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Kevin Bonham
09-08-2011, 04:46 PM
Kramnik
Karjakin
Grischuk
Svidler
Morozevich
Nepomniatchi
Galkin
Timofeev

Stronger field than some super-GM tournaments! Single round robin presumably with tiebreaks of some kind to follow if required.

Round 1 and Svidler defeats Kramnik while the other games were drawn:

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. d3 Bg4 5. Nbd2 Nbd7 6. h3 Bh5 7. g4 Bg6 8. Nh4
e6 9. e3 Bd6 10. Qe2 Qc7 11. O-O O-O-O 12. Rb1 Qa5 13. a3 Bb8 14. f4 e5 15. f5
e4 16. dxe4 Qc7 17. Rf4 Rde8 18. fxg6 hxg6 19. Nhf3 Qb6 20. e5 Nxe5 21. Nxe5
Bxe5 22. Rf3 Nh7 23. c4 Ng5 24. cxd5 cxd5 25. Nf1 Kb8 26. b4 d4 27. Bd2 Re7 28.
Rc1 dxe3 29. Bxe3 Bd4 30. Rg3 Bxe3+ 31. Nxe3 Rhe8 32. Rc3 a6 33. Qf2 f6 34. Nc2
Qxf2+ 35. Kxf2 Re2+ 36. Kf1 Rd2 37. Rgd3 Ree2 38. Rxd2 Rxd2 39. Ne3 Ne6 40. Nc4
Rd1+ 41. Kf2 Nf4 42. Bf3 Ra1 43. h4 g5 44. h5 1-0

Max Illingworth
09-08-2011, 05:58 PM
The plan of switching the queen and bishop battery around is weird. 12...e5 looks better, with the idea of stopping f4 and intending ...e4 after some preparation.

Edit: After the game Svidler recommended 12...h6.

Kevin Bonham
10-08-2011, 12:44 AM
Kramnik beat Timofeev comfortably tonight so is 1/2. Svidler drew with Karjakin so is at least equal leader on 1.5/2 with the two strongest opponents behind him - on the other hand he had white against both of them.

Kramnik - Timofeev

1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 Nf6 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.g3 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.Bg2 Nc7 7.0-0 e5 8.a3 Be7 9.b4 0-0 10.bxc5 Bxc5 11.Bb2 Re8 12.Rc1 Bf8 13.Ne4 Rb8 14.d3 Nb5 15.Nfg5 Nc7 16.Qb3 Be6 17.Nxe6 Nxe6 18.e3 Qa5 19.Rc4 Red8 20.Rfc1 Qb6 21.Qc2 Na5 22.Rc3 Rd7 23.Nd2 Rbd8 24.Nf3 Rd5 25.Ba1 Qa6 26.Rb1 Nc6 27.Bf1 Bxa3 28.d4 Qa5 29.Rxb7 Bc5 30.Rxc5 Rxc5 31.dxc5 Qxa1 32.Qf5 Rf8 33.Rxf7 Rxf7 34.Qxe6 e4 35.Qxe4 1-0

Kevin Bonham
10-08-2011, 02:41 AM
Moro to share of the lead after Grischuk blunders allowing his queen to be trapped.

Morozevich,Alexander (2694) - Grischuk,Alexander (2746) [D31]
Superfinal 64th Russian Championship Moscow/Russia (2), 09.08.2011
[Robot 4]

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Be7 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Bf4 c6 6.e3 Bf5 7.h3 Nd7 8.Nf3 Qb6 9.Qe2 Ngf6 10.g4 Bg6 11.Nh4 Qa5 12.Bg2 Ne4 13.Nxg6 Nxc3 14.Qd2 hxg6 15.bxc3 Nb6 16.0-0 Nc4 17.Qe2 0-0 18.e4 Bd6 19.e5 Ba3 20.Rab1 Qxc3 21.Rfd1 b5 22.Rb3 Qa5 23.g5 Rfe8 24.h4 Bf8 25.h5 gxh5 26.Qxh5 g6 27.Qh4 Qxa2 28.Rh3 Bg7 29.Qh7+ Kf8 30.Rf3 Qe2 31.Rdd3 Re6 32.Bg3 a5?? [32...Nd2 33.Rfe3 Qd1+ 34.Kh2 Rae8 35.Bh3 b4 etc black is cruising] 33.Bf1 Qe4 [33...Qc2 34.Rxf7+ Kxf7 35.Rf3+ and black must interpose queen or be mated, and soon after loses a rook] 34.Rf4 Qxf4 35.Bxf4 a4 36.Rd1 a3 37.Bxc4 dxc4 38.Bd2 Ra4 39.Be3 Re7 40.d5 a2 41.d6 Rd7 42.Bd4 b4 43.Qxg7+ 1-0

