4 de4 13.Ne1 Ne5 14.c5 Neg4 15.Bf6 Qh2 mate  0–1 
       sunnyda–mariolkas/kurnik 2014) 8.Nbd2 Qc7 9.0–0 e5 10.g3 Bh3 
       11.Re1 h6 12.Rc1 Nbd7 13.Bf1 Bf1 14.Rf1 Ng4 15.Kg2 e4 16.Bg7 ef3 
       17.Qf3 Kg7 18.Qg4 Nf6 19.Qd1 Rad8 20.c4 sunnyda–mariolkas/kurnik 
       2014/0–1 (39) 20...d4 21.ed4 Rd4 22.Nb3 Rd7 23.Qc2 Rde7 24.b5 Re2 
       25.Qc3 Qe5 26.d4 Qe4 27.Kg1 Kg8 28.bc6 bc6 29.Nc5 Qg4 30.d5 Nh5 31.dc6 
       Nf4 32.Kh1 Nh3 33.Kg2 Nf4 34.Kh1 Nh3 35.Rc2 sunnyda–mariolkas/kurnik 
       2014/0–1 (39)) 
    6.b5 0–0 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.0–0 c6 9.c4 
       (9.Nc3 Nbd7=) 
    9...Nbd7 
       (9...Bf3 10.Bf3 dc4 11.Qa4+=) 
    10.cd5= cd5 11.h3 Bf3 12.Bf3 Nb6 13.a4 
       (13.d3 Rc8=) 
    13...Qc7 
       (13...Qd6 14.d4=) 
    14.Nc3 Rfc8 15.Rc1 
       (15.d3 Qd6=) 
    15...Qd6 16.Rc2 e6 
       (16...Qb4 17.Ba1=) 
    17.Qb1 
       (17.Qa1 Rc7=) 
    17...Nc4 
       (17...Qb4 18.Qa1+=) 
    18.Rfc1= Nb2 
       (18...Rc7 19.Qa1 Nd7 20.d3 Nb2 21.Qb2+=) 
    19.Qb2 Nd7 20.d4 Nb6 21.Ne2 
       (21.Qb3 Qb4 22.Qa2 Rc7=) 
    21...Rc2 22.Qc2 Bf8 23.Qd1 Qb4 24.e4 e5 
       (24...de4 25.Be4 Ra7 26.Bc2=) 
    25.ed5+= 
       (worse is 25.de5 de4 26.Rb1 ef3 27.Rb4 fe2 28.Qe2 ab4–/+) 
    25...ed4 26.Qd4 Na4 27.Rc4 Qb1 28.Nc1 Rd8 29.Kh2 
       (29.Be4 Qb2 30.Ra4 Qc1 31.Kh2 Bc5+=) 
    29...Nb2 
       (29...Bg7 30.Qh4 Re8 31.Ra4 Qc1 32.Qc4=) 
    30.Be4+= Qa1 31.Nb3 
       (31.Nd3 Bg7 32.Qb6 Nc4 33.Qd8 Bf8=) 
    31...Qa3 32.Rc2 Qb3 33.Rb2 Qa3 34.g3 
       (34.Rd2 Qb4=) 
    34...Bg7+= 35.Qb6 Rd6 36.Rb3 Rb6 37.Ra3 Rb5 38.d6 Kf8 39.Re3 Bd4 
       (better is 39...Rb2 40.d7 Rf2 41.Bg2 Bf6 42.Re8 Kg7+=) 
    40.Re2 
       (better is 40.Rd3!? Bf2 41.Rd2+=) 
    40...Re5–/+ 41.Kg2 
       (41.Rd2 Re4 42.f3 Re6 43.Rd4 Ke8–+) 
    41...f5–+ 42.Bd3 
       (42.Rd2 fe4 43.Rd4 Ke8–+) 
    42...Re2 43.Be2 a4 44.Kf3 
       (44.Bc4 a3–+) 
    44...a3 45.Bc4 Be5 46.Ke3 Bd6 47.Kd3 b5! 48.Bb3 
       (48.Bb5 a2 Passed pawn) 
    48...Kg7 49.Kc3 b4 
       (49...b4 50.Kd4 Kf6–+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (201) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Satonnet,Patrick (1760)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 g6 3.Bb2 Bg7 4.e3 0–0 5.Nf3 d6 6.d3 
       (6.c4 Nc6 7.d4 Bg4 8.Be2 e6 9.0–0 Ne7 10.Nbd2 Rc8 11.h3 Bf3 12.Nf3 c6 
       13.Rc1 b5 14.cb5 cb5 15.Rc8 Qc8 16.Qc1 Qc1 17.Rc1 Ned5 18.Bb5 Rb8 
       19.Be2 Ne4 20.Rc6 Ndf6 Fournier,F (2075)–gehilier/Active 2005/1–0 
      ) 
    6...e5 
       (6...b6 7.Nbd2 Bb7 8.Be2 a5 9.ba5 Ra5 10.0–0 Nc6 11.c4 Ra8 12.Qc2 e5 
       13.Rfe1 Ne7 14.h3 Nd7 15.d4 e4 16.Nh2 f5 17.f3 ef3 18.Bf3 Bf3 19.Nhf3 
       Nf6 20.e4 fe4 21.Ne4 exp2005–robotrop/kurnik 2014/1–0 (32)) 
    7.c4 Nbd7 8.Be2 h5N 
       (8...Re8 9.0–0 Nf8 10.Nbd2 c6 11.Qc2 Qe7 12.Rad1 h5 13.e4 N8h7 
       14.Rfe1 Ng4 15.h3 Ngf6 16.Nh2 h4 17.Rf1 Bh6 18.Bc1 Kg7 19.Ndf3 Nh5 
       20.Bh6 Kh6 21.Qd2 Kg7 22.Ne1 Nf4 23.Bg4 bananinha–cienias321 (1720)/
       kurnik 2012/0–1 (46); 
       8...a5 9.0–0=) 
    9.0–0+= Nh7 
       (9...Re8 10.d4+=) 
    10.Nc3 Ng5 
       (10...Nhf6 11.d4+=) 
    11.Ng5+/– Qg5 12.Qd2 c6 13.Rad1 
       (13.f4 Qe7+/–) 
    13...Re8+= 14.f4 ef4 15.ef4 
       (15.Rf4 f5+=) 
    15...Qe7 16.Rde1 Qe3 17.Qe3 Re3 18.Nd1 Re8 19.Bf3 Re1 20.Re1 Bb2 21.Re8 
    Kg7 22.Nb2 Nb6 23.Kf2 Bd7 24.Ra8 Na8 25.g3 Nc7 26.Ke3 Kf6 27.Na4 Be6 
    28.Nc3 Ke7 29.Kd4 Bd7 30.Be4 Ne8 31.Nd1 
       (31.a4 Nf6+=) 
    31...Nc7 
       (31...Ng7 32.Nf2=) 
    32.Ne3+= h4 33.Kc3 hg3 34.hg3 b6 35.d4 a5 
       (35...b5 36.c5+=) 
    36.c5 
       (36.d5 ab4 37.ab4 c5+=) 
    36...ab4 
       (36...Nb5 37.Kd2 bc5 38.dc5 ab4 39.ab4=) 
    37.ab4+= bc5 38.bc5 ½–½
    
