Facing lower rated players. Hvar Open, round 1. · Road to GM, Game 285

I faced a lower rated player in round 1 of Hvar Open. He’s very young, and very good for his age. there are no easy games.

Ivančić Ivan (1499) – Tomic Stjepan (2056)
Hvar Open, round 1
Caro-Kann, Panov

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.c4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e6 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Bg5 Bb4 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Qa5 10.Qc2 Ne4 11.Bd2 Nxd2 12.Nxd2 Bd7 13.cxd5 Qxd5 14.Qb3 Qxb3 15.Nxb3 b6 16.Ba6 Rd8 17.O-O Ne7 18.a4 O-O 19.Bb5 Nd5 20.c4 Nf4 21.Rfd1 Bc8 22.g3 Ng6 23.a5 Bb7 24.a6 Ba8 25.Nc1 Ne5 26.f4 Nf3+ 27.Kf2 Nxd4 28.Ra2 Nxb5 29.Rxd8 Rxd8 30.cxb5 Rc8 31.Nd3 Bd5 32.Rb2 Kf8 33.Nb4 Ke7 34.Ke3 Kd6 35.Kd4 Rc4+ 36.Ke3 h5 37.Nd3 f6 38.f5 Rc3 39.Kd2 Rb3 40.Rxb3 Bxb3 41.Kc3 Bd5 42.fxe6 Bxe6 43.Nf4 Bf7 44.Kd4 Be8 45.Kc4 g5 46.Nd3 Bd7 47.Nb2 Bh3 48.Kb4 Bf1 49.Nd1 Ke5 50.Ne3 Bd3 51.Nd1 f5 52.Nf2 Be2 53.Nh3 Kf6 54.Ng1 Bd1 55.Nh3 Be2 56.Ng1 Bg4 57.Kc4 Ke5 58.Kd3 Kd5 59.Kd2 h4 60.h3 Bh5 61.gxh4 gxh4 62.Ke3 Ke5 63.Nf3+ Bxf3 64.Kxf3 f4 65.Kf2 Ke4 66.Ke2 f3+ 67.Kf2 Kf4 68.Kg1 Kg3 69.Kh1 Kxh3 70.Kg1 Kg3 71.Kh1 Kf2

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