Nepomniachtchi,Ian (2711) - Galkin,Alexander (2598) [D41]
Superfinal 64th Russian Championship Moscow/Russia (2), 09.08.2011
[Robot 4]

Draw with an amusing finish.

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 c5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.e4 Nxc3 7.bxc3 cxd4 8.cxd4 Bb4+ 9.Bd2 Bxd2+ 10.Qxd2 0-0 11.Bc4 Nd7 12.0-0 b6 13.Rad1 Bb7 14.Qf4 Rc8 15.Bd3 Qf6 16.Qg3 Qg6 17.Qh4 Qf6 18.Qh3 Qf4 19.d5 Nc5 20.Bb1 h6 21.Rd4 exd5 22.exd5 Qf6 23.Qg3 Rcd8 24.Rfd1 Rfe8 25.h4 Rd7 26.h5 Rde7 27.Kh2 Re2 28.Rf4 Qb2 29.Nd4 Ne4 30.Bxe4 R2xe4 31.d6 Rxf4 32.Qxf4 Rd8 33.Rd3 Qb4 34.Rg3 Qxd6 35.Rxg7+ Kh8 36.Rxf7 Qxf4+ 37.Rxf4 a5 38.Ne6 Rg8 39.f3 Bd5 40.Rf6 Kh7 41.Nf8+ Kg7 42.Nd7 Bxa2 43.Rg6+ Kf7 44.Rxb6 Ra8 45.Rxh6 a4 46.Rh7+ Ke6 47.Nc5+ Ke5 48.Re7+ Kf6 49.Re1 a3 50.g4 Bf7 51.Ne4+ Kg7 52.Nc3 a2 53.Nxa2 Rxa2+ 54.Kg3 Ra3 55.Re7 Kf6 56.Re4 Ra1 57.Rf4+ Kg7 58.Rf5 Ra4 59.f4 Ra1 60.Kh4 Rg1 61.Rc5 Bb3 62.Rc7+ Kf6 63.Rc6+ Kf7 64.h6 Bd1 65.Rc7+ Kg8 66.g5 Rg4+ 67.Kh5 Rxf4+ 68.Kg6 Bg4 69.h7+ Kh8 70.Kh6 Bf5 71.g6 Rh4+ 72.Kg5 Rg4+ 73.Kxf5 Rxg6 74.Kxg6 -

Kevin Bonham
10-08-2011, 10:47 PM
Karpov has described the superfinal as a "superjoke" for being only a single round robin.

Galkin and Morozevich had a boring round 3 draw so Moro is 2/3.

Adamski
10-08-2011, 11:07 PM
Nepomniachtchi,Ian (2711) - Galkin,Alexander (2598) [D41]
Superfinal 64th Russian Championship Moscow/Russia (2), 09.08.2011
[Robot 4]

Draw with an amusing finish.