    
    (202) Cirulis,Ilmars (1960) – Llull,Roger (2335)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 g6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6N 
       (3...c6 4.e3 a5 5.h3 ab4 6.ab4 Ra1 7.Ba1 Qb6 8.c3 Qa7 9.Bb2 Qa2 
       10.Qc2 b6 11.Bd3 Ba6 12.Ba6 Na6 13.Ne2 Nd5 14.0–0 Bg7 15.e4 Ndb4 
       16.Qc1 Nd3 17.Qc2 Nb2 18.d4 cogit–wujmichal/kurnik 2012/1–0 (39); 
       3...Bh6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.g3 Ne4 6.Bg2 d5 7.0–0 c6 8.d3 Ng5 9.Nbd2 Nh3 
       10.Kh1 g5 11.c4 g4 12.Ng1 dc4 13.Nc4 b5 14.Ne5 f5 15.e4 Qb6 16.d4 Nd7 
       17.Ng4 fg4 18.Qg4 sacaniev–alanrosa/kurnik 2013/1–0 (40); 
       3...a5 4.b5 c6 5.c4 cb5 6.cb5 b6 7.e3 Bb7 8.Nf3 d6 9.Be2 Nbd7 10.0–0 
       Rc8 11.Nc3 Bg7 12.Rc1 Nc5 13.d4 Nce4 14.Nd2 Nc3 15.Rc3 Rc3 16.Bc3 Nd5 
       17.Bb2 0–0 18.Bf3 lllllll21–termo80 (1745)/kurnik 2012/0–1 (43); 
       3...b6 4.d3 Bb7 5.Nd2 d5 6.Ngf3 Bg7 7.g3 e6 8.Bg2 0–0 9.0–0 c5 10.Re1 
       cb4 11.ab4 Nc6 12.c3 Ne7 13.Ra3 a6 14.Qb3 b5 15.Rea1 Nd7 16.c4 Bb2 
       17.Qb2 dc4 18.dc4 golfx–cypisek1969 (1890)/kurnik 2012/½–½ (88)
       ) 
    4.h4 
       (4.Nf3 Bg7=) 
    4...Bg7+= 5.e3 0–0 
       (5...e5 6.Be2+=) 
    6.Be2 a5 7.c4 
       (7.b5 Bf5=) 
    7...e5 
       (7...ab4 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Ba1+=) 
    8.Nc3 
       (8.h5 g5+=) 
    8...Na6 
       (8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1+=) 
    9.h5= Nh5 
       (9...Bf5 10.g4 Be6 11.g5=) 
    10.b5 Nc5 11.d4 ed4 12.ed4 Nd7 
       (12...Ne6 13.Bh5 gh5 14.Qh5=) 
    13.Bh5 gh5 14.Qh5 Nf6 15.Qf3 Bg4 
       (15...Re8 16.Nge2=) 
    16.Qd3 
       (16.Qb7 Rb8 17.Qa6 Qe7 18.Kd2 Rfe8=) 
    16...Bh5 
       (16...Re8 17.Kd2=) 
    17.Nge2 c6 
       (17...Re8 18.Qf5 Bg4 19.Qf4=) 
    18.Kf1 
       (18.Qg3 cb5 19.cb5 Re8+=) 
    18...Bg6= 19.Qh3 Re8 20.Nf4 Rc8 
       (20...d5 21.c5=) 
    21.Rc1 
       (21.d5 cb5 22.cb5 Qe7=) 
    21...d5 22.c5 
       (22.cd5 cd5 23.Kg1 Rc4+=) 
    22...b6 
       (22...Rc7 23.b6 Rce7 24.Rd1+=) 
    23.Na4 
       (23.Kg1 Rb8=) 
    23...bc5 
       (worse is 23...cb5 24.Nb6 (24.Ng6?! ba4 25.Ne5 h6=) 24...Rb8 25.Qb3+/–) 
    24.dc5 cb5 25.Nb6 Rc7 
       (25...Nh5 26.Ng6 (26.Nc8?? Nf4 27.Qg4 Bb2 28.Qf4 Bc1 29.Qc1 Qc8–+) 
       26...fg6 27.Qb3 Bb2 28.Qb2+=) 
    26.Qb3+= The pressure on the isolated pawn grows 26...d4 
       (26...Ne4 27.Qb5 Bb2 28.Qb2 Nc5 
         A) 29.Nbd5? Nd3 30.Nc7 Nb2 (30...Nc1?? 31.Qc1 Re5 32.Ng6 fg6 
          33.Qc4 Kh8 34.g3+–) 31.Ne8 Qe8–+;
         B) 29.Rh3–/+) 
    27.Qb5= 
       (worse is 27.Ng6 Ne4 28.Qb5 fg6+=) 
    27...Rce7 
       (27...Ne4 28.c6= (28.Qa5 d3 29.Bg7 Rc5 30.Rc5 d2–+)) 
    28.Nc4 
       (28.Qa5 d3 29.Bc3+=) 
    28...d3= 29.Ng6 
       (29.Qa5?? Qa5 30.Na5 d2–+; 
       29.Na5?? d2 30.Kg1 dc1R 31.Bc1 Qd1 32.Kh2 Ng4 33.Kg3 Qh1 34.Kg4 Qc1–+ 
      ) 
    29...hg6 30.Ne3 
       (30.Bc3 Re2 31.Kg1–+) 
    30...Re3 
       (better is 30...Ng4! 31.Bg7 Ne3 32.fe3 Kg7 33.Qb2 f6–/+) 
    31.fe3+= Ng4 
       (31...Ng4 32.Bg7 Ne3 33.Kg1 Kg7 34.Qb2 f6–/+) 
    0–1
    
