American Continental Championship 2018

 Slammin’ Sam Shankland  (World #27) wins the American Continental Championship Montevideo, Uruguay..  

his score was 9/11..  Live  Rating 2727.2 

 

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[Event “American Continental”]
[Site “Montevideo URU”]
[Date “2018.06.01”]
[EventDate “2018.06.01”]
[Round “1.1”]
[Result “1-0”]
[White “Samuel Shankland”]
[Black “Alvaro Guerrero”]
[ECO “E63”]
[WhiteElo “2717”]
[BlackElo “2116”]
[PlyCount “77”]

  Rd1  Shankland – Guerrero 1-0

1. g3 Nf6 2. Bg2 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. d4 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. c4 Nc6 7. Nc3 a6 8. b3 Rb8 9. d5 Na5 10. Bg5 b5 11. cxb5 axb5 12. b4 Nc4 13. Qb3 h6 14. Nxb5 hxg5 15. Qxc4 Ba6 16. a4 Nd7 17. Rac1 Nb6 18. Qe4 Nxa4 19. Nxc7 Bc8 20. Nxg5 Bf6 21. Qh4 Bxg5 22. Qxg5 Rxb4 23. Ne6 Bxe6 24. dxe6 Kg7 25. exf7 Rxf7 26. h4 Rf5 27. Qd2 Qb8 28. e4 Rfb5 29. Rc6 Qa7 30. Qf4 Re5 31. Rc8 Rf5 32. Qc1 Rc5 33. Qe3 Qb6 34. Ra8 Rc7 35. Qf4 Qd4 36. Qf8+ Kh7 37. Qg8+ Kh6 38. g4 e6 39. Bf3 1-0

[Event “American Continental”]
[Site “Montevideo URU”]
[Date “2018.06.09”]
[EventDate “2018.06.01”]
[Round “10.2”]
[Result “0-1”]
[White “Jeffery Xiong”]
[Black “Samuel Shankland”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2656”]
[BlackElo “2717”]
[PlyCount “82”]   

Rd 10   Xiong – Shankland 0-1

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 g6 7. g4 Bg7 8. Be3 O-O 9. Qd2 b5 10. Bg2 Bb7 11. a3 Nbd7 12. g5 Nh5 13. Bf3 Ne5 14. Bxh5 gxh5 15. O-O-O Rc8 16. Kb1 Rxc3 17. Qxc3 Bxe4 18. f3 Nxf3 19. Rhf1 Qd7 20. Qb3 Ne5 21. Rf4 Bg6 22. Rdf1 e6 23. Rf6 Rc8 24. Bc1 Rc4 25. Qe3 Qa7 26. Nf5 Qxe3 27. Nxe3 Rh4 28. R6f4 Rxh3 29. a4 h6 30. axb5 axb5 31. Rb4 Nd3 32. cxd3 Bxd3+ 33. Ka2 Bxf1 34. Nxf1 Rh1 35. Rf4 hxg5 36. Rf2 Bd4 37. Be3 Rxf1 38. Bxd4 Rxf2 39. Bxf2 h4 40. Kb3 f5 41. Kb4 h3 0-1

[Event “American Continental”]
[Site “Montevideo URU”]
[Date “2018.06.10”]
[EventDate “2018.06.01”]
[Round “11.1”]
[Result “1-0”]
[White “Samuel Shankland”]
[Black “Tomas Sosa”]
[ECO “D38”]
[WhiteElo “2717”]
[BlackElo “2453”]
[PlyCount “66”]

Rd11 Shankland – Sosa 1-0

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Qb3 a5 6. a3 Be7 7. Bf4 O-O 8. e3 b6 9. Rc1 Bb7 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Bxd5 12. Bc4 Bxf3 13. gxf3 Bd6 14. Bg3 Nd7 15. Bb5 Nf6 16. Ke2 Nh5 17. Rc6 Nxg3+ 18. hxg3 e5 19. dxe5 Bxe5 20. Bd3 g6 21. Bxg6 hxg6 22. Rxg6+ Bg7 23. Rh4 a4 24. Qa2 Qd7 25. Rhg4 Qb5+ 26. Ke1 Rad8 27. Rxg7+ Kh8 28. R7g5 Rd1+ 29. Kxd1 Qf1+ 30. Kd2 Rd8+ 31. Rd5 Qxf2+ 32. Kd3 Qf1+ 33. Ke4 f5+ 1-0

TOP 10 

1.Samuel Shankland 9/11 (+7 -0 =4)

2.Diego Flores 8.5/11  (+7 -1 =3)

3.Jorge Cori 8/11 (+6 -1 =4)

4.Sandro Mareco  8/11 (+6 -1 =4)

5.Emilio Cordova 8/11 (+5 -0 =6)

6.Robert Andrew Hungaski 8/11 (+5 -0 =6)

7.Kevin Joel Cori Quispe 8/11 (+6 -1 =4)

 8.Pablo Salinas Herrera 8/11 (+7 -2 =2)

 9. Brian Sebasti Escalante Ramirez 8/11 (+6 -1 =4)

 10. Diego Rafael Di Berardino  7.5/11 (+5 -1 =5) 

 

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