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 c5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.e4 Nxc3 7.bxc3 cxd4 8.cxd4 Bb4+ 9.Bd2 Bxd2+ 10.Qxd2 0-0 11.Bc4 Nd7 12.0-0 b6 13.Rad1 Bb7 14.Qf4 Rc8 15.Bd3 Qf6 16.Qg3 Qg6 17.Qh4 Qf6 18.Qh3 Qf4 19.d5 Nc5 20.Bb1 h6 21.Rd4 exd5 22.exd5 Qf6 23.Qg3 Rcd8 24.Rfd1 Rfe8 25.h4 Rd7 26.h5 Rde7 27.Kh2 Re2 28.Rf4 Qb2 29.Nd4 Ne4 30.Bxe4 R2xe4 31.d6 Rxf4 32.Qxf4 Rd8 33.Rd3 Qb4 34.Rg3 Qxd6 35.Rxg7+ Kh8 36.Rxf7 Qxf4+ 37.Rxf4 a5 38.Ne6 Rg8 39.f3 Bd5 40.Rf6 Kh7 41.Nf8+ Kg7 42.Nd7 Bxa2 43.Rg6+ Kf7 44.Rxb6 Ra8 45.Rxh6 a4 46.Rh7+ Ke6 47.Nc5+ Ke5 48.Re7+ Kf6 49.Re1 a3 50.g4 Bf7 51.Ne4+ Kg7 52.Nc3 a2 53.Nxa2 Rxa2+ 54.Kg3 Ra3 55.Re7 Kf6 56.Re4 Ra1 57.Rf4+ Kg7 58.Rf5 Ra4 59.f4 Ra1 60.Kh4 Rg1 61.Rc5 Bb3 62.Rc7+ Kf6 63.Rc6+ Kf7 64.h6 Bd1 65.Rc7+ Kg8 66.g5 Rg4+ 67.Kh5 Rxf4+ 68.Kg6 Bg4 69.h7+ Kh8 70.Kh6 Bf5 71.g6 Rh4+ 72.Kg5 Rg4+ 73.Kxf5 Rxg6 74.Kxg6 -
Surprised that ended in stalemate. Both seemed to have winning chances at different stages.

ER
11-08-2011, 12:31 AM
Moro is amazing! Goes away from chess for long periods of time then comes back and plays high standard chess as if nothing happened!

Kevin Bonham
11-08-2011, 01:41 AM
Moro is amazing! Goes away from chess for long periods of time then comes back and plays high standard chess as if nothing happened!

Yes and he's doing much better in big round-robins lately than has often been the case in the past.

Svidler drew and shares the lead with Moro, as does Karjakin who beat Kramnik; Kramnik missed a nice drawing idea in the endgame.

Karjakin,Sergey (2788) - Kramnik,Vladimir (2781) [C67]
Superfinal 64th Russian Championship Moscow/Russia (3), 10.08.2011
[Robot 4]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 Nxe4 5.d4 Nd6 6.Bxc6 dxc6 7.dxe5 Nf5 8.Qxd8+ Kxd8 9.Nc3 Bd7 10.h3 b6 11.a4 a5 12.g4 Ne7 13.Ng5 Be8 14.f4 h6 15.Nf3 g6 16.b3 Kc8 17.Bb2 Bg7 18.Ne4 c5 19.Ng3 Rg8 20.Kh2 Bd7 21.c4 Kb7 22.Rad1 Rad8 23.Rd3 Bc8 24.Rfd1 Rxd3 25.Rxd3 Re8 26.Ne4 Nc6 27.Kg3 Kb8 28.Bc3 Rd8 29.Rxd8 Nxd8 30.e6 Nxe6 31.Bxg7 Nxg7 32.Ne5 f5 33.Nf6 g5 34.Nc6+ Kb7 35.Nd8+ Kb8 36.Nc6+ Kb7 37.Nd8+ Kb8 38.fxg5 hxg5 39.Nh7 c6 [It's not easy to see at the best of times, let alone while close to the time control, but Kramnik misses the great resource 39...fxg4 40.hxg4 Nf5+!! 41.gxf5 Bxf5 42.Nxg5 Bc2 when black gets two queenside pawns and it is white who has to be a little careful on the way to the draw] 40.Nxg5 Kc7 41.Ndf7 b5 42.Kf4 fxg4 43.hxg4 Ne6+ I don't like this. Perhaps black is dead lost here anyway but I think he should be trying for swindles based on giving up both his pieces for pawns and reaching a KNN v K and some number of pawns where white does not have a forced win or at least has to think about it. Perhaps a forlorn hope but worth a try because I think the text is just too easy. 44.Nxe6+ Bxe6 45.Ne5 Kd6 46.g5 bxa4 47.bxa4 Ke7 48.Nxc6+ Kd6 49.Nxa5 Kc7 50.Ke5 Bg8 51.Nb3 Bxc4 52.Nxc5 Kb6 53.Ne4 Bb3 54.Nc3 Bc2 55.Kf6 Kc5 56.g6 Kb4 57.g7 Bb3 58.Ne4 Bg8 59.Ke7 1-0