    
    (203) Cirulis,Ilmars (1785) – Ramos,Francis (1615)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.Nbd2 d6 6.e3 b6 
       (6...c5 7.bc5 dc5 8.c3 b6 9.Bd3 Bb7 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Qe2 Nd5 12.g3 cd4 
       13.cd4 Ndb4 14.Bb5 a6 15.Ba4 b5 16.Bd1 e5 17.Nb3 ed4 18.Nc5 Bc8 19.a3 
       Nd5 20.Nd4 Nd4 21.ed4 Poley,V (2335)–Bagaturov,G (2465)/Open, 
       Thessaloniki GRE 2009/0–1 (34)) 
    7.Be2N 
       (7.b5 Bb7 8.Be2 Nbd7 9.0–0 Re8 10.a4 e5 11.a5 ed4 12.Nd4 Rb8 13.ab6 
       ab6 14.Bf3 Qc8 15.Nc6 Ra8 16.Qe2 d5 17.c4 dc4 18.Ra8 Ba8 19.Ra1 Bb7 
       20.Qc4 Ne4 21.Ne4 Bb2 Fernandez,D (2370)–Taylor,A (2075)/High 
       Wycombe ENG, e2e4 Open 2014/1–0 (33); 
       7.c4 Bb7 8.Be2 c5 (8...Nc6 9.a3 a5 10.b5 Nb8 11.0–0 Nbd7 12.a4 Qe8 
       13.Qb3 e5 14.Rac1 h5 15.c5 ed4 16.c6 Nc5 17.Qd1 de3 18.Nb1 ef2 19.Rf2 
       Bc8 20.Nbd2 Bf5 21.Ng5 Nh7 22.Ngf3 Bd3 23.Bg7 elmaso–merysonsousa/
       kurnik 2013/0–1 (46)) 9.bc5 bc5 10.d5 Nbd7 11.0–0 e5 12.de6 fe6 
       13.a4 Qe7 14.a5 Rf7 15.a6 Bc6 16.Qc2 Raf8 17.Ng5 Ne8 18.Nf7 Bb2 19.Nh6 
       Kg7 20.Qb2 Kh6 21.Nf3 Nef6 elmaso–yochkata59/kurnik 2013/1–0 (34) 
      ; 
       7.Bd3 Nbd7=) 
    7...Bb7 
       (7...c5 8.bc5 dc5 9.dc5 bc5 10.Ne5=) 
    8.0–0 c5 9.bc5 dc5 10.dc5 Na6 
       (10...bc5 11.Rb1 Qc8 12.Ne5=) 
    11.c6 
       (11.c6 Bc8 12.e4+/–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (204) Cirulis,Ilmars (1945) – Nichols,Scott (2260)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 g6 3.Bb2 Bg7 4.Nf3 0–0 5.c4 
       (5.g3 b6 6.Bg2 Bb7 7.0–0 d5 8.d3 Nbd7 9.Nbd2 c5 10.c4 d4 11.Qc2 Re8 
       12.e4 de3 13.fe3 ½–½ Bilic,V (2310)–Dumpor,A (2355)/Jahorina BIH 
       2012) 
    5...d6 6.e3 e5 7.d4 ed4N 
       (7...Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.Be2 Ne8 10.0–0 h6 11.Qc1 f5 12.Re1 g5 13.Bc3 Ng6 
       14.h3 g4 15.hg4 fg4 16.Nh2 Qf6 17.Rf1 Qh4 18.g3 Qh3 19.Re1 Nf6 20.Bf1 
       Qh5 21.Nd2 Nh7 22.Bg2 robertopa (1805)–dors (1675)/kurnik 2014/1–0 
       (34); 
       7...e4 8.Nfd2=) 
    8.Nd4 Ng4 9.Ra2 
       (9.Nc3 Re8 10.Nf3 a5=) 
    9...c5 
       (9...a5 10.Be2 Qh4 11.g3=) 
    10.Nf3 Ne5 11.Be2 Nbc6 12.Ne5 de5 13.Bc3 Qd1 14.Kd1 Be6 15.Nd2 Rfd8 
    16.Kc1 cb4 17.ab4 b5 
       (17...h6 18.b5 Nb8 19.Bf3+=) 
    18.Ra6+= 
       (worse is 18.cb5 Nd4 (worse is 18...Ba2 19.bc6 Bd5 20.b5+=) 19.Bd4 Ba2–/+) 
    18...Rac8 
       (18...Nb8 19.Re6 fe6 20.Bf3+= (worse is 20.cb5 Nd7=)) 
    19.Ne4 
       (19.c5!? e4 20.Rc6 Bc3 21.Ne4 Rc6 22.Nc3–/+) 
    19...Bf5 20.Nc5 
       (20.Ng3 Bd3 21.Kb2 Be2 22.Ne2 e4 23.Bg7 Kg7–/+) 
    20...bc4 
       (20...Bf8!? 21.Nb7 Rd7–/+) 
    21.e4= 
       (worse is 21.Bc4 Bf8 22.Rd1 Rd1 23.Kd1 Nb4 24.Bb4 Bc5 25.Bc5 Rc5–/+) 
    21...Nd4 
       (21...Be6!? 22.Ne6 fe6=) 
    22.Bd4+/– ed4 23.ef5 d3 24.Bd3 
       (better is 24.Bf3!?+=) 
    24...cd3+= 25.Kd2 Rc7 
       (25...Bf8 26.fg6 hg6 27.Ra3+=) 
    26.f6 
       (26.f4 Bd4 27.fg6 hg6 28.Nd3 Bc3 29.Ke2 Kg7=) 
    26...Bh6 
       (26...Bf8 27.Rha1 (27.Nd3? Rcd7–+) 27...Bc5 28.bc5 Rc5 29.Ra7 Rc2 
       30.Kd1+=) 
    27.Kc3= d2 
       (27...Bf8 28.Kc4+=) 
    28.Rd1 Rb8 29.g3 Rb6 30.Ra2 
       (30.Ra5!? Rf6 31.f4+=) 
    30...Rf6+= 31.f4 g5 32.Rdd2 gf4 33.gf4 
       (33.Rd7 Rd7 34.Nd7 Rc6 35.Nc5 Rc7+=) 
    33...Bf4 
       (33...Rf4? 34.Rd8 Kg7 35.Rg2 Kf6 36.Rd6 Ke7 37.Rh6+–) 
    34.Rd7 Rd7 35.Nd7 Rc6 36.Kb3 Be3 37.Re2 
       (37.b5 Re6–/+) 
    37...Bg1 
       (37...Re6 38.Rg2 Kh8 39.Kc4–/+) 
    38.Rg2 
       (38.b5 Rd6 39.Rg2 Rg6+=) 
    38...Rg6–/+ 39.Re2 f6 40.Ra2 
       (40.Kc4 Kf7–/+) 
    40...f5 41.Kc4 Rd6 
       (41...Be3 42.Ne5 Rd6 43.Ra3–/+) 
    42.Nc5+= f4 43.Ra7 f3 44.Ra8 Kg7 45.Ra1 Be3 
       (45...Bh2 46.Rf1 Rf6 47.Kd4–/+) 
    46.Nd3 Bb6 
       (46...f2 47.Rf1+=) 
    47.Rf1= Rf6 ½–½
    
    
    (205) Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (1885)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 e6 3.c4 c5 4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 
       (5.Nc3 d5 6.cd5 ed5 7.e3 0–0 8.d4 Bb6 9.Bd3 Nc6 10.Nge2 Bg4 11.Bd2 
       Rc8 12.h3 Bh5 13.Qb1 Re8 14.0–0 Bc7 15.Qb7 Qd6 16.Ng3 Na5 17.Qa6 Nb3 
       18.Ra2 Nd2 19.Qd6 Bd6 Valenta,V (2235)–Bazant,P (2280)/CZE–chT2e 
       2007/0–1 (36)) 
    5...Be7 6.e3 0–0 7.Bd3N 
       (7.Nf3 Ne4 8.Bd3 Ng5 9.Ng5 Bg5 10.Bb2 d5 11.cd5 Qd5 12.0–0 b5 13.Nc3 
       Qd7 14.Qg4 h6 15.Qe4 f5 16.Qa8 Nc6 17.Bb5 Bb7 18.Qa7 Na7 19.Bd7 Rf6 
       20.f4 Bh4 21.g3 Rg6 aspasio–marcteriele (2165)/net–chess.com 2014/1–0
       ) 
    7...d5 8.cd5 ed5 9.Nf3 Ne4 
       (9...Nc6 10.0–0=) 
    10.0–0 
       (10.Qb3 Qc7 11.Bd2 Be6=) 
    10...Nc6 11.Bb2 
       (11.Qb3 Na5 12.Qb2 Bf5=) 
    11...Bf5 12.Nc3 Rc8 13.Qb1 Nc3 14.Bc3 Bd3 15.Qd3 Rc7 16.Rfb1 Qd6 17.Bd2 
       (17.Bb4 Nb4 18.ab4 Rfc8=) 
    17...Rfc8 
       (17...Qe6 18.Bb4=) 
    18.Rb5 Rd7 19.Qb3 Attacks the isolani on d5 19...b6 20.a4 Qe6 21.h3 
       (21.Re1 Qe4=) 
    21...h6 
       (21...Bd8 22.Qd3=) 
    22.Ne1 Bg5 23.Qb2 Bd8 24.Nd3 Qf5 25.Rb3 g6 
       (25...Rdc7 26.Rc1=) 
    26.Rd1 Rdc7 27.Qb1 Rd7 
       (27...Qe4 28.Rb5=) 
    28.Rb5 
       (28.Rc3 Rdc7+=) 
    28...Kg7 
       (28...Bc7 29.Rc1 Bd6 30.Qb3=) 
    29.Rc1 g5 
       (29...Rdc7 30.Re1 Qe4 31.Nf4+=) 
    30.Rc3 
       (30.Ne5 Qb1 31.Rbb1 Rdc7=) 
    30...Rdc7= 31.Ra3 Rd7 32.Qc2 Rdc7 33.Qd1 Rd7 34.Qg4 
       (34.a5 a6 35.Rb6 Bb6 36.ab6 Rd6+=) 
    34...Qg4= 35.hg4 Ne7 36.Kf1 a6 37.Rb1 f6 
       (37...Ng6 38.Ra2=) 
    38.Ke2+= Rd6 39.Nb4 a5 40.Na2 Kg6 41.Rc3 Nc6 42.Bc1 
       (42.Nc1 Re6 43.Kf3 Bc7+=) 
    42...Rc7 
       (42...h5 43.gh5 Kh5 44.Ba3+/–) 
    43.Ba3 Re6 44.Kd3 Rd7 45.Rcb3 Bc7 46.Nc3 Bd6 
       (46...Na7 47.R3b2+/–) 
    47.Bd6 Red6 
       (47...Rdd6 48.Rb5 (48.Rb6?! Ne5 49.de5 Rb6 50.Rb6 Rb6+=) 48...Ne7 
       49.g3+/–) 
    48.Na2 
       (48.Rb6 Nb4 49.R1b4 ab4 50.Rb4 Kf7+/–) 
    48...Nb4 
       (48...Rb7 49.Rb5+/–) 
    49.Nb4+– ab4 50.Rb4 Ra7 51.f3 Rc6 52.R1b2 
       (52.e4 de4 53.fe4 Kf7+–) 
    52...Kf7 53.Rc2 Rc2 54.Kc2 Ra6 55.e4 
       (55.Kd3 Ke6+–) 
    55...de4 56.fe4 Ke7 57.Kc3 Ra5 
       (57...Kd6 58.Rc4+–) 
    58.d5 Ra8 
       (58...Ra7 59.Rc4+– (59.Rb6?! Ra4 60.Rb4 Ra2+/–)) 
    59.Rc4 
       (59.Rb6?! Ra4 60.Rb7 Ke8 61.Rb8 Kd7+/–) 
    59...Kd6 60.Rc6 
       (60.Kb4!? Ke7+–) 
    60...Ke7 
       (60...Ke5 61.Re6 Kf4 62.Kb4+– (62.Rb6?! Ra4 63.Re6 Ra7+–; 62.Rf6?! 
       Ke4 63.Kb4 Kd5+/–)) 
    61.Re6 
       (61.Re6 Kf7 62.Kb4+– (62.Rb6?! Ra4 63.Rb4 Ra2+/–); 
       61.Rb6?! Ra4 62.Rb4 Ra3 63.Rb3 Ra4+/–) 
    1–0
    
