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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Chess World Championship 2012 - Moscow

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This is the first game of the World Chess Championship
2012 between V. Anand and Boris Gelfand.
Anand looked very tense at the inauguaration," summed
up Nigel Short, who commented on the first game of the
match. Short said that Gelfand had the edge through the
course of the game after he got through of the opening".


(3) Anand,Viswanathan (2799) - Gelfand,Boris (2739)

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.cxd5 Nxd5
6.e4 Nxc3 7.bxc3 c5 ( The Opening was a major
surprise for Anand in the opinion of many experts as
Gelfand went for the Frunfeld Defence, something he
has not been playing.  8.Bb5+ Diagram

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[8.Be2 It is considered to be inferior.; 8.h3 8. h38.
Bb5+ has some venom into it.] 8...Nc6 [8...Bd7
9.Be2 Bg4 (9...0-0 10.0-0 Bg4 11.Be3 e6 12.Rb1 b6
13.dxc5 Nd7 14.cxb6 axb6 15.Nd4 Bxe2 16.Qxe2 Qc8
17.Rfd1 Nf6 18.f3 Qxc3 19.Rxb6 Rfd8 20.Rb3 Qa5
21.Rd2 Rdc8 22.Qb5 1-0 Kalinitschew,S (2476)-
Figura,A (2413)/Berlin 2007) 10.Rb1 0-0 11.0-0 cxd4
12.cxd4 Bxf3 13.Bxf3 Bxd4 14.Rxb7 Nc6 15.Qa4 Qd6
16.Rb5 Rfd8 17.Rd5 Qe6 18.Rd1 Bb6 19.Bb2 Rab8
20.Bc3 Rdc8 21.h3 h5 22.Be2 Kh7 23.Bc4 1-0
Yakovich,Y (2576)-Danielian,E (2502)/Kavala 2009;
8...Nd7 9.0-0 0-0 10.Qe2 a6 11.Bd3 cxd4 12.cxd4 Nc5
13.Be3 Nxd3 14.Qxd3 Bd7 15.Rfc1 Rc8 16.Rxc8 0-1
Aranha Filho,A (2307)-Brunello,S (2581)/Caleta 2012]
9.d5 Qa5 10.Rb1 Diagram

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10...a6 [10...Bxc3+ 11.Bd2 a6 12.Bxc6+ bxc6 13.dxc6
Be6 Diagram

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] 11.Bxc6+ bxc6 12.0-0 Qxa2 13.Rb2 N [13.Be3
cxd5 14.exd5 0-0 15.Bxc5 Rd8 16.Bxe7 Rxd5 17.Nd4
Bd7 1/2-1/2, Niederwieser Peter (AUT) - Kratschmer
Heinz (AUT), Bundesliga B Mitte 2006/07, 2006]
13...Qa5 14.d6 Ra7 15.Bg5 [15.Bf4 Rd7 16.Rd2 Bxc3
17.Rd3 exd6 18.Rxd6 Qd8 19.Rxd7 Qxd7 20.Qc2 Bd4
... 1/2-1/2, Dabija, Mircea - Bucsa, Ioan, 6th
Romanian Internet Championship Final, 2010]
15...exd6 16.Qxd6 Rd7 17.Qxc6 Qc7 18.Qxc7 Rxc7
19.Bf4 Rb7 20.Rc2 0-0 21.Bd6 Re8 22.Nd2 f5 23.f3
Diagram

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23...fxe4 [23...Bd7 !? 24.Re1 Ba4 25.Ra2 Bxc3
26.Rxa4 Bxd2 27.Re2 fxe4 28.fxe4 Bc3 29.Bxc5 a5 
24.Nxe4 Bf5 Z0 ½-½