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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Boris Gelfend - V. Anand. World Championship 2012 Moscow

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The game is Played Between 43-year old Israeli Champ Boris Gelfend and Viswanathan Anand, 42 year Indian Champ in the World Championship 2012, Moscow. This is the second Game of the 12-game contest.
The first two matches were draw and the points are 1-1.

(2) Gelfand,Boris (2739) -
Anand,Viswanathan (2799)
12.05.2012
1.d4 In a 300 seat theatre at Moscow's
Tretyakov Gallery the audience saw Gelfend
to open the game with Queen's pawn. 1...d5
2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 Anand responded
with Semi-Salv. 5.Nf3 There are most of the 
games in the database with this move. The
second ranking move is 5 Bf1-d3. 5...a6
Diagram

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7+p+-+pzpp'
6p+p+psn-+&
5+-+p+-+-%
4-+PzP-+-+$
3+-sN-zPN+-#
2PzP-+-zPPzP"
1tR-vLQmKL+R!
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Rare move [5...Nbd7  43647 games 6.Qc2
Bd6 7.Bd3 0-0 8.0-0 dxc4 9.Bxc4 b5 10.Be2
Bb7 11.Rd1 Qc7 12.Bd2 a5 13.Rac1 Rac8
½-½ Gelfand,B (2739)-Topalov,V
(2770)/Wijk aan Zee 2012; 5...Bd6 3780
games; 5...Be7 3474 games.] 6.b3 Bb4
7.Bd2 Nbd7 8.Bd3 0-0 9.0-0 Bd6 10.Rc1 e5
11.cxd5 cxd5 12.e4 dxe4 13.Nxe4 Nxe4
14.Bxe4 Nf6 Diagram

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7+p+-+pzpp'
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5+-+-zp-+-%
4-+-zPL+-+$
3+P+-+N+-#
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It is a Novelty. there is no game with
14...Nf6 in my database.After this move Boris
Gelfend expended half an hour choosing a
plan.  [14...exd4 15.Rc4 Nf6 (15...Nc5 16.Bg5
f6 17.Bd5+ Kh8 18.Bc1 Bxh2+ 19.Nxh2 Qxd5
20.Rxd4 Qf7 21.Ba3 b6 22.Rd6 Rb8 23.Rxb6
Rxb6 24.Bxc5 Re6 25.Bxf8 Qxf8 26.Qd2 Rd6
27.Qb4 Qd8 28.Rc1 ½-½ Riazantsev,A
(2710)-Antoniewski,R (2559)/Warsaw 2011)
16.Bb1 Bg4 17.Bg5 h6 18.Bh4 Bxf3 19.Qxf3
g5 20.Bg3 Bxg3 21.fxg3 Kg7 22.Qxb7 d3
23.Qb4 Re8 ... 1/2-1/2, Riazantsev
Alexander (RUS) - Matlakov Maxim (RUS),
Match 'Moscow-St. Petersburg', 2011]
15.dxe5 Nxe4 16.exd6 Qxd6 17.Be3 Bf5
18.Qxd6 Nxd6 19.Nd4 Rfe8 20.Nxf5 [20.Rc7
!? 20...Bg6 21.h3 Rad8 22.Re1 h5 23.Kh2 f6
24.Rec1 Be4 25.h4 Rc8 26.a4 Bc6 27.Rxc8
Rxc8 Houdini Aquarium (0:08:28) +0.15|d29]
20...Nxf5 21.Bc5 h5 22.Rfd1 Rac8 23.Kf1 f6
24.Bb4 Kh7 25.Rc5 1/2-1/2 Z0On the 25th
move the challenger offered a draw and the
Champion accepted. [Kg6 25.Rxc8 Rxc8
26.Rd2 b6 27.g3 a5 28.Ba3 b5 29.Kg2 b4
30.Bb2 Ne7 31.Kf3 Kf7 h3 Houdini Aquarium
(0:00:12) +0.00|d23] ½-½