    
    (206) Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (2000)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 e6 2.a3 Nf6 3.c4 c5 4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 
       (5.Nc3 d5 6.cd5 ed5 7.e3 0–0 8.d4 Bb6 9.Bd3 Nc6 10.Nge2 Bg4 11.Bd2 
       Rc8 12.h3 Bh5 13.Qb1 Re8 14.0–0 Bc7 15.Qb7 Qd6 16.Ng3 Na5 17.Qa6 Nb3 
       18.Ra2 Nd2 19.Qd6 Bd6 Valenta,V (2235)–Bazant,P (2280)/CZE–chT2e 
       2007/0–1 (36)) 
    5...Be7 6.e3 Nc6N 
       (6...0–0 7.Nf3 Ne4 8.Bd3 Ng5 9.Ng5 Bg5 10.Bb2 d5 11.cd5 Qd5 12.0–0 b5 
       13.Nc3 Qd7 14.Qg4 h6 15.Qe4 f5 16.Qa8 Nc6 17.Bb5 Bb7 18.Qa7 Na7 19.Bd7 
       Rf6 20.f4 Bh4 21.g3 aspasio–marcteriele (2165)/net–chess.com 2014/1–0
       ) 
    7.Nc3 d5 8.cd5 ed5 9.Bd3 0–0 10.Nge2 a6 11.0–0 b5 12.f3 
       (12.Qc2 Qd6=) 
    12...g6 
       (12...Be6 13.Nf4+=) 
    13.Bc2 Bb7 
       (13...Be6 14.e4=) 
    14.e4 de4 
       (14...Rc8 15.e5 Ne8 16.Qd3=) 
    15.fe4+= Rc8 16.Rf3 
       (16.e5 Nh5 17.Be3 Na5+=) 
    16...Na5= 17.Rf1 Qc7 
       (17...Nc4 18.Qd3=) 
    18.Bf4 White intends e5 
       (18.Rb1 Nc4=) 
    18...Qd7 19.h3 
       (19.d5 Ng4 20.Qe1 g5+=) 
    19...Nc4 Attacks the isolani on a3 20.Bh6 Rfe8 21.e5 
       (21.Qc1 Nh5+=) 
    21...Nd5–/+ 22.Bb3 Nc3 23.Nc3 1–0
    
    
    (207) Cirulis,Ilmars (1735) – Nezumi,Mashi (1800)
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.e3 e5 3.a3 a6N 
       (3...e4 4.Ne2 c5 5.c3 cb4 6.ab4 Be7 7.Nd4 0–0 8.Na3 d5 1–0 
       nakpim–saam01/kurnik 2013; 
       3...a5 4.b5 d5 5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 c5 7.Ne2 Bd6 8.Ng3 h5 9.Nc3 h4 10.Nge2 
       0–0 11.Bb2 a4 12.Nf4 Bf4 13.ef4 d4 14.Na2 Be6 15.c3 d3 16.c4 Bc4 
       17.Nc3 Bb3 18.Qc1 Grimm,W (1975)–Brueske,T (2360)/remoteschach.de 
       2010/0–1; 
       3...c5 4.Bb2 cb4 5.Be5 Nc6 6.Bb2 ba3 7.Na3 Bc5 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Be2 d5 
       10.0–0 Bf5 11.Nb5 a5 12.Ra4 Be7 13.Rf4 Bd7 14.Qa1 Rc8 15.Rc1 Nb4 16.c3 
       Nc6 17.Ba3 Re8 18.Rb1 pman3660 (1965)–kingsolomon7 (1925)/
       gameknot.com 2014/1–0; 
       3...d6 4.Nf3 g6 5.Bb2 Bg7 6.c4 Nbd7 7.Nc3 0–0 8.Qc2 b6 9.Be2 Bb7 10.h3 
       Ne8 11.d4 f5 12.d5 Qe7 13.0–0–0 a5 14.b5 Nc5 15.Nd2 Nf6 16.a4 Rae8 
       17.h4 Bc8 18.h5 De Weird,G (1805)–Haberkorn,D (2125)/Antwerpen BEL, 
       Open Ch 2013/0–1 (43); 
       3...d5 4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4+=) 
    4.c4 
       (4.Bb2 d6+=) 
    4...b5 
       (4...d5!?+=) 
    5.cb5+= ab5 6.Bb5 
       (6.Bb2 c6 7.Be5 d6+=) 
    6...c6 
       (6...Bb4!? 7.Bb2 Bd6=) 
    7.Ba4+= 1–0
    