Kevin Bonham
12-08-2011, 01:13 AM
Morozevich-Timofeev

1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e4 Nf6 4.e5 Nd5 5.Bxc4 Nb6 6.Bd3 Nc6 7.Ne2 Bg4 8.f3 Be6 9.Nbc3 Bc4 10.Bxc4 Nxc4 11.e6 fxe6 12.0-0 Nb6 13.Ne4 g6 14.Nc5 Qd6 15.Nxb7 Qd5 16.Be3 Bg7 17.Nf4 Qf5 18.Rc1 Nxd4 19.Bxd4 Bxd4+ 20.Qxd4 e5 21.Qb4 Qxf4 22.Qb5+ c6 23.Qxc6+ Kf7 24.Nc5 Qd4+ 25.Kh1 Qd5 26.Qxd5+ Nxd5 27.Nd3 Kf6 28.Rc6+ e6 29.Re1 Rhc8 30.Ra6 Rc2 31.h4 Rc4 32.Re4 Rd4 33.Nc5 Nf4 34.Rxd4 exd4 35.g3 Rc8 36.b4 Nd5 37.Rxe6+ Kf7 38.Ra6 Nxb4 39.Rxa7+ 1-0

It appears that Timofeev lost on time.

Svidler-Galkin

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.h4 h5 5.c4 e6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Nge2 Nh6 8.Ng3 g6 9.Bf4 Kf8 10.Qd2 Kg7 11.Bg5 a6 12.Be2 Nd7 13.0-0 dxc4 14.Bxc4 Bxg5 15.hxg5 Ng8 16.Nge4 Bxe4 17.Nxe4 Ne7 18.Rad1 Nf5 19.Nf6 Qe7 20.Qa5 Rhd8 21.Rfe1 Nf8 22.Qb6 Rac8 23.Bb3 Nh7 24.f4 Qc7 25.Qc5 Nxf6 26.gxf6+ Kh7 27.Kh2 Nh6 28.Rd2 Rd7 29.Bd1 Qd8 30.Bf3 Qf8 31.Qc3 Rcd8 32.Red1 Kg8 33.Kg1 Kh7 34.b4 Kg8 35.a3 Kh7 36.Rd3 Kg8 37.Bxh5 Nf5 38.Bg4 Qh6 39.Bxf5 exf5 40.Rf1 Qh4 41.Rh3 Qg4 42.e6 fxe6 43.Qe1 1-0

Karjakin struggling to avoid defeat against Nepo so he won't be joining these guys on 3/4 unless there is a megablunder.

Kevin Bonham
12-08-2011, 01:43 AM
Kramnik,Vladimir (2781) - Nepomniachtchi,Ian (2711) [A34]
Superfinal 64th Russian Championship Moscow/Russia (4), 11.08.2011
[Robot 4]

1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.e3 e5 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.d4 e4 6.Ne5 g6 7.Be2 Bg7 8.0-0 0-0 9.b3 cxd4 10.exd4 Re8 11.Bf4 d6 12.Nxc6 bxc6 13.Rc1 d5 14.Qd2 Ba6 15.Rfd1 Rc8 16.h3 dxc4 17.bxc4 Nd7 18.Na4 Bf8 19.Bf1 h5 20.Qc3 Qf6 21.Be3 c5 22.Qa5 cxd4 23.Bxd4 Qc6 24.Nc3 Bh6 25.Nd5 Bxc1 26.Rxc1 Bb7 27.Qb4 a5 28.Ne7+ Kf8 29.Nxg6+ Kg8 30.Ne7+ Kf8 31.Ng6+ Kg8 32.Ne7+ Kf8 33.Nxc6+ axb4 34.Nxb4 Nc5 35.Rb1 Red8 36.Nc2 Ba8 37.Rb5 Nd3 38.Rxh5 Ke8 39.Bb6 Rd6 40.c5 Rd5 41.Rh6 Rg5 42.Nd4 Rg6 43.Rh5 Ke7 44.a4 Nf4 45.Re5+ Kf8 46.g3 Nd3 47.Rh5 Kg8 48.a5 Re8 49.a6 Re5 50.Rxe5 Nxe5 51.Bb5 e3 52.a7 Kf8 53.Bc7 1-0

Kevin Bonham
12-08-2011, 01:55 AM
Karjakin,Sergey (2788) - Grischuk,Alexander (2746) [B09]
Superfinal 64th Russian Championship Moscow/Russia (4), 11.08.2011
[Robot 4]


