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bobby1972
17-01-2005, 01:19 PM
WHAT A GAME,THE CHAMP BLASTED VERY VERY RARE A GEM

[Event "Corus A"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "2005.01.16"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Kramnik, V."]
[Black "Topalov, V."]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B90"]
[WhiteElo "2754"]
[BlackElo "2757"]
[PlyCount "40"]
[EventDate "2005.01.15"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. f3 b5 8. g4 h6
9. Qd2 b4 10. Na4 Nbd7 11. O-O-O Ne5 12. Qxb4 Bd7 13. Nb3 Rb8 14. Qa3 Nxf3 15.
h3 Nxe4 16. Be2 Ne5 17. Rhe1 Qc7 18. Bd4 Nc6 19. Bc3 d5 20. Nbc5 Qa7 0-1

auriga
17-01-2005, 02:18 PM
it seemed to go off the rails after na4 and then qa3?! :D

pax
17-01-2005, 03:09 PM
Not often you see Kramnik play like a patzer.

Bill Gletsos
17-01-2005, 03:16 PM
it seemed to go off the rails after na4 and then qa3?! :D
10. Na4 is ok, its 13. Nb3 that is crook.
Better would have been 13.Nc3.