    
    (208) Cirulis,Ilmars (2030) – Ropokis,Dimitrios (1910)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 b6 3.d4 e6 4.e3 
       (4.Nf3 Ba6 5.Nc3 d5 6.Bg5 Be7 7.g3 c5 8.Bf6 gf6 9.bc5 bc5 10.e4 Qa5 
       11.Qd2 Bf1 12.Kf1 cd4 13.Nd4 de4 14.Kg2 0–0 15.Rab1 Rc8 16.Ne4 Qd2 
       17.Nd2 Ba3 18.Rb7 Bc5 marekt–pgcbies/ChessWorld.net 2015/0–1) 
    4...Bb7 5.c4N 
       (5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bb2 (6.c4 0–0 7.Bd3 Ne4 8.Qc2 f5 9.0–0 Qe8 10.Nbd2 Nf6 
       11.d5 c5 12.bc5 Bc5 13.e4 Ne4 14.Ne4 fe4 15.Be4 g6 16.Bb2 Na6 17.de6 
       Be4 18.Qc3 1–0 BlackDemon (2610)–Nimzog/FICS rated standard game 2013
       ) 6...d6 7.Bb5 Nbd7 8.Nbd2 0–0 9.Bd3 c5 10.e4 cd4 11.Nd4 Ne5 
       12.Ne2 Qc7 13.0–0 d5 14.Be5 Qe5 15.Nf3 Qc7 16.ed5 Nd5 17.c4 Nf4 18.Nf4 
       Qf4 19.Qc2 g6 Bezukladov,O–Gersov,E (2190)/Alekhine op Moscow 1996/
       0–1) 
    5...Be7 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nf3 d6 
       (7...a5 8.b5=) 
    8.Be2 
       (8.Bd3 Nbd7+=) 
    8...Nbd7 9.0–0 c5 10.d5 ed5 
       (10...Ne5 11.Bb2=) 
    11.cd5+= Rc8 
       (11...a6 12.e4+=) 
    12.Bb2 
       (12.b5 Re8+=) 
    12...Ne5 13.Rb1 Nc4 14.Bc4 cb4 15.ab4 Rc4 16.Qb3 b5 
       (16...Qc8 17.Nd2 Rc7 18.e4+=) 
    17.Nd2+/– Rh4 18.e4 Qd7 19.f4 
       (19.Rfc1 Rc8+/–) 
    19...Qg4 
       (19...Re8 20.Ne2+=) 
    20.Rbe1 
       (20.Nb5 Qe2 21.Bf6 Bf6 22.Nd6 Qd2 23.Nb7 Rf4 24.Rf4 Qf4+/–) 
    20...Bd8 
       (20...a6 21.Nf3 Rh6 22.e5+=) 
    21.Ne2 
       (21.Nb5 Ba6 22.Nd6 Bf1 
         A) worse is 23.Kf1 Qf4 24.Nf3 Rh2–+ (24...Qd6?! 25.Nh4 Qh2 26.Bf6 Bf6 
          27.Nf3 Qh1 28.Kf2+=);
         B) worse is 23.Nf1 Bb6 24.Kh1 Qf4–/+;
         C) 23.Rf1+=) 
    21...Qg6+= 22.Bf6 
       (22.Nd4 Bb6+=) 
    22...Qf6 23.Nf3 Bb6 24.Kh1 Rg4 25.Qd3 
       (25.h3 Rg6+=) 
    25...a6 26.h3 Qh6 27.Nfd4 Bc8 28.Nf5 Bf5 29.ef5 Rh4 30.Rc1 Rb8 31.Rc6 Qf6 
    32.Rfc1 Qd8 33.g4 
       (33.Qa3 a5 34.ba5 Ba5+/–) 
    33...g6 
       (33...h6 34.Kg2+=) 
    34.Qg3 1–0
    
    
    (209) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Nichols,Scott (2295)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 g6 
       (2...a5 3.b5 c5 4.c4 e6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bb2 0–0 7.e3 b6 8.Nc3 Bb7 9.Qc2 
       d5 10.cd5 ed5 11.d4 Nbd7 12.Bd3 cd4 13.ed4 Ne4 14.Ne4 de4 15.Be4 Be4 
       16.Qe4 Re8 17.Ne5 Wohl,A (2370)–Corkett,A (2280)/4NCL, Birmingham 
       ENG 2001/1–0 (33)) 
    3.Nf3N 
       (3.e3 Bg7 4.h4 0–0 5.h5 gh5 6.Rh5 Nh5 7.c3 Nf6 8.Nf3 a5 9.Nd4 ab4 
       10.Nf5 bc3 11.Ng7 Kg7 12.Nc3 c6 13.Bb2 d5 14.Ne2 Na6 15.Nf4 Kg8 16.Nh5 
       Nc5 17.Nf6 ef6 aleksandras19–thanomu/kurnik 2014/1–0; 
       3.c4 Bg7 4.Ra2 a5 5.b5 b6 6.a4 c6 7.Bb2 Bb7 8.Nf3 c5 9.g3 Bf3 10.ef3 
       d6 11.Bg2 Nbd7 12.f4 Rc8 13.Bc6 Kf8 14.Bd7 Qd7 15.0–0 h5 16.Kg2 h4 
       17.Bf6 Bf6 bogdanmik–sylwiakm/playok.com 2013/1–0 (31); 
       3.d4 Bg7 4.c3 0–0 5.Nf3 b6 6.h4 1–0 Celerier,F–Bernardet,S/FRA AJEC/
       5031 corr 1999) 
    3...Bg7 4.e3 d6 5.c4 
       (5.d4 0–0=) 
    5...e5 6.d4 0–0 7.Be2 ed4 8.ed4 
       (8.Qd4?? Nfd7 9.Qd2 Ba1–+; 
       8.Nd4?! c5 9.Nf3 Ne4=) 
    8...Bg4 
       (8...d5 9.0–0=) 
    9.Be3 Ne4 
       (9...d5 10.0–0=) 
    10.h3 Bf5 11.0–0 Re8 12.Re1 c5 13.Ra2 Nc6 
       (13...a5 14.dc5 dc5 15.Qd8 Rd8 16.bc5=) 
    14.d5+= Ne5 15.Nfd2 
       (15.Ne5 Re5 16.Bf3 Qe7+=) 
    15...Nd2= 16.Qd2 
       (16.Nd2 b6=) 
    16...Qh4 17.Rc1 b6 
       (17...Bf6 18.bc5 dc5 19.Bf4+=) 
    18.Bg5 Qd4 19.Be3 Qd2 20.Rd2 
       (20.Nd2 Nd3 21.Bd3 Bd3=) 
    20...h6 
       (20...a5 21.bc5 bc5 22.g4=) 
    21.Nc3 Rad8 22.g4 
       (22.Nb5 a5=) 
    22...Bd7 
       (22...Bc8 23.Nd1=) 
    23.bc5 dc5 
       (23...bc5 24.Ne4 Ng4 25.Nd6 Ne3 26.Ne8 Re8 27.fe3 Re3 28.Bd3+=) 
    24.a4 
       (24.Nb5 Bb5 25.cb5 Rd6+=) 
    24...f5 
       (24...g5 25.Nb5=) 
    25.g5 Nf7 
       (25...hg5 26.Bg5 Rc8 27.h4=) 
    26.gh6+= Be5 27.Ra2 
       (27.f4!? Bd6 28.Kf2=) 
    27...f4+= 28.Bd2 Bh3 29.a5 Ng5 
       (29...Nh6 30.ab6 ab6 31.Rb1=) 
    30.Re1+= Kh7 31.Bd1 
       (31.Nb5 ba5 32.Na7 
         A) worse is 32...Kh6 33.Nc6+– (33.Ra5?! Ne4 34.Ra3 Bd7=; worse is 33.Ba5 Ra8 
          34.Nb5 Bd4–/+);
         B) 32...Bd7 33.Ba5 Ra8=) 
    31...Bf5 
       (31...Kh6 32.Nb5 Bb8 33.ab6 Re1 34.Be1 ab6 35.Ra6+=) 
    32.ab6 
       (32.Nb5 Bd3 (worse is 32...Kh6 33.Na7 Bb1 34.Ra3+/–) 33.Be2 Be2 34.Re2 Nf3 
       35.Kg2 Nd2 36.Red2 Kh6 37.Na7 ba5+=) 
    32...ab6 33.Ra3 
       (33.Kh1 Kh6 34.Ra7 Bd4 35.Re8 Re8–/+) 
    33...Bf6 
       (33...Kh6!? 34.Kg2 Bh3 35.Kh2 Bd7+=) 
    34.Re8= Re8 35.Kg2 
       (35.Ra6 Kh6 36.Rb6 Be5=) 
    35...Bh3 36.Kg1 Kh6 37.Bf4 
       (37.Rb3!?=) 
    37...Re1–/+ 38.Kh2 Bf5 
       (38...Bf1!?+=) 
    39.Ba4= Rf1 40.Nb5 
       (40.Kg3 Rg1 41.Kh2 Rg4 42.Bg5 Kg5–/+ (42...Rg5?! 43.Ne2=)) 
    40...Rf2 
       (40...Be4 41.f3 Bf3 42.Kg3+=) 
    41.Kg3= Rf1 42.Nd6 Kh5 43.Bg5 
       (43.Nf5 Ne4 (43...gf5?! 44.Be8 Kh6 45.d6=) 44.Kg2 Rf2 45.Kg1 Rf4 
       46.Ng3 Ng3 47.Rg3 Rc4–+) 
    43...Kg5 44.Nf5 gf5 45.Kg2 Rc1 46.Bb5 Be5 47.Rd3 Bd6 48.Re3 Kg4 49.Kf2 
    Rc2 ½–½
    