1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.f4 Bg7 5.Nf3 c5 6.Bb5+ Bd7 7.e5 Ng4 8.e6 fxe6 9.Ng5 Bxb5 10.Nxe6 Bxd4 11.Nxb5 Qa5+ 12.Qd2 Qxd2+ 13.Bxd2 Kd7 14.Nbxd4 cxd4 15.Nxd4 Rc8 16.0-0 Rc5 17.c3 Nc6 18.Nf3 b5 19.h3 Nf6 20.Be3 Rd5 21.Nd4 Na5 22.Rad1 Nc4 23.Bc1 a5 24.Nc2 Rxd1 25.Rxd1 Rc8 26.Kf1 Nb6 27.a3 a4 28.Rd4 Nfd5 29.Ke2 e5 30.fxe5 dxe5 31.Rd1 Ke6 32.Rf1 Nc4 33.Rf3 h6 34.Nb4 Nxb4 35.axb4 g5 36.g4 Rg8 37.Rf1 Nb6 38.Be3 Nd5 39.Rh1 Rc8 40.h4 a3 41.bxa3 Rxc3 42.Bc5 Nf4+ 43.Kd2 Rxa3 44.hxg5 hxg5 45.Rh8 Kd5 46.Rd8+ Kc4 47.Re8 Kd5 48.Rb8 Kc4 49.Re8 Ra2+ 50.Ke3 Nd5+ 51.Kf3 Ra3+ 52.Ke2 Nc3+ 53.Ke3 Ra2 54.Rc8 Re2+ 55.Kf3 e4+ 56.Kg3 Rc2 57.Kh3 Nd5 58.Be7+? Tantamount to resignation but a very bad position anyway. 58...Kb3 59.Rxc2 Kxc2 60.Bxg5 Nxb4 61.Bh4 Nd5 62.g5 b4 63.Kg4 b3 64.g6 b2 65.g7 b1=Q 0-1

With three to go:

3 Moro, Svidler
2 Kramnik, Karjakin, Grischuk
1.5 Nepomniatchi, Galkin
1 Timofeev

Kevin Bonham
14-08-2011, 08:31 PM
Svidler was somewhat lucky to beat Timofeev in round 5 while Moro pushed for a result in the endgame against Nepomniatchi and got a result of the zero-point variety. Svidler leads by a point and plays Nepo then Moro.

Adamski
14-08-2011, 11:52 PM
That's sad for Moro on what was looking like avery successful comeback.

Kevin Bonham
15-08-2011, 02:35 AM
Svidler Russian champion with a round to spare.

Svidler,Peter (2739) - Nepomniachtchi,Ian (2711) [A34]
Superfinal 64th Russian Championship Moscow/Russia (6), 14.08.2011
[Robot 3]

1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g3 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.Bg2 Nc7 7.0-0 e5 8.a3 f6 9.e3 Qd3 10.Ne1 Qg6 11.d3 Be6 12.Qa4 Bd7 13.Nb5 Nxb5 14.Qxb5 Rb8 15.Qc4 Bd6 16.b4 cxb4 17.axb4 Ke7 18.b5 Nb4 19.Qb3 Be6 20.Qb1 Qe8 21.Rxa7 Qxb5 22.Bd2 Qb6 23.Ra3 Bc5 24.d4 exd4 25.exd4 Na6 26.Qxb6 Bxb6 27.Bf4 Bc7 28.Nd3 Bxf4 29.Nxf4 Bc8 30.Re1+ Kd6 31.Rae3 Nb4 32.Rb1 Nc6 33.Rc3 Bf5 34.Rb6 Kc7 35.Rb5 Bd7 36.d5 Rhe8 37.h4 Re5 38.Rb2 Rc8 39.Nd3 Ree8 40.dxc6 Bxc6 41.Nb4 1-0

Moro needed to match this win to stay in the hunt:

Kramnik,Vladimir (2781) - Morozevich,Alexander (2694) [D31]
Superfinal 64th Russian Championship Moscow/Russia (6), 14.08.2011
[Robot 3]