    
    (210) Cirulis,Ilmars (1815) – Nichols,Scott (2310)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 g6 3.e3 a5 4.b5 e5 5.c4 Bg7 6.Bb2 d6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2N 
       (8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.d4 Re8 10.Be2 ed4 11.Nd4 Nb6 12.0–0 Nfd7 13.e4 Nc5 
       14.f3 Qg5 15.Bc1 Qe5 16.f4 Qd4 17.Qd4 Bd4 18.Kh1 Bc3 19.Rb1 Ne4 20.Rb3 
       a4 21.Rb1 Ng3 22.hg3 Re2 Michas,J (2000)–Buczinski,H (2145)/
       ZH.2007.0.149 2007/0–1) 
    8...Re8 
       (8...e4 9.Nd4=) 
    9.0–0 Nbd7 10.Nc3 e4 11.Nd4 Nb6 12.a4 
       (12.f3 ef3 13.Nf3 Bg4+=) 
    12...Nfd7= 13.f3 ef3 14.Nf3 
       (worse is 14.Rf3 Ne5–/+) 
    14...Nc5 15.d4 Ne4 16.Ne4 
       (16.Qc2 Bf5 17.Ne4 Be4=) 
    16...Re4 17.Qb3 Qe7 18.Bc1 Bf5 19.Kh1 Re6 20.Ra2 Re8 21.Qc3 Qd7 
       (21...Ra8 22.Ra3=) 
    22.h3 
       (22.Qa5 Bh6 23.Qc3 R6e7+=) 
    22...Bh6 Attacks the backward pawn on e3 23.e4 
       (23.d5 R6e7=) 
    23...Bc1 
       (worse is 23...Re4 24.Bd3 Bg7 25.Be4 (worse is 25.Qa5 Rd4 26.Nd4 Bd3–/+) 25...Re4 
       26.Raf2=) 
    24.ef5 Re2 25.Re2 Re2 26.Qc1 
       (26.Rc1!? Qf5 27.Qa5+=) 
    26...Qf5–/+ 
       (26...Na4 27.Qd1 Nc3 28.Qd3+/–) 
    27.c5 Nd5 
       (27...dc5 28.dc5 Rc2 29.Qh6 Rc5 30.Re1=) 
    28.cd6 cd6 29.Ng1 Rf2 30.Rf2 Qf2 31.Qc8 Kg7 32.Qb7 Qd4 33.Nf3 
       (33.Qc6 Ne3 34.Qc1 d5–/+) 
    33...Qc4 
       (33...Qa1 34.Kh2 Ne3–/+) 
    34.Qa7 Qc1 
       (34...Qa4 35.b6 Nf6 36.b7+=) 
    35.Kh2+= Qb2 ½–½
    
    
    (211) Cirulis,Ilmars (1790) – Nichols,Scott (2315)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 g6 
       (2...a5 3.b5 c5 4.c4 e6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bb2 0–0 7.e3 b6 8.Nc3 Bb7 9.Qc2 
       d5 10.cd5 ed5 11.d4 Nbd7 12.Bd3 cd4 13.ed4 Ne4 14.Ne4 de4 15.Be4 Be4 
       16.Qe4 Re8 17.Ne5 Wohl,A (2370)–Corkett,A (2280)/4NCL, Birmingham 
       ENG 2001/1–0 (33)) 
    3.Nf3N 
       (3.e3 Bg7 4.h4 0–0 5.h5 gh5 6.Rh5 Nh5 7.c3 Nf6 8.Nf3 a5 9.Nd4 ab4 
       10.Nf5 bc3 11.Ng7 Kg7 12.Nc3 c6 13.Bb2 d5 14.Ne2 Na6 15.Nf4 Kg8 16.Nh5 
       Nc5 17.Nf6 ef6 aleksandras19–thanomu/kurnik 2014/1–0; 
       3.c4 Bg7 4.Ra2 a5 5.b5 b6 6.a4 c6 7.Bb2 Bb7 8.Nf3 c5 9.g3 Bf3 10.ef3 
       d6 11.Bg2 Nbd7 12.f4 Rc8 13.Bc6 Kf8 14.Bd7 Qd7 15.0–0 h5 16.Kg2 h4 
       17.Bf6 Bf6 bogdanmik–sylwiakm/playok.com 2013/1–0 (31); 
       3.d4 Bg7 4.c3 0–0 5.Nf3 b6 6.h4 1–0 Celerier,F–Bernardet,S/FRA AJEC/
       5031 corr 1999) 
    3...Bg7 4.e3 0–0 5.Be2 d6 6.0–0 e5 7.Bb2 Re8 
       (7...e4 8.Nd4=) 
    8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 
       (9.Qd4?? Nh5 10.Qd5 Bb2–+) 
    9...Ne4 10.Nc3 Nc3 11.Bc3 Nd7 12.Qe1 
       (12.Qd2 Nf6 13.Bf3 d5=) 
    12...Qe7 13.Rd1 Nf6 14.Nb3 Bf5 15.Bd3 Bd7 
       (15...Bd3 16.cd3 c5 17.Qe2=) 
    16.Bd4 Rac8 17.c4 
       (17.Qc3 Bg4 18.Rd2 c6=) 
    17...c5 18.Bc3 b6 
       (18...Be6 19.bc5 dc5 20.Qe2=) 
    19.Nd2 Ba4 
       (19...Be6 20.b5=) 
    20.Rb1 Bc6 21.Be2 
       (21.b5 Bb7=) 
    21...Red8 22.Qc1 
       (22.b5 Ba8=) 
    22...cb4 23.Rb4 Bf8 
       (23...d5 24.Bd4=) 
    24.Ba1 
       (24.Bd4 d5=) 
    24...d5 25.Nb3 Ne8 
       (25...dc4 26.Rc4 Bb7 27.Rc8 Rc8 28.Qb2=) 
    26.Rd1 Bb7 
       (26...Qc7 27.c5 bc5 28.Nc5+=) 
    27.Qb2 Bg7 28.Nd4 
       (28.Qb1 dc4 29.Rd8 Rd8 30.Bg7 Qg5=) 
    28...dc4 29.Bc4 Qd7 
       (29...Qg5 30.Bf1=) 
    30.Qe2 
       (30.Qb3 Qe7=) 
    30...Nd6 31.Bd3 Ne4 32.Qe1 Bf6 
       (32...Qe7 33.Bb2=) 
    33.f3 Nc5 34.Bb5 Qe7 35.Bc4 Bg5 
       (35...Ba6 36.Qe2=) 
    36.e4 a5 
       (36...Ba6 37.Ba6 Na6 38.Rb3=) 
    37.Rb6+= Na4 38.Rb7 Qb7 39.Bd5 
       (39.Qa5 Be3 40.Kf1 Nb2=) 
    39...Qb6 40.Kh1 Nb2 41.Bb2 
       (41.Rb1 Qd4 42.Bb2 Qa4=) 
    41...Qb2+= 42.Nc6 
       (42.Qa5?? Qd4!? 43.Qe1 Qa4–+) 
    42...Rd7 
       (42...Rc6 43.Bc6 Rd1 44.Qd1 Qa3 45.g3+=) 
    43.Na5 
       (43.Qa5!? Qc2 44.Rg1=) 
    Qc2 0–1
    
    
    (212) Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Austin,Nathan (1855)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 g6 
       (2...a5 3.b5 c5 4.c4 e6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bb2 0–0 7.e3 b6 8.Nc3 Bb7 9.Qc2 
       d5 10.cd5 ed5 11.d4 Nbd7 12.Bd3 cd4 13.ed4 Ne4 14.Ne4 de4 15.Be4 Be4 
       16.Qe4 Re8 17.Ne5 Wohl,A (2370)–Corkett,A (2280)/4NCL, Birmingham 
       ENG 2001/1–0 (33)) 
    3.e3 Bg7 4.c4N 
       (4.h4 0–0 5.h5 gh5 6.Rh5 Nh5 7.c3 Nf6 8.Nf3 a5 9.Nd4 ab4 10.Nf5 bc3 
       11.Ng7 Kg7 12.Nc3 c6 13.Bb2 d5 14.Ne2 Na6 15.Nf4 Kg8 16.Nh5 Nc5 17.Nf6 
       ef6 18.Qh5 Ne4 aleksandras19–thanomu/kurnik 2014/1–0; 
       4.d4 0–0=) 
    4...0–0 5.Nf3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 
       (8.Qd4?? Nfd7 9.Qd2 Ba1–+; 
       8.Nd4?! c5 9.Nf3 Ne4=) 
    8...d5 9.c5 Ne4 10.0–0 b6 
       (10...a5 11.Bb2=) 
    11.Ra2 Nc6 
       (11...a5 12.cb6 ab4 13.bc7 Qc7 14.Rc2=) 
    12.Rc2 
       (12.Rc2 Qf6 13.Bb2=) 
    1–0
    
    
    (213) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Ramos,Francis
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 g6 
       (2...a5 3.b5 c5 4.c4 e6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bb2 0–0 7.e3 b6 8.Nc3 Bb7 9.Qc2 
       d5 10.cd5 ed5 11.d4 Nbd7 12.Bd3 cd4 13.ed4 Ne4 14.Ne4 de4 15.Be4 Be4 
       16.Qe4 Re8 17.Ne5 Wohl,A (2370)–Corkett,A (2280)/4NCL, Birmingham 
       ENG 2001/1–0 (33)) 
    3.e3 Bg7 4.Nf3N 
       (4.h4 0–0 5.h5 gh5 6.Rh5 Nh5 7.c3 Nf6 8.Nf3 a5 9.Nd4 ab4 10.Nf5 bc3 
       11.Ng7 Kg7 12.Nc3 c6 13.Bb2 d5 14.Ne2 Na6 15.Nf4 Kg8 16.Nh5 Nc5 17.Nf6 
       ef6 18.Qh5 Ne4 aleksandras19–thanomu/kurnik 2014/1–0) 
    4...0–0 5.c4 
       (5.d4 d5=) 
    5...d6 6.d4 b6 
       (6...e5 7.Bb2=) 
    7.Be2 Bb7 
       (7...c5 8.0–0=) 
    8.0–0+= c5 9.Nc3 Nbd7 10.Qc2 
       (10.Bb2 cd4 11.ed4 Rc8=) 
    10...e5 
       (10...Rc8!?=) 
    11.d5+= Re8 
       (11...e4 12.Nd2+=) 
    12.e4+/– Nf8 
       (12...a6 13.Be3+/–) 
    13.bc5 bc5 14.Bg5 h6 15.Be3 g5 
       (15...Qe7 16.Rfb1+/–) 
    16.Rab1 Rb8 17.Qa4 
       (17.Rb2 Ng6+/–) 
    17...a6 18.Rb3 Ng6 19.Rfb1 Qc7 20.h4 
       (20.Rb6 Nf4+/–) 
    20...g4 
       (20...gh4 21.Rb6+=) 
    21.Nh2+/– h5 22.Nf1 Nf4 
       (22...Nh4?? 23.Bg5 Nd7 24.Bh4+–) 
    23.Ng3 Red8 24.Nf5 
       (24.Bf4 ef4 25.Nf5 Nd7+/–) 
    24...Bf8 
       (24...Ne2!? 25.Ne2 Ne4+=) 
    25.f3 
       (25.Bf4 ef4 26.f3 gf3 27.Bf3 Ng4+–) 
    25...Ne2 26.Ne2 a5 
       (better is 26...gf3 27.gf3 Bg7+/–) 
    27.Bg5+– Bg7 28.Neg3 Rd7 
       (28...Ba6 29.fg4 hg4 30.Ng7 Kg7 31.Rf1+–) 
    29.Ng7 
       (29.Bf6!? Bf6 30.Nh5 Bd8 31.fg4 Kh7+–) 
    29...Kg7 30.Nf5 Kg6 31.Bf6 Kf6 32.Rb6 
       (32.Rb7 Qb7 33.Rb7 Rdb7 34.fg4 hg4 35.Nd6 Rb1 36.Kh2 g3 37.Kg3 Rg8 
       38.Kf2 Rb2 39.Kf3 Rgg2+–) 
    32...Kg6 
       (32...Qd8 33.Qa5 Rc8 34.Qd2+–) 
    33.Qd1 g3 
       (33...f6 34.Qd2 Kf7+–) 
    34.Qd2 
       (34.Qd2 f6 35.Qh6 Kf7 36.Qg7 Ke8 37.Qg8) 
    1–0
    
    (214) Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Ramos,Francis
    FICGS, 2015
    1.b4 Nf6 2.a3 g6 
       (2...a5 3.b5 c5 4.c4 e6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bb2 0–0 7.e3 b6 8.Nc3 Bb7 9.Qc2 
       d5 10.cd5 ed5 11.d4 Nbd7 12.Bd3 cd4 13.ed4 Ne4 14.Ne4 de4 15.Be4 Be4 
       16.Qe4 Re8 17.Ne5 Wohl,A (2370)–Corkett,A (2280)/4NCL, Birmingham 
       ENG 2001/1–0 (33)) 
    3.e3 Bg7 4.Nf3N 
       (4.h4 0–0 5.h5 gh5 6.Rh5 Nh5 7.c3 Nf6 8.Nf3 a5 9.Nd4 ab4 10.Nf5 bc3 
       11.Ng7 Kg7 12.Nc3 c6 13.Bb2 d5 14.Ne2 Na6 15.Nf4 Kg8 16.Nh5 Nc5 17.Nf6 
       ef6 18.Qh5 Ne4 aleksandras19–thanomu/kurnik 2014/1–0) 
    4...0–0 5.c4 
       (5.d4 d5=) 
    5...d6 6.d3 
       (6.d4 e5=) 
    6...b6 
       (6...e5 7.e4=) 
    7.Bb2 Bb7 8.Be2 e5 
       (8...a5 9.b5=) 
    9.0–0+= Nbd7 10.Nfd2 
       (10.Nc3 c5+=) 
    10...Re8 
       (10...d5 11.Nc3=) 
    11.Nc3 c5 
       (11...a6 12.Bf3 c6 13.Qb3=) 
    12.Bf3+= Bf3 13.Qf3 
       (worse is 13.gf3 Nf8=) 
    13...a5 
       (13...Qe7 14.Nde4+=) 
    14.b5 Nf8 
       (14...Qe7 15.Nde4+/–) 
    15.a4 
       (15.Nde4 Rb8+/–) 
    15...h5 
       (15...Ne6 16.Nde4+=) 
    16.Rad1 Ne6 17.Nce4 Qe7 
       (17...Ng4+/–) 
    18.Nc3 Rad8 
       (better is 18...Qd8!?=) 
    19.Nde4+/– Nh7 
       (19...Ne4 20.Qe4 Rb8 21.Nd5+=) 
    20.Nd5 Qa7 21.Nec3 Nc7 22.Nc7 Qc7 23.Nd5 Qa7 24.e4 Ng5 25.Qg3 Ne6 26.Qh4 
    Nd4 27.Bd4 cd4 
       (27...ed4 28.f4+–) 
    28.f3 
       (28.f4 Qb7+–) 
    28...Rb8 29.g4 hg4 30.fg4 Qd7 31.g5 Re6 32.Rf3 Rb7 
       (32...Kf8+–) 
    33.Nf6 Bf6 34.gf6 
       (34.Rf6?! d5 35.ed5 Rf6 36.gf6 Qf5+/–) 
    34...Qd8 
       (34...Rf6 35.Rf6 Qe7 36.Rdf1+–) 
    35.Rdf1 
       (35.Rdf1 Rf6 36.Rf6+–) 
    1–0
    