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 a6 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Nc3 c6 6.Bf4 Bd6 7.Bxd6 Qxd6 8.e3 Ne7 9.Bd3 Bf5 10.Bxf5 Nxf5 11.Qc2 Ne7 12.Qb3 Ra7 13.e4 0-0 14.e5 Qd8 15.Qc2 f6 16.0-0 fxe5 17.Nxe5 Nf5 18.Qd3 Nd7 19.Rae1 Ra8 20.Na4 Nxe5 21.Rxe5 g6 22.Nc5 Rf7 23.Rfe1 Ng7 24.g3 Qf8 25.R1e2 Re8 26.Rxe8 Nxe8 27.Re5 Ng7 28.Qe2 Qd6 29.Kg2 Qf6 30.h4 h6 31.Nd3 Nf5 32.Re6 Qg7 33.Qg4 Kh7 34.h5 gxh5 35.Qxh5 Rf6 36.Rxf6 Qxf6 37.Nf4 Nxd4 38.Qe8 a5 39.b3 b5 40.Qd7+ Qg7 41.Qe8 Qf6 42.Qd7+ Qg7 43.Qd6 Qf7 44.g4 c5 45.Kg3 h5 46.Nxh5 Qf3+ 47.Kh4 Qxf2+ 48.Kg5 Qe3+ 49.Nf4 Ne2 50.Qd7+ Kh8 51.Qc8+ Kg7 52.Qc7+ Kh8 53.Qd8+ Kg7 54.Qc7+ Kh8 55.Qd8+ Kg7 56.Qc7+ -

Svidler's sixth win of the title and 5/6 against the field he has met is an awesome feat. His PR must be over 3000 now but presumably he will knock it down a bit by losing to Moro tomorrow. :lol:

Agent Smith
16-08-2011, 06:13 PM
Svidler's sixth win of the title and 5/6 against the field he has met is an awesome feat. His PR must be over 3000 now but presumably he will knock it down a bit by losing to Moro tomorrow.
Haha...

Why he didn't capture the passed C pawn ?! Still - a great result.

[Event "Superfinal 2011"]
[Site "Moscow"]
[Date "2011.08.15"]
[Round "07"]
[White "Morozevich, Alexander"]
[Black "Svidler, Peter"]
[Result "1-0"]
[Board "04"]
[Input "DGT7668"]
[Owner "Russian Chess Federation"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Qb3 dxc4 6.Qxc4 O-O 7.e4 a6 8.e5 b5
9.Qb3 Nfd7 10.Be2 c5 11.e6 fxe6 12.Qxe6+ Kh8 13.dxc5 Ne5 14.Qd5 Qxd5 15.
Nxd5 Bb7 16.Nc7 Nxf3+ 17.gxf3 Bxf3 18.Bxf3 Ra7 19.Nxb5 axb5 20.Ke2 Ra6 21.
Bb7 Re6+ 22.Be3 Bxb2 23.Rab1 Bd4 24.Rxb5 Na6 25.c6 Nc7 26.Rb3 Rf4 27.Rd1
Kg7 28.a4 Bc5 29.Rd7 Bd6 30.Rd3 Ne8 31.a5 1-0

Great win by Kramnik in the last round

[Event "64th ch-RUS"]
[Site "Moscow RUS"]
[Date "2011.08.15"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Galkin, Alexander"]
[Black "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2598"]
[BlackElo "2781"]
[ECO "B00"]
[EventDate "2011.08.08"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[Opening "King's pawn opening"]
[WhiteFideId "4120426"]
[BlackFideId "4101588"]

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.f3 c5 4.Ne2 e6 5.Be3 d5 6.dxc5 Nbd7 7.Nbc3 dxe4 8.b4 b6
9.c6 Bxb4 10.cxd7+ Bxd7 11.a3 Ba5 12.Qd4 Qe7 13.fxe4 e5 14.Qd3 O-O 15.Bg5
Rac8 16.Bxf6 Qxf6 17.O-O-O Be6 18.Nd5 Bxd5 19.exd5 e4 20.Qd4 Qd6 21.h4
Qxa3+ 22.Qb2 Qc5 23.Rh3 e3 24.Rg3 Bd2+ 25.Kb1 g6 26.h5 Rfe8 27.hxg6 hxg6
28.Rh3 Re5 29.Nc1 Bc3 30.Qb3 Re4 31.Na2 Qa5 32.Ba6 Rb4 33.Bxc8 Rxb3+ 34.
cxb3 e2 35.Nxc3 Qxc3 0-1


Also, a little sad to see Alexandra Kost. come last in her tournament. It was a tough field i guess.

Adamski
16-08-2011, 07:54 PM
Yes the non-playing of 13...Nxc5 is a bit of a mystery!