    (215) Cirulis,Ilmars (2010) – Ropokis,Dimitrios (1925)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 g6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.e3 0–0 5.d4 b6 6.c4 d6 7.Be2 c5 8.a3 
       (8.b5 Bb7 9.0–0 e6 10.Nbd2 Nbd7 11.a4 a5 12.ba6 Ra6 13.Qc2 Ra8 
       14.Rfc1 Re8 15.Ne1 cd4 16.ed4 e5 17.d5 Nc5 18.Nd3 Nd3 19.Bd3 Rc8 
       20.Qb1 Ba6 21.Bf1 Bh6 22.Bc3 Rc5 Kempinski,R (2520)–Epishin,V (2565)/
       Bundesliga 2001/½–½ (179)) 
    8...e6N 
       (8...Nbd7 9.Nc3 a5 10.Qb3 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1 cb4 13.Qb4 Bb7 14.0–0 
       Qa8 15.Rb1 Qa7 16.Nb5 Qa2 17.Nc3 Qc2 18.Rd1 Qf5 19.d5 Ne4 20.Bd3 Ndc5 
       21.Be4 Ne4 22.Ne4 Qe4 23.Bg7 Kushch,N (2400)–Stets,V (2180)/UKR–ch 
       Sevastopol 2000/1–0; 
       8...Bb7 9.0–0 Nbd7 10.Nbd2 (10.Nc3 Rc8 11.Rc1 a6 12.d5 b5 13.cb5 ab5 
       14.Rc2 cb4 15.ab4 Nd5 16.Nd5 Rc2 17.Ne7 Qe7 18.Qc2 ½–½ 
       Jimenez,J–Trapeaux,J/FRA AJEC46 corr 1997) 10...Rc8 11.Qb3 Rc7 
       12.Rac1 Qa8 13.dc5 bc5 14.Rfd1 cb4 15.ab4 a5 16.Ra1 Qb8 17.Ra5 Bf3 
       18.Bf3 d5 19.c5 Ne4 20.Be4 Bb2 21.Bd5 Bg7 22.Ra8 Qb5 23.Bf7 
       kallekusta (1825)–roman112a (1805)/kurnik 2014/1–0 (32); 
       8...a5 9.bc5 bc5 10.0–0=) 
    9.0–0+= Bb7 10.Qb3 cd4 11.Nd4 Nc6 12.Nf3 
       (12.Rd1 Nd4 13.Bd4 Qc7+=) 
    12...Qe7 
       (12...Qc7 13.Nc3=) 
    13.Rd1 Rfd8 14.Nc3 Ne5 15.Ne5 de5 16.Rac1 Rac8 17.Qa4 Rd1 
       (17...a6 18.b5=) 
    18.Nd1+/– Qd6 
       (18...Qd7 19.Qa7 Qc6 20.f3+=) 
    19.Nc3 
       (19.Qa7!? Qc6 20.f3+=) 
    19...a6+= 20.Rd1 Qc7 21.Qc2 h5 22.e4 Rd8 23.Rd8 Qd8 24.f3 
       (24.Bc1 Ng4+=) 
    24...Nd7 25.Qd3 Bh6 26.Nd1 Qc7 27.g3 Nb8 
       (27...h4 28.Ne3=) 
    28.Ne3+= Bg5 
       (28...Nc6 29.Bf1+=) 
    29.h4 
       (29.Ng2 Nc6+=) 
    29...Bf6 30.Nc2 Nc6 31.Kg2 a5 32.Bf1 Bg7 33.Be2 f5 
       (33...Bf6 34.c5 bc5 35.bc5+=) 
    34.Bc3 Ne7 35.ba5 ba5 36.Ne1 
       (36.Kf1 Nc8=) 
    36...Nc6 37.ef5 
       (37.Qd2 a4=) 
    37...ef5 38.c5 Kh7 39.Qb5 The isolani on a5 becomes a target 39...Qe7 
    40.Kf1 f4 
       (40...Ba8 41.Bc4=) 
    41.gf4 ef4 
       (41...Nd4 
         A) worse is 42.Qa5 ef4 (worse is 42...Ne2 43.Ke2 ef4 44.Kf1+=) 43.Bd4 Bd4+=;
         B) 42.Bd4 ed4 43.Bd3+=) 
    42.Bg7 Qg7 
       (42...Kg7!? 43.Ng2 Ba8 44.Nf4 Qf6+=) 
    43.Bd3+= Ne5 44.Qa5 Nd3 
       (44...Bf3 45.Qd2 Qf6 46.Nf3 Nf3 47.Bg6 Qg6 48.Qf4 Qg1 49.Ke2 Nd4 
       50.Kd3=) 
    45.Nd3+/– Qd7 ½–½
    
    (216) Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (1920)
    FICGS, 2016
    1.b4 g6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 Bg7 4.Nf3 0–0 5.Be2 d6 6.0–0 Nbd7 7.c4 e5 8.d4 Qe7 
    9.a4 
       (9.Nc3 c6 10.b5 Re8 11.a4 e4 12.Nd2 Nf8 13.a5 h5 14.a6 Bf5 15.ab7 Qb7 
       16.Ba3 d5 17.bc6 Qc6 18.cd5 Nd5 19.Nd5 Qd5 20.Bc4 Qd7 21.Qb3 a6 
       22.Rfb1 Ne6 23.Bd5 Rad8 ferminkatcho (1870)–funesko27 (1880)/kurnik 
       2014/1–0 (37)) 
    9...a5N 
       (9...Re8 10.Nc3 c6 11.a5 a6 (11...Nf8 12.d5 cd5 13.cd5 Bg4 14.Nd2 h5 
       15.Rc1 Rac8 16.a6 ba6 17.f3 Bd7 18.Ba6 Rc3 19.Rc3 Nd5 20.Ra3 Nb4 
       21.Be2 Be6 22.Qa4 Rb8 23.Ba1 d5 24.Rc1 d4 25.ed4 ed4 26.Ne4 
       Mamedyarov,S (2645)–Radjabov,T (2670)/Presidents Cup, Baku AZE 2005/
       ½–½ (3) 12.Re1 e4 13.Nd2 d5 14.cd5 cd5 15.Qb3 Qd6 16.b5 Nf8 
       17.Ba3 Qd8 18.ba6 ba6 19.Reb1 Re6 20.Na4 Qa5 21.Bf8 Bf8 22.Nc5 Qd8 
       23.Ne6 fe6 24.Qb6 Wavresky,P (2060)–Demarre,J (2295)/Issy Meudon 
       schev 1991/1–0 (38); 
       9...ed4 10.ed4 d5 11.b5=) 
    10.b5 Re8 11.Re1 c5 12.Nc3 e4 13.Nd2 Nb6 14.dc5 dc5 15.h3 Rd8 16.Qc2 
    Pawn e4, live or die! 16...h5 
       (16...h6 17.Rad1=) 
    17.Rad1 Bf5 18.Ba3 
       (18.Nb3 Nfd7+=) 
    18...h4 
       (18...Qe5 19.Rf1=) 
    19.Nb3+= Rdc8 20.Nd4 
       (20.Rd2 Qe5+=) 
    20...Bd7= 21.Bf1 
       (21.Rc1 Qe5 22.Nb3 Bf5=) 
    21...Nfd5?? 
       (better is 21...Qe5=) 
    22.Nd5+– 
       (22.Nd5 Nd5 23.cd5+–) 
    1–0
    
    
    
    
    

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